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Access Financial Edge? The Financial Edge is the financial management software that the RCS Business Office uses. RCS Software and Services 2018-2019 RS 2018/11/14
Access Lynda.com training and tutorial videos? If the teacher you'd like to add to your course already has a Schoology account, follow these steps. Classroom technology and systems‏‎ 2017-2018 MR 2018/11/26
Access library resources How to to access all of Riverdale's print and digital resources, including eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive books, as well as free and paid subscription databases. RCS software and services 2017-2018 DIS 2018/11/08
Access my MS/US advisees' reports? Accessing MS/US Advisee Report Cards. RCS Software and Services 2018-2019 JK 2018/11/13
Access my domain files remotely This page describes how you can access your Riverdale server files from home. RCS software and services 2018-2019 RS 2018/11/14
Access, Archive, and Restore my Past Schoology Courses? How to save past year's Schoology courses to Resources in order to access those materials for current and future courses. Classroom technology and systems‏‎ 2017-2018 MR 2018/11/26
Add a Riverdale calendar (of any type -- event, room, or resource) to my own calendar How to find RCS Google Calendars, including room and cart reservations. Calendars and Scheduling 2018-2019 JG 2018/12/12
Allow students to fill out the Essay Cover Page online This document illustrates the process of posting an Essay Cover Sheet to Schoology and the workflow for students to fill out the cover sheet and combine it with their essay. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 PD 2018/11/12
Bypass the web filter? If you go to a page that is blocked by URL or content, this article explains how you can request access to the site. RCS software and services 2017-2018 KS 2018/06/28
Change the look of my Schoology Homepage? You can change the look of your Schoology Home Page to display your courses, rather than the default “Recent Activity”. Here’s a preview of the new look “Course Dashboard”. Classroom technology and systems 2017-2018 MR 2018/06/28
Check my attendance record How a student checks their own attendance record RCS software and services 2018-2019 JK 2018/11/08
Create a TurnItIn submission through Schoology? Here's how to set it up so students can submit to TurnItIn via Schoology. Classroom technology and systems 2017-2018 MR 2018/09/27
Deal with a missing, lost, or stolen device? Instructions on what to do if you can't find your device. RCS Software and Services 2017-2018 MR 2018/11/13
Direct Wireless Printing Direct Wireless Printing allows printing from our wireless network to RCS-managed printers. Classroom technology and systems 2017-2018 KS 2018/11/26
Email LS parents via Veracross How to email parents via Veracross Communication 2018-2019 VI 2018/11/05
Enable/disable call forwarding on my phone How to enable/disable call forward on my phone Communication 2018-2019 JG 2018/12/17
Enroll in Self Service This is a Mac-only process, for RCS employee laptops and laptops owned by current 9th and 10th graders for enrolling into Self Service system for installing RCS owned software and printers. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JM 2018/11/14
Enter Grades? MS/US 1st Semester Grades for All Students & Narrative Reports for C and Below are Due January 24, 2017. RCS software and services Veracross 2016-2017 AB 2018/11/14
Enter Interim Reports? How to enter interim reports RCS software and services Veracross 2018-2019 JK 2018/11/14
Enter attendance? How to enter student attendance RCS software and services Veracross 2018-2019 JK 2018/11/14
Enter student updates? How to enter student updates RCS software and services Veracross 2018-2019 JK 2018/11/14
Find a laptop or iPad cart (Hill campus) An overview of the computers and procedures at the Hill campus. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 DIS 2018/11/09
Find a laptop or iPad cart (River campus) Location of laptops, iPads, and ChromeBooks on the River Campus.. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 JM 2018/11/14
Fix "Hold for Authentication" when printing This page describes how to fix a common printing error. RCS software and services 2016-2017 KS 2018/11/14
Follow Riverdale Country School's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)? Electronic Information Systems Acceptable Use Policy at Riverdale Country School RCS software and services 2018-2019 MR 2018/07/23
Get PhET simulations to run on my computer? How to troubleshoot some common issues when running PhET simulations on Windows computers. Classroom technology and systems 2017-2018 MR 2018/06/28
Get a list of Riverdale Google Calendars A list of most RCSs Google Calendars, links to them, and information about who manages them and who can access them. Calendars and Scheduling 2018-2019 JG 2018/12/12
Get a loaner computer? Instructions on what to do if you need to borrow a laptop. RCS Software and Services 2017-2018 DJS 2018/11/14
Get access to xxx's Schoology course If the teacher you'd like to add to your course already has a Schoology account, follow these steps. Classroom technology and systems‏‎‏‎ 2018-2019 PD 2018/11/26
Get help from Google Links and resources for Google Apps for Education, and other things Google can tell you. Things Google Can Tell You 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/14
Get help? How to get Tech help. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JK 2018/10/21
Get my academic schedule in Google Calendar We create events in your Google Calendar for every single class and meeting time that shows up in your printed schedule (for MS and US courses only). Seriously. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JK 2018/08/26
Get on WiFi This article explains how to get online with your devices at Riverdale. Classroom technology and systems‏‎‏‎ 2017-2018 KS 2018/11/26
Get started with tech at RCS? The information here will guide you through the process of setting up your RCS account and your laptop. RCS software and services 2018-2019 MR 2018/07/23
Google 2 Step Verification 2-step verification adds an extra layer of security. Gmail Google 2018-2019 JG 2018/12/12
How to send a fax How to send a fax Communication 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/08
IPad, iPhone, iOS Devices How to to access all of Riverdale's print and digital resources, including eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive books, as well as free and paid subscription databases. RCS software and services 2017-2018 DIS 2018/11/08
Install RCS-provided software on my Windows PC? Follow these directions to request software for your Windows machine. RCS Software and Services 2016-2017 RS 2018/11/14
Install the PaperCut Client Application? An application that allows users in multiple groups to select which group the printing or copying job gets billed to. RCS software and services 2017-2018 KS 2018/11/14
Link (or "Merge") multiple sections of the same Course in Schoology? (2017-2018 School Year) Schoology is our Learning Management System. This should get you started on the path to Schoology mastery. Classroom technology and systems 2017-2018 MR 2018/06/28
Make the projector image brighter How to improve your.... Classroom technology and systems 2016-2017 DIS 2018/11/26
New User Accounts Hiring a new employee? Go to the section of this document that corresponds with his/her start date. Wondering about a new/visiting/exchange student? Those details are here as well. RCS Software and Services 2018-2019 RS 2018/11/14
Noodletools How to connect to Noodletools. Noodle Tools [sic] RCS software and services 2017-2018 DIS 2018/11/08
Organize My Google Drive Is it taking you way too long to find something on Google Drive? Then check out the infographic below to tackle the world of Google Drive Organization and File Naming. RCS Software and Services Classroom technology and systems‏‎ 2018-2019 PD 2018/11/26
Participate in the Employee Laptop Program? This program exists to encourage and empower creative education and more flexible computing. 2018-2019 MR 2018/07/23
Perform a Tune-up on my Mac Show some love to your Mac by giving it a tune-up OR visit the help desk and we’re happy to help you out! Things Google Can Tell You 2018-2019 RS 2018/11/09
Post on blogs.riverdale.edu? blogs.riverdale.edu is the official blogging site for Riverdale Country School. It is a WordPress blog. RCS software and services 2016-2017 MR 2018/11/14
Print at Riverdale How to Print at Riverdale RCS software and services 2017-2018 KS 2018/11/26
Print over the Web WebPrint allows printing from our wireless network to RCS-managed printers. It does this via a simple web page and requires no configuration. RCS software and services 2016-2017 KS 2018/06/28
Project in the classroom/theater? How to connect your device to RCS projectors and displays. RCS software and services 2016-2017 DIS 2018/11/14
Raise/lower the sound when I connect to the projector? This page will help you adjust the volume (and troubleshoot sound issues) while connected to a projector. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 DIS 2018/11/08
Record my Screen? A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, also known as a video screen capture, often containing audio narration. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 MR 2018/11/26
Reserve a room or resource in Google Calendar How to reserve a room or resource (including a laptop or iPad cart) in Google Calendar. Calendars and Scheduling 2018-2019 JG 2018/12/12
Resolve Self Service Notifications This is a Mac-only process, for RCS employee laptops. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JM 2018/11/14
Restore Google data? if your Google user data is deleted or corrupted, you can restore it immediately. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/14
Secure and prevent a catastrophe with my laptop, ChromeBook, and phone? How to prevent harm to your devices. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 MR 2018/07/23
Send a broadcast message using School Messenger? The School Messenger System allows school administrators to communicate announcements to members of the RCS community through an automated voice messaging system. Communication 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/08
Send an Email on behalf of a Google Group (to reflect the group's email address.) Learn how to send as a Google Group reflecting the groups email address. Communication 2018-2019 JG 2018/12/17
Set a Good Password? Tips and requirements for coming up with your RCS password. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 MR 2018/07/23
Set up Pearson EasyBridge? Pearson EasyBridge provides user management and roster synchronization tools to Riverdale in order to simplify access to Pearson products and content. RCS software and services 2017-2018 VI 2018/06/28
Set up a Chromebook Some getting started tips on Chromebooks. Classroom technology and systems Chromebooks 2018-2019 PD 2018/11/26
Sign in to Adobe Creative Cloud Instructions on how to sign into Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app to install Adobe Creative Cloud products when assigned by the tech department. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JM 2018/09/06
Stop using Microsoft Office or upgrade to the latest version How to stop using Microsoft Office RCS software and services 2018-2019 JK 2018/12/06
Take my data with me when I leave RCS? There is a lot of work done in Google Apps that graduating seniors, and staff leaving Riverdale, would like to "take with them". This article explains how you can accomplish this. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JK 2018/11/13
Turn off email notifications from Google Groups? Reduce or Stop Google Group Email From Invading Your Inbox. RCS software and services 2016-2017 MR 2018/06/28
Unenroll from Self Service This is a Mac-only process, for RCS employee laptops and laptops owned by current 9th and 10th graders for enrolling into Self Service system for installing RCS owned software and printers. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JM 2018/10/05
Update my voicemail greetings? How to setup and access your voicemail. Communication 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/08
Use DigiExam? DigiExam is a browser-based exam tool which allows teachers to create and distribute an exam, and allows students to take the exam securely on their own device without that student having access to tools and web content which the teacher wishes to prohibit. Classroom technology and systems 2018-2019 MR 2018/11/30
Use RCS Google Groups? Use RCS Google Groups Communication 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/14
Use RCS Shoebox? This page is for Riverdale-specific information about the setup and use of Shoebox for archiving documents, images, and videos. RCS software and services 2016-2017 DIS 2018/11/08
Use Ruvna as an Admin Ruvna replaces your paper and clipboard rosters during times of crisis. This article takes you through login and use. RCS software and services Communication 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/19
Use Ruvna in an emergency Ruvna replaces your paper and clipboard rosters during times of crisis. This article takes you through login and use. RCS software and services Communication 2018-2019 JM 2018/12/17
Use Schoology Schoology is our Learning Management System. This should get you started on the path to Schoology mastery. Classroom technology and systems 2016-2017 MR 2018/06/28
Use Schoology/Logging In Schoology is our Learning Management System. This should get you started on the path to Schoology mastery. Classroom technology and systems 2017-2018 MR 2018/06/28
Use a Chromebook effectively Some getting started tips on Chromebooks. Classroom technology and systems Chromebooks 2018-2019 PD 2018/11/26
Use a Mac a Riverdale This page summarizes how to use a managed Mac at Riverdale Country School. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JM 2018/11/14
Use a laptop/iPad/Chromebook cart or lab An overview of procedures for computer use at both campuses. Classroom Technology and Systems 2017-2018 MR 2018/11/26
Use an Apple TV Apple TVs are deployed in some classrooms on both campuses. They allow for wireless projection from your Mac Laptop, iPad, and iPhone. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JM 2018/10/12
Use myRiverdale (aka Okta)? Provides secure identity management and single sign-on to many RCS applications and services. RCS software and services 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/14
Use the Google Drive Assignments App in Schoology? Schoology is our Learning Management System. This should get you started on the path to Schoology mastery. Classroom technology and systems‏‎ 2016-2017 MR 2018/11/26
Use the Hill MS Testing or US Major Student Deadlines Calendar The Testing and Major Student Deadlines Calendars are our list of all major assessments for Hill students. We use them to help balance our students' major commitments. Calendars and Scheduling 2017-2018 JG 2018/12/12
Use the Hill Visitors calendar When a visitor is coming to the Hill campus, you must alert our Security team by creating a calendar event for the visit. Calendars and Scheduling 2018-2019 JG 2018/12/12
Use the Hill Writing Center appointments calendar This calendar allows you to book an appointment in the Writing Center. Calendars and Scheduling 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/08
Use the Lindy Large Format Printer? How to print posters and large format photos RCS software and services 2017-2018 MR 2018/06/28
Use the Room Wizards outside conference rooms? RoomWizard is a web-based meeting room scheduling system that allows you to book rooms and meeting spaces. Calendars and Scheduling‏ 2017-2018 KS 2018/12/12
Yet Another Mail Merge Instructions How to use Yet Another Mail Merge in Google sheets RCS software and services 2018-2019 JG 2018/11/08