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TóHajiilee Community School
P.O. Box 3438
TóHajiilee, New Mexico 87026
(505) 908-2426/2446

Google Chromebook Tutorial Videos

Hello! Welcome to our page dedicated to tutorials made by TCS staff to assist our parents and students during their remote learning. If none of these videos assist you with your specific problem, please send an email with your contact information to AskTCS@tohajiilee.com.

Enjoy learning and stay tuned for more videos in the future!

For those who just received their Chromebook, you would need to set up to the student in question. Please download and follow this document in how to do that.


How do I download ZOOM on my Chromebook?

You will learn how to:

-Download the Zoom App on your Chromebook

-Pin the app on your Chromebook task bar

-How to sign in using the StateID#@tohajiileeschool.com

How do I join a class on Google Classroom?

You will learn how to:

-Sign in using the StateID#@tohajiileeschool.com

-Join a class using a teacher’s code.

How do I navigate and submit assignments in my Google class?

You will learn how to:

-Use Google Classroom features

-Navigate where to find upcoming/missing/completed assignments

-Submit assignments using google docs

-Use the google calendar

TCS Website Navigation 1 of 3 – Main Page Overview

You will learn how to:
-Get onto our TCS website successfully.
-Find our message of the day
-View and use our Parent Letter Archive
-View and use our TCS Announcements Archive
-View our lunch menu.
-Navigate to our Chromebook Information and Technology help

TCS Website Navigation 2 of 3 – Parent/Student Resources

You will learn how to:

– Use our Right sidebar links to helpful information for Parents and Students:

  • Chromebook Tutorials
  • 2020-21 Enrollment Forms
  • Additional Household Help During COVID-19
  • Student Services page
  • Virtual Fieldtrips page
  • Virtual Activities page
  • BFG Quizzes still available

TCS Website Navigation 3 of 3 – Additional Resources/Tab Overview

You will learn how to:

– Use our Left sidebar links to reach helpful information for Parents and Students:

  • To’Hajiilee Community School Facebook page
  • Access to our AskTCS@tohajiilee.com email for Chromebooks
  • Staff links to TCS Email and NASIS.
  • Career links to vacancy announcements, applications, and documentation.
  • TCS map directions and contact information.
  • COVID-19 Parent & Student Resource Page
  • TCS Resource Flyer
  • Recent News of new postings.

-Use our header menu and sub-tabs for more information

More videos coming soon!

Navajo Word of the Day

Checklist for New & Returning Students

Transportation Form

TCS Legal Custody Information

Request for Bus Change

Student Application #2

Student Application #1

One School, One Book – The BFG

Chapter Quizzes will be updated each day starting Monday, May 11th!

  • Each combined chapter quiz is limited to one response per student.
  • Each respondent will be required to sign in to Google with a Google account of their own or their parents.
  • This quiz will be more accessible on the Google Chrome browser.
  • Households with more than one student will have to sign in with a different google account for each student.
  • The student should make sure to review their answers because they cannot change it for a better score once submitted.
  • Each combined chapter quiz has 10 questions worth one point each.

Each chapter quiz will start off with general questions that will help TCS successfully track our awesome students’ progress!

Are you ready to test your skills, Chiddlers?

Great! Let’s get started!

Click here for Chapter 1 & 2 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 3 & 4 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 5 & 6 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 7 & 8 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 9 & 10 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 11 & 12 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 13 & 14 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 15 & 16 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 17 & 18 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 19 & 20 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 21 & 22 Quiz

Click here for Chapter 23 & 24 Quiz

You guys did a whipper snapper kind of job on all of these quizzes! Hmmm.. maybe Sophie was right, maybe human beans are clever after all!

April 27th – Navajo Sovereignty Day Article

The Navajo Nation established April 16th as the original Navajo Sovereignty day in 1985, but now it is celebrated on the fourth Monday of April.

Short History

The Navajo Nation is a sovereign tribe with a population of Indigenous people, and it covers 27,000 square miles in three states. Back in 1868, the Nation signed a treaty with the U.S. Government declaring them an independent nation. This was after the forced march of Navajos from their homelands to another region in New Mexico. When the treaty was signed, Navajos were allowed to return home with established borders recognized by the U.S. Government.

Why do we celebrate Navajo Sovereignty Day?

In 1985, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Navajo Nation could impose their own taxes without approval from the US Government. This was a huge step for the Nation because it meant they can do it at their own discretion and they have independence in government proceedings. In other words, the US Government did not have no say over what goes on in Tribal lands in association with taxes.

What was the Supreme Court case about?

The basis for the Supreme Court ruling was the case of Kerr-McGee versus the Navajo Nation. This lawsuit was between non-tribal businesses who challenged the Tribal Council’s imposed business activity tax and a possessor interest tax on them. The Navajo Nation was able to argue that the ability to impose taxes not only was theirs because they are a sovereign nation, but it necessary to earn money to contribute back to their governmental operations.

What happened since the case?

Since the ruling, the Navajo Nation has imposed various taxes on oil, gas, tobacco products, and more on non-tribal businesses. The Navajo Nation’s budget and funds for the Navajo people largely come from these taxes. People celebrate every year and all Navajo Nation running institutions, organizations, and businesses are given the day off.

By: Desiderya Costello

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