Taking a Trip to Google Drive

If you have been using Citrix or regularly connect to your Home (H:) Drive to access saved files, then it is time to take a trip to Google Drive!

Every employee with a St. Vrain Valley Schools (svvsd.org) account has a Google Drive for storage and backup. The best part is with your svvsd.org account, you have unlimited storage!

To access your Google Drive on your computer, log into drive.svvsd.org. If you are already logged into your SVVSD email, select the Google apps waffle in the upper right corner then select Drive. It’s that easy!

With Google Drive you will be able to save photos, videos, presentations, PDFs, attachments from Gmail and more. You can also create and collaborate by sharing files or folders of files with others to view, comment and edit. Lastly, if you install the Google Drive app on your mobile device, you will have easy access to your files in the palm of your hand.

For additional assistance with Google Drive, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@svvsd.org or (303) 702-7730 (x57730).

Meet Chris Goodspeed

Help Desk Analyst
Months with DTS: 9

What does your average day look like? Everyday is like listening to shuffle on Spotify for me.  True, I get up, make coffee and drive to work, but when I’m plugged into the Help Desk, the day is different with who I help, how I help and where I help.  My day could consist of resetting passwords to removing malicious software from Google Chrome to designing a welcome screen for National History Day at one of the district schools.  Change and variety makes life good.

What are your favorite things about working for St. Vrain? The top two things I enjoy about working here at St. Vrain DTS is a relaxed atmosphere and how everyone is kind and considerate to one another.  It makes everyday enjoyable!

What are your interests or activities outside of St. Vrain? I love being with my family!  From walking outdoors, cooking in the kitchen and traveling across this nation, being with my family makes it ten times more enjoyable!  I am also a geek.  So I enjoy going to the movies, reading superhero comic books and playing video games on my iPad.  Oh, and I also play bass, guitar and sing.

What is an interesting fact about yourself?  You can find two songs I wrote on Spotify.

Microsoft Windows 10 Update

We want to make you aware of a critical update for users of Microsoft Windows 10 that DTS is coordinating now and will be sent to all machines running Windows 10. This update does not apply to iPads, Chromebook or Macintosh computers.

The critical patches have been issued via LANrev. Infrastructure computers (sign, camera, […]

Wireless Profile Certificate Update

In order to keep all of your devices safe and secure, DTS needs to make an update to your wireless profile, and we need your help! 

What do I need to do?

On the morning of Monday, November 4, 2019, every 1:1 iPad (staff and grades 6-12 student devices) will need to have the new […]



Spoofing is a fraudulent or malicious practice in which communication is sent from an unknown source disguised as a source known to the receiver.What is Email Spoofing?

Email spoofing, also known as “spear phishing”, is one of the best known spoofs. Spoofed emails may request personal account information and appear to be from […]

Suspicious Login Activity Detected from Your Account

Why did I get an email stating that “Google has detected suspicious login activity” in my account?

Each day we see dozens of district logins for students and staff from outside the United States. When our security monitor detects a login from outside the country, an automated warning email is sent to the student […]

New Schedule Look for Schedule in IC.

With the update to IC Version 1933.8 this weekend, there will be a new look and functionality for the Schedule Tab in IC. There are three locations for the Schedule Tab in IC.

Student Information > General > Schedule

Student Information > Health General > Student Schedule

Student Information > Counseling > General > […]

Campus Instruction’s New Look

Campus Instruction has a new look teachers can preview. Please check it out after we take the new version the weekend of September 7th.

After turning it on, go to the Index. The Index has been condensed in to Modules.Please click on each option and explore. 

When/if turning it off, teachers can provide feedback […]

Meet Christine Pisano

Tech Support AnalystYears with St. Vrain: 2

What does your average day look like?My typical day starts out with checking tickets to be done for the day.  Checking and answering email.  I try to get to my schools before they start, so I can fix anything before the students arrive.

What are your favorite […]

SPEAR Upgraded

This summer we upgraded the software for SPEAR, the software used for printing to a copier, and you will notice a few changes. The first thing you may notice is the login screen looks different, but this is only a cosmetic change and does not affect how you log in.

Login screen for SPEAR […]