ProgressBook is the online electronic grading system used by all teachers in the district. All parents will get a ProgressBook account when their child enters the second grade. Once logged into the site, you can check your child’s grades and progress in all classes. If you do not know your parent account username or password, please contact Melissa Bibbey, Technology Director. (voice: 574-6637 or email: [email protected]) Click on the ProgressBook link to the side to access the site.
Prepay Student Meal Accounts ONLINE!
Based on suggestions from many parents that they would like to be able to add money to their child's meal account online, we have now added this feature. Parents can add money to a child's meal account online or check the balance on a child's account by using the Myschoolbucks.com website. A detailed instruction guide for creating your parent account is available. If you choose to add money to your child's account, you will need a major debit or credit card, or an existing PayPal account. Even if you do not wish to make online payments, creating a parent account will allow you to monitor the balance left in your child's account so that you can know when you need to send in payments and you will be able to view your child's meal purchasing history. When student meal accounts are prepaid, the lunch line moves much faster, giving students more time to eat and less time waiting in line.
Ohio Achievement Tests – What are they and how can I help my child?
The Ohio Achievement tests are required assessments that measure students on what they know and are able to do in mathematics, reading, science, social studies and writing. Each year beginning with third grade and going through eighth grade, students will take Ohio Achievement tests in various content areas. At the high school level, the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) is administered and is a requirement for graduation.
See the Guidance Department pages on this site to get test dates and other information.
There are several web resources that you can refer to for further information and that can help prepare your child for these tests.
Study Island – The district subscribes to this website for students in grades 2 – 12. Study Island helps prepare students to take the Ohio Achievement tests. All students have an account and they should know their username and password. Study Island can be used at home and at school.
ODE Family Resources - Resources put together by the Ohio Department of Education to assist parents. Here you will find explanations of the Ohio Academic Content standards for each grade level with ideas for what parents can do with their children, sample tests and released questions.
Ohio Academic Content Standards - All of the Ohio Standards for grades K-12
Preparing Elementary Students for Standardized Tests - This site has lots of good general information about standardized tests in general, not just specific to the Ohio tests, but points made should apply no matter what test your child is taking.
Reading – How Can I Help My Child?
Reading Tutors - Resources and materials for helping your child become a reader.
America Reads - Resources and ideas on helping your child become a reader.
Reading; The Early Years - Ideas for helping your pre-schooler with reading.
Articles of Interest to Parents:
Building a Foundation for Reading
Putting Reading First
Helping Your Child Become a Reader