Important Announcements

Technology Support

  • Chromebook Repairs

    While school offices are closed, tech support will be handled at the CORE Center, 300 Commerce Drive in Crystal Lake. Tech support hours are 7:30 am - 3 pm, Monday through Friday. Parents/guardians should park in the lot on the west side of the building, come to Door 6 and knock on the door upon arrival. Tech support can also be accessed via email at or by phone at 815-788-5060.  


    Chromebook Care 

    Click the links below for tips on caring for your Chromebook: 


    Caring for Your Chromebook

    Como Cuidar tu Chromebook 


    Internet Access 

    Internet service providers have low-cost internet options for families in need. In addition, District 47 will provide internet access and hot spot devices to families who qualify. For assistance, email  


    Parent Resources

    To support our families with remote learning at home, our tech solutions team has created a series of videos for parents as well as access to GoGuardian, an internet filtering tool that allows parents to monitor their children's online activity. Click here for videos in Spanish. 


    Parent Resource Videos/Tutorials

    GoGuardian for Parents 

    Quick Fix Cheat Sheet


    Common Chromebook Troubleshooting Tips

    1) A soft reset can help resolve problems with the sound not working, the device is frozen, or flickering screen.  A soft reset can be done by pressing the "Refresh and Power" at the same time as seen here:

    Soft Reset

    2) Wiping your Chromebook is a technique that is used to take the Chromebook back to "factory defaults".  If your microphone or webcam is not working or your Chromebook feels sluggish, you can try wiping your Chromebook by following these steps here in this short video. Upon completion, the device will automatically enrolled to District 47.  This may take a few minutes.  After it completes, login as normal and check if the issue is resolved.


    3) If these steps doesn't resolve the problem, please email us and we'll be happy to help.