Archive for December, 2016

Is there Saturday detention is so how long is it?

Written by on December 15, 2016

A. There currently is no Saturday detention.

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What is a referral?

Written by on December 15, 2016

A. Written documentation of a behavioral infraction of the code of conduct.

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Can I elect to keep my child home if there is a two hour delay due to the weather?

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A. Parents always have the right to keep their children home, but it is an unexcused absence.

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Where do we sign up for sports?

Written by on December 15, 2016

A. Information about seasonal meetings for athletics can be found on the athletic web page. https://www.shenet.org/athletics/

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Why are there separate high schools for 9th graders and 10-12th graders?

Written by on December 15, 2016

A. Because there isn’t enough room in East for the ninth-grade class.

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If I wanted a class change, should I email my counselor or talk schedule a meeting with them?

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A. Schedule a meeting.

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I do not want my child taking art for the 3rd and 4th quarter. Is there away I can opt him out. Its unnecessary!

Written by on December 15, 2016

A. Art is a required discipline both by state regulation and by Shenendehowa’s Program of Studies. Our program seat time meets the minimum requirement.  

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Why are the sports team banquets so late after the season?

Written by on December 1, 2016

A.  You would need to speak to the individual coach as the time between the season ending and the banquet varies greatly from sport to sport. 

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Does Shen treat its grounds to control ticks?

Written by on December 1, 2016

A. No.

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Is it possible to refuse to go on a field trip? If so, how (not paying, etc.)?

Written by on December 1, 2016

A.  A parent has a right to keep their child home if they do not approve of the trip.  If they are unable to pay for the trip, that needs to be discussed with the building principal

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