Archive for July, 2016

Is it possible to start an English honor society?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Yes, with a teacher as the advisor.

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What is the procedure to creating a club at Shen? PLEASE ANSWER ASAP!!

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A. First step is to talk to the principal.

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Do you need physics to graduate of you took chemistry and biology ?

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A. No.

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I’m going to be a junior this upcoming school year. I looked at the requirements for the junior citizenship pass and I pass all of them. When do I fill out the sheet to get the pass and who do I give it to? Was I supposed to do this before this school year is over? Or is it a fall thing?

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  Junior Citizenship applications will be available at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year and are usually approved for use starting the second week of school.

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Hello, I was wondering what happens if a student fails a regents exam? Sometimes it’s not the students fault but rather the student simply doesn’t understand the teachers teaching methods. It’s simply my opinion, I don’t always think it’s the students fault for failing an exam, I’m not implying it isn’t always but sometimes the student can study and study and get nervous and simply blank out!

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Students must pass certain Regents exams for graduation or to earn an Advanced Regents Diploma.

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Has Shen ever thought about doing away with the valedictorian and salutatorian and instead present the the top ten students in the graduating class?

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Yes, it has been discussed several times.

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Is there a dress code for classroom teachers?

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A. There is an expectation of professionalism and appropriateness. For instance, it is not uncommon to see a staff person wearing shorts or other summer attire this time of the school year, particularly teachers who are proctoring exams or participating in field day activities. However, in the same way we expect that students’ attire meet a […]

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Can the public start using the pool for just swimming during the summer? How much is it? When is it open? Do shen students get in for free? Thank you for answering my questions.

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  The pool is not open for public swim.  The primary purpose of the Aquatic Center is for student physical education and athletic events.   There are various programs that run through community education and through summer camps. Information and can be found on the community education website.

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Just out of curiosity why can’t show their shoulders I mean let’s face it no guy is going to go up to a girl and go “hey you have sexy shoulders you wanna go out?” Not trying to be funny or rude just inquiring.

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A. The dress code doesn’t prohibit showing shoulders.

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Are staff members properly trained to report sign of abuse? Do they take classes?

Written by on July 12, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  All staff are trained in reporting of child abuse as per district policy.

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