Ranger Institute of Technology

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Ranger Institute of Technology

IT Support

Need assistance? Please use the links below to schedule a Zoom conference with a technician
Paul Hieronymus Director of Technology: Calendar Schedule 
Jason Frindt, Technician: Calendar Schedule 
Jack Henry, Technician: Calendar Schedule
Jim Brandenburg, Tech Integration Specialist: Calendar Schedule
Gina Geither, Tech Integration Specialist: Calendar Schedule 
Technology Repair - Students needing repairs to devices can drop them off Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00am-10:00am. Device drop off will take place at the NRAC main entrance. For parents/guardians who wish to complete a repair form in advance of dropping off the device, please click here to download and print the form. For other technology related questions, please contact the District’s IT Department at 440-353-1111 and leave a message with your name, student(s) name(s), your phone number and the best time to reach you.

Adobe Flash: End-of-Life and what this means:

Many of you are wondering "what now?"
Here is an article by Adobe that explains who, what, when, where, and why:
Here is a link on how to enable flash:

For those of you plagued with pop-ups, malware, and viruses...

 ...take this quiz to find out what your level of knowledge is...
...get a low score? Check out this helpful resource to get you back on track... 
Do you want to learn more as a Student, Teacher, or Professional? GFC global offers free resources and simple learning for everyone!
Here are some valuable teacher resources:

Check out what a RHTA student (Rondell Sarrett III) built to help you find valuable tech resources!

9th Grader Rondell Sarretti at Ranger High Tech Academy built a website to help NRCS students find useful resources. He says he wants to provide a "District Tech-Hub" a "page where students could check out everything they needed to know about tech-related news in the district." He continued: "I went home and did some tinkering with BootStrap 4 and came up with a new layout and design." 
Check it out:

In the news: Front Page of the Chronicle Telegram


 If you have a Chromebook needing repairs, follow the procedures below:
  1. Report any issue immediately to your classroom teacher.
  2. Teachers will enter a HelpDesk ticket and assign a temporary loaner Chromebook.
  3. Our Digital E.R. Courriers will pick up the injured device (usually within a few hours)
  4. Our Digital E.R. Technicians will diagnose and repair the injured device.
  5. All repairs are documented and forwarded along for billing if necessary.
  6. Our Digital E.R. Courriers will return the Chromebook upon completion. 

2019-2020 Chromebook Pick-up / Return

With the new school year fast approaching, many of you are looking for direction on the details of this year's Chromebook distribution. Here is a link for your viewing pleasure: 
Jason Frindt
Computer Technician
Jim Brandenburg
Technology Integration Specialist

Student Technicians

                 Noah Braun
             Samson Croston 
               Tyler Davis 
         Caiden Hernandez 
              Landon Kinas 
              Hadyn Placido 
              Aidan Shumay 
             Kaitlynn Sparks 
              Joseph Young 
           Jordan Thomas 
          Gabriel Puchalski 
              Hunter Lee 
  • Emily Giles
  • Jacob Koffman
  • Craig Zidow 

Did you know?

  • laptop computer has a 1-in-10 chance of being stolen.
  • Nearly half of all laptop thefts occur in offices or classrooms.
  • 98% of stolen laptops are never recovered.
  • Laptops have a higher rate of security problems than desktop workstations.

In addition, follow these steps to protect your devices:

  • Physically secure your laptop computer by keeping it in an office that can be locked. Also, use a cable lock to secure it to a desk or heavy object in or outside of the office.
  • Do not store sensitive or confidential data on mobile devices unless you have been authorized to do so.
  • Avoid leaving your mobile devices and media unattended.
  • Always use a password to protect your portable device against unauthorized use.
  • Turn Bluetooth power off by default, and do not let it be set to discoverable.
  • Turn off the radio switch for your laptop's Wi-Fi access when you are not using it.
  • If a portable device is lost or stolen, contact the Technology Department immediately.
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