Archive for January, 2019

Why weren’t students invited to the new library dedication ceremony?

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. There were lots of student there. It can’t fit the whole school.

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Hi Shen! Did u forget to post the Acadia award breakfast from Friday that honored several middle school students on Facebook? It was very special to the students and their families to be recognized. Something that definitely should have been on your Facebook page, seems like the perfect vehicle for this event!

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. No, just haven’t gotten to it yet.

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Regarding the question about wearing clothing with the confederate flag on it, why can’t you answer directly and say “No!”? I would expect the district to be unambiguous in its response on this issue. There is no room for such offensive and hateful clothing in the school.

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. Generally, no. But I don’t usually like to make definitive statements like that because every situation is different and up for interpretation (i.e., no one reports it or sees it, someone has a jacket over it, etc.)

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If vaping isn’t “illegal” then why aren’t we allowed to vape in school?

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. Because the Shenendehowa Code of Conduct says so.

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Hello, I am a Shen 9th Grade student and I wanted to go somewhere where I can start learning about Automotive Engineering but I don’t know where to go do you know where I could get help/go? If so please let me know. Thank you!

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. Your counselor may be able to help you.

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Are you allowed to wear any type of ballistic vest or other armor or school?

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. No.

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I wonder about the BOOK BUDDIES program for the Chango kindergarten classes. Is this great reading opportunity available to all kindergarten students? or is it just that some get the enhancement and some do not.

Written by on January 30, 2019

A.  Book Buddies at Chango takes place when teachers who teach different grade levels are able to schedule the activity.  Sometimes, the opportunity doesn’t exist due to the schedules of either the kindergarten classroom or the students in the older grade level.

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Can I wear a shirt that says “virginity rocks” to high school west?

Written by on January 30, 2019

A.  Appropriate Dress is defined in the Code of Conduct for the Maintenance of Order on School Property (Board of Education Policy 4410R).  Please see a school building administrator with your specific question about acceptable dress.

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Is there a way to order/purchase a 2011 yearbook?

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. Sorry, but no.

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Why does school end on the 27 (the final day for all schools)? I thought school started a couple days earlier next year- is there a reason why the school year is longer?

Written by on January 30, 2019

A. The final day for all schools is June 25.

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