Tech Resources

 

DISTRICT VIRTUAL TECH CLASSES FOR PARENTS

DeKalb County Schools is presenting a series of training sessions for parents and caregivers. These sessions will show you how to use online tools to teach and engage with you students virtually. 

Register here for each session. 


 Student Password and Support

If you need a password reset, you can contact Mr. Butts at Henderson Middle School. Call 678-874-2902.

You can also submit a help ticket with DeKalb County Schools Virtual Learning Support here


Google Chromebooks

Students are issued Chromebooks by their schools and are used for virtual schoolwork. Here are a few Chromebook resources:

  • How To Use Your Chromebook -  this video was made by a Lakeside student  and is in English and Spanish. It does not have audio but instructions in text on the screen. Not all schools will use the same programs in the video, but the basics should still apply. Click here. 
  • Issues with your Chromebook? Submit a trouble ticket to the District here
  • Getting started and logging in - Videos provided by the District for getting started and logging in to the Chromebooks.

Connecting Chromebook to home printer instructions can be found here


   

 

 

 

The Infinite Campus Portal is a confidential and secure website that provides parents, students, and staff with real-time access to information including grades, attendance, assignments and schedules. There is a student portal and a parent portal. 

Here are several Infinite Campus resources:

District Infinite Campus Information

Infinite Campus Parent Help Center

Navigating the Portal for Parents (English)

Navigating the Portal for Parents (Spanish)

Youtube instructional videos in English/Espanol

8/31: Make sure you are using the most up-to-date version of Infinite Campus. Check your app updates and if you are experiencing issues or errors, try clearing your browser history, cookies, and cache by following these steps:

1) Log off Infinite Campus, and then press and hold down the Ctrl-Shift-Delete keys while in Chrome or Firefox. 

2) Select Browing History, Cookies, and Cache. 

3) For time range, select "All Time" or "Everything" and click Clear. 

4) After clearing your browser history, cookies and cache, log back into Infinite Campus.


Verge

VERGE is the DCSD-approved Learning Management System (LMS). This tool allows teachers and students to seamlessly collaborate in a safe, virtual learning environment. With VERGE, teachers are able to personalize learning by providing students with voice and choice in their learning.

District Verge Resources:

DCDS Verge Webite: includes videos on how to access, navigate and send messages in Verge

A video in English and Spanish from Oakcliff for parents on using Verge: https://youtu.be/xX_os93IYy0

 


Microsoft Teams (or MS Teams)

Microsoft Teams is an online collaboration platform that provides a space for students and teachers to share files, chat, and engage in video conferencing features for remote learning.

 

DONATE

 

WE NEED A HERO! 

HMS and our students need our help now, more than ever!

We're asking everyone to be a Henderson Hero and contribute to the PTSA Program Fund for the year. 

 No Sales. No Pledges. No Hassles.

It will take all of us.

All donations are greatly appreciated. 

We'll gladly accept what you can give.

SUGGESTED DONATION LEVELS:

Henderson Superhero   $75.00

Henderson Champion  $125.00

Henderson Defender  $175.00

100% of the donations go directly to fund PTSA here at HMS!
We need you and thank you for your support!

JOIN PTSA

By joining the PTSA, you help us meet our school's needs that are outside the scope of their budget. You also get access to our online Directory with an app for your smartphone. 

CONTACT & CONNECT

Subscribe to the Henderson Newsletter

Email HMS PTSA:
president@hmsptsa.org

To receive messages from Principal Patillo:
Connect with School Messenger

More ways to contact & connect

FIND US

Facebook

The Henderson Middle PTSA Page has general school and PTSA announcements.  
 
The Henderson Middle Parents Group is a closed group (request to be added and provide your student's name). This is a great place to ask specific questions about school that are then generally answered by other parents in the know.