SKYWARD FAMILY ACCESS ACCOUNTSSkyward is a free online Student Management System which provides the fastest, most direct parent communication. Parents are strongly encouraged to sign up for Family Access. If you haven't signed up already, your school office staff will help your family get signed up! It is also important for parents to continue to update their student’s Family Access accounts. (If a student moves and the student’s Family Access account is not updated, there may not be room at your zoned school next year.)orBLACKBOARD CONNECTBlackboard Connect is the district's emergency notification system which enables you to receive timely information about emergencies, closures, or other safety issues. Parents are strongly encouraged to add a cell phone number(s) to their account, allowing the district to send emergency text alerts concerning their students. Log in to Skyward and select the “Family Access” tab. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any cell number you'd like added to your account for emergencies. Communications department staff can answer any questions or help with any issues updating your information. More information is available on our Emergency Alert System page.
E-FUNDS FOR SCHOOLS
The Coeur d’ Alene Public Schools e-Funds program will help you pay school lunches, fees, and other school expenses 24-hours a day, without the hassle of sending in cash or check with your student. You can log in with your Family Access account user name and password!
CLICK THIS LINK TO LEARN HOW TO PAY FOR SCHOOL FEES THROUGH OUR E-FUNDS PROGRAMVOCABULARY & SPELLING, BY GRADE
Your student can learn vocabulary words by playing online at www.vocabulary.com! Vocabulary words are those found in English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies classes in the Coeur d'Alene Public Schools, and are organized by grade. Your student can practice and track their progress. Make it fun with an online Spelling Bee — students can test spelling, test speed, and work to break their best record!
PARENTS —BE PREPARED
Download the Parent Guide for your student's upcoming school year! This printable guide will review Idaho Core Standards of learning for your student, and simply outlines what students will be learning, by areas of study, and offers a list of activities you can do at home to ensure your student is ready and raring to go for back to school in September!
Download the Curriculum Guides for your student's upcoming school year, organized by grade and subject. The guides are used as models by district classroom teachers. They align content, instruction, and local and state assessments, and when parents understand and participate in this process students are more likely to easily and completely achieve these goals!
OTHER FREE ONLINE RESOURCES
Our Department of Curriculum has compiled an AMAZING online resource of FREE learning and study opportunities for our students. Links are displayed in Symbaloo, each block representing a resource link. Resources include such topics as math, foreign languages, typing, history, reading, grammar, government, biology, computer sciences, many, many more — most available for all grade levels! Take a moment to review the opportunities to engage your student in some fun, online learning this summer! [Note some sites will require your student to enter their student ID and password.]