April 02, 2015

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 3/27/15

2015 March Madness

The high school selected their winners from the March Madness program from a raffle. The program is designed to highlight students’ positive behavior during the month of March. Each high school staff member has been given ten March Madness coupons to distribute to students who live out the characteristics of the Profile of a Shen Graduate or the values and beliefs of the school community. Students then enter their coupon for a weekly raffle of prizes on Fridays, during March, that include gift cards and free food. Click here to see the winners.

Posted 3/24/15HS West celebrates LOTE Fest 2015!

HS West celebrates LOTE Fest 2015! [MOREMore photos]

 

 

Posted 3/24/15Brian Halliday

High School student Brian Halliday received a Certificate of Merit from James Tedesco for his participation in the NYSSMA All-State Jazz Ensemble.

Posted 3/24/15HSW Library window displays the work of Studio in Art students teaching about radial balance, Middle Ages, eastern religion and philosophy.

HSW Library window displays the work of Studio in Art students teaching about radial balance, Middle Ages, eastern religion and philosophy.

Posted 3/24/15Dr. Robinson played a cameo in the last scene of the final performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Dr. Robinson played a cameo in the last scene of the final performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie.

 


 

Posted 3/11/15HS Bridge Competition

HS East technology students entered 10 bridges in the 35th annual balsa wood bridge competition during engineering week at the Albany Marriot.  One took 2nd place in aesthetics (Keith Grable and Mike McCann) and another 5th place in strength (Jacob Szwarcberg, Nick Campana and Nathan Fankhanel) Congratulations.
Ten schools participated with more than 120 bridges.

Posted 3/5/15

Shen senior Ishan Parashar has been honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of President Barack Obama.  [MORE]

Posted 3/5/15

Shenendehowa’s student finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program Aidan Gorby, Eileen Nolan, Anagha Putrevu and Philip Sun. To achieve the status of finalist requires achievement in the top one percent of United States high school graduating seniors who took the National Merit Scholarship examination.  [MORE]

Posted 3/5/15

Shen student Lynelle Freeman has been named a finalist in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program. Lynelle is one of 160,000 students nation-wide who entered the program that recognizes outstanding Black American high school students. She is one of 1,300 Finalists. Each finalist is considered for one of 800 National Achievement Scholarships worth $2,500.00.

 

Posted 3/2/15Cirenas

HSE students along with the LOTE and Science departments expanded their global perspective in Costa Rica with CIRENAS school learning about the environment and immersing themselves in the Spanish language.”

Posted 3/2/15Google apps in Spanish

Stephanie Music's SUNY Spanish class use their cellphones to leave messages on the Google Voice app to demonstrate their speaking skills, avoiding the translation process whileRobotics speaking.

Posted 3/2/15

The High School Robotics Team inspired Karigon Elementary School students as part of the Saturday Science Program.

Posted 3/2/15History careers

High School teacher Mr. Campanion discusses history career choices in his classroom through living history artifacts.

 

Posted 2/19/15

Awards information:

The high school senior awards night for the class of 2015 will be on thursday, may 28th at 6:30 pm in the high school east auditorium. (seniors click here for more information and form, click here for list of awards).

The underclassmen awards night will be on thursday, may 21st at 6:30 pm in the high school east auditorium.

Posted 2/17/15PTSA donation

Many thanks go out to the HS PTSA for donating four document cameras and six wireless presenters to High School West!

Posted 2/17/15GAPP

German and American students participating in this year's German-American Partnership Program (GAPP) exchange. German students and teachers spent two weeks living with Shen families and visiting our area and classes. Shen students spent two weeks traveling to Prague, throughout Germany, and to Maastricht, Holland. Students, families and teachers have formed crucial bonds and deepened their cultural and language skills immensely.

Posted 2/5/15

Congratulations to high school teacher Heather Green who recently achieved National Board Certification and belated congratulations to High School teacher Kathy Fay who achieved this significant accomplishment last year. National Board Certification is the profession’s mark of accomplished teaching. Completion of National Board Certification signifies that teachers have voluntarily developed and demonstrated the advanced knowledge, skills and practices required of an outstanding educator.

Posted 2/5/15Thoroughly Modern Millie

Tickets are now on sale for the Shen High School Musical Company's production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. This fun musical will be presented on Thursday, March 5th at 7:00pm, Friday, March 6th at 7:00pm and Saturday, March 7 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm. The front half of the auditorium is reserved with the back half being general admission. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students (18 and under).
Please visit www.shendrama.com for a ticket order form.

Posted 2/5/15Congratulations to all of the FBLA students who competed against nine schools and won awards in written and performance-based competitions at the FBLA Spring District Meeting.

Congratulations to all of the FBLA students who competed against nine schools and won awards in written and performance-based competitions at the FBLA Spring District meeting.

Posted 2/5/15Carolyn Venditti

Shen HS student Carolyn Venditti successfully completed 54 hours of internship with Belmonte Builders through the district's Career Exploration Internship Program (CEIP). She was honored with a reception for doing an exemplary job in her internship.

Posted 1/27/14

Congratulations to Shen basketball player Carly Boland, who scored her 1,000th career point on Tuesday, January 20th, vs Guilderland. [MORE]

Letter of intent Posted 1/27/14

Congratulations to the 14 Shen Seniors Signing Letters of Intent! [MORE]

Posted 1/27/14German students

Welcome to our newly arrived German students who will be staying with their high school hosts until 2/6. [MORE]

Posted 1/27/14Shen Shining Stars

Shen Shining Stars put on a great performance at the Colorguard Competition on Saturday.

 

 

Posted 1/23/15Math Team

The Shenendehowa Math Team hosted a fast pace math tournament Tuesday, January 20th in which students and faculty competed in. In the final round, Mrs. Rathay from High School West won best 2 out of 3 against Ayse Guvenilir who was the top place finisher for the students. Thanks to our hosts Philip Sun and Jerry Qu and to all the students and faculty that made it an exciting event. We look forward to having another one soon! [MOREMore photos]

Posted 1/23/15Congressman Tonko Visit

Congressman Tonko has been invited to speak with 12th grade National Issues Forum and Syracuse Public-Affairs classes about current events, his career path, and future careers in the Capital region. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 1/16/15Mostly A Capella

Shenendehowa’s Mostly A Cappella has been invited to give a solo performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 30th!

A fundraiser is planned for this weekend.

Shenendehowa High School East’s Mostly A Cappella and Chamber Choir present a Benefit performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado on Saturday January 17 at 8:00pm in the High School East Auditorium. Tickets are $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Students and can be purchased at the door. [MORE]

Posted 1/16/15HS East Orchestra's visit to Karigon

High School East Orchestra performed for Karigon students during Morning Program. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 1/14/15

High School Coffee Talk Presentation, January 12, 2015

Posted 1/6/15

Principal's Newsletter - January 2015AP computer science

Posted 1/6/15

High school AP computer science class Skyped with game design Professor Bill Crosbie. [MORE]Times union reporter

Posted 1/6/15

Times Union award-winning reporter Paul Grondahl came to speak to High School English classes about career options.Robotics

Posted 1/6/15

The Shen High School FIRST Robotics team kicked off a new season. [MORE]

 Posted 1/6/15

Latin Club students wrappedLatin club gifts for donations  in Saratoga Springs. Students raised money for a local family whose son has been diagnosed with a rare disease.

Posted 1/6/15/

High School choral group performs in the lobby of the high school. http://shen.welearntube.org/?q=node/1137

Posted 1/6/15

High School health teachers present career exploration.

Career exploration

 

Posted 12/19/14CPR

Shen High School East students learn CPR in health. [MOREMore photos]

 

Posted 12/19/14Robotics grant

The Shenendehowa High School Robotics Team was awarded $10,000 dollars from the GLOBALFOUNDRIES Town of Malta Trust.

HSW French classes wrote and illustrated children's storybooks about world travel. Posted 12/19/14

HSW French classes wrote and illustrated children's storybooks about world travel. They read and translated these stories to 3rd and 5th grade students at Skano, Orenda and Tesago. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 12/19/14

Mrs. Stammel's HSW English class formats their thesis-based, research paper about social issues using MLA style.

Posted 12/18/14

High School senior Jahn Ligon tells the story about how taking health at Shen helped him to save his brother's life. "I was walking out of my room when I noticed my brother grabbing his throat and falling to the ground. I was shocked at first but picked him up without any hesitation and began the Heimlich maneuver until the object was dislodged from his throat. [MORE]

Posted 12/18/14Cancer Awareness Tree

In December, Shen High School dedicted the cancer awareness tree located in the memorial garden.[MOREMore photos]

Posted 12/18/14

In December, singer/sonMaster Classgwriter and 2008 Shen alumni Danielle Bouchard from the famous band Oh, Honey conducted a master class with a Q/A session for students interested in her music, or just finding out what it would be like to be a recording artist.[MOREMore photos]

Congrats to Shen teacher, Nicole Holehan, 2014 NYS Health Teacher of the Year!Posted 12/2/14

Congratulations to Shen health teacher Nicole Holehan who was awarded the 2014 NYS Health Teacher of the Year!

Posted 12/2/14High School teacher Laura Tarlo was awarded the Gold Star Teacher and Blue Star School awards from W!SE

High School teacher Laura Tarlo was awarded the Gold Star Teacher and Blue Star School awards from W!SE (Working in Support of Education) and All State. These are both financial literacy awards.

Posted 12/2/14

On Monday, December 8, 2014, the H.S. East Music Department will be hosting singer/songwriter and 2008 Shen alumni Danielle Bouchard from the famous band Oh, Honey. She will be here periods 6-9 for a masterclass and a Q/A session for students interested in her music, or just finding out what it would be like to be a recording artist.  [MORE]HSW student Usman Rehman, from Saudi Arabia experiences his first snow!!!

Posted 12/2/14

HSW student Usman Rehman, from Saudi Arabia experiences his first snow!!!

 

 

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 www.shendrama.com  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: https://twitter.com/ShenHSLeaders 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.
http://tinyurl.com/qj35y8s

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 conwann@shenschools.org or Derek Dayton daytdere@shenschools.org.

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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4/3/15 - Good Friday, No School

4/6/15-4/10/15 - Spring Recess, No School

4/17/15 - Third Qtr Ends

4/22/15 - HS Spring College Fair/Admissions Panel

4/24/15 - Science and Health Discovery Night, 6:30pm, HSE

4/25/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30a.m., Acadia

4/30/15 - MS/HS Report Cards Distributed

5/1/15 - HS Gr. 9 Semi-formal Dance, 7pm, HSE Gym

5/2/15 - SAT given at HSE

5/9/15 - HS Junior Prom, Saratoga City Center

5/12/15 - Budget Hearing, 7pm, Gowana Library

5/16/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30am, Cheryl's Lodge

5/19/15 - School District Budget Vote, 7am-9pm, Gowana Gym

5/21/15 - HS Mid-Qtr Grade Report

5/21/15 - HS Underclassmen Awards Night

5/25/15 - Memorial Day, No School

5/28/15 - HS Senior Awards Night

5/30/15 - HS Senior Prom, Saratoga City Center

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