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 […]

New Technology Menu on School Websites

image of shoes and iPad

DTS has been working with the Office of Communications to standardize the information available to families on school websites. Check out the new Technology menu on your school’s home page, which includes links to iPad information, tips for healthy digital habits, the Family Connections newsletter, and more:

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Did you know…

While school is out, DTS likes to keep busy over the summer.  With the help of our temporary summer crew we are currently working on many projects across the district.

Here are just a few examples of what DTS is doing this summer: 

Replacing 300 lab computers with new units.Replacing all of the mounted […]

New Login Page

Time Frame: Sunday, June 16, 8:00 pmDescription: The login page used to access email and other applications will be updated. This update will include a change in appearance.. 

Affected Systems – The change will begin on Sunday. Only Google Apps and Mail will be affected at this time. Other systems will be migrated to the new page […]

Schoology Teachers Set to Save TONS of Time this Fall

Schoology was introduced to St. Vrain Valley Schools four years ago and the data doesn’t lie. Teachers are using it every day! In fact, we have seen 6,924,388 visits to schoology.svvsd.org from students, teachers, and parents this school year alone.

However, one suggestion we frequently heard was that teachers did not like entering grades […]

Dear Help Desk,

I want to use a new app (or website) with my sixth grade class, what is my first step?~Yours Truly, Miss Direction

Dear Miss Direction,Thanks for asking. The first step is to ALWAYS check the vendor’s Terms of Service and their Privacy Policy to ensure it aligns with Federal, State of Colorado, and SVVS […]

End of the Year Schoology Resources

On May 25th, your courses will be archived. Have no fear, you can still access them! Below are some resources to help you over the summer!

How can I access my archived schoology courses?I am an exiting district employee and a parent. How do I access Schoology as a parent after I leave? Can […]

Meet Steve Rounds

Technical Support Analyst Years with St. Vrain: 6

What does your average day look like? Typically, my days starts the same as most everyone — E-Mail and catching up on it! I’ll review tickets for the day and try to plan an efficient strategy to travel to the schools I need to visit. Most often […]

End Of Life Chromebooks

This summer the 2nd Generation Samsung Chromebooks are now going end of life.  This means that they will no longer be supported by Google or DTS and will not work for next year’s state assessments.

In addition, these devices will no longer get critical security updates, making them a risk for all other devices in […]