Archive for October, 2018

Nurse Substitutes

Written by on October 30, 2018

CURRENT VACANCY POSITION: Nurse Substitutes INFORMATION:  Substitute Nurses are needed at the District. Current NYS professional RN license and current CPR and AED certification required LOCATION: Shenendehowa Central Schools BENEFITS & SALARY: Professional working environment, supportive parents and community, $22.85/hr                                    TO APPLY:   Interested candidates must download and complete the Non Instructional Substitute application […]

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I saw one post where a girl was thanking Shen HS for having free sanitary woman’s products, unlike the middle schools. However, you responded with “they are free at all levels”. No, they are not free at all levels. When I got my period in the middle schools if I didn’t have a quarter or my own items with me I would either ask around for a quarter or have to break a dollar in the lunchline, which they didn’t even let me do half the time. If you’re unaware the middle school sanitary products aren’t free, please educate yourself on this information.

Written by on October 19, 2018

A. Things change. A new law, effective July 1, 2018, requires all elementary and secondary public schools in New York State that serve students in any grade from six to twelve, to provide feminine hygiene products to students in school restrooms, at no cost.

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Where does the school get the frozen buffalo pizza from

Written by on October 16, 2018

A. From Sysco. The brand is Big Daddy’s Pizza

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For senior pictures for the yearbook does it matter what color dress shirt you wear or does it have to be white? I know the coat has to be black and so does the tie but can the shirt be a color other than white?

Written by on October 16, 2018

A.  The shirt should be white.

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Are you allowed to sign into your personal Gmail (along with your ShenSchools account) so you can access your own personal emails and Hangouts messages on the Chromebook?

Written by on October 16, 2018

A.  Students are required to use only their shenschools.org account on their school issued 1:1 Chromebooks.

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Why can’t we carry our backpacks in HSW? I have to run back and forth to my locker all day, or carry 5 binders.

Written by on October 16, 2018

A.  Following several instances of students and staff sustaining injuries after accidentally being hit by students’ backpacks while moving about High School West’s narrow hallways between class periods, the joint 9th Grade and Environment Committees decided in the interest of safety not to allow students to wear/carry their backpacks in High School West during the […]

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Do you want to field this one since it was a building decision?

Written by on October 16, 2018

A.  Based on feedback from other high schools, Shen decided not to move forward with cases at the high school level. Students say cases make them bulky and hard to carry in their bags. We do have cases available should someone prefer to use one. Please see the principal if you would like a case.

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When does your class rank become official/set?- Is it after the first semester of senior year, or after all 4 quarters?

Written by on October 16, 2018

A.  Shenendehowa has a 3 year rank and average.  It becomes official and set or “frozen” in September of your senior year.

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I’m a Freshmen and I wanted to know how do I become a volunteer for the SHED?

Written by on October 16, 2018

A.  Students interested in becoming part of the SHED team should contact Mr. Gutchell, Mr. LaBarre, or Mr. Bullington for more information. As a ninth grader it would probably be easiest for you to speak with Mr. Gutchell.    

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I would like to thank high school east for having free feminine products in the women’s bathroom unlike they do in middle school. Thanks!

Written by on October 16, 2018

A. They are free at all levels.

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