Archive for March, 2021

Self-certify form experiencing technical difficulties on 3/18/21

We are currently experiencing some technical difficulties with the self-certify form for both employees and students. We are working on it and hope it will be back up this morning, 3/18/21. Thank you for your patience. 

What is the plan for the 2021 Graduation ceremony?

A. We know there are a lot of questions regarding graduation for our seniors. At this time, the district is working diligently on graduation plans for the Class of 2021 which is scheduled as it stands now for Friday, June 25. As we finalize details for the event, information will be shared with our entire […]

My child is interested (and old enough) for Band Camp this summer. Could you please tell me if this camp will be virtual or in person for the summer of 2021?

A. It is our intent to hold the Summer Band program live and in-person with proper social distancing and safety measures in place.

An important message from Dr. L. Oliver Robinson | Putting COVID in the rearview mirror

Dear Shen Community, One year ago, we were faced with a choice: chaos or creativity. I am proud to write to you today and say that not only did Shenendehowa choose creativity, we thrived through the COVID pandemic as a result of creative work–collectively and collaboratively–ensuring the safety of students and school personnel, while educating […]

How can you join FBLA/DECA next year?

A. Interested students can contact Melinda Mellon, High School Business teacher.

Q: Who is entitled to have support from a classroom aide at the elementary level? I have concerns and feel this needs to be addressed by the district moving forward. We all work under the same STA contract.

A. While this is a personnel issue, it does not address a specific person. The individual who wrote the correspondence should contact the Asst. Supt. of Human Resources to provide specifics for their concerns.

Can you notify the whole school when game are live streamed?

A. The link to the official Shen Athletics streaming platform can be found on the Athletics page or by clicking here: All games can be viewed free of charge by setting up an account with an email address and password.

Reminder – Superintendent’s Conference Day (March 19, 2021)

Due to the decision to front load Superintendent’s Conference Days at the start of the school year as part of our successful reopening efforts, the Friday, March 19 day has been designated as a regular school day. Please refer to the Shenendehowa District Calendar for 2020-21 for all official dates.