Laptop users using the Google Drive app to sync

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The end of the Google Drive app used to sync your Google Drive folder on your laptop to the cloud is near. It will stop working on Saturday, May 12th. Google has a replacement, Google Drive File Stream, which I’ve already written about. We will be sending out directions this week on moving to Google […]

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New look for Gmail is now available

Google is rolling out a new look for Gmail, with new features. Besides the new look, there are a few new features that make working in Gmail pretty awesome. Email snoozing Emails may now be snoozed until a later time. This will remove the email from your inbox and make it pop back up at […]

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Increased security of school data on your smartphone

You may have noticed some additional restrictions on your smartphone regarding using your school Google account on your phone. A side effect of setting up Android apps on Chromebooks was the implementation of restrictions before you can use your school Google account on the phone. iPhone users The Google apps (Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, etc.) […]

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Tech PD classes now available

Technology Professional Development classes have been scheduled. A majority of the classes take place on Wednesdays after school from 3:45pm-4:45pm. There will also be several classes scheduled for a three hour block on Saturdays. These classes will be more indepth than the Wednesday classes. For a list of classes and to sign up to attend, visit […]

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Google’s phishing warnings in Gmail

I’ve been asked about a warning showing up in Gmail that looks like this: It is part of Google’s anti-phishing campaign to warn Gmail users when an email may not be what it claims. In this case, Public Schoolworks sends out informational emails with Mrs. Penczarski’s name attached to it. Since Gmail hasn’t seen an […]

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Poster printing for the classroom

Guarded by the sacred Yoda statue is the HP Design Jet T520 24in wide format printer. With it, we can print documents up to 24″ wide by 36″ long. To have a document turned into a poster send an email to helpdesk@kentoncityschools.org and attach the document you would like to be printed (PDF”s preferred), number of copies, […]

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New Google Calendar coming soon

Google is rolling out a new interface for Google Calendar. Google Calendar is currently set to default to the classic calendar, with the new calendar an option. If you would like to check out the new calendar, there is a blue button rolling out to users that will allow you to Use new Calendar. Clicking on […]

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