Trouble with Chromebook Internet Access at Home?
YouTube Tutorial: bit.ly/chromebooktakehome
Shut down Chromebook before leaving school
Connect to your home Wi-Fi
Log in to the Chromebook user name: StudentID@student.cms.k12.nc.us
Password: your Chrome password
Once you enter the first website, you will encounter the filtering process.
Type in your: user name: StudentID@cms.k12.nc.us (Notice student is missing)
Last screen of credentials type in your: user name: StudentID@cms.k12.nc.us password: YYYYMMDD (8 digit birthdate) Use your birth date.
How to Update a Chromebook
Go to settings
Select about Chrome OS
Select Check for updates
After it finishes, select restart
How to access Student Email:
Go to gmail.com and log in with CMS email and password
While logged into Chrome, click the Waffle Icon, and select Gmail - make sure you are logged into your CMS account.
Please monitor your email daily as this is how teacher's and other staff members will contact students individually.
Go to your Google Drive account
Click the Google Apps icon (waffle button)
Click Classroom icon & then your desired course
PowerSchool is the platform CMS teachers use as their gradebook. Here students and parents can access their schedule and grades for assignments and assessments. It is the expectation that students and parents will use this platform to stay up to date with their progress and contact the teacher with any concerns. Students can access PowerSchool through their ncedcloud access. Parents can access PowerSchool through the web and/or phone app. For information regarding PowerSchool access, please use the following link https://cms.powerschool.com/public/. To create an account you will need your child’s power school related information. If you do not have this information, please contact Jessica Shoup at firstname.lastname@example.org. To find the free mobile app for your phone, please visit your app store and search for PowerSchool. To complete the mobile access, you will need to use the following district code: GJKX.
Setting up your NCEdCloud Account:
You will use this account to access Canvas and Powerschool. The video below will walk you through the steps to claim your account. This is only for students new to NC. LEA Code: 600
If you are having trouble using your NCEdCloud Account you can also access Canvas through Google - https://canvas.cmslearns.org/discovery/
If you forgot your password or need it reset, contact one of your teachers and they take care of that for you.
SORA is an ebook platform that will allow you to access CMS and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public library ebooks for academic and leisure reading. Students will have access to their ELA assigned novels here.
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