Tag: District

how do you change a password on a chromebook?

Written by on January 9, 2019 in Grapevine

A.  At the logon screen of any middle or high school Chromebook click on the apps icon in the lower left corner and select Password Self Help Tool.  If you have previously setup your profile you can answer a challenge question to reset your password.  If you have not previously setup your profile you must […]

Continue Reading

If something is marked “late” in the portal, are points deducted automatically by the system? For example, I received a 100% on an assignment, but it said “late”. Is this assignment still a 100?

Written by on January 9, 2019 in Grapevine

A. That is based upon how a teacher sets up their grade book.  It is not necessarily automatic.

Continue Reading

Can I decorate my chromebook with stickers as long as there is nothing inappropriate?

Written by on December 18, 2018 in Grapevine

A. No.

Continue Reading

Why do certain students require an aide to accompany them? Isn’t it really expensive? My son tells me there are some special-needs students who do absolutely nothing – no school work, yet we’re spending huge amounts of money on political correctness and mainstreaming.

Written by on December 3, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  Students with disabilities have the right to a free and appropriate education, just like your son. This is what is best for students AND required by federal and state laws. In order to have meaningful participation in school, some students require a high level of support. We constantly monitor and evaluate services for our […]

Continue Reading

At age 17, can a student attending Shenendehowa drop out without parental consent?

Written by on November 20, 2018 in Grapevine

A. NYS Education Law states that a student must attend through the year which they turn 16.  Parents are requested to sign the forms, however there is nothing the school can do if they reach that age and refuse to come to school

Continue Reading

Why does shen have to give me ais and take away my study hall when the study hall is more useful because i can do my work in there and can’t work in ais.

Written by on November 20, 2018 in Grapevine

A. In general terms:  Academic Intervention Services (AIS) are designed to learn skills needed for success in your current classes.  A study hall is beneficial for completing work or studying.  While both are important, they serve different functions.  You are encouraged to have a conversation with your teacher or principal to discuss your schedule and how […]

Continue Reading

How come when paying taxes at Key Bank, you need the original bill and internet bill will not suffice? It does not state that anywhere – either on the bill or online.

Written by on November 20, 2018 in Grapevine

A. The tax bills contain a barcode and copies often don’t allow the document to be scanned with a bar code reader. In addition, the original tax bill provides the bottom portion to be used as a paid receipt. The copies printed off the website do not have that feature, and copiers needed to copy […]

Continue Reading

Is nicotine gum allowed for students with nicotine addictions?

Written by on November 20, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  If there is a prescription by a doctor and the gum is kept in the nurse’s office as per policy,

Continue Reading

It feels that the flags on campus are at half mast more often than not. Just out curiosity, is there someplace we can look to find out why the flags are flying low?

Written by on November 6, 2018 in Grapevine

A. We lower flags based on notification from the Governor of New York.

Continue Reading

Who is the current President of the Board of Education?

Written by on November 6, 2018 in Grapevine

A.  https://www.shenet.org/board-of-education/

Continue Reading