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Parent Guide to Operation Smooth Start at Cumberland Mills Elementary
Published by Jensinel Waddy on August 14, 2020
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family silhouetteInstructions to Log On CCS Chromebooks:

Open and turn on Chromebook
Input the student’s PowerSchool/ Lunch Number for the Username (Your lunch number is the same as your PowerSchool number.)
Input the student’s Birthdate for the Password (Note: Birthdate is a 6 digit number with leading zeros… 01 to 09)
Agree to Terms of Service
If you do not know your PowerSchool/ Lunch Number, click here from August 17th-August 21st from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.:PowerSchool/ Lunch Number Request

 

Parent/ Student Instructions to access Student’s Email Addresses:

In internet browser, go to Cumberland County Schools’ website: www.ccs.k12.nc.us
On the Cumberland County Schools’ website, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on CCS Google Mail.
Input PowerSchool Number (Username)
Input student’s 6 digit birthdate  (Password)
Click on the email from your child’s teacher with the Google Meet Link to his or her class.
Click on the link for your child’s class. This will be the main link students will use for instruction.
Click Join Now.

Note: For most students, their CCS email addresses are the first 3 letters of their first name, the first 3 letters of their last name, and the last 4 digits of their PowerSchool number followed by student.ccs.k12.nc.us.

For example, for student Amy Johnson (PowerSchool# 12345678), her email address would be [email protected]

Instructions to Log in to Daily Google Meet Sessions for Class:

1. Click on the Google Meet link provided to you by your child’s teacher.
2. Click Join meeting.
3. Mute your microphone unless speaking to the class by clicking the first circle at the bottom of your screen.
If you are unable to access your child’s CCS email account to obtain access to the Daily Google Meet Session links, click here on Monday, August 17th from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and August 18th-August 21st from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.: Grades K-2 or Grades 3-5

Parent/Student Instructions to access Rapid Identity:

In internet browser, go to Cumberland County Schools’ website: www.ccs.k12.nc.us
On the Cumberland County Schools’ website, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on HomeBase Login
Input PowerSchool Number (Username)
Input student’s 6 digit birthdate  (Password)

Staggered Entry for Kindergarten

Staggered entry is in place to allow a smooth transition for students entering Kindergarten this year. This will allow a smaller group and a more personalized approach to allow families and students to get acclimated with their new teacher, classroom,  and daily routines. Kindergarteners with the last names A – M will begin school on August 17th. Kindergarteners with the last names N-Z will begin school on August 18th. All Kindergarteners will have class beginning August 19th.

Daily Announcements will be provided via our Cumberland Mills Elementary Schools’ Youtube Page. Be sure to subscribe.

ClassDojo

In addition to checking our website frequently, joining ClassDojo is essential for the most up to date information. Sign up for ClassDojo at www.classdojo.com. Utilize the link in your child’s CCS email address to connect to your child’s teacher and classroom.

Technology Help Desk

The technology helpdesk will be available for students and staff needs. The helpdesk will operate daily from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. until August 31st. Starting on September 1st, the times will change from  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The help desk phone number is 678-2618.