Tag: High School

who makes up the “rules “for senior privileges

Written by on May 21, 2018 in Grapevine

A. The High School administration.

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Why doesn’t Shen offer more SAT / ACT dates? Many other high schools offer it almost every date the tests are, yet Shen only offers it once. Being such a large district with over 2000 students, it should really be offered more.

Written by on May 21, 2018 in Grapevine

The SAT/ACT is run by the College Board, not Shenendehowa.

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Who uses the greenhouse? Like what’s it for? I can water the plants if they need help.

Written by on May 21, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  The greenhouse is used mainly by High School East’s Environmental Science courses. Students grow plants from seed in soil in a NFT hydroponics system. They record and analyze data on the growth of their plants and learn about the specific needs of various types of plants.

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My daughter will be a senior next year and due to a late year birthday she’ll be taking her drivers test during the summer. Is this going to impact her applying for a parking spot for senior privileges? I would hope not as the school can’t exclude kids who get their licenses over the summer. Please explain. Thanks!

Written by on May 21, 2018 in Grapevine

A. She can apply for senior privileges but she cannot drive until she gets her license.

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Why doesn’t the school do after prom parties like other schools?

Written by on May 21, 2018 in Grapevine

A. We used to but they were stopped due to low attendance.

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Why doesn’t Shen crack down on Juniors illegally driving to school? Are you aware that some Juniors find willing Seniors that do not drive and register the Junior’s car in their name for a parking pass? Why can’t Shen require the Senior’s guardian to attest (with penalties) to their car registrations? Seems like and easy deterrent.

Written by on May 21, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  We are aware at times that Juniors attempt to park illegally. We monitor the lot, address these issues, and discipline students as warranted on a regular basis. In addition, when a senior is approved for parking, the CAPS office reviews all documentation including licenses and registrations before issuing a parking sticker. This would make […]

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Why do we have to spend so much money on caps and gown when we aren’t even allowed to keep them?

Written by on May 17, 2018 in Grapevine

A. You are paying to rent them.

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If I want to contact someone about being apart of the shen pen, who would I contact?

Written by on May 17, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Contact the advisor: http://www.shenet.org/shen-high-school/clubs-extracurricular-activities/

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How would I join the NHS in HS?

Written by on May 17, 2018 in Grapevine

A. You don’t join. You have to meet the criteria. http://shennhs.webs.com/

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will my AP World exam go into the portal

Written by on April 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  Students can access their AP exam scores in two ways.  They can login to the College Board website and get them directly.  After we receive them from the College Board, we upload them into students’ Naviance accounts. If you’re asking if AP exam scores are included in your course grade, the answer is no, […]

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