Tag: High School

There is a club called Breakfast club that gets their own homeroom. (at least is HSW) I was just wondering what Breakfast Club does, like fundraisers, volunteering, etc.

Written by on December 8, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  The HSW Breakfast Club Homeroom organizes activities centered around character education in the building.  Some projects done by this club homeroom include organizing a food drive, our freshman service afternoons (a.k.a. Freshman Giveback Day), student of the month activities, and other projects to in general promote good behavior and community involvement.  Please see your […]

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To get the medal for 95% average or higher at graduation, is it all four years combined to at least 95%( so one year could be below if the other three were farther above) or each year must be at least 95%?

Written by on December 8, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Yes.

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do french exchange students visit clifton park through the PEACE program every year? and what grades are allowed to host french students?

Written by on December 4, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  Yes, French exchange students visit Shen each year through the Peace Program. Students in grades 9, 11, and 12 can host.

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Who requires High School Seniors in National Issues (a New York State required class) do 10 hours of community service and a town hall meeting in order to pass that class and graduate? Is it New York State or Shen?

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  Attending a community meeting and completing 10 hours of volunteer service is a requirement of the Shenendehowa National Issues Forum course which meets the New York State graduation requirement for Participation in Government. At Shenendehowa, our Social Studies Department takes the responsibility of preparing our students to fulfill their social and political responsibilities as […]

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How does someone go about obtaining a parking pass?

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Grapevine

A. You apply for senior privileges: http://www.shenet.org/shen-high-school/high-school-senior-privileges/.

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Are class rings sold for Shen high schoolers?

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  Yes, Jostens handles class ring orders.

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Where can I find the dates for the high school choral concerts

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Grapevine

A. http://www.shenet.org/about-us/events-calendar/shen-high-school-events-calendar/

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Why are weighted grades not used for determining Green Award recipients? I personally take very challenging courses and unfortunately my grades have dropped a little bit due to them. It’s not fair for another student taking all regular courses and getting 100s in them to get the GPA award and not me, when I am taking some the hardest classes offered in the high school and would easily qualify for the award if weighted grades were used.

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Weighted grades are used. However, we do not round grades.

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Do you have to swim in 9-12th grade?

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Grapevine

A. No.

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Why are students not allowed to stand in the library in the morning? We are always being told to go find a seat even when we need to ask our friend for help on the homework.

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  We need to maintain an academic environment in the library. When there are no more seats available we are at capacity. If the library is full there is seating in the cafeteria available before homeroom.

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