The Montevideo School Board met in the district board room at the middle school on Monday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m.

The Montevideo School Board met in the district board room at the middle school on Monday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m.

Scott Ripley updated the board on the one-to-one technology initiative. This will be the second year that the school will be providing Chromebooks to all students, grades 6 and above, as the district is providing more technological resources to younger grades.

A full classroom set of Chromebooks was added to grade levels 4 and 5, and 16 touchscreen Chrome­books and a fixed charging station were added to each classroom in Ramsey Elementary School. Ad­ditionally, Android tablets were added for Kinder­garten, and each Sanford classroom now has 15 tablets. Overall, the district now owns 1,363 Chromebooks, 78 tablets, and 453 computers.

Newly installed this year is a Cisco Meraki wireless network. The district now has 150 access points, and all access points were installed and operational by the first day of school.

The total cost of this project was $100,000, but with funding from the federal government, the district only paid $30,000.

Ripley showed a map of the high school, where all the access points are located at the high school. The interactive map showed usage of the wireless network throughout the day.

Ripley also spoke about an add-on module called Go Guardian, where teachers are able to view students’ screens and browsing activity, lock student screens, and limit browsing choices during classtime in order to maximize efficiency and time management.

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