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One2One Laptops

One2One Parent Information Meetings

Through our One2One program, every 5th - 8th grade American Academy student who has met the registration and training requirements will be given a school-owned laptop for use throughout the school year. We recommend all parents of incoming 5th graders (and anyone else with questions) review this page over the summer. You can also email the IT Department with questions. Additionally, please plan to attend one of our One2One parent information meetings at the beginning of the school year. The meetings are optional for everyone, but recommended for parents of incoming 5th graders who will be participating in One2One for the first time. Parents may attend meetings at either campus - choose one that's convenient for you! The dates and times are below so you can plan ahead. No need to RSVP -- just come when you can. 
 
August 9 - 10:00 am - 10:45 am, CP 1st floor tech lab
August 9 - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm, CP 1st floor tech lab
August 10 - 11:30 am - 12:15 pm, MB 1st floor tech lab
August 10 - 2:30-3:15pm, MB 1st floor tech lab
August 10 - 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm, CP 1st floor tech lab
August 11 - 11:00 am - 11:45 am, MB 1st floor tech lab
August 28 - 8:15 am - 9:00 am, CP cafeteria
August 29 - 8:15 am - 9:00 am, MB cafeteria
September 12 - 8:15 am - 9:00 am, LM cafeteria  

 

One2One Forms

The required One2One forms can be found below. Parents will need to sign each form during American Academy's All School Registration in August.
 

One2One FAQ

We encourage parents and students to review the One2One FAQ sheet.  
 

Parent Password for Student One2One Laptop

The American Academy IT Department does not allow students to install software on their One2One laptops. For this reason, students are not be able to install the printer drivers required for them to use printers outside of American Academy's network. However, parents CAN install those printer drivers with a special parent user account called "PARENT.” An email with the appropriate login information will be sent to all parent email addresses on file with the school the week of August 28, 2017. Please refer to this email for your PARENT account password and instructions. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please email the IT Department.  

 

Parental Controls - Internet Monitoring

If you wish to setup parental controls or internet filtering for your student while on your home WiFi, the American Academy IT Department recommends a FREE online DNS filtering product called OpenDNS.

 

Lenovo Power Adapters

Model x131
If you wish to purchase a second power adapter (round end) for your student's One2One laptop (MB-Grade 8), please contact the IT Department
 
Model 11e
If you wish to purchase a second power adapter (square end) for your student's One2One laptop (CP-Grades 5-8, MB-Grades 5-7, LM Grades 5-6), the Lenovo part number is 0B47030 and the item is ThinkPad 45W AC Adapter Slim Tip.
 
All power cords purchased should be the genuine Lenovo brand. Please do not substitute with "generic" brands since this can cause permanent damage to the laptop.