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Everything You Need to Know About School Bells

Posted by Janelle Carroll on May 1, 2019 10:43:58 AM

Some people are happy if their car just gets them from point A to point B. Others need to know what makes it go. But if you're in charge of maintenance at a school, you're expected to know how just about everything works; it's your job. 

Among the inner-workings of your building that you'll want to understand is your bell system. The more you know about the bells, the more confident you'll be on the job. You'll be less stressed, too, with the comfort of knowing you can handle issues as they arise, before they turn into headaches.

In tandem with synchronized clocks, your school's bell system is what keeps the day moving along smoothly, so it's important to have a handle on it. With that in mind, here's everything you need to know about the bell system that keeps everyone on schedule. 

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Topics: School Clock Systems

The Comprehensive Time Guide to Best Prepare for Daylight Savings Time 2018

Posted by Janelle Carroll on Feb 28, 2018 8:31:52 AM

How long will you let the clock in your car show the wrong digits after Daylight Saving Time kicks-in on March 11? A day? A month? Do you just ride it out and wait for the time to switch back?

You might be able to get away with such a carefree approach in your personal vehicle, but it's different if it's your job to keep a facility running smoothly – be it a school, hospital or factory. So, if you need to make sure your clocks are on time all the time, here are a few ways you can prepare to spring forward.

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Topics: Daylight Saving Time, Clock Maintenance and Repairs

Help! I Need to Re-program My Bell Schedule!

Posted by Janelle Carroll on Sep 15, 2015 12:00:00 PM

I enjoy helping people with their tech issues. With the students heading back to school, Carmen and I have handled several urgent calls from schools trying to program (or re-program) the bell schedules.

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Topics: Clock Maintenance and Repairs, School Clock Systems

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