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CometNet – New and Improved

At long last, CometNet has been reworked and updated. In addition to the new layout and design, CometNet has a framework that will allow authorized staff to automatically post files and documents. A big thank you to James Nelson for installing the new software and migrating our files and forms from the old server to […]

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Phone Problems

Well, it looks like the main PBX unit at the District Office is cooked (a technical term for “very broken”). The AdminPBX, as it’s called, left me a voice message late Sunday night announcing that a power supply and a hard-drive had suddenly stopped functioning. Upon further investigation early Monday morning and a tech support […]

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Educational Technology

Clicking with Mr. Luft

More great press for PM teachers and technology in the classroom. Gary Luft’s use of Interactive Response Systems landed on the front page of the Lancaster New Era. Check out the article here. In a nutshell, the system is a wireless polling kit that  allows each classroom student to respond to a teacher question. Think […]

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Bonnie is a Winner

You may have heard that Bonnie Gambler at Central Manor recently won a full wireless computer lab from CDWG. The prize is valued at $50,000. Way to go Bonnie- you deserve it! The Lancaster News article is available here: http://local.lancasteronline.com/4/206997

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New Sapphire Gradebook Updates

Penn Manor just received the new version of the Sapphire Gradebook. Here’s the scoop and change details from K12 Systems: