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IT Notice for Departing Students

End of Year Technology Notice 

 As you prepare for your transition to another school, the NIS IT Department would like to remind you about the following important dates for access to various IT services online, as well as to stop by our office for the removal of licensed, NIS software from your laptop.


Laptops 

Whether you have the NIS student image on your computer or not, we need to make sure that there is no NIS licensed software on your computer before you leave. This is part of the check-out procedure, so please make sure to stop by before 1215 on 15 June 2018. During this short process, we will restore your computer to its original “image” meaning that we will wipe all the data from it. So please back up your computer before coming in, or, we can facilitate the backup of your information during this process (though this will add time so best to come in a day before you plan to leave). You just need to provide us with a hard drive.  Keep in mind that if you do not want us to re-image your computer, it is a longer process to ensure all of our NIS-licensed software is removed, so plan accordingly. Your leaving form cannot be signed until this is complete.

eMAIL ACCESS 

Departing students will have access to their NIS email accounts until 31 July 2018 

  • On 1 August 2018 these accounts will be disabled (i.e. if you need to access an old email, you can contact it-help@nanjing-school.com – just make sure to put NIS Family in the subject line) 
  • On 1 October 2018 these accounts will be deleted 
    • Graduated students will have access to their O365 accounts until 14 December 2018 

SERVER ACCESS/DATA 

  • Student access for Leaving/Graduating students will be removed by the 18 June 2018

OFFICE 365  

  • Departing/Graduating Students will have access to only the online versions of our Microsoft Office 365 suite (Word, PowerPoint, etc.) until 1 October 2018 

VERACROSS 

  • Graduating Student roles will change from Current Student to Graduate/Former Student and account privileges will begin to be removed on 26 May 2018
  • Departing Student roles will change from Current Student to Former Student and account privileges will be removed at the end of the day on 15 June 2018

 

NIS Service Awards – Grades 6-12

Applications for NIS Service Award close at 3.00pm Friday.  If you exceeded the requirements for Service Activities this year and / or you have you engaged with the local community, charity or other group outside NIS, or you believe you have done something special in terms of Service please consider applying for a NIS Service Award. To apply, send me a short paragraph outlining the reasons why you believe you deserve an award. Applications close 3.00pm Friday June 1.

Changing Room Notice

Dear All

Kindly be reminded that we are going to clean the fitness lockers again on Thursday 31th May from 21:00-21:300.

Please do not leave your personal belongings in the lockers, and remember to return the key back to the front desk when you have finished exercising.

Any unclaimed items will be put in the Lost Property cupboards near the IT Offices,

Thanks for your cooperation!

Arek Owczarek

arekowczarek@nanjing-school.com

Anna Mathias Art Sale

Dear All,
Anna Mathias is moving from Nanjing and selling much of her own art work.
She is a talented artist and will have an Open House in Evian on 4/5 & 6th June from 11am- 8pm

Anna has helped out with many of our theatrical productions over the years and her children both graduated from NIS.

Do go along and have a look.

 

Notice from Apple

Good Morning!

Our onsite Apple vendor – SolutionKeys – has just shared this notice from Apple. If you have purchased a MacBook Pro with USB-C ports and no touch bar, click on the link and enter your serial number to see if you qualify for the free battery replacement. This is only for some Macbook Pros that meet the following criteria:

  • 13-inch MacBook Pro (non-touch bar)
  • Manufactured between October 2016 – October 2017

If you think this is you, click on this link to use Apple’s services to trace your serial number and find out if you qualify. Thank you Ms. Cassie and Mr. Wind!

Homework Club!

Homework Club is on Monday and Wednesday this week in the LSS area (C142) from 3:15-4:15. Come on down to work on homework, get organized, work on projects, and/or to prepare for exams! There are always multiple teachers there ready to offer support for the students that attend.

Homework Club is open to all grade 6-12 students. See you there!

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