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COVID-19 Communications Resources & Webinars

Posted by Cher Scholl on Mar 12, 2020 8:42:45 AM

SchoolPointe began conducting webinars regarding communications to your districts community about the Coronavirus. We have completed two successful webinars so far with two more this week and spots are still available. During this webinar, learn the best ways for your district to communicate confidently to your parents, staff, and students. Not only will we be showing you examples of how customers are already providing their communities with centralized Coronavirus Update pages, but we will show you how to post your communications of school closings, alerts, cancellations all with one post, and share to multiple platforms with ease. Below are resource pages that include the latest video of our Coronavirus Communications Plan, and different links to help your district during your time of planning.

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Topics: schoolcommunication, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Upgraded Features Available For Use Now

Posted by Cher Scholl on Oct 25, 2019 4:32:16 PM

Before spending thousands of dollars on something new, the next BIG thing is already at your fingertips with SchoolPointe! Book some time with Our Team for any of these CMS features you already have available to you and included in your cost! We also have additional products that can save you money including Online Forms, Facility Management System, Branded App, and Mass Notification System!


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Topics: Thrillshare, Mobile, Apptegy, New Features, App

**Copyright Infringement Notice **

Posted by Cher Scholl on Oct 1, 2019 11:52:06 AM

When you receive a notice of a copyright infringement, what is
the best way to handle it? You can ask the staff member that posted it to take it down but as you may have already learned, if something is Googled, it may still have that connection to the infringement.

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Topics: copyright, copyright infringement

Ohio House passes bill requiring students to learn cursive by end of 5th grade

Posted by Cher Scholl on Dec 7, 2018 4:33:11 PM

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Topics: Ohio House Cursive Bill, Cursive Handwriting

Web Accessibility: OCR is Back, Is Your Website Ready?

Posted by Cher Scholl on Dec 7, 2018 4:03:49 PM

A recent article released December 6, 2018 mentions a section that was added in March 2018 that allowed OCR to dismiss burdensome complaints by one requester has been deleted by the U.S. Department of Education  Office of Civil Rights. See the full article HERE. Attorneys and counselors have been warning schools about the return of web accessibility complaints. Is your school ready if it is the next target of web accessibility complaint with OCR?

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Topics: school web accessibility, ADA compliance

Dark Pages How Schools Can Prepare For Emergency.

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 30, 2018 2:55:44 PM

What is a dark page?
When bad news or an emergency suddenly strikes your school, the website is ordinarily the first place parents, students, staff and the community turns to for information. Given the extreme time pressure inherent in crisis management today, there is just no time to construct a new crisis site from scratch. Instead, a prebuilt dark page can be quickly “turned on” as needed during a crisis management situation.

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Topics: Dark sites, dark pages, school crisis page

Stop Cyber Bullying

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 28, 2018 11:07:46 AM


When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time. 

Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategy.

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Topics: stop bullying, bully reporting tools, cyber bullying

Live Feed Permissions Updates:

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 26, 2018 11:40:34 AM
Live Feed permissions updates:
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Topics: Live Feed

Post-Thanksgiving School Activities

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 21, 2018 12:16:34 PM

For many schools, teachers, and students, getting back into the swing of things after Thanksgiving break may be difficult. Everyone is used to sleeping in, eating and doing whenever they want to, so the school day routine may be a bit hard to get adjusted to again.

Teachers should try to avoid diving right into the schoolwork after the break. Instead, make the adjustment a little bit easier by welcoming students back with fun classroom activities that incorporate what they did over their holiday vacations and to get them back on track and motivated to learn once again.

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Topics: Post Thanksgiving Break School Activities

Message From SchoolPointe

Posted by Cher Scholl on Nov 15, 2018 2:40:55 PM

We will be posting information, updates and new features as we roll them out to you. So keep an eye out for the information tab at the top of the CMS! 

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Topics: SchoolPointe New Features

About SchoolPointe

Since 2002, SchoolPointe has been providing world class technology solutions to the PK-12 industry. With headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, SchoolPointe possesses an extensive clientele and partners with school districts across the United States. In line with its corporate mission of “Empowering Through Innovation”, SchoolPointe is committed to developing cost effective solutions on the cutting edge of technology that schools require to keep up with their growing technology needs. SchoolPointe is focused on expanding our client outreach and building new innovative products to create a communications and educational link between our clients and their stakeholders. 

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