Archive for May, 2016

Shen is first to receive the “No Place For Hate” recognition district-wide from the Anti-defamation League! More info…

Shen is first to receive the “No Place For Hate” recognition district-wide from the Anti-defamation League! More info…

Written by on May 24, 2016 in Photos

The Shenendehowa Central School District received the ‘No Place for Hate’ designation in May at a recognition event sponsored by the Anti-defamation League . Throughout this year, staff has worked diligently with students to promote acceptance and respect in all of Shen schools. Shenendehowa is the first district to receive this designation district wide.   No Place […]

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Karigon students in Mrs. Palmieri’s 5th grade class took an outdoor  science walk and collected rocks to later examine back in the classroom. More photos…

Karigon students in Mrs. Palmieri’s 5th grade class took an outdoor science walk and collected rocks to later examine back in the classroom. More photos…

Written by on May 24, 2016 in Photos

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Mrs. Gould’s 4th graders at Shatekon help “Shen Give Back” by sorting books for the school book swap.

Mrs. Gould’s 4th graders at Shatekon help “Shen Give Back” by sorting books for the school book swap.

Written by on May 24, 2016 in Photos

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Tesago’s Student Council held an an animal donation drive to benefit the Saratoga County Animal Shelter and the Animal Protective Foundation.

Tesago’s Student Council held an an animal donation drive to benefit the Saratoga County Animal Shelter and the Animal Protective Foundation.

Written by on May 24, 2016 in Photos

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I’m a junior and tried to make an appointment for my senior portrait but was never told of when my appointment would be due to all they did was write our names and numbers down and said they’d contact us as the laptop was not working. Is it too late to have my portrait taken now?

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  It is not too late to have senior portraits taken. Senior Portraits must be taken by September 30. Lauren Studios will come to the high school again from July 18 until July 29. Sign up for a portrait session at laurenstudios.com.

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Why does Shen stress athletics so much? For example, spending thousands of dollars on a weight room but cutting art classes?

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Grapevine

A. We have never cut art classes, the 2016-17 budget specifically focuses on art classes and supplies. 

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When will yearbooks be distributed in the high schools?

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  The Yearbooks are distributed the week of Memorial Day at the high school. Seniors may pick up or buy books in HSE on Tuesday, May 31. Juniors and Seniors may pick up or buy books in HSE on Wednesday, June 1. Everyone may pick up or buy books on Thursday and Friday, June 2 […]

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I’ve been told that IMS can see into our phones and watch everything they do on the computers… Can they really, or is it just a scare tactic?

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Users that connect to the district wireless network are subject to acceptable use standards.  Internet traffic is filtered to protect everyone.  Aside from internet traffic while connected to the districts WiFi network, the district does not have access to any other data/activity on a user’s personal device. 

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Are the computers and computer networks at Shenendehowa secure? I’m a taxpayer and a parent. I don’t want my child’s information stolen and sold to pedophiles online.

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  The computer network is secured using up to date hardware, software and best practices.  Securing the districts systems is a constant effort and a job that is taken very seriously.

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I just received the images for senior portraits with email saying we will save shipping fees if order within 3 days but no way to order or view packages. I called Lauren Studios & they said Shen has not approved prices yet. Will we still get shipping free when we are able to order?

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Please contact the Yearbook Club Advisor at somogwen@shenet.org.

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