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Monday, August 3, 2015

ELI update

August Technology Update
ALL online pre registration through infosnap must be completed before the first day of school(or receiving a device). Any students with devices who do not have the infosnap information complete will have to return their device until all online pre registration has been completed.
**Device Services is located at the Old Berry Campus. Our hours are Monday-Thursday 8 am-3 pm and Friday 8 am-2 pm. Our address is 2826 Columbiana road Hoover, AL 35216.

2015-2016 Device Protection Plan Information
As of August 1, 2015 the Device Protection Plan is available to be purchased on My School Fees. Information about the Device Protection Plan:
  1. The Protection Plan runs school year to school year. So it must be purchased every school year to have your device covered.
  2. It covers 2 breaks per school year at no additional charge. If the device is lost or stolen, the protection plan allows for a reduced fee.
  3. Students must have the protection plan to keep their device for the summer.
For more information, please see the Engaged Learning Initiative (ELI) Handbook on our website www.hcseli.com
***To pay for the protection plan, go online to www.myschoolfees.com. Log in, select Hoover IT Department (not your child’s school), you may have to add them as a student, select your student from the drop down menu, and select device fees. We cannot accept money at the Old Berry Campus. All fees should be paid online.

Device Checkout/Swap
Any students who have not picked up their device and wish to before school starts may come to the Old Berry Campus this week (August 3-7) between 9 am-2 pm. Seniors and Juniors may also swap out their ipads for chromebooks this week during those same hours. Please see previous email for specific instructions on handout once school starts.
The last day for Seniors and Juniors to return iPads for chromebooks is August 13th (first day of school). This date has been changed due to August 10th being institute for all HCS staff. Any students who have lost or locked iPads must fill out this form before August 13th. There is a $50 fee for any devices that are lost or unable to turn off find my iPad.

This fee can be paid by going to www.myschoolfees.com. Log in, select Hoover IT Department (not your child’s school), you may have to add them as a student, select your student from the drop down menu, and select device fees.
We cannot accept money at the Old Berry Campus. All fees should be paid online.


Procedures Once School Begins
  1. Students needing repairs, reporting a lost/stolen device, or new students trying to obtain a device must fill out a service request on our website www.hcseli.com Please follow the instructions the service request gives for what to do next.
  2. We must have a police report for any lost/stolen devices before receiving a new device.
  3. ALL fees owed to technology must be paid online through My School Fees.We cannot accept payment in our office.