STUDENT ACCESS TO GOOGLE APPS AND STUDENT PORTAL

Activating Student Active Directory Account With teacher guidance, students must activate their account and set their password from a computer at school in a lab or media center before they will be able to use the Google or PowerSchool programs.
The 3 steps below need to be done once at the beginning of each school year:

1. Student must go to a computer in one of the labs or media center and sign in using “other” from the initial computer login screen (may need to pull down apple menu and log out of current user.
2. Students login with their first name and ID for both their username and password. • example: timmy45643 is BOTH the username and password
3. Students will be prompted to change their password • student passwords MUST be at least 8 characters long­they can choose to just use their first name and ID# again or create something new (*note the process below for forgotten passwords).

Pearson’s PowerSchool Student Portal Student can see schedules, attendance data, assignment scores and access Pearson textbooks/curriculum if applicable to a course in the current schedule. ● site is: http://powerschool.sbcsc.k12.in.us ● student user name is their first name and ID#, their password is what they created above Google Apps for Education 

“GAFE” GAFE, Google Apps for Education provides the ability for SBCSC students, faculty and staff to communicate, store files and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time from school, work, or home, all within a secure “closed campus” online environment. ● www.Google.com ● click on the blue box at the top right called Sign In. ● the first line called email, students use their first name and ID# followed by @students.sbcsc.k12.in.us (ex. jenny8675309@students.sbcsc.k12.in.us)­their password is what they created in the above steps ● Students can choose the app grid (looks like 9 boxes) to access their Google drive, docs, spreadsheets, etc. Student Apps availability differs by grade levels. ● Remind them to click the drop down arrow next to their name to sign out!!

*If student(s) have forgotten their password, the teacher needs to do a helpdesk ticket giving their first and last name and their student ID. Helpdesk is found at http://helpdesk@sbcsc.k12.in.us (More than one student’s name may be entered on one ticket).