Author Archives: Christine Lafferty

Sign Up Now for Non-Traditional Extravaganza – Feb. 18

Attention sophomores and juniors! Click here for the flyer to print out.

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Is TAC slow?

If TAC is running slowly, it may be time to do some “housekeeping.” Having a large number of reports saved in TAC will affect functionality and the ability to generate additional reports. Look to see if you have a large … Continue reading

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Summer Teacher Employment for Extended School Year Program

Teachers interested in working this summer for the ESY Program must complete the online application by close of business, February 3, 2016.   ESY Employment Online Application

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Report Card Directions and MP2 Adjustments

The only adjustment to the second nine weeks reporting period is that February 1, 2016, is now a MP2 date and MP3 begins on February 2, 2016. All previously scheduled MP2 deadlines remain the same. Elementary School Report Card Directions … Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Interactive Achievement

Interactive Achievement onTRAC Assessment Management System (AMS) is a balanced online assessment system that uses formative, interim, and summative assessments to measure student performance and progress in ways that address immediate student needs, inform instruction, and guide continuous educational improvement. … Continue reading

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Online PD Course Opportunity

Two online professional development courses, Tame Your Inbox and eInstruction Interwrite Learning, have been posted in Edivation. You must register for the courses in Edivation to participate. Tame Your Inbox – Anytime Anyplace – complete within the second semester – … Continue reading

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Elementary Summer School Employment Opportunity

Elementary Summer School Program Learning and Enrichment for Academic Progress (L.E.A.P) Elephant’s Fork Elementary School **Pending Board Approval** Teacher in-service days: June 22 and June 23 Student days: June 27, 2016 through July 28, 2016 (Monday through Thursday, except July … Continue reading

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Where do I find my recertification points?

Recertification and STAR points are awarded on your transcript in Edivation. This video shows where to access the transcript. VIDEO

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Interim Progress Reports

Division Interim Progress Reports go home on Friday, December 11, 2015. Directions for the IPR process are below. Newly added to the bottom of the IPR is a URL to the page Understanding Your Child’s Grades.   Interim Progress Report … Continue reading

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HelpDesk Coverage

There will be no HelpDesk coverage on Monday, December 7, 2015 and Tuesday, December 8, 2015. If you need to report a problem, please submit a TSR or email helpdesk@spsk12.net.

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Read Around the Planet

Registration for the 15th Annual Read Around the Planet event is now open! Read Around the Planet is a celebration of reading that promotes collaboration through video conferencing technology. Teachers that want to participate can register on the TWICE site … Continue reading

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HelpDesk Coverage

Due to training on Monday, November 30, 2015 and Thursday, December 3, 2015 there will be no HelpDesk coverage. If you need to report a problem, please submit a TSR or email helpdesk@spsk12.net.

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Magic School Bus Additions to eMediaVA

The following Magic School Bus videos have been added to eMediaVA. Magic School Bus Blows Its Top Magic School Bus Butterfly and the Bog Beast Magic School Bus Gets a Bright idea Magic School Bus Gets Ants in Its Pants … Continue reading

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Restore Deleted Events in Google Calendar

Now you can restore accidentally deleted calendar events just like you can restore items in Gmail and Drive.

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Restore Deleted Events in Google Calendar

Now you can restore accidentally deleted calendar events just like you can restore items in Gmail and Drive.

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TAC, HAC and eSchool Down

At 3:30 PM today, we will be receiving an update to eSchool from Sunguard. As a result TAC, HAC and eSchool will be down. Please conclude all business in TAC prior to 3:30 PM. All Sunguard resources will resume Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Doodle 4 Google

The annual Doodle 4 Google contest is open! This year’s theme is, “What Makes Me…Me.” Entries must be submitted by December 7, 2015. For more information about the contest visit the Doodle 4 Google site.  

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Unwanted Email?

Google has the answer. Open this post to view the video that shows how.

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Last Chance to Register

If you missed the opportunity to register for the GAFE Summit earlier this year and now wish you could attend, luck may be on your side. Please contact Christine Lafferty via email if you are interested in attending the GAFE … Continue reading

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Attention Ninth Graders!

Suffolk Public Schools and the CTE Advisory Council will be sponsoring the Eighth Annual Professional Student Conference on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront. All ninth graders are invited to participate. Those wanting to participate … Continue reading

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