Archive for May, 2016

Does the Shen HSE building block my cell phone signal, I get poor reception inside the building and then LTE a few yards away from the building

Written by on May 16, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  No the district does not block cell phone signals.  The poor reception is a result of the building construction.

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I have a teacher that has taken pictures of my class in the middle of class on their personal cellphone more than once, should this be a concern?

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No. Many teachers are taking pictures of all the exciting things happening in the classroom and sending them to the public information officer to post on the website.

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As spring and summer events have started, is there a place on Shenendehowa’s web site that a parent can see exactly what final exam dates are for a student for planning extracurricular activates? We of course don’t want to conflict with any finals testing, however need to plan for events in advance.

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A. The High School newsletter will be out soon listing the specific dates.

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Can someone have a therapy dog in school, if they have severe anxiety and panic attacks? What are the requirements?

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  No, we only allow dogs due to defined and specific ADA requirements….per policy and legal stipulations. 

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I think they should put more bleachers at the baseball fields across from the middle schools…I am sitting on a hill right now.

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Thanks for the feedback.

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How many tickets can I buy for graduation?

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No tickets are needed for graduation. 

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I lost my student I.D. for the 8th grade semi-formal, but have a ticket, dress and shoes and really want to go. Is there any way I can still go to the dance?

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Students should go to their counseling office and ask them to print off their summary sheet with their picture on it.

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I’ve heard that if students do not participate in NJHS, then they wont be able to participate in NHS. Is that true?

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No.

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can a little bit of skin be showing for the 8th grade semi? Like an inch?

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  If referring to the midriff, midriffs should  be covered.

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Do eighth graders who are taking some of their regents have to return to school after the exam? If so, will a bus take them, or do their parents have to take them over? All of the students most likely will not finish at the same time, so that is why I am unsure. I do think that if they have to return to school, that it would be unfair considering that high school students get the rest of the day off after regents exams.

Written by on May 5, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  A shuttle bus will provide transportation for MS students to return from HSE to the Middle School during Regents Week.

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