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  • End-of-the-Year Tablet Return Procedure

    Seniors (Class of 2015)

    • Begin turning in Fujitsu tablets upstairs in the library at 8:30 a.m. on May 4, 2015.

    • Deadline for turn-in is noon on May 8, 2015 ($50 late fee will be charged).

    • Return power cord and pen (not case).

    • Damage assessment fees will be emailed to both parent and student by May 15, 2015. Damages must be paid online prior to graduation.

    Underclassmen

    • Begin turning in Fujitsu tablets in the back of the library at 8:00 a.m. on May 26, 2015.

    • Deadline for turn-in is noon on May 29, 2015 ($50 late fee will be charged).

    • Return power cord and pen (not case).

    • Damage assessment charges will be emailed to both parents and students. Charges must be paid online prior to tablet training.  No student will not take possession of the new computer with outstanding charges.

    Sale of Fujitsu T730 Computers

    We are selling our current model Fujitsu T730 computers for $250. For a complete list of specs and to order, go to the STM WEBSITE.  The computers come with:

    • Windows 7

    • Microsoft Office 2010

    • 120gb solid state hard drive

    • Higher Ground case

    • Power charger

    • Stylus

    *Please note that you will still have to turn in your computer by the deadline date.  Once it is repaired and re-imaged, it will be distributed to buyers.

    Tablet Training

    On the assigned training dates, students will receive a Fujitsu T935 and a Higher Ground case.  Students must bring policy permission forms (signed by both the parent and student) on the day of the training.  Forms will be emailed home a week prior to the training date.  No student will be allowed to take the computer home without first turning in the required forms.

    Returning Students

    All returning students must pay outstanding damage charges and attend a 3-hour tablet training prior to receiving the Fujitsu T935 computer.

    • Class of 2016 - July 14, 2015; 9 a.m.-noon

    • Class of 2017 - July 16, 2015; 9 a.m.-noon

    • Class of 2018 - July 22, 2015; 9 a.m.-noon

    *Any training date conflicts should be emailed to training@stmcougars.net.

    New Students

    All freshmen and new upperclassmen must attend a 9-hour tablet training prior to receiving the Fujitsu T935 computer. Students sign up for from one of the following dates HERE.

    • June 24-26, 2015; 9 a.m.-noon

    • July 8-10, 2015; 9 a.m.-noon

    *Any training date conflicts should be emailed to training@stmcougars.net.

     

  • OneTab Add-on

    Save up to 95% memory and reduce tab clutter in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox by using the One Tab add-on.  Rather than having a ton of tabs open in the browser, you can click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list.  When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once.  Find OneTab in the Chrome and Mozilla stores now.

  • Re-imaged?  Now what?

    Once your tablet has been re-imaged, many of your tablet settings are lost.  Your Google Drive will also need to be synced again.  The pen may need calibrating, etc, etc. etc.  Below, find a guide with some of the basic settings you may want to adjust to get your tablet back up and running the way you like it.  

    Tablet Settings after Re-Imaging

    How to Backup before Re-Imaging

  • Tablet Training Resources

    Regardless of how long you have been using the tablet, you are likely to forget basic and not-so-basic skills.  Below find a folder with all the resources from this summer's tablet training.  We hope they help you get back in the swing of school.  

  • Don't Forget to SYNC

    Follow THESE INSTRUCTIONS to sync your OneNote notebooks to Microsoft OneDrive and never worry about backing them up again.  It is especially helpful when you have to get a loaner.  You can download your notebooks onto the loaner from OneDrive within minutes.  In addition, the Microsoft OneNote app allows you access to your notebooks anywhere, any time. 


     

  • Customize Your Moodle Homepage

    Customize your user homepage in Moodle so you can see the courses you want to see in the order in which you want to see them.  No longer will you have to scroll down or search for the course you are looking for, especially those pesky hidden courses.

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  • Helpful HOTKEYS

    Most STM students spend more time browsing the web than in any other application.  Why not browse more efficiently.  Here are several more browser hotkeys to help you step up your game.

    • Ctrl+Tab = Switch to the next tab
    • Ctrl+Shift+Tab = Switch to the previous tab
    • Ctrl+Shift+T = Reopen the last closed tab
    • Ctrl+T = Open a new tab
    • Ctrl+N = Open a new browser window
    • Alt+F4 = Close the current window
    • Ctrl+F5 = Reload and skip the cache
    • Escape = Stop
    • Alt+Home = Open homepage
    • Ctrl and + = Zoom in
    • Ctrl and - = Zoom out
    • Ctrl+L = Focus the address bar so you can begin typing
    • Ctrl+F = Open the in-page search box to search on the current page
    • Ctrl+G = Find the next match of the searched text on the page
    • Ctrl+H = Open the browsing history
    • Ctrl+D – Bookmark the current website
    • Ctrl+P – Print the current page
    • Ctrl+S – Save the current page to your computer

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