DISTRICT WIDE: HCES, HCHS, KAPS, and the Board Office are all connected via the district’s Wide Area Network (WAN). The WAN allows students and staff to connect to Kentucky’s network and have access to the Internet and its myriad of resources. Staff members are also provided with e-mail accounts for internal and external communication. New internet switches have been installed and wireless capabilities district wide are now available to users.
HICKMAN COUNTY ELEMENTARY: The elementary has a 26 station PC lab in which classes can gain computer knowledge, learn basic typing skills and use tutorial programs that match classroom work. The elementary library has 15 PC’s connected to the WAN with which the school promotes the Accelerated Reader program.
HICKMAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL: The high school has three networked PC labs. One lab is for use by all classes while the second lab is for use by students taking computer courses as well as business classes. Other computers are placed throughout the building and connected to the WAN for student and staff use.
Smart Board technology that interfaces with a computer is available in all high school classrooms. This board enables a teacher or student to touch the screen and carry out computer functions.
Video imaging technology through the use of Pinnacle software enables students and teachers to produce films and movie clips. FBLA and Spanish classes have put this technology to use in local and state presentations.