In an effort to improve communications the district has created this format to provide people with a place to get answers to questions and to address rumors and inaccurate information that sometimes circulates through the community.

NOT ALL QUESTIONS WILL BE ANSWERED. For individual or private concerns, you should contact the school or district office by phone. We will not answer comments about specific individuals by name.

Questions are e-mailed to the district’s public information office. The PI Officer determines who could best answer the question and directs the question to that person. Once the PIO receives the answer it is posted.

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Latest Grapevine Posts:

  • when is the next bus auction?

    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 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

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

    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 […]

  • When will registration be open for Fall Drivers Education?

    A. Typically, the details of the fall program are posted on the Driver Ed web page in mid-August and registration is usually the last 2 weeks in August.  The fall program runs from September through mid-January.  The cost of the program will be $435. Here is the link to the Driver Ed webpage:

  • How long does Shen keep their desktops and Chromebooks?

    A. This depends.  Typically PC’s remain in service for five years.  Chromebooks are typically in circulation for four years.  In some cases these times can be extended as long as the devices are supported with operating system security updates.