Navigating netSchool

At Chisholm Trail Middle School

Dear Parents,

netSchool is a learning management system from Northwest ISD that allows teachers to make course content, quizzes, and resources available to students online to accommodate anytime, anywhere learning. We hope this information will help you navigate your way through the courses your students are enrolled in.


The graphic below is numbered to highlight the six most useful components of our course pages. Information about each of these sections can be found below.

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netSchool Course Components

1. Information about the teacher and course.

Each netSchool page at CTMS clearly identifies teacher contact information and course specifics.


2. Calendar

The course calendar block displays course, group and/or user events in addition to graded assignments, assessment dates, chat times and other course events. Events from all courses a student is enrolled in will be included on their calendar. Students can view course their course calendar on their netSchool homepage or by visiting each course pages they are enrolled in.


3. Upcoming Events

The upcoming events block displays all future course(s) events in a summarized list. Events from all courses a student is enrolled in will be included. Students can view their upcoming events on their netSchool homepage or by visiting each course pages they are enrolled in.


4. Course Icons
These icons provide quick access to the most utilized sections of each teacher's course. Submission boxes for coursework and information regarding assignments, homework, and quizzes/tests can be found here.


5. Week at a Glance

Details about the current week's classwork, assignments, homework, and quizzes/tests can be found here. This is a great place for students to reference when they have been absent from class.


6. Quick Links

Links that are most visited by our students and teachers are referenced here. This allows quick access for every student, no matter what course they are enrolled in.