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System requirements to use this site


To use this site, you must use a web browser that supports Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), cookies, and JavaScript. Browsers that meet these requirements include:

  • The latest version of Firefox from the Mozilla Corporation (recommended)
  • The latest version of Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 11, 10 or 9
  • Safari 7, 6 or 5. Safari is included with the Mac OS X; please run Software Update to get the latest version

Settings for cookies, JavaScript, and pop-up blocking

Your browser must be configured to accept cookies, run JavaScript and allow popups from Some of these settings are generally enabled by default. To check if your browser has these options enabled:

Mozilla Firefox
Click Tools > Options (on a Macintosh, choose Firefox > Preferences). Select "Content" from the menu on the top. Make sure the checkbox next to "JavaScript" is checked. Click the advanced button to the right of "JavaScript" and make sure that at least the following are checked:

  • Move or resize existing windows
  • Change status bar text
  • Change images

Click the "Allowed Sites" button across from "Block Popup Windows." If "" does not appear in the list, enter it into the text box (without the quotation marks) and click "Allow."

Select "Privacy" from the menu on the top. If there is no checkmark next to the "Allow sites to set cookies" option, click the box to check it. Click OK.

Internet Explorer
Click Tools > Internet Options (if the toolbar is not showing, click the Gear icon and select Internet Options). Click the Security tab. Click the Custom Level button. Scroll down to Active Scripting and make sure that Enabled is selected. Click OK. Click the Privacy tab and select at least Medium (which is the default; if you otherwise customize your settings for cookies, you must allow first-part cookies in order for the site to function). Click OK.

Click Tools --> Pop-up Blocker (if the toolbar is not showing, click the Gear icon and select Internet Options, then click the Privacy tab). Either:

  • Click Pop-up Blocker Settings. Type in the box on the top of the screen and click the Add button. Then click Close. Or
  • Click Turn off Pop-up Blocker.

Apple Safari
Click Safari > Preferences. Click the Security icon. Make sure there is a checkmark next to "Enable JavaScript." Under Accept Cookies, make sure either Always or Only from sites you navigate to is selected.

Click Safari -> Block Pop-Up Windows to uncheck the pop-up blocker option (alternatively, press and hold Command [the Apple or "flower" key] while pressing "K" on your keyboard to toggle the pop-up blocker on or off).

If you are using a third-party cookie-blocking utility, check the product's documentation to change your settings to allow cookies for

Adobe Reader

Some documents on this site are delivered in Portable Document Format (PDF), requiring the free Adobe Reader to view. You can download a copy at Adobe's web site. We recommend you use the latest version.

Proxy servers and browser caches

Caching refers to the local storage of web pages on a local school district server or your browser's cache in order to improve performance. Caching, however, can disrupt the proper operation of this site. Proxy servers at your school district should be set to NOT cache pages from this site, as this could interfere with the proper operation of the site. Additionally, your web browser should not be set to cache pages:

  • Firefox: No configuration change is necessary.
  • Internet Explorer: Click Tools > Internet Options (if the toolbar is not showing, click the Gear icon and select Internet Options). Under the Browsing History heading, click the Settings button. Select the option Every time I visit the webpage under Check for newer version of stored pages. Click OK twice.
  • Safari: No configuration change is necessary.