What is a ChromeBook?
When will students receive their ChromeBooks?
Students will receive ChromeBooks on the first day of school.
A Chromebook is a laptop computer that is designed to access the internet using a Chrome browser. The majority of files and programs are stored on the web, rather than on the device itself.
What is the cost for a student if the ChromeBook is damaged or lost?
First negligence incident: $100 fee
Second negligence incident: $200 fee
Third negligence incident or lost Chromebook: $350 fee (replacement cost)
For more information, please see the loan agreement form.
What type of bag or case is needed?
The school will provide a bag, and other school supplies should not be carried in the school ChromeBook bag.
How long will a ChromeBook hold a charge?
Students should charge ChromeBooks each night and leave chargers at home. Fully charged ChromeBooks will hold a charge throughout the school day.
Can students print from ChromeBooks at home or school?
GHV High School is committed to working paperless as much as possible. Students may e-mail or share via Google drive those files they wish to print so that a teacher or parent may print for them. In addition, a computer with printer access is available in the media center. Students enrolled in certain English classes may have the capability to print directly from his or her ChromeBook to the English department printer. ChromeBooks will not be set up to print at home.
Can a student use his/her own personal computer at school instead of the school-issued ChromeBook?
No. At school students will be required to use the school-issued device. This will have the settings and WiFi access needed by the student while at school. The student's personal computer may be used at home, of course.
Can students change the outward appearance of their ChromeBook? (Adding decals, etc.)
Only decals offered by GHV School may be added to a ChromeBook.
How do I clean a ChromeBook?
Please see ChromeBook Care on the right side of this web page.