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Bradt students learn the importance of agriculture

| February 3, 2023

Bradt students in Jennifer Palleschi’s second grade class were visited by Cornell Cooperative Extension Community Nutrition Educator Deborah Griswold. Griswold is a registered dietitian who works in conjunction with a grant from the New York State Agriculture in the Classroom program.  The Agriculture in the Classroom program uses hands-on lessons to introduce students to dairy […]

Mohonasen Food Drive moved to Feb. 11

| February 2, 2023

Update: Due to the wind chill warning issued through Saturday, Feb. 4, the Mohonasen Curbside Food Drive has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the High School Auditorium. Collections bins will remain in buildings through Feb. 10. The food drive will support Mohonasen families facing food […]

Mohonasen A cappella group to compete in ICHSA Quarterfinals

| February 2, 2023

On Saturday, February 4, Mohonasen’s a cappella group, For Good Measure, will be competing in the International Championship of High School A cappella Northeast Quarterfinals. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, and feature eight groups from throughout the northeast. Tickets can be purchased at

Kindergarten registration for the 2023-2024 school year

| February 1, 2023

Kindergarten is an exciting time. Since you are your child’s first and most important teacher, you might be wondering about the kinds of activities you could be doing at home to help your child get a great start in kindergarten. This information has been prepared as a source for suggestions and ideas. View tips here. […]

Feb. 3: Bring Your Best Day

| January 30, 2023

Draper parents, guardians and students, The faculty, staff, and administration are excited to announce our second Bring Your Best Day! On Friday, February 3, Draper students will participate in collaborative STEM activities, earn participation prizes, and complete their IXL and STAR360 benchmarks. As part of the experience, students will earn points for the work completed […]

Four Mohonasen students campaign for free school meals for all at the NYS Capitol

| January 25, 2023

Four Mohonasen students joined local interest groups on Jan. 9 at the New York State Capitol in Albany to advocate for free and healthy school meals for all New York students. The four students – seniors Yuliano Camarena, Shawnjohn Kannamore, Grace Lyman and junior Aidan McGovern – made the trip with Participation in Government teacher […]

Regents Exams Update

| January 23, 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians, With the cancellation of school on Monday, January 23,  I wanted to remind everyone that we still start our exam week tomorrow. Starting on Tuesday, January 24, there will be no regular school/ classes for high school students. Students will only attend school when/if they have an exam. Regular school transportation […]

Jan. 26: Draper Art Show

| January 19, 2023

On Thursday, January 26 from 4-6 p.m., Draper is proud to celebrate the incredible artwork of their students. The art show will take place at the WB Haessig Art Gallery located at the rear of the High School, near the tennis courts. Mrs. Mathieu and Mr. Blais have challenged their students with new art projects including […]

K-5 Science Fair

| January 19, 2023

The upcoming K-5 Mohonasen Science Fair will take place from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on March 1, in the high school gym. If your student would like to participate registration is due by February 3. You can find the registration flier here.  Looking for a topic? Find a science or STEM topic you’re interested in […]

MHS Regents Exams Schedule

| January 19, 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we approach the end of the first semester, we are gearing up for our midterm/final exam week, during which Regents exams will also be offered. We will also offer the ASVAB, or Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, to interested juniors and seniors. Monday, January 23,  will remain a regular day […]