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Mark up and complete forms in PDF with Xodo

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:55:01 +0000

A new extension has been pushed out to Chrome and the Chromebooks, the XODO PDF Reader & Annotator. Here is a list of what XODO PDF Reader & Annotator can do: Annotation options Merge PDFs Organize pages: insert, delete, reorder, and rotate pages Access PDFs on Google Drive Online collaboration Multiple view modes and flexible zoom When a […]



Google Groups for staff classes have been created

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:37:49 +0000

Each staff member at Kenton City Schools will have a Google Group created for each of their classes. To see your groups and check who is in the group, you can visit Google Groups. The class Google Groups have a description that start with Class Google Groups – and then your StudentInformation teacher code followed by a […]



New tech department intern – Braxton Walters

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:00:00 +0000

For the 2017-2018 school year Braxton Walters will be assisting the technology department. He is a student at Kenton High School, having deferred graduation for 2017. Mr. Walters will be formally introduced during the teacher work day on August 14th, but he may be working in your classroom before then.



Moodle is now installed for the 2017-2018 school year

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 19:01:46 +0000

The Moodle server for the 2017-2018 school year is now installed. To request a course, click on the Click here to request a course link from the main Moodle page available at moodle.kentoncityschools.org. Log in with your school username and password, and then complete the form to request the course. It will ask why the course is needed, […]



A new look for your MyCatPage

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:26:52 +0000

The KCS MyCatPage will be getting an upgrade over the summer. The look is cleaner, and the links to various resources are better organized. Check it out here and let me know what you like and what you don’t like!



Websites and Adobe Flash

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:30:38 +0000

As some of you have noticed, some sites that use Flash in Google Chrome have been asking you to download Adobe  Flash. The reason is that the major browsers have begun to deprecate Flash because of security and performance issues. This will be a pain for students that use websites with Flash content. The students […]



Text issues with sites on the Chromebooks

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:29:09 +0000

There has been some issues with text overflowing on web sites into areas they shouldn’t be, like this: This is a per user setting, so it will follow the student from Chromebook to Chromebook. To fix the issue you’ll need to check two things as the student logged in to a Chromebook. 1. Chrome magnification […]



Template migration to the new Google Drive Template Gallery

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:08:40 +0000

On February 15, 2017, Google will be transitioning to the new template gallery. If you are using any templates with Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides, you will need to submit them to the new gallery for students to use. The process is, to say the least, convoluted. Find your templates to transfer Visit https://drive.google.com/a/kentoncityschools.org/templates to see […]



Copier and printer set up for 2016

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 18:01:00 +0000

With the new copiers came new printer drivers, which are now being pushed out to machines. Macintosh desktops and laptops directions To verify you have the updates, run Managed Software Update. Managed Software Update will only work when you are on the school network, so for laptop users, you will not be able to complete […]



Replacing iPhoto with Google Photos

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:50:53 +0000

With the recent updates to the Mac systems, there has risen some compatibility issues with different versions of iPhoto and Photos (the replacement of iPhoto). This, coupled with the growing size of pictures is a good reason to switch to Google Photos. Google Photos gives you unlimited space online to store and manage your photos. […]