Archive for July, 2020

Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, walk-in tax payments will NOT be accepted this year. More information…

Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, walk-in tax payments will NOT be accepted this year. More information…

Written by on July 31, 2020

Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, walk-in tax payments will NOT be accepted this year Please use one of the following methods to make your payment. Mail your school tax payment to the following address: Shenendehowa Central Schools PO Box 22009 Albany, NY 12201 – 2009 Submit payment in the drop box at the Shenendehowa District […]

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Board of Education meetings will now be in-person and limited to only BOE members and designated administrators. No public will be allowed at the meeting. More info…

Written by on July 27, 2020

Board of Education meetings will now be in-person and limited to only BOE members and designated administrators. No public will be allowed at the meeting.Social Distancing will be in order and masks required. Spaces will be disinfected prior to arrival and after departure. Board of Education meetings can be viewed live by going to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwEosMyAtHvksGvwcw2mOvg at […]

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I know the school name, Shenendahowa, means settlers of the plains, which is why we are called the Plainsmen. However, it seems odd to me that we use a native language for our school name and use traditional native crafts to represent our school through logos, such as that of the Shen Shop. If our school is priding itself on native culture, shouldn’t we do more to make sure we are respecting and honoring their culture, not taking it for branding? And shouldn’t we, school-wide, further our education on the tribes that used to reside here, if we are using their language and culture?

Written by on July 17, 2020

A. In 1951, the newly centralized school district voted to purchase 160 acres to build a K-12 school. This land was part of the Shenendahowe or Clifton Park Patent of 1708. The Iroquois word “Shenendahowe” means Great Plains. That’s how the district became known as Shenendehowa Central Schools. That is why we are called the […]

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Tremendous gratitude for the staff involved with the special education summer learning programs. From the aides, to the teachers, to the custodians, and all that are involved behind the scenes. They are all amazing people and Shen is so fortunate to have them

Written by on July 17, 2020

A. Great to hear. Thanks.

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how do I get HSE to do high school musical for their musical?

Written by on July 17, 2020

A. It is up to the advisor.

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If non-consumable school supplies are to be purchased and provided by the district, how are the elementary schools able to require the purchase of scissors and headphones?

Written by on July 17, 2020

A. Schools should not be requesting scissors. If they did, notify your principal. The district recognizes the need to request that parents/students purchase special, personal items. Headphones fall in the personal category.

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Daily Health Screening form for ALL staff…

Written by on July 13, 2020

Daily Health Screening Returning to on-site work amidst the coronavirus pandemic requires additional safety precautions and careful planning for proper social distancing to help prevent the spread of this illness. Employees are required to certify their health on a daily basis prior to reporting to work on-site by completing this self certification form. Employees must […]

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