Archive for March, 2016

Why are there not universal drop-off procedures among the elementary schools? For example, at Tesago you must drop your child off at the back entrance, but, at Skano you can drop your child off at the front or back entrance?

Written by on March 14, 2016 in Grapevine

A. The drop off procedures are the same for Tesago and Skano, at the back of the school.

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What do I need to do in order to tryout for track?

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Here are the directions to tryout for any sport: http://www.shenet.org/athletics/requirements-to-participate-in-a-sport/.

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How long are freshman track practices? Will there be freshman track practice every day and are meets on the weekend?

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Generally from 3-5 pm everyday. Meets are generally on weekends.

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How often are school buses checked for safety and mechanical issues. I witnessed a bus on Route 146, which while stopped at a red light and in motion, had a door wide open.

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Every bus is on a 56-day, preventative maintenance schedule. Every day, before the bus leaves the bus compound, the school bus drivers make a pre-trip inspection. Unfortunately, once in a while things  do go wrong on the roadway. In this particular case, there were no children onboard and the bus was close enough to the […]

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Where do I go to order the Acadia year book?

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Students may see Mrs. Hinman in computer lab 900 or Mrs. Michael in the Acadia Library .

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What is the class size of 2017?

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Enrollments are posted here: http://www.shenet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/EnrollmentReport2015.pdf

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Why aren’t the libraries quiet?

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A. The libraries are quite, the people in the libraries are not.

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why did the .org domain get removed

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A. It didn’t.

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Should the teachers be sharing personal info with students? My sons teacher told the kids he has a dog. MY SON IS VERY NERVOUS WHEN PEOPLE TALK ABOUT ANIMALS. HOW DO I HANDLE THIS?

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A. There is no policy against it. If you have a concern, talk to your child’s teacher.

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I just moved here from Canada and my son is nine. (We do school differently in our district.) I’d like to sign him up for kindergarten. Where are the details?

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A. The details to register at Shenendehowa can be found on our registration page.

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