The Cat’s Connection
September 2020 - Volume II
When Will School Start?
September 21, 2020: Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL) will begin!
How Do I Access My Student's Schedule?
Forget your Home Access Log In?
Did you forget your Home Access log-in over the summer break? No problem! Click on the Home Access Link and select, "Forgot My Username or Password". Follow the prompts to reset your password.
Don't have a Home Access Log In?
Are you an upcoming 6th grader, or new to the district? No worries. Click on the link below to request a Login. Yes, it's that easy!
Are you still having problems getting access?
Give us a call at 503-623-6662 or drop us a line, and we'll get you set up.
Chromebooks for Students
*September 15th is contingent on air quality. Watch for social media updates!
Students Who Already Have Devices:
For those students who already have their own device, please confirm it will compatible with the Canvas program:
- PC laptops (running Windows 10)
- Chromebooks (purchased no later than a year ago)
- Mac laptops (running at least macOS 10.15 Catalina)
- iPads (running at iOS 13)
Students who do not have Internet Service:
We are also providing wireless hotspots for those students who do not have Internet access at home. Teachers will be asking students about their access when they make their calls. Please let them know if you need assistance with Internet access. More information regarding this topic will follow.
Please Note: Some Chromebooks that were distributed in the Spring may not be compatible with the Canvas system. We'll be addressing this on a case by case basis and when we have additional devices to distribute.
1:1 Learning Technology Initiative (LTI) Agreement
Canvas Learning Management System - Parent Training September 15th via Zoom!
Dallas School District will be holding a Zoom Parent Training to go over the Canvas Learning Management System. The training will take place on September 15, 2020, from 6 - 7:30 pm. Click on the Zoom link here:
Meeting ID: 821 0897 2759
Lunch is Served! (and breakfast)
Student Bus Rider Registration - Due October 9, 2020
- Monday, September 14, 2020 - Comprehensive Distance Learning Orientation Week (all students)
- Monday, September 14, 2020 - Phase One Chromebook Deployment - for students who DO NOT have a device; 9 am - 6 pm @ LaCreole Middle School
- Tuesday, September 15, 2020; 6 - 7:30 pm - Parent Training Zoom Meeting for Canvas Learning Management System. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82108972759?pwd=RDkxanRKS1ZLRFBWWGdmVUR0ZzZ5Zz09
- Monday, September 21, 2020 - First day of Comprehensive Distance Learning (all students)
- Friday, October 9, 2020 - No School, State In-Service Day
- Friday, October 9, 2020 - Bus Rider Registration Form Deadline. See https://www.dallas.k12.or.us/bus-information for details.
- Friday, October 23, 2020 - No School, District In-Service Day