Unfortunately, getting another computer won't help. We use Samsung Chromebooks in 7th grade. Chromebooks act 95%+ in the "cloud". The reason we can't connect is because our server can't support the amount of devices we have connecting to it.
Our awesome tech crew is working diligently to improve our accessibility in each school in our district, thanks in part to our former superintendent, who placed a priority on improving technology during his tenure. HOWEVER, we need to be prepared.
How to get OFFLINE in Google Docs (Slides, Sheets, Drawings, too!)