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Four years with my Lenovo Yoga

Four years with my Lenovo Yoga

Kendal Orrantia, Feature Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I was skeptical, four years ago, sitting in a tablet training class.  I didn’t think I'd ever remember my eight digit passcode of jumbled letters and numbers.  I couldn’t figure out OneNote and couldn’t see myself using it to "stay organized".  The Wi-Fi kept going out every time the te...

IT ruins eyes

IT ruins eyes

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Class begins, laptops open and students put on their glasses. Many students have come across problems with their eyes ever since the integration of the school laptops for. Providing students with their own laptops allow them to get tasks done  easier and in a more organized way. However, after a...

Debunking mIThs

Debunking mIThs

Ivanna Rea, Managing Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  When students at SMCHS were first introduced to the Lenovo tablets in the 2014-2015 school year, they were also introduced to the rumors that circulate around the powerful IT team. Although some rumors might be partially true, IT, or Information Technology, claims to monitor tablets for...

Showcase shout out

Showcase shout out

Taylor Gather, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Scott Bricker has never felt prouder of his ongoing three year accomplishment. Since the Lenovo Yoga tablets were introduced to SMCHS in 2014, the IT staff has continue to perfect and create an engaging environment for both students and teachers. As the overseer of the project, Bricker maintains a...

Annual Spring student survey

Cristina Zapata, Feature & Opinion Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under Feature

On the morning of March 14, all period seven classes were interrupted five minutes before the bell by an announcement regarding a survey from the IT Department. Students were given five minutes to fill out a survey attached to an email from SMCHS' Director of Instructional Technology, Scott Bricker,...