Using the Parent Portal at http://pp.bcpss.org Following this short presentation, you will know how to • Receive a log in and password to Parent Portal. • Gather school information about your child from Parent Portal. What is the Parent Portal? We are pleased to offer you an expanded tool - Parent Portal - to help you keep track of your child’s progress in school. Parents can now use Parent Portal to view: · grades (updated at least twice per month) · report cards and progress reports, · attendance records, · school discipline actions; and · a valuable set of educational resources, including homework help sites and online research and enrichment tools To use the Parent Portal, you need approval from the school office. This protects your child. How do you get approval to log in to the Parent Portal? What Parents Do: • Go to Room D107. • Tell the secretary you are a parent and want log in information for Parent Portal. • Get a pass from the secretary to the library stating that [your name] is the parent of [child’s name] and may receive log in information for the Parent Portal. • Go to the library and see Mr. Zuke. What Mr. Zuke Does: • Logs in to SMS. • Clicks on Reports. • Clicks on City Schools—Parent Connect—Parent Letter. • Types in Student ID# only. • Clicks RUN. • Prints the letter. • Gives it to the parent . • Answers questions about the letter. to that letter! You will need this information to enter the Parent Portal. Do this the first time you log in! Movie Time: A Review • http://pp.bcpss.org • Click the link for the video on the left hand side. Logging In: A Child’s View • www.bcpss.org • Click Log In. Username=your child’s student ID number Password=your child’s first name (capitalized) • Click Log in under the password. • Click on your child’s name. • Click on one of your child’s courses. What questions do you have?