Parent/Guardian access to district Chromebooks

Eastern Carver County Schools is expanding parent/guardian access to the district’s Chromebook security software. As part of our commitment to safe and effective use of technology, parents will be able to view a report of all web traffic on their student’s Chromebook. Web traffic is filtered and monitored on district-provided Chromebooks regardless of where the device connects to the Internet – at home, school, a friend’s house or coffee shop. Sites that are blocked in school remain blocked outside of school. Our monitoring provider is called Securly, for more information about them, visit ·         Look for a weekly email summary report from on Wednesday nights.  Or you may also logon to the Securly web portal anytime using your email address. First time users, enter your email address and click “ Forgot Password?”  to get an initial password. ·         Eastern Carver County Schools monitors all internet access from any device... Continue reading Parent/Guardian access to district Chromebooks

New District Giving Campaign Coming in November

The District 112 Foundation is a non-profit organization separate from the school district with an independent board of directors. For the first time in the district’s 112 years, the foundation will sponsor a charitable giving campaign. The foundation’s goals include supporting student activities, reducing students’ economic insecurity, building an alumni association and creating an endowment fund. Residents of Eastern Carver County Schools will be asked to consider supporting the District 112 Foundation in November. Watch your mailboxes for more information on how to support the foundation. Remember, the District 112 Foundation is separate from Eastern Carver County Schools — individuals have a choice whether to give to the foundation.   One way your students benefit from the District 112 Foundation is through teacher grants. Individual teachers and staff apply for funds from the foundation. Supporting for the District 112 Foundation goes directly back into our schools (this is only... Continue reading New District Giving Campaign Coming in November

New & Improved Chromebook Insurance

Eastern Carver County Schools offers a damage waiver Protection Plan to defray the cost of replacement or repair of district Chromebooks. This is plan is an optional purchase. It covers accidental damage, liquid damage, fire, flood, theft, natural disaster and power surge due to lightning. Theft is covered with a police report. Without protection, families are responsible for the full cost of Chromebook repairs or replacement. Starting this school year, the Protection Plan covers three incidents of repairs or replacement. The cost is $25 for coverage from the date of purchase through the summer of 2018. This protection must be purchased prior to any incident of damage, loss, or theft of the Chromebook for 2017-18 school year. For families that have more than one Chromebook, a maximum of $50 will be charged to cover the multiple devices (Families with more than one Chromebook should go online and sign up for two insurance purchases. For each additional child, contact the tech... Continue reading New & Improved Chromebook Insurance