Tag: District

How can I get a copy of my school tax receipt?

Written by on April 1, 2020

A. https://www.shenet.org/budget-finance/property-taxes/. From there on the right side “look up tax bill.” You can use your last name OR street name to search. Or you can email greeamy@shenschools.org and she can mail it out next time she is in the office.

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So I like to take advantage of the sidewalks and paths throughout the campus. Why is it that when there is a game on the soccer/lax fields across from Tesago, cars are allowed to park on the path behind the bleachers? Are these legal parking spots?

Written by on March 5, 2020

A. They are not legal spots…most recently, there have been barriers to separate the walkway. 

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At what age/grade are shen children introduced to gender identity ideology? Do you inform parents before this is taught? Thank you

Written by on December 6, 2019

A. The district uses the New York State curriculum for Health Education. The gender spectrum is taught as part of that curriculum in eighth grade health classes. Parents are informed by the health education teacher. Besides that, the district also fosters an educational environment, at all levels, that is safe and free from discrimination for […]

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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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Who would I need to talk to to find out what happens if the screen to my chrome book is broken? Also how much do I need to pay to replace it.

Written by on June 3, 2019

A. MS students take their Chromebook to the Chromebook Care Center for repairs.  HS Students take damaged devices to the SHED (Student Helpdesk) for repairs.  Approximate pricing for replacement parts are posted on the SHEN 1:1 Page.

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Hi, I am just wondering the reason why the new coming 6th graders next year get these very new advanced chromebooks. Personally, considering that the sixth graders here can’t even be trusted with playing games or not in class with THERE chromebooks, Why should these new 6th graders get touchscreen chromebooks?? I personally think its unfair and a little bit of waste of shen’s money. How does shen even afford new chromebooks every year?? I am just curious, Not protesting.

Written by on June 3, 2019

A. The district has established an obsolescence cycle that refreshes devices over time so all or most devices are not replaced all at once.  Currently new devices are issued to incoming 6th and 9th graders.  Six grade students use the same device for their middle school experience while 9th grades keep theirs through grade 12.  […]

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when shen desktops and chromebooks get old does shen auction them off? if so where?

Written by on May 22, 2019

A. No, computers and Chromebooks are not auctioned at the end of their usable life.  In most cases devices are returned to BOCES where they are wiped of all data and then made available to other schools or in most cases are recycled.

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How would a junior go about contacting IMS? There’s a slight issue that i want to discuss.

Written by on May 22, 2019

A. All of the district phone numbers are posted on the website: https://www.shenet.org/contact-us/

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Why is the use of a personal data plan for student’s phones banned? It is THEIR device, NOT shens.

Written by on April 8, 2019

A. Personal data plans are not filtered for content.  Students may use the SHEN-BYOD WiFi network for personal devices while at school.

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Can the IMS department allow the addition of the “Password Checkup” extension offered by “google.com”? This extension would help students see if any of their passwords have been stolen. Link https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/password-checkup/pncabnpcffmalkkjpajodfhijclecjno

Written by on March 12, 2019

A. Staff can submit a helpdesk ticket requesting additional extensions that support instruction.  All requests are reviewed for their educational merits and compliance with data security standards.

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