Author Archives: Christine Lafferty
Interested in producing movies? Test your skills by participating in the first White House Student Film Festival.
A new feature in your Google Apps email account makes it easier to interact with attachments. Now when someone sends you an attachment, you see a thumbnail preview of the file in the email. By clicking on the thumbnail, you can … Continue reading
Still haven’t looked at eMediaVA? Check it out today. Use your computer credentials to log in. Students and staff have accounts and it is FREE.
No, not little men from space! No, not Old Man Winter! BYOD! Are you ready? Prepare by participating in some of the upcoming professional development opportunities including Google Apps Ninja, e-Instruction, Chrome and Google Forms. Don’t miss out REGISTER today! … Continue reading
Suffolk Public Schools staff members now have the ability to install several software titles through the use of the Application Catalog. Follow these directions or take a look at what is available by clicking on Application Catalog from the Portal.
Check out the fall online PDA offerings from Technology. Register here.
Thank you for you patience. We have restarted the GradeSpeed server and you are now able to work in the program. We are monitoring usage to determine if the server restart solved today’s issues.
Due to GradeSpeed problems this morning we need to restart the server. Please log out of GradeSpeed before 11:00 AM and do not attempt to enter until we give the all clear on the portal.
Thank you to everyone that signed up to check out a laptop. Notifications will be sent via email as equipment becomes available for pick-up. Due to high interest we’ve closed the registration.
Starting August 2013, Suffolk Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Whitney, would like to invite you to view his recommended PD 360 CLIP OF THE MONTH. Clips will be recommended for both teachers and administrators each month. Following viewing, you are encouraged … Continue reading
We are working to resolve login issues with GradeSpeed that some users are experiencing while navigating in the grade book and attendance screens. GradeSpeed is recommending that teachers use the Chrome browser as a solution. Teachers will need to “always … Continue reading
Several annual training courses have been scheduled for ALL STAFF in SafeSchools and must be completed by October 1, 2013. New users that are unable to log in to SafeSchools should call the HelpDesk. Users that have forgotten their password … Continue reading
The link to the new hosted Accelerated Reader link has been added to the portal. Building RP admins will need to set up Courses and Classes like has occured in the past. Elementary and middle school buildings that need support … Continue reading
Please complete the PDA survey for all sessions attended on August 22 & 23 using the PDA Online Evaluation Survey. You will only be able to evaluate one session at a time. Please complete all evaluations by the end of the … Continue reading
This guide is for core subject teachers in elementary, middle, and high school. It describes the breakout session topics in more detail. 2013-2014 Preservice Guide
One session of GradeSpeed training is required for all new teachers and veteran teachers that will use GradeSpeed for the first time. Teachers needing a refresher in GradeSpeed may also attend. Training will be offered at the following locations … Continue reading
New Lunch Prices for 2013-2014! Breakfast Full Price: $.85 Reduced: $.30 Lunch Full Price: $1.55 Reduced: $.40 NEW THIS YEAR!! Parents! You can now go to www.SPS.heartlandapps.com to apply online for free and reduced lunch! If you are not able … Continue reading
Remember some of our key points that we would like to share with our parents. Our students here at Booker T. Washington Elementary are our TOP PRIORITY. Keeping our students safe is key and protecting their instructional time to allow … Continue reading
PES will open in the fall of 2014-2015.