Archive for February, 2019

Thank you to STARPOINT Church for the generous donation to Shenendehowa’s Bountiful Backpack Program. More info…

Thank you to STARPOINT Church for the generous donation to Shenendehowa’s Bountiful Backpack Program. More info…

Written by on February 28, 2019

Thank you to STARPOINT Church for the generous donation to Shenendehowa’s Bountiful Backpack Program. Shenendehowa’s K-12 Bountiful Backpack program is a partnership with with the Regional Food Bank of NENY designed to meet the needs of hungry children at times when other resources are not available, especially on weekends. The program provides backpacks filled with […]

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When there is a delay or early dismissal announcement, could you please include whether breakfast and lunch will be served? Thank you.

Written by on February 22, 2019

A. We have a web page that provides all of the information for delays, dismissals, etc. We will begin including it in the messages that go out. https://www.shenet.org/about-us/school-schedules/

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Why was the Vape Juul coffee talk video removed from YouTube?

Written by on February 22, 2019

A. It wasn’t.

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With the flu being seen in various elementary school buildings throughout the district, why are communicable disease norices not being sent home by school nurses?

Written by on February 22, 2019

A. We do not send home notices about the flu. It is safe to assume that it is present in our schools every year…sometimes it is confirmed by a test, many times it is not.

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I love having to write down my name in order to urinate. It’s so fun that I think the staff of High School East should have to do it too! Doesn’t that sound nice?

Written by on February 22, 2019

A. Thanks for the feedback.

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What are the library hours for the HSE library?

Written by on February 22, 2019

A. The library is open from 7:10 am until 4 pm

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Do 9th graders have to take the SATs?

Written by on February 22, 2019

A. No, but they can if they wish to do so.

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Could you please provide information on how the high school policy that prohibits students who are failing more than one class from attending clubs and school events is enforced? Is there a list of ineligible students that is checked when tickets are sold? if so, who sees this list? Do other students see the list? How does this actually work? Btw, I think the district really ought to look seriously at who is affected by this policy and what message it sends to them as to noninclusiveness and consider terminating the policy.

Written by on February 22, 2019

A. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzhTFNVk126-SW9BN1VwQWlRZWc/view Academics: A report is run after every interim and quarter for students failing 2 or more subjects.  It is sent to counselors/case managers to see if there are any extenuating circumstances. Then an e-mail is sent notifying the student of ineligibility. Attendance/Behavior- students are informed by a CAP in a meeting.  Students get […]

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Substitute Cleaner

Written by on February 22, 2019

Hiring for Excellence Shenendehowa seeks culturally proficient individuals who actively promote the highest levels of achievement for every student.    POSITION: SUBSTITUTE CLEANER  GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:   Performs routine building cleaning duties of both the interior and exterior of the building. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of cleaning duties; willingness to perform manual work; physical strength and endurance; […]

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Two Shen teams (Space Sorcerers and the Brick Beasts) advanced to the First Lego League Championship tournament. The Space Sorcerers won first place in programming.  Students from both teams represent Acadia, Gowana, Koda and Arongen. More photos… 

Two Shen teams (Space Sorcerers and the Brick Beasts) advanced to the First Lego League Championship tournament. The Space Sorcerers won first place in programming.  Students from both teams represent Acadia, Gowana, Koda and Arongen. More photos… 

Written by on February 21, 2019

Two Shen teams (Space Sorcerers and the Brick Beasts) advanced to the First Lego League Championship tournament. The Space Sorcerers won first place in programming.  Students from both teams represent Acadia, Gowana, Koda and Arongen. Space Sorcerers: Rachel Chen (Acadia) Mariha Islam (Acadia) Anvita Nagarkar (Acadia) Teresa Rodrigues (Gowana) Ethan Shein (Koda) Jonathan Waters (Gowana) […]

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