First & Second Grade Chromebooks

Distribution taking place January 21 and 22, 2021

Dear First and Second Grade Families,

We are excited to announce that our new Touchscreen Chromebooks have arrived for our First and Second grade students.

We have many details to share with you and videos that will help you to log on to your new chromebook, please read the remainder of this newsletter for those details.

Lastly, we look forward to seeing everyone and have special gifts/surprises for our students and your child's teacher may be in attendance as well. Please make every effort to come in next Thursday or Friday for the exchange.

Thank you,

Mr. Preville and Ms. Nieves

Before you come to exchange: Please Note

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First Grade families:

1. Please wipe down your Ipad with a Clorox/Lysol Wipe,

2. Please put the charger in a disposable Ziploc bag and please make sure that the brick and wire are both in the bag, pictures below.

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Please note: a $25.00 fee will be assessed if both pieces/parts of the charger are not returned.
Second Grade Families:

1. Please wipe down your Chromebook beforehand with a Lysol/Clorox wipe.

2. Please wind up your charger neatly before handing it in.

3. Please bring BOTH the charger and chromebook.

When and Where


Thursday: January 21, 2021- First Grade Families ONLY from 1:00-4:00 pm

Friday: January 22, 2021- Second Grade Families ONLY from 1:00-4:00 pm

Where: Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Main Entrance

Logging on for the first time: Videos and details

Video for First and Second grade Students:

The first video will help you log on to the chromebook and the second video will help you sign in to Class link in order to access See Saw, Google Classroom and other important apps.

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Insurance Cost and Information on Transferring your Insurance

Insurance Information

Device replacement cost: $ 309

Insurance cost 2020-21 school year: $17.18

It is highly recommended to purchase insurance for your new device.

To purchase insurance:

Already have insurance from your old device?

  • To move the policy to the new device, email

  • Include: 1) old iPad/Chromebook serial number, 2) new Chromebook serial number, 3) Email account used in the purchase of insurance

Informacion en Espanol

Por favor, elija el botón al principio de este boletín para poder traducir toda la información en Español.

Gracias Sra. Nieves

Vamos a distribuir los chromebooks nuevos, a los estudiantes de primer y segundo grado, Jueves, 21 de enero de 1:00-4:00 pm para los estudiantes de primer grado y el Viernes, 22 de enero de 1:00-4:00 pm para los estudiantes de segundo grado.

Aqui esta un video para ayudarlos comenzar a usar el chromebook, y tambien a más informacion dentro de este boletin.


Sra. Nieves