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Summer 2017 program guide now available

| June 12, 2017

When the end of the school year arrives, there are still plenty of activities taking place at Mohonasen. To learn more about all the opportunities offered this summer, download our 2017 Summer Guide. The guide includes general program information as well as registration deadlines. Please note this online version includes classes that were added after […]

MHS seniors share words of wisdom with Draper eighth graders

| June 7, 2017

“Never take the easy way out,” Mohonasen High School student Ismail Jalwaj-Soubai encouraged his younger peers as he sat on a panel of fellow MHS classmates to share words of wisdom with Draper eighth graders. On June 2, just weeks away from graduation, Mohonasen High School seniors took time out of their day to reflect on […]

Mohonasen High School names the academic top 10 for the Class of 2017

| June 2, 2017

Mohonasen High School has named its academic top 10 graduates from the Class of 2017. Below the photo is a list of the ten students (in order of their position in the photo), as well as their post-graduation plans. Congratulations to the academic top 10 — as well as the entire Class of 2017 set to […]

Employers, students honored at work-based learning celebration

| June 2, 2017

Mohonasen High School students participating in the district’s work-based learning program took part in a celebration this morning to recognize employers from the community who played important roles in creating connections between students and the community — and giving students a chance to develop their skills, enhance their understanding, and build powerful and enriching connections […]

Draper students showcase science smarts

| May 31, 2017

Earlier in May, students at Draper Middle School showed off their science skills at the Draper Science Showcase. The event, organized and hosted by the Draper Science Club, featured creations from several student participants that focused on a hobby, skill, interest or classroom project related to the field of science. From moving robots to overflowing volcanoes, […]

Eleven Draper students participate in prestigious music festival

| May 25, 2017

  Eleven talented music students from Draper Middle School recently participated in the annual Suburban Council Music Festival. The participating students had to audition back in January for a highly coveted spot in the ensemble, competing against peers from all the suburban schools. The 11 selected participants headed to the festival at Schenectady High School […]

National Save a Life Tour to present to juniors and seniors, May 26

| May 25, 2017

The National Save a Life Tour, a comprehensive safe driving awareness program used by schools and government organizations across the country, will be making a stop at Mohonasen High School tomorrow, May 26. Juniors and seniors will have a chance to work with an impaired driving simulator and a texting and driving simulator that demonstrates […]

Three MHS students represent Mohon Masque at Proctors High School Musical Theatre Awards

| May 24, 2017

On May 20, Mohonasen High School students Maria Andrew, Nina Cerniglia and Nate Finke represented Mohon Masque at the High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors in Schenectady. Maria Andrew was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role as Marty in Mohon Masque’s 2017 production of “Grease,” and all three students performed […]

Students share their scientific knowledge with guests at Pinewood Garden Party

| May 24, 2017

On May 24, Pinewood students in Kerry Vumbaco’s class held an exciting afternoon Garden Party for families and staff visitors. The participating students studied a number of scientific concepts to become “experts” in specific topic areas they would later present at the party – and were eager to explain what they had been learning to each visitor […]

District shares scenes from 2017 Art Show

| May 24, 2017

The district has released a video slideshow of scenes from this year’s Mohonasen Art Show, featuring artwork in a variety of media from talented Mohonasen student-artists. Thank you to art teacher Steve Blais for creating and sharing this slideshow. Embedded video of 2017 Student Art Show