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    Start of the 2020/2021 School Year Info
    Posted on 09/02/2020

    School begins on Friday, September 4, at 9:00. If it is not your McClure student’s distribution day, you will begin your day in an online meeting! 

    Distribution days (to pick up laptops, planners, library books, and other school materials): 

    • 6th grade: Friday, September 4
    • 7th grade: Tuesday, September 8
    • 8th grade: Wednesday, September 9  

    Your child will be using a video conference program called Teams for this class and for most classes this year. Follow these steps to join the first meeting of school:  

    For a demonstration, please watch this video showing how to log into Schoology and find a link to a Teams meeting:   

    When you log in to your computer:  

    • Go to the Seattle Public Schools website ( 
    • Click the “Student Family Portal” button. 
    • Click the “Student Portal” button. 
    • Click “Log in with Active Directory.”  
      • If you are using a school laptop, it will log you in automatically.
      • If it asks you to sign in, use your regular school username and password. 
    • Scroll down this page until you see “SPS Tools” and click the Schoology icon.    
    • You will now be able to see the courses that your child is enrolled in. Click the “Advisory” button. 
    • Find the ‘updates’ tab on the left side of the screen. Links will be posted in the updates section. Click the link that says “Join Teams Meeting,” which will launch the Teams software on your computer or web browser.  
    • On this page, you will see a link to your child’s first advisory meeting on Friday, September 4. Your child can click this link to join this meeting just before 9:00 a.m. on Friday.

    See you then!