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Northern Guiford H.S. Media Center

New wifi in the Media Center for students on guests network


Wifi will now be available to students in the media center only for 1 hr. per session. Students will need to install and accept a Certificate Authority Trust (CAT) from GCS and authenticate. Some older models/devices may not work. If you are doing an assignment with your class and need to access guest wireless, book the media center.


Guest access for students is still not available throughout the bldg. at this time.


Teachers will still need to provide their personal device's wifi address for a reservation on one device when using in the rest of the building.

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Summer Reading Challenge: Food and Fun for Everyone

Encourage your students to keep reading this summer by participating in the Summer Reading Challenge. Students who read at least 900 minutes this summer will earn a ticket to one of two Kersey Valley attractions and a free meal at participating Subway restaurants.


Promote GCS Reading Challenge to your students.

Summer Reading 2016

Summer Reading Incentive Log (.pdf)

Summer Reading Incentive Log (.doc)

Summer Reading Incentive flyer

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Instructional Technology and Innovation Team Classes Available this Summer

Take a look at what's being offered from Guilford County Schools this summer to amp up your skills and to collect CEUs.

Summer Workshop at the Newseum in DC

Join Annenberg Learner and the Newseum for a FREE three-day institute (July 18-20) for practicing 6-12 teachers, librarians or media resource specialists who are actively using technology in their classrooms, whether through blogs, social communication tools or creating websites, but are looking for novel uses. Applications are due May 8. For more info, click here! (Shared by Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies)

Summer Teaching Institutes at Mars Hill University

Study TPS Basics: Primary Sources in your Classroom in Mars Hill, NC, (20 mins. north of Asheville) June 27-30 or July 18-21. Twenty hours leads to 2 CEUs. The Advanced Institute: The WPA in NC meets July 11-15 for a 30 hour workshop for 3 CEUs. Learn to use the vast holdings of The Library of Congress. Low-cost, on-campus housing is available. More information at http://www.mhu.edu/tps.
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