Presentation BVM School
A 21st Century Learning
Students use technology as an integral tool in their academic
development. Computers are incorporated throughout the school and
utilized throughout the curriculum. Faculty and students use
technology for learning enhancement, communications, presentations,
information management, and research. Technology supports, extends,
and supplements the curriculum content.
Faculty and staff will continue to incorporate technological
advancements to enhance each student's learning experience.
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Pres is wireless. Throughout the school teachers can use their
laptops along with ceiling mounted projectors and SMART Boards:
- to prepare and implement lessons
- to enhance the curriculum
- to provide rigorous and relevant instruction
- to utilize software and the internet
- to employ the United Streaming resource
- to improve communication
- to access school administrative software
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Our networked computer lab has seventeen Pentium IV
multimedia computers, ink jet printers, a color network laser
printer, laptop, ceiling mounted projector and a SMART Board. Each
student is assigned a log on name and password. Networking affords
our students much ease and flexibility while working with files.
Internet access is available on all systems in the lab.
Students use includes MS Office and
curriculum related software; Sammys Science House, Big
Science Ideas, Word Munchers supplement curriculum
instruction. Inspiration and Kidspiration are
available on the server for students use. They also access
curriculum related web sites, Google Earth, and textbook publishers
Each student comes to the lab for instruction at
least once a week, per Archdiocesan guidelines. Students then take
their skills and apply them in each classrooms computer center.
An Eighth Grade Media Club promotes the further
development of students skills, interests, and talents in the area
of digital media. Multimedia reports of school events produced by
the students are televised to the school community.
Along with technology, there are responsibilities.
Please read over and review our Acceptable Use
Every classroom is equipped with four
computer systems. Starting in first grade all systems are networked
and have Internet access.
Each student accesses curriculum related
web sites and utilizes software such as, Ultimate Writing
and Creativity Center, and Jumpstart 3rd Grade.
Starting in 4th grade our students use FASTYPE to
practice keyboarding skills. Microsoft Office as well as
other curriculum related software: How the West was One + Three
x Four, an integrated math program are some of the Middle
School resources. These grades share one network printer on the
second floor for teacher and student use. In addition our Honors
Math students also have four computers for their use.
The Junior High level shares their twelve computers so that each
student will have greater access. The students use Microsoft
Office to create tables, graphs, and slideshow presentations.
There is a network printer available on the third floor.
Our library is equipped with two multimedia computer
systems for research. Several different research programs are
available. These systems have access to the Internet and our school
network. Our library uses an automated cataloging system. Students
can search our inventory of books to find what is currently
available via two browsers.
Presentation BVM School utilizes technology for
increased parent/teacher and teacher/student communication. This
access is via Gradebook, teacher web pages, email, parent
notification system, and weekly family communication.
with the help and encouragement of their parents and teachers, are
well prepared for the secondary level and beyond!
The tech team is a group of parents and faculty
committed to keeping our school and students at the top of the
technological arena. The team meets on a monthly basis. Meetings
generally revolve around the overall technology goals of the school
and the plans to help achieve these goals. Planning, fund-raising,
grant writing, hardware/software acquisitions,
installation/reconfiguration of PC's, and communication are among
some of the many items that are discussed at these meetings.
If you are interested in coming to one of these
meetings or to help out in any way, please contact one of the team
members or email email@example.com
"As we go forward, our focus may
change, but our goals remain the same."
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- SAVE OLD CARTRIDGES AND PUT IN A BAGGIE
- SEND INTO SCHOOL
This is a wonderful source of funds, with no cost to you or
Please ask friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers to save
empty cartridges for you. Your place of employment may be a great
source of cartridges. Please check the list to make certain the
cartridges you are sending in are accepted.
There are two recycling companies that we use. Listed below are
the cartridges accepted by them.
If you should have any questions, please contact Mrs.
Rocks @ 215-379-3798 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Presentation School participates in Computers for
Education on an annual basis. Slips are sent home
requesting completion of names and addresses of family and
friends. We receive points for each completed form.
There is NO obligation to purchase magazines.
Certificates for a Shortie Hoagie
$3.50 and may be purchased at the Scrip Office
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