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Parent Technology Support Resources and Training

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Help & Support

For Technology Support Hotline: (209) 574-8600

Drive Thru Student Device & Technology Repair at:

1017 Reno Ave.
Modesto CA 95351

Monday-Friday from 7:30am - 6:00pm

Training Calendar

Training and Events

Parent Tools

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1. Start Here First

Before you begin to create your Parent Accounts for PowerSchool, SchoolMessenger, and Schoology you will need:

School Directory

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2. PowerSchool Parent Account

Track Student Grades, Attendance, and Sign Forms

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PowerSchool Login
ALL Parents can create their accounts now!

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3. ParentSquare

Receive Updates from School Site and Teachers

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ParentSquare Login
ALL Parents can create their accounts now!

Mobile App Installs
Apple iOS
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4. Schoology Parent Account

Digital Classroom and Assignments

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Schoology Login
ALL Parents can create their accounts now!

Student Device

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Student Device How-to Login & How-to Use

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Get the Limited Student Device Coverage

Wifi Hotspots Internet free and low cost internet for home

WiFi Hotspots and Free & Low-Cost Internet at Home

Student Help Center Technology Tutorials

Student Help Center Technology Tutorials

Student Help Center Website
Student Help Center has how-to use student apps and device tutorials

Attend Online Teams Events

Back to School Night in Teams

Back to School Night: How to Join Teams Meeting Link for Parents - VIDEO (and in Spanish)

How-to Choose Your Language on YouTube Video

Microsoft Teams Live Events

Microsoft Teams Live Events

How to Join Virtual Live Teams Event for District or School Site Events Online

How-to Join Teams Live Event

How-to Join Teams Live Event - Spanish

Internet & Email Basics

Chrome - How to use the internet web browser

Chrome Web Browser
Chrome is the preferred web browser at Modesto City Schools. Learn how to use the Chrome Web Browser and visit websites.

Internet Basics - improve skills and use the cloud

Internet Basics
Improve your Internet skills so you can connect, use the cloud, download and upload files, and do more online.

Internet Safety - Tips to stay safe online and email

Internet Safety
Staying safe online is essential in today's world. Use these Internet safety tips to keep yourself and your loved ones protected.

Email - Learn how to use email

Email Basics
In this free tutorial, learn how to use common email features and practice proper etiquette.

Gmail - learn how to use gmail

Google Gmail
In this free tutorial, get an introduction to Gmail and learn how to manage, send, and respond to messages.

Beyond Email - next steps learning email

Beyond Email
Learn the various ways beyond email of communicating and sharing online.

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MCS Instructional Tech YouTube Channel Playlist for Parent Videos