Technology Department

Tech Support Help Desk

Ryan Ukno Network Administator Division Office
Dharmesh Patel School Technician EAMS, YQS
Sandra Drabot School Technician ECVS, LVS
Trevor Fosseneuve School Technician FLR, NMS, OVS
Vasyl Leshchyshyn School Technician PCI
Jennifer Borgfjord Technology Learning Coach (K-12) Division Office


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Guide for Selecting an E-Mail Password

Bad passwords are:

  • Names of any of your family.
  • Any word which appears in a dictionary
  • Common first names, your surname, names of pets and literary characters
  • Your userid or car registration number
  • Any dictionary word slightly modified (e.g. by adding a number to the end, or changing I to 1)
  • Simple sequences such as QWERTY, LETMEIN, the name of your department or group, or an obvious name spelt backwards

Guidelines for good password:

  • Have both uppercase and lowercase letters
  • Have digits and/or punctuation characters as well as letters
  • Are easy to remember, so that they do not have to be written down
  • Are eight characters long
  • Can be typed quickly, so somebody cannot follow what you type by looking over your shoulder
  • Two recommended techniques for choosing passwords which are hard to crack but possible to remember are:
  • Choose a short sentence or phrase which makes sense to you (but is not a common saying or proverb), use its initial letters and then insert a number or punctuation in the string, like Not5fsw (None Of This Fancy Stuff Works)
  • Take two or more short, unrelated words and put them together, inserting a number or punctuation at some point, like robot4My or Eye-coN

Having chosen your password, keep it safe - preferably in your head only. Never store it in text form on any computer system, and never leave a handwritten copy lying about; do not give your password to other people however trustworthy you believe them to be.  We will never ask you to change your password to a particular word.

Literacy with ICT Across the Curriculum

Aboriginal Identity Declaration (AID)

Child Safe Searches

  • Kids Click - Web Search for Kids produced by Librarians with over 6000 Sites compiled.
  • Yahooligans  - a Search engine/ browsable index of the Internet for Web surfers aged 7 to 12 selected by Yahoo!
  • School Zone - 30,000 free, clean resources for UK education.
  • Kids on the Web - Lots of links to 'Fun Stuff' for Kids of all ages. Other sections include Homework Tools, Educational Sites, Childrens Books and Stories and Safety on the Net.
  • OneKey - partnered with to provide the largest database of kid safe sites
  • The Awesome Library - has organized over 10,000 reviewed resources into categories for teachers, parents, kids, teens, librarians or the community, as well as by subject areas.
  • Bartleby - Search the Columbia Encyclopedia, Roget's Thesaurus, World Fact Book, Oxford Shakespeare and much more through this site.