District Calendar:

August 2014
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August 18, 2014

9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. BMS New Family Orientation
Bedford Middle School
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August 22, 2014

CMS Incoming 6th grade and NEW 7th & 8th Grade Student Orientation (All Day Event)
Coleytown Middle School
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BMS Incoming 6th grade Student Orientation (All Day Event)
Bedford Middle School
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August 25, 2014

Students First Day (All Day Event)
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7:30p.m. BOE Meeting
Staples High School Cafeteria
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District Sections:

Curriculum & Program Information

Parent Tech Help

HOME ACCESS CENTER   SCHOOLOGY   ONLINE DIRECTORY  
MY SCHOOL BUCKS   SCHOOL DISMISSAL MANAGER   ATLAS  

 

PASSWORD HELP FOR SCHOOLOGY & HOME ACCESS CENTER ONLY

Please contact the Parent Helpdesk for technical assistance with Home Access Center or Schoology. If you are unable to log into either due to a forgotten password, please use the online parent password reset tool.

  • The Parent Helpdesk is available from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday - Friday.
  • Email is the best method of communication. Please include your first and last name, your child's grade, and your child's first and last name in your email to parenthelpdesk@westport.k12.ct.us.   You may also call 203-341-1214 for assistance.

 

HOME ACCESS CENTER

Home Access Center is the main source of student demographic data. Grade K-12 parents can access report cards for all students, and class assignments for students in grade 6-12. Parents can verify and update:

  • phone numbers
  • email addresses
  • physical address
  • emergency contacts
  • associated guardians, and
  • HAC and Schoology password
  • course requests (MS only) NEW

How do I get to Home Access Center?  

Click on your school home page listed below, and select "Home Access" at the top of the page.


SCHOOLOGY

Schoology is the District's Learning Management System where you can access documents, handouts, assignments (grade 6-12), and classroom multimedia materials. You will also find links to PTA information, forms, and news about upcoming events.

How do I get to Schoology?
Click on your school home page listed below, and select "Schoology" at the top of the page.

» SHS - http://shs.westport.k12.ct.us 
» CMS- http://cms.westport.k12.ct.us 
» BMS - http://bms.westport.k12.ct.us 
» SES - http://ses.westport.k12.ct.us 
» CES- http://ces.westport.k12.ct.us 
» LLS - http://lls.westport.k12.ct.us 
» GFS- http://gfs.westport.k12.ct.us 
» KHS- http://khs.westport.k12.ct.us

Video Tutorials and the Parent Technology Tips brochure can be found here.

 

ONLINE DIRECTORY

Online Directory Registration is easy. Just follow these steps:

» Add noreply-westport@mobilearq.com to your address book, then go to https://westport.mobilearq.com/parent_register.html to pay your PTA membership dues. You will then receive an email from noreply-westport@mobilearq.com that includes your temporary password.

» Logon to http://westport.mobilearq.com with your email and temporary password.

» You will then see a homepage. If you have children in one school, the "Edit Profile & Password" button is at the bottom of the homepage. If you have children in multiple schools, click on the school name (you can select any school), then "Edit Profile & Password." Click on "Change Password" and change your temporary password to a password of your choosing. Hit "Update" when done.

» ***Important Next Step*** Click on "Edit Profile & Password" and "Edit My Directory Info" to select the family information you wish to show in the Online Directory. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY YOUR NAME WILL APPEAR IN THE ONLINE DIRECTORY IF YOU DO NOT SELECT YOUR HOME/EMAIL ADDRESS, AS WELL AS THE PHONE NUMBERS YOU WISH OTHER PTA MEMBERS TO SEE.

TO INSTALL THE CONVENIENT MOBILE APP for the Online Directory on your Smart Phone, just follow the video and written instructions found on Parent Tech Help, here: https://www.schoology.com/album/60529043/content/1699131

Need additional help? Just click on one of the videos below:

How to Edit your Online Directory Family Information                         How to Register as a Parent

How to Add Quicklinks on your Mobile Device                                   How to Navigate the Online Directory

 

MY SCHOOL BUCKS

Use mySchoolBucks to deposit money into one or more student lunch accounts, track purchase history, create low-balance reminders and even set-up an automatically recurring payment. https://www.myschoolbucks.com/

For help, please contact Frank Rupp, Dining Services Director, at 203-341-2431

 

SCHOOL DISMISSAL MANAGER

The system provides an organized and efficient tracking system for end of day elementary school dismissals. It replaces written notes and phone calls to the office that advise your school of changes to regular plans for your child(ren)’s dismissal. Complete your changes before 1:45pm.

https://schooldismissalmanager.com/

For help contact School Dismissal Manager

 

ATLAS

Atlas is the District's curriculum mapping program where you can access broad outlines of what students need to know and be able to do each year. Maps are organized by subject and unit of study.

https://westportk12-public.rubiconatlas.org

Directions for using Atlas

For frequently asked questions click here.