Take Home Chromebook Information

Take Home Chromebooks:

  • Only allow logins from Troy City Schools accounts.
  • Have the same Internet filtering installed as they do in the district.  Social Media sites and Shopping sites are blocked along with other non-educational categories.   Please note that filters are not perfect and we cannot guarantee that all inappropriate sites are blocked.   
  • Are older.  As such, their batteries may not last as long as they did when they were new.   You may need to charge them often or keep them plugged in.

 

How Do I.....

 

How Do I Turn on the Chromebook?


Open the Chromebook.   If the screen does not automatically come on push the power button for 4 seconds.


How Do I Turn off the Chromebook?


Push the power button for 4 seconds.

 

How Do I Connect the Chromebook to WiFi?


Your Chromebook will automatically look for available networks and show them to you in a list.


Click on the WiFi Network you want to connect to.    If the WiFi Network requires a password, a box will pop up allowing you to enter the password.


Information for this network is automatically saved so you can connect automatically later.


How Do I Find My Student’s Username and Password?


Click on the Apps button on the bottom left of the screen.


On the Apps menu, Click on Students.

 

The app opens to the Troy City Schools Student Resources Page. 

 

Click Find Student Account Info.

 

You will need to enter in your Student Number/Lunch Code and Date of Birth then click Submit.


You will see your account information.   Make note of your Email, Username, and Password.

 

To return to the login screen you will need to turn off the Chromebook and turn it on again.  

 

How Do I Sign Into the Chromebook?


Enter your entire email address


Click Next.


Enter your username only  (first part of your email address before the @) and your password.

 

Click Sign in.

 

How Do I Sign Out of the Chromebook?

 

Click the Sign out button at the bottom right of the screen.

 


How Do I Access Google Classroom?


From the Troy Home Page, click on Student Resources (near the top)


Click on Google Classroom

 

How do I Join a Google Classroom?

 

From the Troy Home Page, click on Student Resources (near the top).


Click on Find Google Classroom Info.


Search by Teacher or Class and click Submit.


Note the  Join Code for the class you want to join.


Click on the Launch Google Classroom link.


Click on the + sign in the upper right corner of the Google Classroom then click on Join Class.


Type the Join Code and click Join.
 


How Do I Charge the Chromebook?


Chargers were given out with each Chromebook.   


The small barrel end of the charger goes into the charging port on the Chromebook.  This is located near the hinge on the left side. 


Plug the charger into any electrical outlet.

 

Is There an Email Address or Phone Number for Tech Support?


We have set up a Student/Parent support helpline.   Please email techhelp@troycityschools.org or if you prefer to talk to someone you can call 937-332-6099.  If you do not get an answer please leave a detailed message with a callback number and someone will call you back as soon as possible.


This email/phone number is for technical support only.   Please contact the teacher or building principal with any curricular questions.