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Technology Information for Students and Parents

Students, please read the following important information about applications used for teaching and learning.
 
 

Chromebook at Home 


 
 

How to update Chrome

 

CCS Chromebook Support Page

 

Canvas


 
All teachers use Canvas, a learning management system, to host course material.  Students can access Canvas from our home page - just click the logo.
 
Access Canvas  
 
At home, students will be prompted to login to their Office 365 account before proceeding to Canvas.  Remember, student login is student email address, and the password is the student ID.
 

Get to Know Canvas - Canvas - Student Orientation Tour

 

Download the App

The Canvas App is available on the Android and Apple platform.

Find your District

Type Cabarrus County Schools in the "Find my school" box.
 

Parents as Observers

Parents can sign-up as an observer(see course content but cannot participate) for their student's course(s) by knowing their student's Canvas username and password and using this URL:  https://cabarrus.instructure.com/login/canvas
 
 

How to create a Canvas Parent account Video

 

Website to create/access Canvas Parent account

 

Office 365


 

  • Click Office 365 under Resources on our home page or go directly to portal.office.com- bookmark this site!
  • Your username is your entire email address, ie, for Bart Simpson 123456789, 
    • Username bsimpson6789@cabarrus.k12.nc.us
    • Password:  123456789

 

Dashboard

O365 Dashboard

Email

  • Your school email is through Microsoft Office 365
  • Your email address is your Active Directory user name followed by @cabarrus.k12.nc.us
  • Your password is your student ID
  • Click Office 365 under Resources on our home page or go directly to portal.office.com- bookmark this site!
  • Your username is your entire email address, ie, for Bart Simpson 123456789, 
    • Username bsimpson6789@cabarrus.k12.nc.us
    • Password:  123456789
  • If you are unable to login, please ask your teacher to enter a work order that includes your name and student ID.
  • When logging into Office 365 at home, you will be asked for your password.
  • Want to setup email on your phone?  Here's how.

Teams

Student Access to Microsoft Teams from Kim Harris on Vimeo.

 

OneDrive

  • OneDrive is online storage for your files
  • Each CCS user has 1 Terabyte of storage space
  • You are able to share any file in your OneDrive with other users
  • You cannot upload folders or empty files to OneDrive

 

Microsoft Office

  • Each student gets 5 FREE licenses of the full version of Microsoft Office to install on personal devices
  • Login to Office 365 on your personal computer and click to Install Office
  • A full version of Microsoft Office is already available on every school computer

   

 

 Google Suite


 
Students have a Google Suite account where all of the services are available except Mail.
 
At school, follow these Chromebook Login instructions.
 
Away from school, and on personal devices, follow these instructions to login to Google Suite.
  • Your username is your Active Directory user name plus @st.cabarrus.k12.nc.us; ie, bsimpson6789@st.cabarrus.k12.nc.us
  • Your password is your student ID

 

PowerSchool


The PowerSchool Parent Portal provides all the information of a report card and progress report and more.