plays a key role in a St. Andrew’s education. Access to the best
software and hardware allows our community to research, collaborate, and
learn more effectively. Access to state of the art facilities and programs
allows our students to pursue a variety of academic and extracurricular
interests as well as preparing them with technology skills they will
need in college and beyond.
Some of the exciting ways St. Andrew’s students use technology include:
Editing student films and publications in our state of the art media lab
Composing and editing music with the virtual orchestra and synthesizers in our digital music studio
Modeling and analyzing experimental data using Vernier LoggerPro in our science laboratories
Using SKYPE to communicate with students in other countries as part of the modern language curriculum
Using Google Earth to experience a high-resolution virtual tour of foreign architecture in Art History
Pursuing an interest in program design by enrolling in one of the Computer Science electives.
Tackling challenging equations or presenting research using Smartboards
Collaborating with teachers and fellow students using email and Moodle online courseware
one of the library’s many Kindles, iPads or digital cameras for
recreational or classroom use or using one of the library’s 25 research
databases for class.
Technology Department at St. Andrew’s strives to maintain
top-of-the-line resources so that our students can utilize technology to
the fullest, both in and out of the classroom.
Email and Network Access
students are provided with a FirstClass email account so they can
collaborate with peers and teachers as well as communicate with home.
Students have access to a personal account on the network where they
can store files, as well as a public network over which they can share
music, videos, and photographs.
Andrew’s maintains over 100 computers and printers for student use in
the dorms, classrooms, and computer labs around campus. Students can
plug in to a wired network in dozens of locations around campus. In
addition, wireless networks exist in several zones throughout campus to
give students access on their laptops.
the school provides ample resources, most students choose to bring
their own computer to campus. To support these students, St. Andrews’
networks are fully accessible to all student computers and operating
systems. To aid in troubleshooting, the St. Andrew’s Technology
Department employs a full-time certified Apple repair technician and can
handle most repairs of PCs and Macs in-house.
member of the community signs a pledge to only use the school computing
system for legal, positive, and productive purposes.