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Content Filtering – How do they work?

A content filter is the screening of an incoming web page to determine whether some or all of the page should be displayed or not be displayed to the user. The filter will check the origin or content of a … Continue reading

Delete Apps and Extensions from your Chromebook

Students often add apps and extensions from the Chrome store that “clutter” the Chromebook or slow down the efficiency.  Here are two short videos that show the student how to delete apps and extensions.  It is easy to do and … Continue reading

LSR-7 Changes Student Usernames and Passwords

In an effort to continue to enhance online security, the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is changing student usernames and passwords for the 2017-18 school year. Families will be provided new usernames and passwords during online registration, which opens July … Continue reading

Google Drive – Transfer of Ownership

As we prepare to end the school year, technology would like to alert you to items that may need your attention before you leave for the summer.   Here are some important notes to ensure you don’t lose items in Google … Continue reading

PowerSchool Mobile App Error

The technology department is making you aware of a bug with the Powerschool mobile application not working properly in a particular instance.  The issue only surfaces when parents have a combination of secondary and elementary students.  Parents with secondary only … Continue reading

Phishing Attacks – How to Protect Yourself

Phishing e-mails often attempt to use emotional triggers or appear as if they are coming from a person that you know.  They often have grammar, spelling, and syntax errors, and phrasing that a native speaker would not use.  These e-mails … Continue reading

Security of Your District Account

You wouldn’t go out for the day and leave your front door wide open, right? The same principle applies to the devices you use. You should always lock your screen when you leave your workstation or classroom.  We encourage all … Continue reading

PowerSchool Mobile App for Parents

The district is pleased to announce that mobile access to PowerSchool Mobile has been enabled for the 2016-17 school year for secondary students.  Please note, access on the app is limited to secondary student data.   The app found in … Continue reading