Archive for January, 2018

Shen launches the Shen Shops for Shenendehowa spirit wear…

Shen launches the Shen Shops for Shenendehowa spirit wear…

Shenendehowa is proud to announce its partnership with local vendors to provide opportunities for people to purchase Shenendehowa spirit wear with the launching of the Shen Shops (https://www.shenet.org/shen-shops/). With the trademark registration of the district logo, seal and student activities logo, the district has embarked on a licensing program that allows local vendors the opportunity […]

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Why hasn’t the after school snack program been open for more than a week at HSE?

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A. They are closed during Regents week.

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Why are physical education classes REQUIRED for students that participate in extracurricular sports? During the season for my sport, every day after school I sacrifice my time that could be used for homework (both at home and during my PE period, which could be changed to a stud hall) until 6:30, and I get home around 7, at which point I clean up and eat. Is there any room for negotiation regarding this? Thanks.

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  Per New York State, eight semesters of physical education is required in order to graduate.  This goes for all students, regardless of whether or not you play an interscholastic sport. 

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um my teacher took a phone call during class is this against school policy

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A. While it is professional practice to refrain from personal phone calls during class, there may be extenuating circumstances where it is warranted and there is no policy against it.

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If Skano has confirmed cases of the flu among students and staff, why has a notice not been shared building wide for all staff and with families?

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A. We don’t typically send out notices when the flu is confirmed in school. During flu season, it is assumed that flu will be present in our schools. Many people who have it do not actually go to the doctor and get tested for it.

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my teacher has a statue of Hillary in her room i dont feel like she should be influencing students minds at such a young age,i would like t stay anonymous

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Employees may not use their office, classrooms, school facilities or school equipment as a means to promote personal political views and beliefs, however, teachers are encouraged to address issues of current events of instructional and informational value to students.

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Where did Shen get this grapevine idea?

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Uncategorized

A. Going to my kids events and hearing all of the rumors and misinformation swirling around.

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What is teen night?

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Not sure. I would need more information to find out.

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Are all gender bathrooms available to non-transgender folk? Thank you so much.

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Yes.

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Is it allowed for teachers to grade writing prompts in which they ask you to demean modern political figures that they disagree with but you might not?

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Employees may not use their office, classrooms, school facilities or school equipment as a means to promote personal political views and beliefs, however, teachers are encouraged to address issues of current events of instructional and informational value to students.

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