Archive for July, 2016

The Community Ed Fall 2016 brochure and on-line registration is now available online…

Written by on July 29, 2016 in District News

The Community Ed Fall 2016 brochure and on-line registration is now available online at https://sites.google.com/a/shenschools.org/community-services/community-education. The printed brochure will be mailed to district residents during the first two weeks of August.

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When and where do the 6th graders get their supply list

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A. All school supply lists are posted on the website at http://www.shenet.org/school-supplies/

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I am entering 9th grade at West and for my elective I am taking Electronic Media. In 10th grade, do I have to continue in this field of study or can I change to something different?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A. That is something that you need to talk to your counselor about.

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Where can one find the supply list for high school west ninth graders?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A. All school supply lists are a link off of the Parent Resource page: http://www.shenet.org/school-supplies/

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When will the new STA contract be posted on the website?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A. When it is complete.

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Will Shen be increasing the number of days a non-certified substitute teacher can sub during the year? NY State regents has just allowed up to 90 days: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/State-Regents-relax-long-term-substitute-teacher-8377022.php If so, how many days will a non-certified teacher be able to sub for at shen?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Our first priority will be to hire certified instructional substitutes in the classroom.   We will allow non-certified substitutes to work up to 90 days when they are needed.   All substitutes must apply through the Office of Human Resources and complete the on-line HAZCOM each year.    Information regarding substitutes can be located at http://www.shenet.org/employment/.

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I personally think it is not ok that the gowana vice principal was on the announcements today and said that hillary clinton was going to be president. He should not be saying this on the announcements and making kids think it is true. He could be pressuring kids to think Hillary Clinton will be the president and they will think the election already happened. Thanks for your time.

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A. This is not accurate.  He acknowledged the first woman candidate to secure the nomination and discussed other historical female candidates.

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How come the math algebra regents is only counting for 10% of final average when the form that came home said high school credit exams are 20% of final average ?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A. The Program of Studies indicates that Regents exams in math are 10% of the overall grade

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Where is the food for school lunches provided from?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  We use two local distributors Sysco and US Foods.

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When did Shen get an SUV “bus”?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Shen purchased two SUV buses as part of the 2015-2016 school bus referendum.

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