JFD Technology

Dobie Teacher Notebook Distribution

PISD Teacher Netbooks

We are excited to announce that all Dobie High School teachers will be receiving a new HP 3125 notebook per the district's strategic plan. The purpose of the notebooks are:


  • to increase collaboration,
  • assist during content curriculum planning/meetings,
  • use during workshops,
  • etc.


NetNotebook Checkout

Check out dates

Thursday, Oct. 10th, 7:30am to Monday, Oct. 14th, 2:30pm

Room 128- Maintenence Room

Teachers can check out the notebooks during their conference periods. The schedule below will help with the distribution process.



Thursday, October 10th


  • English
  • Social Studies


Friday, October 11th


  • Math
  • Science
  • SPED


Monday, October 14th



  • CTE
  • ESOL
  • Speech/Debate
  • Health/PE
  • Fine Arts
  • ROTC
  • Remaining Electives



Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my notebook not picking up the network?


  • Check the F12 key. If the key is amber the wifi is not connected. Press the F12 button to re-connect.

How do I log in to my computer?

  • Log in to your notebook the same way that you login to any other district computer.

Why can't I log on to my notebook?

  • Check the F12 key to ensure you are connected to the WiFi.
  • You have to log in for the 1st time while at school on the network.

Why am I getting this computer?

  • The district's strategic plan has provided teacher notebooks.


How long is the battery life on the computer?

  • The battery should last from 6-8 hours depending on the types of programs you are using.


How can I download ActivInspire on my computer?

  • Click on the office button- All programs- Microsoft System Center 2012- Configuration Manager- Software Center- Check the box next to ActivInspire- Click Install button.


Do I have to return this at the end of the school year?

  • No, you will keep your notebook unless you leave Dobie.


How do I get updates on my computer?

  • Your computer should be turned on and logged into a minimum of once every other week while on the district network to ensure that needed updates are run.