About a year ago, I turned every hanger around in my closet. As I wear shirts I put the items back with the hanger facing the correct way. New clothes also get correctly facing hangers. Why do this? I do this because it’s easy to glance in my closet and see what has not been worn in a year. There… Continue Reading It is time to clean out the closet.
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Synergy – Impact of Non-Standard Marks on Final Grades (Secondary only) Synergy uses a customization to calculate final grades. The calculation will not work if a student has received a non-standard marking period grade at any point. Examples of non-standard grades are: M – Medical, IP – In Progress, P – Progress, etc. A final grade will need to be… Continue Reading Synergy
Synergy New Year Rollover Every year several processes must be run to close out the previous school year and prepare for the new year. The rollover to close out 2021/2022 will be slightly different this year due to the recent school boundary and policy changes, as well as Synergy running a summer environment. The final rollover processes will begin on… Continue Reading Synergy End of Year Checklist:
Percentage of parents/guardians logged into ParentVUE from March 1 – March 31, 2022: Elementary – 12% (Elementary Schools and Martin School) Secondary – 26% (Middle schools and Campus) ParentVUE – Online Fee/Obligation Payments In April we highlighted the ability in ParentVUE for parents/guardians to pay for fees/obligations online via a payment system called MySchoolBucks. This functionality was originally implemented for… Continue Reading Synergy ParentVUE
Phase 1 – May 16, 2022, through June 9, 2022 The Office of Technology will be completing the first phase of our annual inventory of all technology devices within your building beginning May 16, 2022, through June 3, 2022. We will provide a schedule to complete this inventory including actual dates/times the inventory team will be coming to your building. Tentative… Continue Reading Technology Inventory
ParentVUE offers translation and can be set by the parent/guardian, but also by staff. Instructions on how parents/guardians can set the set the language, as well as staff, are available below.
Phase 1 – May 16, 2022 through June 9, 2022 The Office of Technology will be completing the first phase of our annual inventory of all technology devices within your building beginning May 16, 2022 through June 9, 2022. We will provide a schedule to complete this inventory including actual dates/times the inventory team will be coming to your building. We… Continue Reading Technology Inventory
SDoL provides a Guest network within the District. This network is for use by NON-SDoL employees, such as presenters, vendors, TW Ponessa, health clinics, student teachers, non-classroom use, etc. The SDoL guest network should not be used with district-owned devices or personal devices such as phones, smartwatches, laptops, etc. Any device that is allowed to connect to the SDoL Guest… Continue Reading SDoL Guest Network
We are continuing our work with sharing tips on ParentVUE as well as the percentage of parents/guardians that actively logged into the application each month. For January 1 – January 31, 2022, the breakdown is as follows: Elementary – 8% (Elementary Schools and Martin School) Secondary – 26% (Middle Schools and Campus) Below is a helpful tip on how parents… Continue Reading ParentVUE
Please use caution when viewing emails. Some email messages look like legitimate business inquiries but then ask for usernames and passwords. Official SDoL communication (and most business communication) will never ask for your username or password. Also, do not click on any links in a suspicious email. Clicking on unknown links can have far-reaching consequences including compromising your computer. If… Continue Reading Phishing and Abusive Emails