Ascension School

          Chesterfield, MO

 

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Infrastructure:

  • 10/100 Ethernet Network

  • High Speed T1 access to the Internet

  • Servers  - Windows based

  • Network access in all classrooms, offices, and library

  • Platforms supported -- Windows, Chrome OS, iOS

  • Software Applications supported -- Microsoft Office (2010, 2007), Micro Worlds Ex (Logo Programming), Hyper Studio 5.0,  Accelerated Reader, Type to Learn 4, ActivInspire for the Promethean ActivBoard.

  • Google Apps for Education approved school.

  • FastDirect School Information System provides online grading for teachers, online access to student grades for parents and students, communication with parents, and data management for the administration hosted by FastDirect Communications

  • School website www.ascensioncatholicschool.org maintained by Technology Staff hosted by Windstream

  • School email addresses for faculty and staff hosted by Windstream

 

 

Smith Technology Room:

The Smith Technology Room is equipped with 30 computers, one printer, an Elmo document reader, and a Promethean ActivBoard with LCD projector.

 

iPad Cart:

30 iPad devices

These devices may be scheduled by any teacher for classroom instruction or enrichment. 

Chromebook Carts:

60 Chromebook devices / 3 carts of 20

These devices may be scheduled by any teacher for classroom instruction or enrichment. 

Classrooms:

Classrooms are equipped with Promethean ActivBoards, projectors, and Elmo document reader.  In addition, 20 iPads shared among K-3rd grades.

 

 Library:

The library is equipped with six computers (four Chromebooks for search stations, one PC for circulation desk, one PC for administrative) and one laser printer.

The library is fully automated using the Follett Company's Destiny library application.  The on-line catalog is accessible from any computer on the school network. All library materials are bar-coded for automated circulation and inventory.