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Chrome Essentials

Monsignor McCoy High School Chrome Essentials

Chrome Essentials is an optional online computer skills summer course that will be offered to all grade 9 students currently enrolled in Medicine Hat Catholic Schools. 

The course is self-paced and takes approximately 25 hours (online) to complete. Students will have access to up to 80 hours of teacher support in July to help them complete the course.

When successfully completed, students will earn five credits that will go towards their high school graduation and will be given a new Chromebook! Students can use this Chromebook at school and home in the years ahead and  beyond high school.

This opportunity is intended to prepare students for high school with the technology and computer skills they will need to be successful. Students will learn a variety of computer skills connected to Google Suite.

Current division students that are enrolling in grade 9 at Monsignor McCoy in the 2024-2025 school year.

The course will begin in July of 2024. It is self-paced and takes approximately 25 hours (online) to complete. Students will have access to up to 80 hours of teacher support in July to help them complete the course.

There will be no cost for enrollment and, as well as earning five high school credits, students will be given a new Chromebook upon completion of the course. They can use this Chromebook at school and at home in the years ahead. There will be a separate registration emailed to all grade 9 student families in spring of 2024.

Yes! Students will be given a new Chromebook upon completion of the course. Students can use this Chromebook at school and home in the years ahead. There will be a separate registration emailed to all grade 9 student families.

Once students receive proof of course completion, the new Chromebook is theirs to keep. 

Chromebooks will be managed by the school division to allow students access to network printing and secure exam writing sites. Upon completion of high school, students can have the device removed from the division management console. 

When successfully completed, students will earn five credits that will go towards their high school graduation.

A registration email has been sent to all current division students enrolling in grade 10 at Monsignor McCoy in the 2024-2025 school year. 

The course will allow students to gain transferable skills that are important for high school success, and in return, students are able to keep their new Chromebook.