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August 2, 2021 | New Technology For Staff & Students for 2021/22 School Year

Posted August 2, 2021

We are thrilled to begin the 2021-22 school year with a districtwide technology refresh for all students and staff! 

  • STAFF
    • Each certified staff member has received a 12.9” iPad Pro, Magic Keyboard with trackpad, and Apple Pencil.
    • 20 iPad Pro sets have been purchased for use by student teachers.
    • We also plan to reuse approximately 300 5th Generation iPads, with 300 new cases, for Educational Assistants.
  • STUDENTS
    • ELEMENTARY: Each student will receive a 10.2” iPad and a Logitech digital stylus. K-2 students will also receive a protective STM case; 3-6 students will receive a Logitech Rugged Combo case with built-in keyboard.
    • SECONDARY: Each 7-12 student will receive a 10.9” iPad Air, an Apple Pencil and a Logitech Keyboard Case with trackpad.

These tools will be provided for all students once school begins; please watch for additional details from your building principals.

We have a video, highlighting the positive impact technology has in our district, and our exciting changes as we head into the 2021/22 school year. We encourage you to watch for yourself; the video is posted below.

As part of this refresh, we are also selling thousands of previously-used devices, available for sale to anyone. The devices have been picked up by District Technology teams and are now in the process of being sorted, cleaned, and having the hard drives zeroed and reinstalled with a base operating system. Our current target is to have the sale the week of August 23rd. Specific dates have yet to be determined, but we will post all updates, including details on the technology up for sale, here: https://sites.google.com/westside66.net/2021-wcs-tech-sale/home 

Thank you for your support! We are excited to provide you with state of the art technology for a brand new school year!

Westside Community Schools