Category Archives: Technology

SVHS hosts Parent Cybertalk with WV State Police

Trooper Grose from the WV State Police will present “Spying on Your Kid’s Electronic Devices 101.”  All parents and students of Spring Valley High School and our three feeder middle schools are invited to attend this presentation on Tuesday 2/21/17 at 6:00 pm.

Topics on the presentation will include cybersafety, sexting, cyberbullying, apps parents should look for on mobile devices that are potentially dangerous, and a discussion of relevant laws.

Everyone is welcome and admission is free. This presentation will be held in the auditorium and is hosted by the Spring Valley High School Freshman Academy.

Technology Survey Link

Students and Teachers,

Here a link to the survey we are to complete in homeroom today.

Technology Survey link

We really appreciate you taking the time to complete this survey.  The responses we get will better help the county to know how to better support instructional technology and infrastructure.

If students are absent today or miss taking the survey for any reason, please complete this at your earliest opportunity. Asus Transformer

Technology Survey

Parents and Students: Wayne County Schools is conducting a technology survey. It would be very much appreciated if you were to answer the questions in the survey concerning technology in schools. It should take less than 10 minutes.

Thank you very much for your time.

Tablet Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions


First, we want to express how happy we are with how well the new 1:1 tablet program is going! Teachers routinely express their pleasure with the possibilities the tablets have allowed to enhance their lessons.

We also are aware that some of you are experiencing problems from time to time with your tablets. Here are the more frequent problems that we have seen along with their solutions. The best part is you can fix most of these issues yourself!

Q: My tablet will not turn on or shut down properly.

Solution: 99% of the time this can be fixed by holding in the power button for up to 15 seconds. This will force the tablet to power off. Press the power button again and the tablet should boot right up!

Q: My tablet will not charge

Continue reading Tablet Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions

Engrade, Our Online GradeBook

Parent and Students,

Did you know that all Wayne County schools are on Engrade?

It’s an online gradebook and communication tool that can be accessed 24/7.

With Engrade both parents and students can:

  • Check current grades
  • Message Teachers
  • Check past grades from previous school year if they were entered in Engrade

Teachers optionally can also do the following:

  • Post Lesson Plans
  • Take Attendance
  • Create assignments dropboxes to digitally submit student work
  • Make tests and quizzes taken on Engrade
  • Have open discussions (forums)
  • Make a seating chart

With all these features, Engrade is an invaluable tool Continue reading Engrade, Our Online GradeBook

Tablets distributed to Freshmen & Sophomore students

Spring Valley is very happy to announce that we will be rolling out a 1:1 student to computer ratio beginning this school year. Every Freshmen and Sophomore student will receive a Windows 8 tablet purchased by Wayne County Schools.  Every future freshmen class will also receive a tablet.

The tablets will be utilized primarily for Math 9 and Math 10 courses. However students may use them in other classes at teacher discretion. The curriculum and all support materials for the math courses can be downloaded to the devices so students will not need an Internet connection to work at home. However the tablet can be used on the internet at home with full filtering in place.

The devices will be returned at the Continue reading Tablets distributed to Freshmen & Sophomore students

Student meals are free this year!

Edit: Please note that after this article was published before Wayne County Schools announced that all students will eat school meals for free beginning next school year! However, you can still sign up to look at past account activity and take care of any existing balances.

Wayne County Schools has announced that secure online payments via ParentOnline will be taken for cafeteria bills.

On ParentOnline you can: Continue reading Student meals are free this year!