Digital Devices

Digital Overview

The MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iPad were slected as the devices for our Enhanced Technology Initiative launched in the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Following extensive review of both instructional and technical needs for the school and classroom.

Teachers

In the 2016-2017 Academic Year all teachers were provided with a Apple Ipad Air 2 and a 13" Macbook Pro. All classrooms were equipped with BenQ Projector, AppleTV and In-Ceiling Speakers. These new devices will be given to every classroom teacher at PCS. The technical specification are as follows:

iPad MacBook Pro
9.7" Screen 13" Space Gay
A8X Processor         2.4Ghz Dual-Core i7 Processor
Wi-Fi 8GB RAM
32 GB Storage 512 GB FLash Storage
AppleCare+ AppleCare+

School Administrators and Staff

In the 2016-2017 Academic Year all full time staff and school administators were provided with a 13" MacBook Pro or a 21.5" iMac. The technical specification are as follows:

MacBook Pro iMAC
13" Space Gay 21.5"
2.4Ghz Dual-Core i7 Processor      2.8Ghz Quad-Core i5 Processor
8GB RAM 8GB RAM
512 GB FLash Storage 1 TB Storage
AppleCare+ AppleCare+

Students

Grades K-4

In the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Every core classroom will recieve a mobile cart of iPad devices - one for each student, which will be used durign school hours for instruction. In extercurricular classes (art, music, computer, etc.) studnets may use their assigned iPAD from their homeroom teacher.  The technical specification are as follows:

iPad
32GB with Wi-Fi
Silver
STM Dux Case
Bretford PowerSync Cart
AppleCare+

Grades 5-6

In the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Every student will be assigned an iPad which will contain the classroom text books and the students will transport the devices to and from school.  The technical specification are as follows:

iPad
32GB with Wi-Fi
Silver
Logitech Rugged Combo
AppleCare+

Grades 7-12

In the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Every student will be assigned an MacBook Air which will contain the classroom text books and the students will transport the devices to and from school.  The technical specification are as follows:

MacBook Air
13.3"
1.8Ghz Dual-Core i5 Processor 
8GB RAM
128GB Flash Storage
STM Dux Case
AppleCare+

Additionaly, all students are to provide their own backpack for transporting the devices to and from campus.
An optional insurance plan was selected and offered to all PCS parents at the time of device issue. This insurance plan covers accidential damage, theft and loss.