Archive for December, 2017

How many students are in the class 2019 and 2020?

Written by on December 19, 2017

A. You can find the class size for every class K-12 on our enrollments page. Just click on 2017-18 opening enrollment. https://www.shenet.org/about-us/enrollments/

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My child attends high school West. The other day it was mentioned how a staff member was walking around with a farting device and setting it off in front of other employees and obviously if my child heard it, kids too! Very unprofessional and in no way does that appear acceptable. What would happen if the kids did it?

Written by on December 19, 2017

A. It has been addressed.

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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

A. Yes.

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Why are staff sites and other things like the library and food service menus web “pages” not directly on shenet.org, instead of on their own Google Sites Page?

Written by on December 8, 2017

A. Any site or part of a site that is managed by a district employee other than the webmaster are done in Google Sites or another platform.

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Do you know the person who writes each question on this Grapevine? Or is it all anonymous. Also, do you answer every single question?

Written by on December 8, 2017

A. It is anonymous. Most questions are answered. Questions that identify a specific student or staff member will not be answered. When multiple questions come in about the same topic, only one of the questions is answered. Questions with profanity are not answered.

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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

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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So in Gowana, there is a Gold star program where good students can nominate other students. I don’t think this is done fairly. Many people who were chosen are really bad in class or don’t do anything. One person who was chosen spoke without the teacher’s permission in multiple classes and got multiple lunch detentions including on the FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL and is really rude to other students. Is any checking done when people are nominated?

Written by on December 4, 2017

A.  Random Acts of Kindness are appreciated and awarded with a Gowana Gold Star. Students who are disrespectful in classes receive a referral and possible disciplinary actions. The events are treated separately.

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why can teachers and faculty make funny jokes about someone’s appearance or something similar but if students do it it’s considered bullying.

Written by on December 4, 2017

A. Teachers should not make jokes about a student’s appearance.

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When my 1st Chromebook suffered an issue and had to be replaced, I was given a Chromebook that was of cheaper quality and performance. The CPU was a Pentium in my original and my replacement got a Celeron. This made my 17-year-old clunkers click along at least 3 times faster. Why is this

Written by on December 4, 2017

A.  While 1:1 Chromebooks are being repaired we provide loaner devices.  The loaners are fully functional devices, just not the same model.  After 1:1 Chromebooks are repaired they are returned to the student. 

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