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SMCHS Technology Services - One-to-One Tablet PC Program?

Technology services at SMCHS is provided by two departments.
 
  • Information Technology Department handles all the hardware devices and connections required to use technology here on campus.  This Department is the primary operational center for making sure network, connections and devices are always working.
 
  • Ed Tech Department handles all the training and teacher support for learning how software works and making sure the correct software is being used in the classrooms.  All students are also given instructions when entering SMCHS from the Ed Tech Department on how to your their device. 
 
What is included in the SMCHS One-to-One Tablet PC Program?
  • A dynamic curricular experience.
  • Use of a state-of-the-art Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga
  • Tablet sleeve
  • Access to spare tablets for quick exchanges while student device is in for repair.
  • Spare parts sold at the Campus Store (battery, power cords, and styluses).
  • Latest Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, etc.).
  • Classroom management and collaboration software (Class Policy).
  • Antivirus protection.
  • Learning Portal Online Learning Management System.
  • Onsite repairs at the SMCHS Tech Service Center.
  • Limited Accidental Damage Protection.
  • Standard Lenovo Warranty.
  • Onsite technical support from Tech Service Center and Ed Tech.
  • Wireless network access in every classroom with technical support.
  • Fast internet connectivity.
  • Internet Content Filtering.
  • Upgraded robust infrastructure, storage, and security.
  • Extensive faculty training on the use of the program.
  • Student training on the use of the program from the Ed Tech Department.
 
Student are given an opportunity at the end of the school year to purchase their device.  Many students don't take the opportunity to purchase the devices and the devices are then placed on tables for purchase by anyone.  You can purchase a device by Clicking Here to Purchase a Tablet  and the Tech Service Center staff will work with you to obtain a device AFTER you have submitted a order online..