Lee County School District announces Chromebook distribution dates and times

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Posted at 10:14 AM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 08:18:34-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Lee County School District is preparing for online learning by distributing Chromebooks to those students in need.

Elementary Schools will sign out Chromebooks to students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade in need of computer access this week.

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Chromebooks will only be distributed to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who meet the following criteria:

  • Do not have an older sibling already issued a District Chromebook in grades 6-12
  • Do not have a computer of any type in the home

The following schedule is for pickup of Chromebooks:

Grade 5
March 19th
Last Name A-M 8am-10am
Last Name N-Z 10am-12pm

Grade 4
March 19th
Last Name A-M 1pm-3pm
Last Name N-Z 3pm-5pm

Grade 3
March 20th
Last Name A-M 8am-10am
Last Name N-Z 10am-12pm

Grades 3-5 For families unable to pick up Chromebooks on Thursday
March 20th 1pm-5pm
March 21st 9am-11am

The Lee County School District wants to note that only one Chromebook is available per household.

Kindergarten through 2nd grade students meeting the same criteria as 3rd through 5th grade students will be able to sign out Chromebooks next week.

Families can also choose not to use computer-based learning while schools are closed, 10-day packets of instructional material are also available at their child’s school.

The first packet can be picked up during the same time frame as their assigned Chromebook distribution.

The schedule will be sent home through School Messenger and posted online here.