All incoming freshmen and incoming transfer students will receive a device during Freshman Orientations. If a student misses that day, he/she will need to stop by the Student Help Desk to pick one up. Student will need to have an ID which is obtained with books. West (2150) or North (1015).
We have set up a parent's resource page related to Internet safety. Please click on the Parents Resources link and you will see a list of information related to surfing the web safely at home. Parents can call their internet provider and inquire about setting up content filtering. Open DNS is another source listed that allows parents to control what sites can be seen at home for all devices. Note: No one method is 100% at blocking everything.
The Chromebooks have a long battery life. There will be charging stations located in a few areas of the building. Please charge your battery overnight before coming to school, and take advantage of the charging stations. You will need to bring your charger to use station. WiFi only works if you have an internet connection and a wireless access point at home. You will need to know the password of your internet wireless connection for you to connect your netbook.You need to enter the password exactly because it is case sensitive.Yes and we encourage it, but just like any other device USB drives fall under the district’s Acceptable Use Policy..The Chromebooks batteries need to be charged at home where they can get a full charge for the next day’s learning. There are charging stations in a few areas of the building, but they are intended for a quick charge of battery. Therefore, it is highly recommended that students bring home their laptops every night for charging. Keep your device in your locker at all times you are not using it in class. Never take your electronic devices into the PE Locker Rooms. There are mini lockers that have outlets inside with digital locks to help store them while in PE classes.Chromebooks will not be able to upgrade to any OS except Chrome. If attempted, they risk damaging the Chromebook and having to pay for a new motherboard or replacement unit.There are a few methods to clean you computer screen. What is recommended is using a certified product that dries quickly and doesn't leave a streak. Use a microfiber cloth, the same one used for cleaning glasses to avoid scratching the screen. Please avoid using any hard chemicals such as soap or detergents. Even Windex is too strong for screen. Anything that damages the screen that is not recommended and will void the warranty. Chromebook do not require anti-virus software due to the operating system design.
Chromebooks will be pre-registered to students and given out during Chromebook Distribution. The serial number will be linked to student ID & Name when inventoried. A paper ID label will be printed and affixed to Chromebook. The paper ID is to remain on the device to identify owner. It should not be damaged or removed. If it becomes unreadable, student will be instructed to stop by the student help desk to have a new one printed.
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here. Alternatively, if you have a pre-existing at-home printer connected to a networked computer, your students can simply log into their Google account and print their work in the same manner that they do now.