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Technology Support

Welcome back to the 2020-2021 school year at Washington STEAM Multilingual Academy. 


Technology Support: Frequently Asked Questions

1. What's my PUSD email address? Students need a PUSD email address to log in to Chromebooks and Canvas

  • All students have a PUSD Google email account.
  • All Washington students should regularly check their PUSD email account as this is where you will receive school information.
  • Your default username is as follows (first 2 characters of last name lower case) + (last 4 digits of student ID) + (first 2 characters of first name lower case) + (2 digit birth month) + (2 digit birthday). Example: Joe Smith (born 08/19/2001 and ID 991234) = SM1234JO0819@pusd.us.
  • Your default password is as follows: (first letter of first name capitalized) + (first letter of last name lowercase) + (6 digit ID) = password. Example: Joe Smith (student ID 991234 = Js991234.

2. What should I do if apps or teacher websites aren't working properly once I've logged in to my Chromebook? 

  • "Power-wash" your Chromebook: power washing instructions.
  • Power washing regularly helps to reset your Chromebook when you are experiencing issues with increased slowness, inability to connect to WIFI, not being able to load apps, programs, websites, etc.
  • Power washing also ensures that you receive updates on a regular basis. Please click on the following link for instructions on how to power wash your Chromebook: 

3. Who do I contact if my Chromebook doesn't work? You can contact PUSD's IT Department:

4. Which class period is it right now? How do I find my class?

Class period times are listed below. All classes begin with live, online instruction followed by personalized learning time (online lessons or small group instruction with the teacher).

  • At the start of each class period, students should log in to Canvas, our online learning management system.
  • Click on the course name for the class period that is scheduled at that time.
  • Click on Cisco Webex in the left navigation.
  • Find the meeting for the correct date and time. Click "Join".
  • If you do not see a class meeting scheduled, make sure you are in the correct class period for the day/time.
  • Email your teacher for help if you cannot find the class meeting.

Monday Bell Schedule PDF

Tuesday-Friday Bell Schedule PDF

 

Schedule for Remote Learning

Class periods are a combination of live, online classes and online personalized learning time. 

Monday*

Time

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:15-8:55, Per. 1 or 4

8:15-9:42

Period 1

Period 4

Period 1

Period 4

9:00-9:35, Per. 2 or 5

9:57-10:22

Advisory

Advisory

Advisory

Advisory

9:50-10:25, Per. 3 or 6

10:27-11:54

Period 2

Period 5

Period 2

Period 5

*Mondays are shortened days.

Class periods alternate on Mondays.

For the first week of school, students will attend periods 1, 2, and 3 on Monday.

Next week,  they will attend periods 4,5,6 on Monday.

12:29-1:55

Period 3

Period 6

Period 3

Period 6

Optional 7th-period orchestra and glee,

2:00-3:20 PM Wednesday and Friday