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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

Senior Class Google Account Information

As you begin to count down the days toward graduation, we would like to give you notice about your school email and Google Drive account. Your account will remain active through June 2016, however if you are communicating with colleges, … Continue reading

Phishing – Be Aware

Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Please be aware of any email that you receive that … Continue reading

Understanding Google Hangout and Email Features

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship Information The Internet is an important resource for both children and adults and is an increasingly vital learning tool within our schools. The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is continuing to partner with families to … Continue reading

The Red Page – I’m Blocked!

The content filter is set to allow sites based upon a policy attached to each user.  In the district we have four policies that impact the majority of our users.  Those are: Staff Policy, Elementary Student Policy, Secondary Student Policy … Continue reading

Oops! There is an Error!

Technology is often asked about issues with the content filter and why the “Oops Error” is appearing.  The content filter is based on user identification and if there is an error in that identification it can cause various problems.  One … Continue reading

Apps and Extensions Gone Wild

Google Chrome apps and extensions work like regular programs for desktop computers, but they only work on Chromebooks and the Chrome web browser.  The district manages student Chromebooks in Google Apps for Education (GAFE) console.  The admin console allows staff … Continue reading

Internet Offer for Families

The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District has been in partnership with EveryoneOn to increase home access to the Internet. EveryoneOn is a national non-profit organization created to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service accessible to all … Continue reading