Author Archives: Christine Lafferty

There’s still time to register!

Don’t miss your chance to attend the premier technology event of the 2014-2015 school year! Register today to attend EdTechFest! When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Where: King’s Fork Middle School Cost: FREE What to bring:  Your … Continue reading

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Seventh Annual Professional Student Conference

Suffolk Public Schools and the CTE Advisory Council will be sponsoring the Seventh Annual Professional Student Conference on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront. All ninth graders are invited to attend. To register, complete the form and … Continue reading

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PTA Reflections – Student Creativity Wanted

This year’s PTA Reflections program focuses on the theme — “The world would be a better place if …” Students in Pre-K through grade 12 create theme-based artwork in dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography or visual arts. … Continue reading

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Issue Affecting Laptops and MPC Carts

We are experiencing an issue that is impacting all SPS laptops and MPC carts that are connecting to the SPS network through a wireless connection. Technicians will be deployed to the buildings to correct the issue. Due to the large … Continue reading

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Google Training

Don’t miss the Google Apps training – register today! The event features Google training, instructional uses for Google resources, lunch, snacks and DOOR PRIZES!   EdTechFest Registration and Information

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Open Call for “Wannabe” Technology Superstars

Fall PDA Registration Now Open! Don’t get knocked out or left behind! Join the technology coaches this fall for live performances including Google Apps, Blogging, Tech Tools, and more! Check out the fall line-up and register today! Online Courses Face-to-Face Courses  

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Get in the Google Game

Join us for a day of amazing Google learning and gaming on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at King’s Fork Middle School. Register today! Training and presentations will be conducted by Amplified IT (AKA – Google rock stars).

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Commit to be fit!

Check out the new SPS Wellness site!  

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Odyssey Offline

Odyssey will be updated on October 8 and 9. The program will not be accessible during this time.

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Teacher Directions for Interim Progress Report Process

Interim Progress Report Directions

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Transferring Grades for Students that Transfer Courses in TAC

Transferring scores for students with scheduling changes is working properly in TAC now. Those teachers that have experienced a student transferring will now see they have the ability to add scores where previously they could not. Additionally, teachers with transferred … Continue reading

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EdTechFest Registration

You’ve heard the hype. You have been waiting, waiting, waiting and it is almost here. Don’t miss it! Limited seats available! The EdTechFest (Google Apps Summit) registration opens Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10:00 am. EdTechFest will be held at KFMS … Continue reading

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Odyssey Offline

Odyssey will be updated on October 8 and 9. The program will not be accessible during this time.

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Bullying Awareness

Report Bullying by calling the anonymous Bullying Tipline at 757-538-5483 and completing the Bullying Compaint Form. Examples of Bullying Physical Bullying Physical assaults, such as hitting, pushing, choking, hazing, tripping Taking items such as money, food, or homework Damaging belongings such as … Continue reading

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Email Accounts for Students

Student email is moving into the same organization as Suffolk Public Schools staff. Buildings and students that have not used Google Apps yet will not be impacted. Those students and buildings that used used Google Apps last year will be … Continue reading

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TAC is Ready to Accept Assignments and Scores

All teachers may now enter assignments and grades in the grade book. Thank you for your patience as we worked to set the categories up correctly. Please check the categories assigned to each of your courses on the Grade book > … Continue reading

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High School Teachers – Please Read

High school teachers SHOULD NOT enter categories or assignments in the grade book at this time. We solved the calculation issue with the exam grade that was preventing us from adding categories to grade books. As promised, we attempted to mass add … Continue reading

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Student Email is Moving

To make it easier for teachers to find student email addresses, student email is moving into the same organization as staff. There are other benefits to this move as the district and buildings increase Google Apps usage with students. Buildings … Continue reading

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TAC, Categories and Assignment Entry

All elementary and middle school courses should be set up with categories. Teachers of elementary and middle school courses can now add assignments. We are still working on a calculation error we are seeing with high school courses and for that … Continue reading

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Will you accept the Computer Connection Challenge?

If a pile of cords and computer parts is greeting you upon your arrival to your classroom, will you accept the Computer Connection Challenge? You have 8 days to complete the Challenge. Once you complete the Challenge, post a before … Continue reading

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