Archive for April, 2018

will my AP World exam go into the portal

Written by on April 30, 2018

A.  Students can access their AP exam scores in two ways.  They can login to the College Board website and get them directly.  After we receive them from the College Board, we upload them into students’ Naviance accounts. If you’re asking if AP exam scores are included in your course grade, the answer is no, […]

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Do we do a perfect attendance recognition?

Written by on April 30, 2018

A. No.

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Has any thought been given to more teachers recording their classes? It’s a great reference when we’re working on homework.

Written by on April 30, 2018

A.  Many teachers have found this to be a useful approach, particularly in classes such as math where students may want to refer to their notes or see how the teacher solved sample problems.  Feel free to encourage your child’s teacher to post resources when feasible.  Also feel free to have your child ask his/her […]

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Does the school really think it is possible to schedule a DMV road test after school? Time slots are slim pickings. There are really no options. You are lucky if you can get 2 time slots open 2 months from the time you start trying. This should be a excused absence. If we wait until summer to take the test we might not get a parking pass for senior year.

Written by on April 30, 2018

A. Excused absences are set by NYS Education law.

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We heard a rumor today that there was a new school already in the works to be built in the Halfmoon area; that would be ready for students in two years and that will be the start of all day Kindergarten. Is this rumor true? If so, when was the public going to be informed?

Written by on April 30, 2018

A. No. First of all, we don’t currently have land in Halfmoon. Second of all, to purchase land and build a school requires a public vote. Third of all, from the conception to the opening of a school is approximately a five-year timeline. 

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Is the same set of buses used 3 times in the morning to transport students to school? (to high school, then elementary school, then other elementary or middle school)

Written by on April 30, 2018

A. For the most part, yes.

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How long do questions stay on teh grapevine? I was scrolling down looking for a answer to my question, but there was only say 23 responses. Looking for a friend. Thank you and hav e anice day.

Written by on April 30, 2018

A. Some go into the archives. Date specific questions get deleted after the date.

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Why is there no breaks for Muslim holidays Christian holidays get recognized and get a day off while for us we are ignored?

Written by on April 30, 2018

A. The Board policy has stipulations for addressing religious observances for all religions. Please see policy 8360: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1m6Xc63zMW3nhLEkpFQCjgc-2K7sRqhDStLYOTDMzfEM/view

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What are the machines that have a tube going out the widnow in some classrooms for? (HSW)

Written by on April 30, 2018

A.  They are a vent for the portable air conditioning units for those rooms.

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Are sophmore’s allowed to drive in during regents week?

Written by on April 13, 2018

A. Yes, if you have your license.

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