Office of Technology

Information Technology Updates

Published on December 23, 2020 in Office of Technology

Synergy Documentation and Storage Notice Please read the latest Tech Highlights article regarding Synergy documentation and storage. Elementary Updates A small change is taking place for elementary teachers in regards to linking assignments to subject specific courses and not homeroom.  Click here to read more! Elementary Gradebook and Report Card Training Several training sessions and open Zoom sessions are being… Continue Reading Information Technology Updates

Parent/Guardian Portals

Published on November 11, 2020 in Office of Technology

The district recognizes the importance of parent/guardian engagement and involvement in their child’s education, and multiple applications used across the district allow parents/guardians to monitor their child’s progress. Right now, ParentVUE is the only parent portal that is approved and managed by the district. Any parent/guardian application portal that a building chooses to implement must be managed by that building… Continue Reading Parent/Guardian Portals

Synergy Updates

Published on September 30, 2020 in Office of Technology

Synergy Browser Compatibility Synergy no longer supports the use of Internet Explorer. While Chrome has always been the preferred browser, some users have been experiencing issues when accessing Synergy through Internet Explorer. Incident Referral Location Added To accommodate distance learning and referral documentation, a new location of “Offsite – Virtual Learning” has been added in Synergy. End users also have… Continue Reading Synergy Updates

Intranet Files Cleanup

Published on September 30, 2020 in Office of Technology

Please continue to clean up the documents in your areas of the Intranet. We are still striving to have a centralized document repository in place in the first quarter of 2021.

Hand Building Name Change – Synergy

Published on August 20, 2020 in Office of Technology

The temporary name change from Hand Middle School to Southeast Middle School has been completed in Synergy. Any historical references to Hand Middle School will be replaced with the temporary name. This includes enrollment reports, report cards, transcripts, etc.

Synergy Data Validations

Published on August 20, 2020 in Office of Technology

As announced in Tech Highlights at the end of June, data validations are now being added to Synergy to ensure data accuracy and lessen data entry errors. A data validation dashboard has been created with helpful information a directory of the errors. Additional errors will be added, including errors for discipline. Any questions regarding data validations should be directed to… Continue Reading Synergy Data Validations

Your Action Needed: Laptops Require Windows Updates

Published on August 20, 2020 in Office of Technology

The Office of Technology continues to offer support for laptop and iPad issues. Please take a few minutes to test your devices and let us know if you need any repairs or assistance. Laptops do require Windows updates on a routine basis; this can be accomplished outside or inside the SDoL network. Please review the FAQ-Windows 10 Updates document for… Continue Reading Your Action Needed: Laptops Require Windows Updates

Back to School iPad Distribution

Published on July 23, 2020 in Office of Technology

Please review the iPad Distribution instructions with FAQs.  Should you still have questions after reviewing this information, please contact Terry Tippett. Key Takeaways: iPads will be delivered to buildings between July 27, 2020 and August 5, 2020. The goal is to begin distribution on August 10, 2020 and for every student to have the necessary resources prior to the August 24,… Continue Reading Back to School iPad Distribution

Synergy Rollover

Published on June 24, 2020 in Office of Technology

The final Synergy rollover is scheduled for Monday, June 29th. Unlike previous years, the rollover will only take one day to complete. We will be locking users out of Synergy on Monday, June 29th to ensure that data isn’t being changed while we run final data processes. Users will be able to log back into Synergy on Tuesday, June 30th,… Continue Reading Synergy Rollover