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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
    Posted on 09/03/2020
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    How do I login into Schoology? 

    1. From the Student Portal page of Seattle Public Schools website, click on the Student link in the Schoology section
    2.  Login: Your username is located on your parent or guardian's Source account, with @seattleschools.org after it. Example: 1jrsmith@seattleschools.org
    3.  Password: your password is your date of birth, numerically.
      Example: If you were born June, 5, 2010, your default password would be: 06052010

    If you need additional login information, you can find it here: www.seattleschools.org/StudentPW

     

     

    How do I login to the Source? 

    1. From the Student Portal page of Seattle Public Schools website, click on The Source link in The Source section.
    2.  Login: Your username is located on your parent or guardian's Source account Example: 1jrsmith
    3.  Password: your password is your date of birth, numerically.  Example:  If you were born June, 5, 2010, your default password would be:  06052010

    If you need additional login information, you can find it here: www.seattleschools.org/StudentPW

     

     

    How do I find out my student's schedule

    You can find your student’s schedule on the Source.

     

    When does school begin? 

    School begins Friday, September 4

    Your student’s first class will be their Period 8 Advisory. You can check Schoology on Thursday, September 3 for a Teams Meeting link for class on Friday.

     

    What is the daily / bell schedule?

    Starting September 14, the bell schedule can be found here.

     

    Does my student have class on Wednesdays?

    For more information about Wednesday schedules, check here.

     

    Will the students be receiving supplies?

    If you missed our supply distribution day on September 12th, you can still pick up your supplies at lunch times listed below.

     

    How do I turn in school forms?

    Drop off completed first week packet forms during lunch distribution times listed below.

    Will there be lunch available?

    Students and families can pick up meals at Aki Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday from 11:45-1:15 and Wednesdays from 11:15-12:30. You can find more information here.

      

    Student Meals by Bus

    The district provides student meals by bus Monday through Friday throughout Seattle. Please refer to our bus route maps and schedule online to determine the timing of the route or the school closest to your family.

    You can get more up-to-date information here: https://www.seattleschools.org/resources/student_meals

     

     

    Language and Translation Support

    Please reach out to us with any questions using the following contact information:

    For English, call Aki at (206) 252-7700 or email akikurose@seattleschools.org

    For Amharic & Oromo, call Habtamou Kassa at (206) 252-7734 or email hmkassa@seattleschools.org

    For Somali, call Abdi Geireh at (206) 252-7734 or email afgeireh@seattleschools.org

    For Spanish, call Amy Anderson at (206) 252-7765 or email alanderson@seattleschools.org

    For Tagalog, call Eden Tumbaga at (206) 252-7765 or email ebtumbaga@seattleschools.org

    For Vietnamese, please call Quang Hoang at (206) 252-7734 or email qvhoang@seattleschools.org

     

    Can I use my own laptop (BYOD - Bring Your Own Device)?

    If you have opted to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), please be aware that SPS will not provide any support or repairs to your device. If your BYOD is not working, please contact your school to check out a SPS device for your home use or contact laptops@seattleschools.org or call 206-252-0100.” https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/dots/student_1_1_laptop_program

    Here is some additional information regarding (BYOD):

    What is a Use Your Own Device (BYOD) policy?

    The Seattle Public School (SPS) BYOD policy allows students to use their personal devices at school or during online learning.  To be compatible with classroom or online learning, the device must be able to connect to the school’s or SPS wireless network. Students will use their devices in the classroom or online learing to access and save information from the Internet, collaborate with other learners, and utilize the productivity tools, such as OneDrive, that are available to them.

    What devices are appropriate for BYOD?

    Devices that are acceptable for this BYOD include devices with the following minimum specifications:

    Middle School and Grades 3-5:

    ·         11.6", Celeron N4100

    ·         4GB RAM

    ·         128GB SSD

    ·         Touch-Screen, One HDMI, Two USB 3.0, Above-Monitor and World-Facing Cameras

    Is it mandatory for students to use a device to school?

    Participation in BYOD is optional. Students who choose not to use their personal device will be able to have a District or SPS computer checked out to them.  The school will provide access to devices when district technology is required, for example, SBAC testing, if unable to complete on a personal device.

     

     

    Technical Support - What do I do if my district-provided laptop isn’t working?

    The following sites are open for families and students for walk-ins and appointments. Students and families can make appointments for the following services by calling Student Tech Line at: 206-252-0100 or email: laptops@seattleschools.org:

    New laptops, internet needs, etc....

    Aki Kurose Middle School (west side entrance on 39th)
    3928 S Graham St. Seattle, WA 98118
    Mondays and Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch: 11 - 11:30

    Mercer International Middle School
    1600 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108
    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m
    Closed for Lunch 11 - 11:30

    Others:

    Concord International Elementary School
    723 S Concord St. Seattle, WA 98108
    Mondays and Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch: 11 - 11:30

    Rainier View Elementary School
    11650 Beacon Ave. S Seattle, WA 98178
    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m
    Closed for Lunch 11 - 11:30

    Bailey Gatzert Elementary School
    1301 E Yesler Way Seattle, WA 98122
    Mondays and Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch: 11 - 11:30

    Nathan Hale High School
    10750 30th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125
    Entrance is on 110th street near the athletic field. Parking is available on 110th.
    Mondays and Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch: 11 - 11:30

    Chief Sealth International High School
    2600 SW Thistle St, Seattle, WA 98126
    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m
    Closed for Lunch 11 - 11:30

    John Marshall Alternative High
    520 NE Ravenna Blvd, Seattle, WA 98115
    Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch 11 - 11:30

    Other Family Resource Centers: https://www.seattleschools.org/district/calendars/news/what_s_new/family_resource_centers

    Other Technical Support

    https://www.seattleschools.org/resources/faq/technology

     

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