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21-22 Technology

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All MTSD K-12 students will receive a variety of engaging and rigorous curriculum with the support of a digital device to learn on-campus or at-home for the 21-22 school year.

Device plan

Please review the following important information and links for the upcoming year.

CURRENT STUDENTS GRADES 1-12

All returning MTSD Students should have kept Chromebooks or iPad devices from last school year and return to school with the same device this year too! All K-12 Parents and students should plan to bring devices to and from school charged each day.

Was your student in 2nd or 8th grade last year? If so, they should have turned their device in at the end of the year and will either receive a new one this year or may BYOD if beginning at MIHS.

  • Grade 3 - Receives Chromebooks during the first week of school from their classroom teacher.
  • Grade 9 - May submit a McDowell Chromebook Request Form from August 10 - August 18, 2021
    • Pick Up at McDowell Library August 26, 2 PM - 6 PM or August 27, 8 AM - NOON

Current MIHS and McDowell Students Grade 10-12

  • Request an MTSD Device for the 21-22 School Year
    • McDowell Chromebook Request Form from August 10 - August 18, 2021
      • Pick Up at McDowell Library August 26, 2 PM - 6 PM or August 27, 8 AM - NOON
      • This is only required for grades 9-12 students who will NOT BYOD.
  • Grades 9-12 may Bring Your Own Device with you to school every day!

    NEW MTSD STUDENTS K-8

    Kindergarten - Each student receives an iPad during the first week of school from their classroom teacher.

    Grade 1 - 8

    • If this is your first year with MTSD your teacher or first block teacher will have your device on the first day of school.
    • If you do not receive a device on your first day of school, please notify your teacher, and an IT request will be submitted and completed within 24 hrs.

    McDowell Intermediate & McDowell High School Grades 9-12

    • May submit a McDowell Chromebook Request Form from August 10 - August 18, 2021
      • Pick Up at McDowell Library August 26, 2 PM - 6 PM or August 27, 8 AM - NOON
    • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
    • Grades 9-12 students who are in need of a device for at-home or on-campus learning will be issued a Chromebook upon request.

    NEW! Chromebook Device Insurance Available through October 1, 2021 for Grades 3- 12

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    Benefits of device insurance include:

    • 1-year full coverage for $27
    • Unlimited claims
    • No deductible
    • Covers costs associated with
      • liquid damage, cracked screens, fire, flood, loss/theft, and accidental damages
    PURCHASE DEVICE INSURANCE

    DEVICE REPAIR FEES

    • If insurance is not purchased, the student is responsible for the cost of repairs (Prices may vary)
      • K-2 devices already have AppleCare+
      • Peripherals are not covered (Charger)
      • LCD Screen - $50

      • Keyboard - $20

      • LCD Bezel - $25

      • Top Cover - $25

      • Bottom Cover - $30

      • Palm rest - $30

      • Temporary loaner devices
        • Returned within 3 days (unless assigned device is still out for repair)
        • After 3 days device will be “Locked”
        • After 7 days obligation added to student account for device cost until device returned