Archive for August, 2019

Does the high school nurse have pregnancy tests available?

Written by on August 28, 2019

A. No.

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I’m wondering whose hand I can shake for the shiny new guard rails at Shen to keep the parents from going on the grass to pass traffic. So many close calls with kids. So grateful for the improvements!

Written by on August 28, 2019

A. Thanks for the feedback.

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Do you know anyone who grades the EDTPA?

Written by on August 28, 2019

A. No.

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Is there still time to change course selections in the high school level? I’m debating on making changes and want to know if that’s a possibility at this point in the summer.

Written by on August 28, 2019

A. Contact your school counselor. They are back in their offices.

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Saw your comment about National Merit Scholarship consideration and the PSAT. I think your response was inaccurate. I do believe that the second time it’s given in the fall of Jr. year is when it counts toward National Merit Scholarship consideration. Am I correct in that?

Written by on August 28, 2019

A. I am not sure which post you are talking about, we do so many. Information about the National Merit Scholarship can be found here: https://www.nationalmerit.org/s/1758/start.aspx?gid=2&pgid=61

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It is now July 30th, how come there is no 4th quarter achievement lists posted? These kids work hard to accomplish this honor.

Written by on August 28, 2019

A. The webmaster posts what is sent by staff members. If something is not posted, it is because she has not received it. Please contact your school.

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Some colleges have the ability to allow students to retain access to their college Google and Microsoft accounts. Why is Shen not able to allow seniors to maintain access to their Google accounts after graduating?

Written by on August 9, 2019

A. Our licensing agreements only covers current students and staff.

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when is the next bus auction?

Written by on August 9, 2019

A. The district does not conduct auction of buses. We submit our buses which are to be removed from the operating bus fleet and have Auctioninternation.com auction the buses for us. We typically pull the buses from the active fleet during august and submit their information to Auctioninternational sometime in September. Please check Auctioninternational.com.

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What are the guidelines for Shen employees using Twitter? Does anyone monitor what is posted? There was a post on the Shen athletic page that probably shouldn’t have been posted.

Written by on August 9, 2019

A. According to BOE policy 3145, the district/school/classroom internet-based communications must relate to curriculum or instructional matters, school authorized activities, or general information of interest to the public pertaining to the District or its schools.  With that being said, the conversational nature of social media at times can make things more complicated and we have […]

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can you still graduate advanced regents even if you fail the checkpoint b exam?

Written by on August 9, 2019

A. There are multiple ways to earn a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation, including earning a three-credit sequence in a world language. This would require you to pass the Checkpoint B exam. However, you can also earn this diploma with sequences in another area, such as fine arts, business, technology, etc. For specific information on […]

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