Servers, Network, Internet, Webfilter Articles
Information about the Northshore School District Webfilter
Added on Tue, Jul 17, 2018
The Technology Department will be replacing the current iBOSS web filter soon with a new web filter from Fortinet. The goal of this change is to provide a faster, more reliable Internet experience for district staff and students, with filtering that... Read More
How do I Connect to Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Apps, That Google Thing)
Added on Tue, Jun 18, 2013
Whether you call it Google Docs (the old name), Google Apps (another old name) or Google Drive (their most recent name), the instructions below will help you log in to your documents in Google: Open a web browser and go to http://gapps.nsd.org/ Log... Read More
How do I add a webpage to my bookmarks toolbar in Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari?
Added on Fri, Aug 12, 2016
Bookmarks toolbar gives you quick access to often-used bookmarks. Firefox Show or hide the Bookmarks toolbar The Bookmarks toolbar is hidden by default. To turn it on or back off: Click View from the Firefox Menubar and choose... Read More
Useful tips and tricks with Webfile and the Gladinet file client
Added on Thu, Sep 5, 2013
Webfile and Gladinet are two methods for accessing the file server from outside the District network or from a personal computing device.Webfile is a secure web-based interface to the district file server that can be used from any computing... Read More
What is the NSD Responsible Use Procedure? How does it pertain to Facebook and other Social Media?
Added on Wed, Mar 23, 2016
(Following are excerpts from a letter distributed to all NSD staff on 3/22/16 by NSD Superintendent, Larry Francois. A link to the the Responsible Use Procedure is at the end of this KB article.) "At the beginning of each school year, all staff with... Read More
I’m changing schools. How does my district website get moved to my new campus?
Added on Fri, Jun 19, 2015
If you are a teacher that will be transferring to a different campus, there are several steps that will happen to move your website to your new assignment. The receiving school, the receiving school's Webmaster, the previous school's... Read More
How do I connect to eLink to check a bus route?
Added on Wed, Jul 22, 2009
Note: eLink does not work properly with the FireFox web browser. Please use Safari (if using a Mac) or Firefox (if using Windows) to connect to eLink. If you have an eLink shortcut icon on your desktop, click on it and you will connect directly to... Read More
What is the best way for teachers to post materials for students to access?
Added on Mon, Jul 13, 2009
Your staff folder has a folder for every class assigned to you in Synergy. Student materials can be placed in the Classes/classcode/Materials folder for students to access connect to the folder and copy class materials to other computers. Connect... Read More
Teacher Dashboard 2 - New Teacher Dashboard Information & Resources
Added on Wed, Mar 4, 2015
Hapara’s Teacher Dashboard is getting a facelift! This version has some significant new enhancements, including A cleaner, faster interface with easier access to key features (SmartShare, Groupings) More robust document copy/share... Read More
I’m having trouble saving Word documents directly to the file server after using MyServerFolder
Added on Mon, Jan 28, 2013
Word does not recognize the link to save files to a server folder after using MyServerFolder. To save a Word file to the server after opening MyServerFolder, select File --> Save As.. from the Word menubar. Click on the save location drop down... Read More
Google Chrome is displaying a message "Your profile can not be used because it is from a newer version of Google Chrome." How do I clear it?
Added on Wed, Nov 19, 2014
For those of you who use Google Chrome often and have logged in with your apps.nsd.org account to create a Google profile, you may get a warning message that "your Google Chrome profile cannot be used because it is from a newer version of Google... Read More
How do I post NSD district forms to SchoolWires pages or the district fileserver for staff to access?
Added on Mon, Jul 6, 2009
Note: These instructions are ONLY for Central Office NSD staff who create, maintain and post district forms to SchoolWires pages or NSD servers for NSD staff to access. The fileserver and SchoolWires will be happier if you use the following... Read More