Floyd County Schools was among a whole host of Google subscribers that were affected by the latest Phishing Scam. The issue has been addressed by Google (Link) , but this is a good reminder to us all to use strong passwords and check your device history. Google has created a device check up tool that allows you to check your device history and report any suspicious activity. Your best defense is to regularly change your password and use the most complicated password you can remember. Using characters in place of vowels can be effective, i.e. J@k!
Students in our middle school technology classes had a chance to participate in the #Makerkitchen challenge this past Friday in honor of #GaStemDay. Students were challenged to create something inventive, using a bag of provided “ingredients” (batteries, pipe cleaners, rubber bands, etc.). Click here to view a few pictures and videos of the final products!
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Last Friday was #GaStemDay and Floyd County Schools represented well. THe focus of the day is to have students build, break, and reiterate their tasks. This day was full of it! From the #makerkitchen at the middle schools and CCA to the Cave Spring Bridge Building Challenge, there were makers all over the place. Want to make stuff happen with your kids but don’t know where to start? Let us help you out!
$ Innovation Grant $
Go here to apply for an Innovation Fund Grant from GOSA.
If you are presenting at the FCS
Kickoff Classic this year, remember the Presenter’s Orientation on 5/11 at 3:30 at the County Office.
Use Google Takeout Transfer to move files from your @floydboe.net account to a personal gmail address.
If you are presenting at the FCSKickoff Classic this year, remember the Presenter’s Orientation on 5/11.