Bolton Central computer labs reopen to public

BOLTON LANDING - Bolton Central School's computer labs, complete with a variety of available peripherals and programs, are again open to the public for one session per week.

The computers are open to the community from 6 to 8 p.m. on Mondays through May 23. The computer labs are located on the second floor in Room 240 and on the first floor in Room 106. They will be used alternately so that the Computer Lab nights can serve both students and Bolton community members, Bolton's business education teacher William Green said.

"The public computer lab time was very successful last year," he said. "Community members were eager to learn computer basics and students took advantage of more computer lab time to finish school projects."

The lab will be supervised alternately by Green and Jennifer Trowbridge, both business/computer education teachers at Bolton. They will be available to assist with computer software, hardware and Internet questions. Instruction will also available for those interested in learning new techniques or programs.

The lab offers a wide variety of software including Microsoft Office which includes Word, PowerPoint and Excel - Photoshop, and various movie-authoring programs. There is also a variety of computer hardware available for use including a color scanner, DVD/CD burners, a digital camera, a digital camcorder, and color laser printers.

Individuals will be responsible for bringing their own storage media if they wish to save their files. It is suggested that a USB portable storage device or flash drive) or CDs be used. Online storage information will also be available.

For details, contact Green at 644-2400, ext. 427 or via email at: wg427@boltoncsd.org.

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