Archive for June, 2018

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

Written by on June 21, 2018 in Grapevine

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

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when will the current 7th graders get new chromebooks? also will we be able to buy the chromebooks? and if so how much?

Written by on June 21, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  Current 7th graders will receive new Chromebooks in 9th grade.  Chromebooks will not be available for purchase as they reach obsolescence. 

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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 in Grapevine

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 in Grapevine

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 in Grapevine

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

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What specifically is the difference between past global regents and this year’s? Where can I find such info?

Written by on June 21, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  NYSED is changing the Global History & Geography  Regents exam in stages.  The exam that was given on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, is the Transition Global History & Geography Regents exam.  Students were tested only on information they learned in the Global History &  Geography-10 course.  Beginning in June of 2019, NYSED will offer […]

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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 in Grapevine

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 in Grapevine

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 in Grapevine

A. That money pays for your quality education.

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Steve Sheinkin visited Arongen to talk about his new “Time Twisters” series with gr. 3-5.  He is a three-time National Book Award Finalist, Newbery Honor Award winner and is a 2018 Knickerbocker Award winner.   

Steve Sheinkin visited Arongen to talk about his new “Time Twisters” series with gr. 3-5.  He is a three-time National Book Award Finalist, Newbery Honor Award winner and is a 2018 Knickerbocker Award winner.   

Written by on June 13, 2018 in Photos

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