Archive for April, 2016

Can the high school track be used by the general public to walk on or run on during school hours?

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No.

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Besides teaching time management, is there any help available for high school or middle school students with anxiety issues? Many students struggle with the same problems, but are not taken seriously by the school.

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Grapevine

A. There are plenty of resources. Please speak with your counselor to find out what best meets your needs..

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Will opting out of state testing effect my child’s opportunity to participate in school sports?

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No.

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How likely is it for someone to get an interview for all the new teaching jobs posted on Olas?

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Grapevine

A. It depends on your qualifications and on the other applicants.

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I was wondering why the teaching staff at the schools are not required to make the class work and homework available online so that students can access the work when they are sick. I believe with all the illnesses surrounding our schools that this would reduce anxiety about missing class and allow students a better chance to succeed.

Written by on April 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Classes are not designed to be on-line. When students are sick for extended periods of time, teachers often provide work packets.

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When will the older buses be phased out? The lack of legroom for high schoolers is atrocious.

Written by on April 4, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  School buses are built to federal standards and are made tight for safety purposes, maximizing the “compartmentalization” factor which helps keep passengers in the seat in the event of an accident. Newer buses will not have any more leg room than older buses.  

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One of the varsity players has a 95 average but didn’t get an athlete scholar award. Who is responsible for giving the grade to the coach? What are the details of this award?

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Contact the athletic office at 881-0396 if there is a question about NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete awards 

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What time of day are the State Tests administered?

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Typically at the start of the school day, however, this may vary slightly in certain circumstances.

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How can I see Calendar of Events for just one of the schools? If I choose one school on Shen website, the Calendar of Events still shows events for all schools. That makes no sense.

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A. You can’t. It is a district calendar.

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Why can’t guys wear short shorts?

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Who said that they can’t? Shorts are not against the dress code as long as they are appropriate and not a distraction.

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