In an effort to improve communications the district has created this format to provide people with a place to get answers to questions and to address rumors and inaccurate information that sometimes circulates through the community.

NOT ALL QUESTIONS WILL BE ANSWERED. For individual or private concerns, you should contact the school or district office by phone. We will not answer comments about specific individuals by name.

Questions are e-mailed to the district’s public information office. The PI Officer determines who could best answer the question and directs the question to that person. Once the PIO receives the answer it is posted.

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Latest Grapevine Posts:

  • Why doesn’t Shen get days off on Islamic Holidays?

    A. The calendar is driven by BOCES, Board policy and contractual agreements. The days off for religious holidays have been based on the size of the population observing the holidays. At some point, with changing demographics and diversity in religions, it may be impractical to recognize any religious holiday.

  • What are the chances of the Shen Musical Company producing Wicked?

    A.  Each year, the musical director reviews several options.  Factors influencing a decision include rating, cost, availability, appropriateness, and feasibility of the show.  It doesn’t appear that Wicked is currently an option with respect to availability.

  • How cold does it have to be to delay or cancel school?

    A. Many factors go into the decision to close school. It is not simply based on how cold or how many inches of snow is expected.