Archive for March, 2018

Tesago students dressed like their teacher Mrs. Chudzinski  choosing her stylish denim chic!

Tesago students dressed like their teacher Mrs. Chudzinski choosing her stylish denim chic!

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

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I saw a kid wearing a confederate flag shirt for the entire day and didn’t get dress coded. He wore it all day and nothing was done!! How come shen preaches equality and kindness but can let this absurd person wear something so disrespectful and do nothing about it.

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A. That needs to be brought to the attention of the principal. It states in the District Code of Conduct BOE 4410R under dress code “In order to promote and foster a culturally proficient school environment preserving respect, dignity, and civility, students shall not wear or display racially or ethnically provocative or divisive symbols or […]

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Are teachers legally allowed to hold someones phone over a break or a weekend?

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  Anything confiscated from a student should be turned into the main office, with the determination made by the principal. Typically it is by the end of the day, unless the phone or device is evidence in an investigation, at which point the parent should be made aware.

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Hello! I’d like to know what is the policy regarding each students individual Shenschools.org Email account. After they graduate, is there access to the email removed? What are the limits of what someone can write in the documents? I am writing a story using docs and its convenient to use my Shen schools gmail with the Chromebooks. Am I also able to get in trouble for having some adult themes (Non-Pornographic) in said story? Thank you!

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Students and staff leaving the district may download their G-Suites data to an archive file.  In compliance with Google’s G-Suites for education policy, student and staff accounts are disabled on or shortly after their date of departure.

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I’m a middle schooler and i have a chrome book it is hard for me to carry all of my books and the chrome book bucause the case is very big and adds a good amount weight but i was wondering if i could use my own laptop sleeve to carry it around?

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Sorry but middle school students are required to use the school-issued Chromebook case.

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Is it true that there is asbestos in the HSE library and is that why it is getting remodeled? When will it close and when will it open again?

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  No, the remodeling is to upgrade and enhance the facility. Any time a project is done, asbestos abatement is required.

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A few students have a petition for a national men’s day. What are the requirements for the petition to go into effect? FYI there are 8 female students that have signed it, and 79 in total.

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A. We do not determine national holidays. Those are set at the federal level.

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Who responds to the questions?

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A. The public information officer with input from administrators.

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Will the initial calendar for the 2018-2019 school year be changed to reflect the changes in the BOCES calendar that occurred after the Shen Calendar was released?

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A. Yes, it was changed and approved by the board on March 27. https://www.shenet.org/about-us/events-calendar/

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Can I do NHS in High School if I did not do NJHS in Middle School? I’ve qualified for it in Middle School but chose not to participate…

Written by on March 29, 2018 in Grapevine

A. If you qualify.

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