Archive for June, 2016

how come Karigon is not allowed to play tag, go on the playground without sneakers, play soccer or do flips on the bars?

Written by on June 17, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Anytime school implements certain rules for playground activities, it is typically to improve the safety of students.

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What will Shen do to further protect the safety of our children? I know some schools have placed metal detectors, I was wondering if we will be implementing metal detectors in the future?

Written by on June 17, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Over the years, Shenendehowa has implemented a number of initiatives to improve safety including ID badges, buzz-in systems, video surveillance, drills and much more. There are no plans to implement metal detectors.

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Where can I apply for working papers?

Written by on June 17, 2016 in Grapevine

A. All the information that you need is posted here: http://www.shenet.org/shen-high-school/working-papers/

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Is there a height requirement for the varsity basketball team, because i’ve noticed most players are at least over 6ft tall. I’m just wondering this because i’m only 5ft 2 but i know i can still ball like the rest, maybe even better.

Written by on June 7, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No, just a skill requirement.

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You recently answered a question about a Math tutor incorrectly. The district DOES maintain a list of tutors for a variety of subjects.

Written by on June 7, 2016 in Grapevine

A. That is for district-provided tutors (i.e. for suspensions). We do not provide list of tutors for parents to pay for extra support.

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When it comes to the track, how many laps in each respective lane equates to 1 mile? Obviously, more laps are required for the inside and less for the outside. Thanks :)

Written by on June 7, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Four laps is a mile.

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Why are the highschoolers forced to get out of bed so early? In order for me to get the correct amount of sleep for my body, i would have to go to bed an hour before i get home. and that leaves no time for me to do the buckets of homework that we’re assigned every night. if you look around at the students, it will be difficult to find one who doesnt have dark circles under their eyes.

Written by on June 7, 2016 in Grapevine

A. High schoolers also need time after school for homework, extracurriculars, sports, work, etc.

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How long is graduation going to take

Written by on June 7, 2016 in Grapevine

A. It typically takes approximately 2 – 2 1/2 hours.

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Are there make up or alternative dates for finals?

Written by on June 3, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  That may be able to be arranged with individual teachers.

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I was wondering how much the Graduation Tickets are, I would like everyone to know for when they come! THANKS!

Written by on June 2, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No tickets are required and the number of guests is not limited. Typically, the amphitheater, both upstairs and downstairs is at capacity of 5,200, and a good portion of the lawn near the theatre is used as overflow. Seats are on a first come, first serve basis.  Information about graduation is posted on this […]

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