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Mohon Masque to stage Addams Family March 21-24

| March 5, 2019

Mohon Masque will present “The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy” in March at the Mohonasen High School Theatre. Dates and times are: Thursday, March 21, 7 p.m. Friday, March 22, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m. The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. […]

Mohonasen Competes in Odyssey of the Mind Tournament

| March 5, 2019

35 students represented the Mohonasen Central School District on Saturday, March 2 in the Region 7 Odyssey of the Mind Tournament at Shenendahowa East High School. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from […]

Draper February Students of the Month

| March 5, 2019

Congratulations to Draper Middle School’s February Students of the Month: Lexi Thayer, Brooke Bivins, Nick Crisafulli, Anthony DeMassio, Emily Lindemann, Madelyn Shutts, Madison Valentino, Ava Quenneville, Aubrie Tighe, Hannah Newell, Alexis Brown, Madison Rapp, and Giovanni Lanaro.

Mohonasen summer teacher institute to help connect students with local history through the Library of Congress

| February 26, 2019

Mohonasen Schools will be hosting a three-day institute this summer to help social studies teachers design and implement inquiry-based lessons for students using primary sources from the Library of Congress. At the free institute, some two dozen grade 4-12 social studies teachers from Schenectady County will engage in an extensive exploration of the primary sources […]

2019-2020 Budget Planning: Tax Levy Limit Calculation, Debt Service & Bus Proposition

| February 26, 2019

Board of Education Meeting Presentation, February 25, 2019 Working Budget Topics: Tax Levy Limit Calculation, Debt Service & Bus Proposition Tax Levy Limit 4.46 % is the maximum allowable limit for 2019-20 as determined by the New York State Formula To exceed this limit would require a 60% or greater supermajority taxpayer vote* * Exceeding […]

Mohonasen Color Guard teams capture honors at Colors in Motion

| February 26, 2019

Congratulations to the Mohonasen Color Guard groups for capturing awards at the 21st annual Colors in Motion Color Guard Competition. Mohonasen hosted the competition on Feb. 23. Capturing first place were both the Mohonasen Varsity and Junior Varsity teams. The Pinewood School Color Guard finished second in its competition. The Mohonasen Varsity Color Guard has […]

Deguire take Div I Wrestling championship

| February 19, 2019

Jake Deguire became Mohonasen High School’s first Section II Division I Wrestling champion since 2012 when he forged a 12-2 major decision over Dan Brady of Queensbury in the 132-pound final. “Since seventh grade, this has been my goal,” the sophomore said after raising his season record to 43-5. “Now its place [at the state […]

Draper January Students of the Month

| February 5, 2019

Congratulations to Draper Middle School’s January Students of the Month: 8th Grade bottom row are Sarina Gianatasio, Morgan Rodgers and Aidan LaRoe. Absent from the photo is Gino Palleschi. 7th Grade middle row are Wade (Tim) Abbott, Caleb Pacelli, Sara Smith and Jacob Paolino. 6th Grade top row are Cecilia Giso, Yaricelle Haze, Solie Jarrard […]

Governor unveils 2019-20 Executive Budget; Mohonasen Foundation Aid increase proposed at 0.59 percent

| January 18, 2019

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal on Jan. 15 that includes a $956 million school aid increase for 2019-20. Under the governor’s proposal, total school aid would be $27.7 billion, which represents a statewide increase of 3.6 percent. For Mohonasen, the governor has proposed a 0.59 percent or $80,458 increase […]

MHS students to be inducted into Math/Science Honor Societies

| January 15, 2019

The following students were recently accepted to the Mohonasen chapter of the NYS Mathematics Honor Society and/or the NYS Science Honor Society. The induction ceremony will be Thursday, February 7th at 3:30 p.m. in the LGI. Math Honor Society Inductees Natalie Blackstone Mary Kathryn Conway Lauren Dantz Michael French Emily Gandrow Zachary Gestring Tianna Harris […]