CR Reviews Your School's Web Site
This month: La Sierra Adventist Academy, Riverside, California
Comments: "We would like to ask you to review our school Web site," writes Enilson Sarli, a junior-high teacher and the academy's Webmaster. "We like to see our Web site as more than just a page that provides passive information about our school. We have made a Web site that provides active information about activities and ongoing plans for our school. It's a site where parents, students and visitors can come to get than just an accurate view of who we are, what we stand for, our standards and more. We would appreciate your review and input, which we will use to improve it and make it even more practical. Thank you for your attention and help."
Review: This is an easy-loading, well-executed site, and it offers a few features other schools should look at incorporating. For instance, above the school logo on the main page, the site gives users information about which browsers it has been optimized to work with (in this case, it's Internet Explorer version 4.0 and higher), and the current date, which indicates that the site is updated regularly. This page is no design marvel, but it does everything a school site intro should, giving out contact info, a mission statement, a photo of the main building, and a navigation bar with easy-to-follow links into various sections. …