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This year ALL of our  students will receive a device that will be used both at school and at home.

 

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Read more about the Revolve Elitebook.

Each student will receive:

  • HP EliteBook Revolve. No stickers or personal decorations may be added to the device.

  • Charger – this should stay at home. Students are expected to bring the device to school each day fully charged.

  • Sleeve with handle and shoulder strap. No personal lap top cases can be substituted.

  • Headphones

 

Device Assignment

Each device will be assigned to a student. The device and the student ID Badge will be scanned together to assign the device to the student. Students who transfer to a new school will have to turn in the device to the old school. A new device will be issued from the new school.

 

Battery

To maintain battery life, the recommendation is to fully shut down at the end of every class period. 

Tests showed 6.5 hours of battery life under constant use.

It takes about 2-3 hours to fully charge.

 

Lost, Stolen, or Damaged

Devices are trackable in the event that a device is stolen or lost.

A device that has been purposely damaged will be handled by the school as vandalism.

"Stolen" or "damaged" are the only options for reporting. A police report will be initiated.



How To Videos:

Overview of the HP Revolve

Open the Device and Turn it On

Shutting Down the Device

How to maximize the battery life and recharge the device

How to use the Swipe feature and accessing Settings

How to Close an Application

How to adjust the volume

Ports and Buttons

How to connect to WIFI

Introduction to Windows 8

Windows 8: Using the Desktop

Windows 8: Charms and Searching

Windows 8: Customizing Windows

Accessing Other Programs

Searching for Other Programs

Internet Explorer 11

Onscreen Keyboard

Rotating the Screen

Metro Screen

Customizing the Metro Screen

How to set a Desktop Background

Adding a Network Printer

Using a Split Screen

Track Pad Settings