Category: Internet and Networks

Internet Service Providers serving households in the St. Vrain Valley*

Nextlight Internet – Longmont Comcast/Xfinity Internet – Longmont, Erie, Firestone, Frederick, Dacono, Berthoud, Altona, and Hygiene. Century Link Internet – Longmont, Erie, Firestone, Frederick, Dacono, Berthoud, Mead, Altona, and Hygiene TDS Telecom – Bellevue, Berthoud, Estes Park, Mead, Johnstown, Milliken Lyons Communications – Lyons and some surrounding areas Rise Broadband – Front Range, I-25 and …

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Understanding Family Home Filtering and Restriction Scenarios

This document outlines several options for families to filter the Internet connection available to their students.   Be aware that no filtering option is perfect – all services will block some useful sites and let through some problematic ones.  No technological solution is a substitute for regular conversations and mentoring with your student(s) about their online …

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Virtual Private Network Options for the St. Vrain Valley School District

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Connecting a District Chromebook to Your Home Wi-Fi

If a network list doesn’t pop up, click on the Wi-Fi icon in the bottom right corner of the login window. Make sure Wi-Fi is turned on and click on your home Wi-Fi network or hotspot. Enter your Wi-Fi or hotspot password, if necessary. Sign into the chromebook with your district username and password.

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How to Connect to svvsd-guest Wi-Fi

Below are printable instructions to show non-district devices and guests how to connect to the svvsd-guest Wi-Fi. The PDF file is 2-up on an 8.5″ x 11″ (Letter Size) page. Besides being able to cut it in half, it can also be folded over and used as a table tent.

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Using Cisco Check Point Endpoint Security to Access the St. Vrain Valley School District Virtual Private Network

Instructions for using the CheckPoint Remote Access VPN.

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Requesting a URL/Content to be blocked or unblocked.

Any staff member who believes a site violates the guidelines the SVVS Responsible Use Policy or the SVVS URL/Content Filtering Philosophy should contact DTS to report the site. The web filtering team, which is comprised of Network Engineers, Learning Technology Support Specialists, and the IT Operations and Infrastructure Manager, will review the site and make a recommendation …

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SVVSD URL/Content Filtering Philosophy

The SVVSD Responsible Use Policy (JS, http://bit.ly/PolicyJ) states the district shall take reasonable steps to protect students from accessing material and information that is obscene, pornographic or otherwise harmful to minors. In an effort to meet this requirement, DTS makes every effort to block sites containing the following: Pornography- Materials with the primary intent to …

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YouTube Filter Information

This page was designed to help you navigate the YouTube filter when you are at a site covered by the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) Wi-Fi network. You will find information on the following: How YouTube’s filter impacts students and teachers How instructional staff can gain access to view all YouTube videos and approve …

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