Author Archives: Tom James

Introducing Schoology

After a thorough review and evaluation of several different alternatives Mercy has decided to switch learning management systems (LMS) from Moodle to Schoology. Teachers, students and parents will be able to access Schoology from their smartphones and tablets (iOS and … Continue reading

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iPad Warranty Info

To all Mercy families who have purchased the Mercy iPad package for the 2013-14 school year: You have purchased AppleCare+ as part of your Mercy iPad package. You may purchase additional third party warranty coverage for your daughter’s Mercy iPad … Continue reading

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What if I lose my stuff?

One of the scenarios we never like to see here in the Mercy IT Dept. is a student who has lost important data. The looks of anguish and often times, tears, are enough to break the heart of even the most seasoned … Continue reading

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2013/2014 Mercy iPad Package FAQs

Who Is Required to Purchase the Mercy iPad package?  Incoming ninth graders and new transfer students are required to purchase the Mercy iPad package. Another iPad may not be substituted. What’s included in the package?  A 32 GB iPad, a … Continue reading

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There is an app for that! But…?

Apple reports that there are over 650,000 apps available through it’s App Store, of which 250,000 + are designed specifically for the iPad. When we first decided to to implement an iPad 1:1 program one of the daunting tasks we faced was … Continue reading

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iPad Warranty Info

As we are now halfway through the process of distributing iPads to our students we thought it would be a good time to inform you about your warranty options. Every family who purchased the Mercy iPad package has the AppleCare + warranty.  This warranties … Continue reading

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Register now to pick up your Mercy iPad package

**Please note: If you ordered an iPad you will not receive it until you attend one of the Get Connected sessions. Also, the sessions being held from July 30th – August 3rd are full. ** Attention all students who have … Continue reading

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Order your Mercy iPad package now!

The Mercy iPad Package is now available for purchase to all students registered for the 2012-2013 school year. You will need your Mercy student ID to place your order which can be found right next to your name when you … Continue reading

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Just the facts on the FAQs!

Here is a document we put together for our iPad Open House event that answers some of our most frequently asked questions about Mercy 2.0. We hope to see you there !

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Got Questions?

If you have questions about the iPads or the Mercy 2.0 Technology plan don’t forget to visit our FAQs page! If your question is not answered there feel free to contact the Mercy IT Dept. at any time: Larry Baker, … Continue reading

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