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BCPS Device Reimaging Plan – December 14 – December 23

Due to the recent ransomware attack, BCPS windows-based devices (not Chromebooks) will be reimaged from December 14 – December 23, 2020.

 

Directions:

  • Bring your BCPS One Card and/or ID badge.
  • Make sure your device is charged.
  • Bring your charger.  
  • Remove any stickers applied to your BCPS issued device.
  • Back-up any files to One Drive before arrival. Technicians onsite will not be able to assist with or back up files for you.
  • You will not get your device back. We will issue a replacement device. 
  • Please be prepared to stay in your vehicle and wear a face covering as you interact with staff members onsite.
  • If you are not feeling well, please stay home.  There will be another opportunity to complete this process (Dates TBA).
  • You will receive instructions on how to log into the replacement device.

Distribution Schedule

EVERYONE WHO HAS A WORKING BCPS WINDOWS-BASED DEVICE (NOT A CHROMEBOOK) MUST GO TO A BCPS HIGH SCHOOL TO OBTAIN A RE-IMAGED DEVICE.  

Staff and students may go to any high school to swap.

Date/Time

Who

Monday, December 14, 2020

12:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Principals and assistant principals
  • Central office staff

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • All classroom teachers with Chromebooks
  • All students in Grades 11-12 with a BCPS Windows-based device

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Elementary teachers with a BCPS Chromebook or BCPS Windows-based device
  • All students in Grades 6-12 with a BCPS Windows-based device

Thursday, December 17, 2020

12:00 pm – 7:00 p.m.

  • Middle school teachers with a BCPS Chromebook or BCPS Windows-based device
  • All students in Grades 6-12 with a BCPS Windows-based device

Friday, December 18, 2020

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  • High school teachers with a BCPS Chromebook or BCPS Windows-based device
  • All students in Grades K-5 with a BCPS Windows-based device

Monday, December 21, 2020

8:30 am – 3:30 p.m.

  • Non-teaching staff who did not attend any of the other days
  • All students in Grades K-5 with a BCPS Windows-based device

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

8:30 am – 3:30 p.m.

  • Non-teaching staff who did not attend any of the other days
  • Students in Grades K-12 who missed any of the other days

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • 2 hour early dismissal for students
  • This will be synchronous and follow Thursday’s schedule.
  • All staff who did not attend any of the other days
  • All students in Grades K-12 who missed any of the other days


BCPS directions on how to access Schoology and Meet are available HERE. Below is a video walking students and families through this process as well as a few troubleshooting tips.


To get the most up to date information about The Crossroads Center, please log onto Schoology, select the GROUP menu, and select The Crossroads Center group.

If you are a student/ parent at The Crossroads Center and are not yet a member, you can join the group using the join code. Join code: RMCC-2X9J-7TXXS

Crossroads Virtual Town Hall Meetings

 

At the Crossroads Center, we strongly believe in taking into consideration the questions, needs, and concerns of all our school stakeholders. To help with this, Crossroads will hold regular town hall meetings. These town halls will be a space for parents/guardians, staff, and students to come together so that we can help each other through the challenges of the virtual first semester.  

 

The tentative times/dates for the virtual Town Hall meetings are as follows:  

  1. Monday, August 17, 2020 7-8 PM 
  2. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7-8 PM 
  3. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7-8 PM 
  4. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7-8 PM 
  5. Wednesday, January 6, 2020 7-8 PM 

Town Hall meeting notes will be posted HERE for those who cannot attend.  

 

The link to join the Town Hall via Google Meet is: 

https://tinyurl.com/CrossroadsTownHall 

 

To RSVP for the Town Hall, please visit this link: 

https://tinyurl.com/CCTownHallRSVP 

 

 

In order to join the meeting, you will need to do one of the following: 

  1. Download the Google Meet app on your phone and sign in using a Google account.* 
  2. Use your laptop or desktop computer to sign into a Google account and access the link below.* 
  3. Use the RSVP link above so that we can “call you into the meeting” using your preferred phone number. 

*Parents may want to use their student’s log on credentials as students will be automatically admitted to the meeting. Those using a personal Google account my experience a slight delay before they are admitted into the meeting.  

 

If you have any questions about the Town Hall, please feel free to the Crossroads Center webmaster here


















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