Mwy 2014 Update

Posted by Merri Lynn Colligan on 5/1/2014

Teacher Computer Refresh

 

The District has purchased the teacher laptops for distribution this Summer. The laptop will be a MacBook Pro with the following specifications:

13-inch Display

2.5GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to
3.1GHz


4GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x2GB

256GB Solid-State Drive


SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) Backlit Keyboard

3-year AppleCare Protection

 

Please remember it is the user’s responsibility to back up files before submitting their machine for upgrade.

Project

Buildings

Target Installation Date

Replace Teacher and Administrative Laptops

All Schools

Summer 2014



 

New World: Finance and Human Resource System

The district will “go live” a new finance and HR system July 1, 2014.

Administrative computer upgrades will proceed May to August. The training schedule for New World will be distributed by the Finance Department.

 



Career and Technical Education Lab Upgrade

Over the summer, the district will be updating four career and technical education computer labs located at Huron, Pioneer and Skyline High Schools.

 

School

Room

Device

Quantity

Huron

ROOM 4201 Business CTE Lab

Windows Desktops

27

Huron

ROOM 4204 Business CTE Lab

Windows Desktops

27

Pioneer

ROOM C304 (PC Lab)

Windows Desktops

27

Skyline

B210 Engineering lab

Windows Desktops

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

Projector Upgrade Project

Each Building will have their classroom projectors replaced with a new HD mounted projector focused at the whiteboard. All TVs and VCRs will be removed from classrooms at the time of install. A few VCR/Projector carts will be available for circulation in each building to show VHS materials if needed. 20 buildings have been completed. The following timeline provides the schedule by building for Phase 3 and 4:

 

Buildings

Target Installation Timeline

Abbot, Burns Park, Dicken, Eberwhite, Haisley, King, Mitchell, Northside, Thurston, Wines

2013-14 School Year

Forsythe, Slauson, Tappan, Skyline

Summer 2014



Infrastructure Upgrade Project:

• Each classroom will receive two Category 6 data drops 1 for the teacher and 1 for the students

• Each building will receive updated network switches

• Each building will have complete wireless coverage

18 buildings have been completed. The following timeline provides the schedule by building for Phase 3 and 4

Buildings

Target Installation Timeline

Abbot, Burns Park, Dicken, Eberwhite, Haisley, King, Mitchell, Thurston, Wines

2013-14 School Year

Forsythe, Slauson, Tappan, Huron, Skyline, Northside, Balas

Summer 2014