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iPad Collection

Schedule for iPad Collection 2017:

Seniors - iPad, case, cord, and brick
  • First opportunity - Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. in the main lobby
  • Second opportunity - Wednesday, May 24, 2017, during the Senior Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. in the main lobby
  • Students will be provided a receipt confirming the iPad return and will have to present the receipt to receive a cap and gown. 
Freshman, Sophomores, & Juniors - iPad and case 
  • First opportunity - Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the main lobby 
  • Second opportunity - Friday, June 16, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the main lobby
  • Third opportunity - Monday, June 19, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in the main lobby
  • Students are to return the iPad and case before or after an exam. Students should not leave an exam to return items. 
  • Students are not required to return cords and bricks. It is expected that students will reuse the cord and brick in September. Students will not be issued a new cord and brick. 

Please know that our goal is to allow each student to have the iPad until all academic responsibilities have been fulfilled. I am pleased with our progress as a school in using technology to enhance teaching and learning. Your attention to the schedule above and support throughout this collection process is greatly appreciated. 

Thank you,
Mr. Barden 



The following communications regarding the iPad collection process have been emailed to students:


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From: Lussier, Edward <edlussier@methuen.k12.ma.us>
Date: Tue, May 16, 2017 at 10:52 AM
Subject: Senior iPad Collection
To: 


Good Morning Seniors,

iPads will be collected on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th between 7:30-9:00am in the Main Lobby.   


PLEASE DO NOT ERASE YOUR IPAD ON YOUR OWN, it will make the process longer.  All you need to do before you hand it in is:

  1. Clear your passcode or change it to 1234

  2. Sign out of iCloud and the iTunes & the App Store

  • If you're using iOS 10.3 or later, tap Settings > [your name]. Scroll down and tap Sign Out. Enter your Apple ID password and tap Turn Off.

  • If you're using iOS 10.2 or earlier, tap Settings > iCloud > Sign Out. Tap Sign Out again, then tap Delete from My [device] and enter your Apple ID password. Then go to Settings > iTunes & App Store > Apple ID > Sign Out.

  1. Save files that you want to keep to Google Drive (then follow directions at bottom to export everything out of Google Drive to your personal account)


During the turn in process, you will be expected to:

  • Return the school issued iPad you were provided

  • Return the cord, brick, and case that you were provided- please do not bring substitute equipment that you purchased elsewhere.

  • Pay for any unsettled bills (cracked/damaged iPad costs, lost equipment)


When you return the equipment, please be prepared to pay for any unsettled fees.

  • Lost cord- $10

  • Lost brick- $10

  • Lost case- $20

  • Damaged iPad- $45 (for common damages)


We will provide receipts for all payments received.  Any students who owe a fee and are not prepared to pay will be added to the lost book/lost uniform fee list- which needs to be paid prior to graduation.



EXPORTING YOUR DATA:

As you near the end of your High School career, make sure to download a copy of your school Google account as they will be purged on August 1st.


Follow these steps below to export all of your data to another location.

  • go to www.google.com/takeout

  • check/uncheck which Google apps you would like to archive

  • click next

  • leave the default settings on the next screen

  • click create archive

  • Google will package your information, converting google docs/sheets this could take a while depending on how much data you have

  • you will receive an email when your data is ready to download

  • Be sure to download to a personal:

    • thumb drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc.


  • TIP- EASIEST PROCESS WOULD BE TO CREATE A PERSONAL GMAIL ACCOUNT IF YOU DON’T ALREADY HAVE ONE.  ALL DATA CAN BE MOVED EASILY TO THE PERSONAL ACCOUNT.



As always, the tech office is open between 7-9am each day this week if you have any questions.
Congratuations on your upcoming graduation!

Mr. Lussier



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