Tag: Middle School

Why are there cameras in middle school and why are the administrators treating them as a tool to get people to behave.

Written by on March 15, 2018

A. To get people to behave.

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When are 5th grade students notified of which middle school they will be attending in the fall?

Written by on March 13, 2018

A. It is posted on the website at: https://www.shenet.org/about-us/district-maps-and-boundary-info/school-attendance-by-street-name/

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Do Middle School grades count against college applications?

Written by on January 8, 2018

A. No, unless you are accelerated and taking high school classes in middle school.

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So in Gowana, there is a Gold star program where good students can nominate other students. I don’t think this is done fairly. Many people who were chosen are really bad in class or don’t do anything. One person who was chosen spoke without the teacher’s permission in multiple classes and got multiple lunch detentions including on the FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL and is really rude to other students. Is any checking done when people are nominated?

Written by on December 4, 2017

A.  Random Acts of Kindness are appreciated and awarded with a Gowana Gold Star. Students who are disrespectful in classes receive a referral and possible disciplinary actions. The events are treated separately.

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Homework for my sixth grader is taking hours each night. I thought homework was supposed to be limited to one hour?This is causing a lot of stress for our family.

Written by on November 17, 2017

A.  Please reach out to your child’s teachers to discuss your child’s homework load directly.  There are many factors that contribute to how long homework completion will take and this may vary student by student (e.g., other distractions such as TV or phone, fatigue, working at a slower pace, course load).   Hours, meaning two hours […]

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In Koda, what are the policies for taking down locker decorations? (When they are decorated for birthdays) Are we allowed to come in ~10 minutes early and clean out the decorations? What can we do? Thanks.

Written by on November 3, 2017

A.  Yes, same as putting them up.

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What subjects count torwards my child’s average in middle school?

Written by on October 17, 2017

A. Every course except physical education.

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Where can a student drop off their lacrosse equipment if their parents can’t drive them everyday? (Acadia.) Thanks.

Written by on September 20, 2017

A. Yes, in the attendance office.

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Where can I find the Middle School Club descriptions. I know where the club listings are located on shenet.org but the descriptions for each club don’t seem to be available any longer.

Written by on July 24, 2017

A. The middle schools do not provide them for posting anymore. You can e-mail your middle school principal.

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For 7th grade is summer schools optional

Written by on June 13, 2017

A.  If the person fails 1 or more classes, Summer School is optional.

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