Archive for November, 2019

Future season start dates

Written by on November 26, 2019

For future season start dates, please visit:  http://www.nysphsaa.org/Portals/0/PDF/Documents/NYSPHSAA%207%20Year%20Calendar%20of%20Events%2019-20.pdf

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Why isn’t Shen more lenient with snow days if they don’t get withheld from public funding? Just curious, as I see you already have a lot of comments from other parents talking about this issue.

Written by on November 20, 2019

A. Because we believe education is important and we know that the winter in the northeast can run from October (yes, we have had snow storms in October) through April. It is going to snow here, it is going to snow frequently and our buses are going to have to drive in snow. So you […]

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Are there any plans in the future to replace styrofoam trays in the high school with plastic ones?

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. Yes, we are in the process of looking at fiber ones that are compostable.

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Forgive me if this question has been asked before. Why aren’t parents able to email there own children on the school email? Could it be via the parent portal where only approved parents can contact there own children??

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. For the protection of students, Shen uses the “walled garden” model where email to and from students is restricted to internal students and staff.

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I’m currently a junior and I wanted to find out my grades from last year and the previous year. Is there any way I can see my current transcript without having to go to my counselor?

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. No, the portal is a current year view only.

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High school classes taken in 8th grade appear on the student’s transcript. Are they also included in the student’s grade point average throughout high school?

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. Yes.

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Under what level of administrative office is the frequency of standardized testing delegated?

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. The New York State Department of Education.

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Will the school ever consider having a winter pep rally?

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. There isn’t a space large enough for an indoor pep rally.

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I need help changing my chromebook password, and the online instructions are confusing, where can I go for help?

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. Since you didn’t give a school, I would ask at the main office.

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if i skateboard to school at west can i keep my board in my locker until i go home

Written by on November 1, 2019

A. This is allowed as long as the skateboard is carried into the school building and can fit in student’s locker.  Students are asked to make arrangements with the main office if they find that their skateboard cannot fit into their locker.

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