Archive for January, 2019

Why aren’t students doing chemistry labs required to wear gloves? They are dealing with dangerous chemicals, and then touching all of their papers, pencils, and phones. It seems like this is not a safe method.

Written by on January 30, 2019

A.  All required safety protocols and procedures are followed when conducting investigations in our science laboratories. At times, students are required to wear gloves as a precaution and/or teachable practice when certain materials or chemicals are being used. However, students at the Middle School and High School levels are not exposed to or allowed to […]

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So, Shen has a Twitter, but it’s blocked on Shen’s Campus… The Shen BYOD denies access to personal cellular networks or plans and denies access to Virtual Private Networks. So there is no way to access Shen’s Twitter without breaking the BYOD policy. Could you at least unblock Shen’s Twitter? Or add a separate section regarding news on Shenet?

Written by on January 30, 2019

A.  It is not possible to whitelist an individual Twitter feed.

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Be a Part of SHENsational 2019! March 23, 2019, 10 am -2 pm High School East Cafeteria/Library * NEW LOCATION

Written by on January 17, 2019

Be a Part of SHENsational 2019! March 23, 2019, 10 am -2 pm  High School East Cafeteria/Library * NEW LOCATION Shensational, our annual, district-wide, international festival offers Shen families several ways to participate in celebrating the rich diversity of cultures in our community: World Village- Families and groups of families can showcase their heritage, languages, […]

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Share School Photos for Yearbook.

Written by on January 11, 2019

Share School Photos for Yearbook. Here is the link where kids/parents/teachers can share photos for the yearbook directly to google drive: https://goo.gl/9NDuP2   Tesago Yearbook Order Form https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1122561/Tesago-Elementary-School/2019-Yearbook/20180816043507257103/CATALOG_SHOP/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=YBK_CMP_ES_EP_LC1_EM_E1_20181210&utm_source=exacttarget&utm_term=All+Subscribers  

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Tesago Yearbook Order Form

Written by on January 11, 2019

Tesago Yearbook Order Form https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1122561/Tesago-Elementary-School/2019-Yearbook/20180816043507257103/CATALOG_SHOP/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=YBK_CMP_ES_EP_LC1_EM_E1_20181210&utm_source=exacttarget&utm_term=All+Subscribers   Share School Photos for Yearbook. Here is the link where kids/parents/teachers can share photos for the yearbook directly to google drive: https://goo.gl/9NDuP2

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If a student is online schooled, but lives in the area of shen, are they allowed to do shen sports?

Written by on January 9, 2019

A. No. Please see BOE Policy 8470R: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pHtQu_2MPvjy8NNmxZDcHi_NFbbW9KljuSMRP6_r3FI/view

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Can you wear clothing that has the confederate flag on it?

Written by on January 9, 2019

A. According the dress code in the Code of Conduct (BOE Regulation 4410R)…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 items that are vulgar, obscene, libelous, or denigrate others because of race, color, […]

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When do Junior class ranks become available to students and how do I access my rank?

Written by on January 9, 2019

A. When counselors meet with underclassmen in Feb and March, as part course selection, students can obtain their current class rank.  It is important to note that class rank is officially calculated fall of Senior year. 

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Has there been a solution made up for the traffic right out of the senior parking lot? I recommended a circle to free up traffic.

Written by on January 9, 2019

A. That entire area is going to be reconstructed. Plans have been submitted to the NYS Education Department. We are just waiting for its approval.

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Why are the shen buses only one color? Don’t you think the students would be happier if the buses were multiple colors?

Written by on January 9, 2019

A. It’s the law.

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