Password Changes Coming for Secondary Students

All St. Vrain students should be good digital citizens. In support of that goal, all secondary students will change their password from the default. This change promotes account security for all services including Infinite Campus, Google Apps, etc.  Please look for detailed communications from DTS in the future on the timeline for this great change for your students.

Let us know about your cool digital tools that share PII (It’s the law)

To be transparent about the sharing of student Personally Identifiable Information (PII), St. Vrain has created a form for teachers and principals to report all “on-demand” applications and programs that share student PII with 3rd parties. These will be reported on the Programs page. To learn whether the digitals tools you use are already listed, […]

Look for the Lock

In today’s world of phishing and identity theft, we all need to be aware of our virtual surroundings. On any web page asking you to log in you should see a lock in the address line. If you do not see the lock the page is not up to current security standards.

Chrome

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Google+

Google Plus has been enabled for all staff. As is with other non-core Google apps, DTS is not able to provide complete support of this application.

If you professionally go by a different name than the legal name used in your email address, you can change your display name using Google+. This won’t change […]

Classes/ Moodle Expiration

The district will be discontinuing SVVSD Classes (Moodle) at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. If you are using Classes for any purpose, you will need to backup any data that you would like to keep and make arrangements to use a different system next school year.

If you are using Classes to provide […]

December Help Desk Activity

Work Orders Triaged: 239 – The Help Desk triages incoming Computer work requests.

Phone Calls: 700

Voicemail Messages: 4

Email to Help Desk: 456 – Email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org *Starting in April 2016 all email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org is automatically turned into […]

AirServer update and change to auto-launch

DTS staff will be deploying an update to AirServer soon. This update addresses some stability issues and compatibility with iOS 10.2.

With this update, a one-time setting will be deployed to stop AirServer from launching automatically when logging in to the computer. If you are not using AirServer regularly, please launch it manually as needed. […]

Mac Tech Tip: Show Scroll Bars

On newer Macs scroll bars don’t always appear by default.

To have the scroll bars always appear:

Click on the Apple > System Preferences… > General tab. Find the Show scroll bars section and select Always

November Help Desk Activity

Work Orders Triaged: 416 – The Help Desk triages incoming Computer work requests.

Phone Calls: 747

Voicemail Messages: 8

Email to Help Desk: 309 – Email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org *Starting in April 2016 all email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org is automatically turned into […]

Update on projecting from an iPad

DTS has been working tirelessly to come up with a solution to be able to project from your iPad. Check out the updated status of this project below. (Click on this post title to read more) […]