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Issue 7 - 11-15-18

 
News and Updates:

Name Change -  We changed the name from IT Weekly to IT Periodic-ally. 
Facebook - Did you know we are on Facebook? https://www.facebook.com/canoncityschoolsit/ 
Buck The System (BTS) Schedule - We will be at Access and then MVCKS on November 28.  When will we be at your building?
 
 Hunter

Hunter Dean-Moore, our IT Systems Manager, on center stage at the S.T.E.A.M. career pathway presentation at CCHS today. 

CCHS's Freshman English Classes were presented with information regarding each of the 4 Pathways and careers that lie within each of those during this first half of this year.

Hunter sat on a panel with 3 other local employers representing careers within the STEAM Pathway.

Photo Credit: Mike Fry

 
Infinite Campus News and Updates: 
      Keep up to date on news for our district's Infinite Campus: https://it.canoncityschools.org/apps/pages/icnews
 
Issue with Logoff Resolved- There was an issue reported with Infinite campus and Google logoff. In Infinite Campus, when a user was logging out of the system it also logged them out of Google. Also, when staff were in Infinite Campus for a period of time, Infinite Campus automatically log them out after a period of time and this also logged them out of Google. There was a support ticket on this and it seems to have been resolved. Please enter a work order if you are still seeing this issue.
 
 - Turn on the NEW Beta Students App in Instruction (click here to see how to turn on inside Campus Instruction 
The Students app allows teachers to efficiently view and modify data for specific students within their classes. Students can be easily searched for and once selected, all tools within the app are specific to that student's records. 
 
- Update Scheduled for 11/16 10:00 pm
Release 1845.3 -  Click here for full release notes, a few enhancements and bug fixes.
 
 - Messenger Emails - There is a bug with emails going on in Messenger. Email messages for general notifications, attendance, behavior, missing assignments, etc. We are hoping this will be resolved in an upcoming release. If you are unsure if your emails are going out via Infinite Campus Messenger, you can go to Messenger, Sent Messages Log. 
What were we working on this week?
  • Shaun: - Surveillance system upgrades, Photocopier badge reader configs, Erate, Bond construction planning for CCMS and WASH, Fixing broken fiber line between Harrison and Mountain View
  • Mike: My first priority is to synergistically provide access to flexible technological learning systems so that we can work together to deliver the kind of results that our students, parents, teachers, and supervisors expect and deserve. Keeps me pretty busy.
  • Kristen:  Auditing scanned files of student records and updating the admin phone list.
  • Elizabeth: 3rd Grade Standards adjustments, Report Card Problems, Permissions in Infinite Campus, Signs for Access Building, Work orders. 
  • Hunter:  Install replacement battery backup at CCHS, software updates, fine tune email alerts from systems, being grumpy...
  • Daniel: iLearn Collaborative PD for Staff, District-wide instructional tech support
  • Roger
  • Chase
  • Rachel
  • Christina:  So far this week we have been working on BSOD's, scanning capabilities with staff, printing issues for students and sharing printers.

 SelfieTurkey
First TEN Canon City Schools Staff to email Elizabeth Gamache a SELFIE with a Turkey TECHIE
(somebody from the Canon City Schools IT Department) has a chance to win a Turkey or some other fun stuff!
Contest closes on Friday Nov 16th, 2pm!
H u r r y !
 
 
Have a great Thanksgiving Break!
IT Department