Chromebook Distribution Events

Reaching to Inspire Student Excellence

Chromebook Information for Parents 

Distribution for Chromebooks will take place on August 6th, 7th & 8th from 5:00PM to 7:00PM and August 9th from 9:00AM to 11:00AM at the District Administration Building located at: 3451 Morton Dr, East Moline.   See Specific Event details below for information on which night/event to attend for your Child.  Each event will flow the in the same direction, see the Event Agenda for more information.

If you registered your student on Monday, August 5th at the Adminstration Building, you MUST attend a seperate distribution event on August 12th from 5:00pm to 7:00PM at the District Administration building.

 

If you have 3rd - 8th grade children in multiple grades in multiple schools, you only need to attend one distribution event.

 

Building and Grade Specific Distribution Nights:

 

August 6th, 2019 - 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Glenview - 5th & 6th Grade Students

Bowlesburg - 3rd & 4th Grade Students

 

August 7th, 2019 - 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Glenview - 7th & 8th Grade Students

Ridgewood - 3rd & 4th Grade Students

 

August 8th, 2019 - 5:00pm - 7:00PM

Wells - 3rd & 4th Grade Students

Hillcrest - 3rd & 4th Grade Students

Glenview - any students who could not make the previous events.

 

August 9th, 2019 - 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Any 3rd - 8th Grade Students who could not make the previous events.

 

Distribution Event Information

Entrance

Upon arrival at the Adminsitration Building please enter the building on the west side of the Building near the loading docks.  Signage will point the way.  You may park on either side of the building.

Registration Verification

Your first stop will be verifying that your child has been properly registered.  There will be tables and staff stationed in this room to assist with this process.  Each student will receive a packet of papers with their Student Login Information, some general instructions and one double sided signature pages.  DO NOT LOSE THESE PAPERS!

Student/Family Presentation

Presentations take place at 5:00PM, 5:40PM and 6:20PM during the night time events and at 9:00AM, 9:40AM and 10:20AM for the day time events. This presentation will cover the expectations for the students for caring for and using their new device at home and at school.  There will also be information for parents on what steps we (EMSD) have taken to ensure your childs safety while using the device.   After the presentation, students and familes will move to the Distribution room for Chromebook distribution. 

Distribution Room

In Step one, each student will have received an information sheet contiaining their EMSD login information, prior to leaving the facility on the day of the event, we ask that you allow your child to login or assist your child with logging in to the Chromebook.  In order to make sure the device is ready for the first day of school and it is properly digitally protected, we need to verify that the device is fully working before you leave with it.  Once your child has logged in, please refer to the Student Information Sheet to make sure that the default applications have loaded and that your child can open their email program.  Once this has been complete, PRIOR to turing the device off, please make sure that a staff member looks at your device and approves it to leave.

Departure

Once all of the steps have been completed, there will be a room set up accross the hallway ffrom the distribution room for any questions you or your student may have.  If you do not have any questions, you are free to leave.  There will be a stack of boxes near the exit of the facility that you may take if you want one.


Day One

On the first day of school, your child should make sure the device is fully charged and ready for school.  The battery on these devices is sufficient to last an entire day at School, so it is strongly recommended that your child leave their charger at home to minimize the risk of loss or theft.  Keeping the device charged at home will be very important.  

 

Headsets/Headphones

We ask that you provide your student with only a simple, inexpensive set of earbuds or earphones for school use.  PLEASE do not send expensive over the ear style or expensive bluetooth or wired style earbuds to school.  Those are fine for home use, but are not necessary for school use.  Loss or theft of earphones/buds is not the responsibility of the schools.