Archive for February, 2016

What’s the grade for the president award

Written by on February 25, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Students have to maintain a 90% for all of 6th and 7th grade in addition to the first two quarters of 8th grade. 

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I recently turned 16 and received my new working papers today. I’m planning on getting 2 jobs ( one for the summer one year round) will I need to get 2 different working papers? Thank you!

Written by on February 25, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Students can get a duplicate card issued at the HSE or HSW Counseling College & Career Center.

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I couldn’t see if you responded over break and I don’t know how to look at previous responses. What are the consequences of you walk to HSE instead of taking the shuttle bus and you are caught by a monitor?

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  It would be considered leaving school without permission and this is a serious violation of the Code of Conduct.

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How do you get a award for 8th grade graduation? Do you need a certain grade

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Yes for the Presidential Award but teachers select the candidates for other awards.

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If I am currently a sub in the Shen system, when I apply for a posted position, do I apply as a current employee or do I fill out the full new hire application?

Written by on February 18, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  All substitutes interested in posted positions must complete the full application for each posting,  they are not considered current employees for posted positions.  If there are questions,  please contact the Office of Human Resources.  

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I have a few questions about National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society. Do you have to do NJHS to get into NHS? And if not, how do you apply for NHS in high school? I also heard that students who do both will have a better chance at getting scholarships and grants to college than students who don’t. Is this true?

Written by on February 17, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  NHS at the high school is based on achievement, character, leadership and service.  There is a minimum Grade Point Average to be considered and an application process that students complete.  While entrance into the local Shen chapter of the National Honor Society is prestigious at our school, it has almost no bearing on scholarships […]

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What is Gang Green Nation?

Written by on February 17, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  It is our student fan base.

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What are the grade ranges for the high achievement and achievement lists for middle school?

Written by on February 11, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  85-90     Achievement (honor roll), 90-100   High Achievement (high honor roll)

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I believe that the district should consider placing a plaque in the lobby of each school with names and years of services of the principals. This would really honor men and women who have served the district well.

Written by on February 11, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Thanks for the feedback.

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What font is used for the Shen logo (the cursive one mostly used for athletic stuff)?

Written by on February 11, 2016 in Grapevine

A. That font is actually a drawing, not a font.

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