November 28, 2014

Don Flynt, principal

970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065

518-881-0310 (East Building) •  518-881-0330 (West Building)

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Shen High Schools East and West buildings

Shenendehowa High School is comprised of two buildings: East and West. Both are located on the main campus of Shenendehowa. Students in grades 10-12 attend the East Building and students in grade 9 attend the West Building.

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Posted 11/24/14All Area Music Festival

Twenty nine talented Shen HS music students participated in the Area All-State Music Festival at Saratoga HS on November 21 and 22 culminating in a wonderful concert enjoyed by family, friends and the community.

Posted 11/18/14Shen HS Drama Club presented a fantastic production of Noises Off to standing ovations, Nov 13-15!

Shen HS Drama Club presented a fantastic production of Noises Off to standing ovations, Nov 13-15!

Posted 11/14/14Book Drive

Students in the National Issues Forum classes organized and ran a Book Drive to collect children’s books for the Ben Osborn Fund, a memorial fund founded in memory of CPL Ben Osborn who was killed in Afghanistan, June 15, 2010, while serving in the United States Army during Operation Enduring Freedom. The group presented more than 500 books to the Ben Osborn Fund during the high school Veterans’ Day Assembly on November 7, 2014. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 11/14/14NYS Forensic Presentation

The NYS Police Forensic Investigation Center presented to Shen AP Biology and Forensic Science classes. Julie Pizziketti, Acting Director of Biological Science, spoke to students about forensic DNA technology. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/22/14Noises off Poster

NOISES OFF by Michael Frayn will be presented by the Shenendehowa High School Drama Club on Thursday and Friday, November 13th and 14th at 7pm & Saturday, November 15 at 2pm and 7pm in the High School West Auditorium. Tickets are $10 General Admission and available at the door. Visit  for more information.

Posted 11/7/14High School West Geometry students use Chromebooks and a Geometry App to explore relationships in triangles, take data, and record their results.

High School West geometry students use Chromebooks and a geometry app to explore relationships in triangles, take data, and record their results.

Posted 10/29/14The Mikado

Shen HS East’s Mostly A Cappella and Chamber Choir present Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 7:30pm and Sunday Nov. 2 at 2:00pm at the H.S. East Auditorium. Tickets are $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Students and can be purchased at the door. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/29/14Skype with teacher in Ecuador

Students in Mrs. Lombardi’s and Mrs. Sauer’s Spanish classes at High School West had the opportunity to Skype with Nikki Rowley, a Peace Corps volunteer/teacher living in Ecuador.  [MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/27/14

The high school building level administration will roll out a Twitter account that will work to keep you up to date on happenings around both High School East and High School West. The account may be found at: and our user name is @ShenHSLeaders. Spirit Door

Posted 10/27/14

Homeroom 153 wins the spirit contest for the best door design.




Posted 10/23/14Homeroom spirit contest

HS East homeroom #223 shows off their spirit door, however homeroom #153 won the spirit contest!




Posted 10/23/14Freshmen Give Back

Freshmen give back day at High School West...painting, washing windows, raking and picking up litter. [MOREMore photos]

Shen Spirit RallyPosted 10/23/14

Shen Spirit Rally [MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/20/14

Shen High School has 22 students who have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. These seniors will be cited at a school ceremony and will be presented with a Certificate of Commendation by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Commended students include:
London Brunell, Lindsay Caplan, Chad Charrette, Melanie Chen, Nicholas Demasi, Amy DePoy, Kevin Favaron, Sarah Feinland, Jack Gartner, Gregory Laymon, Kevin Lorch, Taylor Mellow, Alexander Rock, Emmett Neidhart, Paul Sargunas, Jamin Sim, Jared Slosberg, Natalie Strehl, Nadia Suguitan, Taylor VanTine, Anna Zavodsky, and Shelly Zhang. [MORE]

Posted 10/10/14

Have questions about the college application process? Click on the following link to watch the counselor’s College Application Tutorial.

Posted 10/8/14Shen Varsity Field Hockey Players Coach Future Stars

Shen varsity field hockey players coach future stars. The varsity girls' team helps run the program by running practices and helping coach at the tournaments. The students also receive service hours toward National Honor Society. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/8/14

The Shenendehowa SFA Senate is excited to announce the Homecoming Dance in HSE on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm. Tickets are FREE and available during all lunch periods in HSE and HSW from October 14th through October 17th. The dance is open to all high school students with a limited number of tickets available. This year's theme is Shen Spirit. The dance is semi-formal. Students must keep in mind the high school dress code. Please direct all questions to the SFA advisors Ann Conway or Derek Dayton

Posted 10/3/14National Art Honor Society

Members from Shen's National Art Honor Society (Maia Loy, Margaux Hales, Carly Jacob, Emma Fishbein, and Rhea Mundra) painted approximately 50 faces of aspiring zombies at Leah’s Cakery in Round Lake. The annual Zombie Walk is a fundraiser for the local food pantries. Zombies of all ages set about the village and collect bags of food from all the porches. The group filled a large trailer in an hour!  [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 10/2/14NAFME winners

Congratulations to Shen H.S. students Taylor Abbitt and Jacob O'Shea on their selection to the NAFME All-National Music Festival. Jacob and Taylor were selected for the Chorus and orchestra (respectively) out of thousands of students across the United States. This is one of the highest honors ensembles a student can reach.

High school biology students survey the grasshopper population on Shen’s campus.Posted 9/23/14

High school biology students survey the grasshopper population on Shen’s campus. [MOREMore photos]


Posted 9/23/14

Are you currently receiving accommodations on tests, have an IEP Or 504 plan? Are you a 10th, 11th or 12th grade student and college bound?

A high school to college transition information night will be held for students and parents on November 6, from 6–8 pm in the High School East Little Theater. [MORE]

Posted 9/23/14High school teacher, Jami Sautter, and some high school students speak with Piper Kerman, author of the memoir Orange Is the New Black.

High school teacher, Jami Sautter, and some high school students meet with Piper Kerman, author of the memoir Orange Is the New Black who spoke at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library.

Posted 9/19/14

The following information is provided for parents who were unable to attend our 10th Grade Parent Night: Grade 10 Orientation, Navigating Gr. 10, Graduation Requirements, and Orientation Handout.We hope you find these materials useful. In the event you have any questions, please let us know. You can also find useful information on our YouTube channel.

Posted 9/10/14

High School biology classes study field ecology on Shen's campus. [MOREMore photos]

High School Biology classes study Field Ecology on Shen's CampusHigh School Biology classes study Field Ecology on Shen's Campus

Posted 7/28/14

High School Principally Speaking Newsletter. Click here for pertinent information about the opening of school 2014.

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11/27/14-11/28/14 - Thanksgiving Recess, No School

12/18/14 - HS Mid Quarter Grade Report

12/25/14 - Christmas, No School

12/24/14-1/2/15 - Winter Recess, No School

1/1/15 - New Year's Day - No School

1/17/15 - Community Conversation with Superintendent, 9:30am, Arongen

1/19/15-Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No School

1/26/15-1/29/15 - Regents Week, No Classes Gr. 9-12

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