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Arlington, VA 22207
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Thursday, August 27, 2015


  • Trouble with your MacBook over the summer? Charger stop working? Mouse over "Students," and click "MacBook Air Support" for details on the technical support procedure. Follow the usual procedure when you return to school. 

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  • Please join us for the 2015 New Student Orientation on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM. Students will meet in the auditorium. (Please bring your schedule.) Parents will meet in the cafeteria. 

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  • selfservice The latest upgrade to the Personalized Digital Learning MacBooks includes an upgrade to the newest operating system, Yosemite. This upgrade takes a total of approximately 90 minutes, all of which requires connection to the APS network. (You may connect at any APS site or school.) Some updates that take place on the computer after installation may take longer, but do not require a connection.
    Step One: Download 
    • Go to "Self Service" from your Dock or Applications folder
    • Find “Download (Only) Yosemite OS X” under the Featured tab
    • Click Download
    • Read the pop-up, then click Download
    Step Two: Install 
    • Open or Refresh (House button) Self Service
    • Find “Upgrade to Yosemite OS X” under the Featured tab
    • Click Upgrade
    • Read pop-up, then click Upgrade
    • You’ll be prompted about a restart in 1 minute, hit OK
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  • Teachers with newly-reimaged workstations can activate Smart Notebook 15 by following the directions from Information Services posted here: https://2847.apsva.us/hc/en-us/articles/206246288?flash_digest=85be008363f02cd453fbd900c2e414b1036eea20. OneLogin authentication is required to view the Help Desk document.

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  • As explained at the time they were distributed, Grade 9 students will take their MacBook Airs home over the summer, as all students will each summer as part of the Personalized Digital Learning program. Please take a moment to review the APS Internet Safety materials online by clicking here
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  • School accident insurance is available. Click Here for more info.
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