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ECS Tech Team
Welcome back for a great new school year.  We have made several changes over this summer.  See below for more info... 
Parents/Students seeking technical assistance.  Please see "TechHelp - How to Use"  section on the right.
For those of you who have checked out a Chromebook from the school, you will receive a login screen as shown below when trying to browse to some websites.  The URL in the address bar will be
For the User Name, you will enter your full school email address.  Example: [email protected]  A password is not required for ZScaler.  If it prompts for a password, the User Name has been typed incorrectly.    You should just have to do this one time per account.  It should remember it after that.
Scale Computing
We added a Scale node at the Central Office.  Still loving our Scale as our virtualization platform. It just works!  Scale is rock solid. 
We finally achieved 1:1 in K-12.  Of course, some of our Chromebook devices have reached AUE.  We'll see if we can still utilize them in some capacity as we plan the device distributions this year.
Updated Servers
We updated several more servers this summer. Security is always one of the reasons we try to replace critical infrastructure.  Moving some things to the cloud but we still lots of local resources to maintain.  
SmartBus program 
Elkin City will be rolling out the SmartBus software this year.  We're eager to see how the parents are able to utilize this software.
More projects are in the works.  Check back for more updates.