Author Archives: Christine Lafferty

Monthly Updates

Security updates for the month of May are now available and may be installed by users when convenient, prior to the deadline date. May updates have a deadline date of June 1, 2015 at 3:00 PM. Users may select to … Continue reading

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eSchool Update – Impacts TAC and HAC

The division will be receiving an update to eSchool Plus overnight, Thursday, May 7, 2015. In order to prepare for the update, all eSchool and TAC users will need to be logged out of the system at 3:30 pm on Thursday.

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Have you gone Google?

Are you using Google Apps? How about Google Classroom? Maybe you’ve heard about some of the great resources but don’t know where to start. We want to hear from you. Come to an open forum to share. Tell us what you are … Continue reading

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WHRO Needs Your Input

WHRO will be adding some Magic School Bus titles to eMediaVA. The funds available will allow them to acquire 20 titles. WHRO is requesting teacher input to decide which videos to purchase. Please complete this form to share your opinion. … Continue reading

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Summer Curriculum Writers Needed

Staff members interested in serving as summer curriculum writers please apply by Thursday, April 30, 2015.   2015 Summer Curriculum Development Application-K-12 ANNOUNCEMENT-Summer Curriculum Development Committees_2015  

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Did you serve on the Science Textbook Adoption committee?

Staff members that served on the Science Textbook Adoption committee can earn Recertification and STAR points for the time involved in this important responsibility. Complete the log and submit it to Pam Connor for elementary or Doug Dohey for secondary. All forms … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended — Elementary Summer School Application

Applications are now being accepted for the summer Learning and Enrichment Academic Program, LEAP. Academic teacher applications have closed, but deadline extended for Enrichment Proposals from Teachers. Applications are due to Pam Connor at the School Administrative Office by April 24, 2015. … Continue reading

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Summer Employment for Middle and High School Teachers

Information and applications can be found on this post for teachers and staff interested in the Middle School Summer School, High School Summer School or SOL Academy programs. Middle School Summer School Middle School Summer School Announcement Middle School Teacher and … Continue reading

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New Science Textbook Adoption Surveys

As part of the RFP process to select new science textbooks, parents and staff are encouraged to participate in the evaluation of possible textbooks. Sets of books and kits are available at each school and should be reviewed prior to completing … Continue reading

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Google Nugget

Gain control with some simple keyboard shortcuts for Chrome that will help you work more efficiently. Ctrl + N ~ Opens a new window. Ctrl + T ~ Opens a new tab. Ctrl + Shift + T ~ Reopen the … Continue reading

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Google Nugget

Gain control with some simple keyboard shortcuts for Chrome that will help you work more efficiently. Ctrl + N ~ Opens a new window. Ctrl + T ~ Opens a new tab. Ctrl + Shift + N ~ Opens a new window … Continue reading

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ESY Summer Employment

Applications for Extended School Year Summer Employment are now being accepted. If you are interested in working with the ESY Program please complete the online application. The ESY Program serves special needs students. ESY Application

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Google Nugget

Sharing and collaborating in a Google document is one of the best features of Google Drive. A single file can be shared with up to 200 email addresses and simultaneously edited by up to 50 people. This collaboration is done … Continue reading

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Google Nugget

Sharing and collaborating in a Google document is one of the best features of Google Drive. A single file can be shared with up to 200 email addresses and simultaneously edited by up to 50 people. This collaboration is done … Continue reading

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Thanks to Businesses Making Career Expo Such a Success

24th Annual Career Expo Thursday, April 2, 2015 Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront   2015 Career Expo Business Participants ? BASF ? Beach Ford ? Chick-fil-A ? Children’s Harbor Suffolk ? Coastal Logistics Group, Inc. ? E. V. Williams, Inc. … Continue reading

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Progress Report Update

The Marking Period 3 Progress Report date has been changed and is now March 13, 2015. Marking period dates in eSchool and TAC have been adjusted to reflect the recent changes to the school calendar as a result of the … Continue reading

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Great FREE Resource

Virginia’s residents have access to National Geographic Kids through FindIt Virginia for FREE! National Geographic Kids includes summaries on various topics, books, magazines, images, and videos. A read-a-loud feature is available for all written content. National Geographic Kids has 92 … Continue reading

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Progress Report Process Refresher

Need a refresher on how to complete the progress report process? Progress Report directions now include steps for new students that do not receive a grade when loading. Additionally, directions for kindergarten teachers have been added. IPR Kindergarten IPR Grades 1-12 … Continue reading

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MyAlio Access

Due to an update to MyAlio, users that access the site with Internet Explorer must turn off Compatibility Mode. Firefox20, Chrome26 and Safari6 browsers will work without any issue. How to Turn Compatibility Mode Off in IE

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IEP Plus Maintenance

IEP Plus will be updated at 3:45 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2015. IEP Plus users MUST finalize documents for previous meetings and plan to be out of the system for at least four hours. Users that attempt to make updates … Continue reading

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