Archive for June, 2018

What would happen if someone doesn’t attend summer school and they need to?

Written by on June 21, 2018

A.  They will be rescheduled for a class if needed for graduation. 

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When H.S.teachers have video of their classes it is a big help for review at home or for parents to help, especially with the more complex subjects…Just wondering what others think..and if this is something the district would have teachers do on a more regular basis…

Written by on June 21, 2018

A. The district supports anything that helps students learn.

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have any celebrities graduated from Shen?

Written by on June 21, 2018

A. It depends on what you call a celebrity…but none that I can think of.

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Can you redo the New York State test?

Written by on June 21, 2018

A. If you mean the gr. 3-8 testing, no. If you mean the Regents exams, yes.

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As a concerned parent my child has told me the 8th Grade Social Studies final is going to be taken through edoctrina, and I have heard of the disaster that was the NYS testing and I feel this is going to cause a vast amount of trouble, and I don’t want my students to be forced to use this flawed system or have their tests delete. Can we change this?

Written by on June 21, 2018

A. Middle school students took final exams with a web-based software platform that is different than the one used for NYSED testing.  Students have been successfully using this platform all year for tests and quizzes in many English, Social Studies, Science, and Math classes

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Where can I find the list of after-school AP summer assignment meetings? And if I miss it where can I pick up the summer assignment?

Written by on June 21, 2018

A. Any summer assignments will be posted on that department’s page. You can find the academic department pages here: https://www.shenet.org/academics/

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Okay so Shen gets millions of dollars from parents, events, sports, etc… but can’t pay for proper air conditioning..? Great.

Written by on June 21, 2018

A. That money pays for your quality education.

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I attended the Gowana 8th grade moving up ceremony last night and I applaud Principal Gawry’s for trying to keep the parents from yelling and applauding after each childs name was announced. Instead, applaud the homeroom once all were announced. I hope the parents that chose not to listen after repeated attempts enjoyed their moment when their kids name was announced. I missed hearing my kids name because you couldn’t stop cheering and applauding. You taught your kids a great lesson by not listening to the principal. Nice job.

Written by on June 7, 2018

A. Thanks for the feedback.

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I failed national issues one semester but still had my public meeting requirements fulfilled, do i have to go to another meeting this semester to pass the course?

Written by on June 7, 2018

A. Ask  your teacher.

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If a grade is marked as absent in the student/parent portal, are those grades turned into a 0% at the end of the quarter/year? Or are they kept as excused?

Written by on June 7, 2018

A.  Ask your teacher directly….this has to do with how they set up their grade book and grading procedures for that class.  

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