Parent Playbook for Success

Top 5 Parent Power Plays

Power Play 1 - Check Your Child's Grades Online

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Check Skyward Family Access weekly to monitor your child's progress and check grades. Get involved with your child's school by connecting with teachers through Family Access on the Castleberry ISD website or download the Skyward Mobile Access app on your Android or iOS device. You will use the same login that you used for online registration. If you do not know your logon, request a logon by completing the form located here.


Power Play 2 - Know Key Dates for Progress Reports and Report Cards

Generic calendar inside circleBe aware of the dates that progress reports and report cards are available to view online in Family Access. View the District Calendar here

 As you look at the calendar, dates with a P to the right are the dates when your child's Progress Report will be available.  Dates with an R to the right are the dates when your child's Report Card will be available.


Power Play 3 - Receive Important District Information Through Email and Text 

SkywardReceive email and text notifications for important District announcements. If you have a new email address or cell phone number, contact the campus front office to update your account.


Power Play 4 - Review Your Child's Daily Lessons in Canvas

Canvas Online Classroom IconBe engaged! Connect on the web or download the Canvas Parent App for Android or iOS devices to review your child's daily lessons in Canvas and set up to be notified of new assignments and grades.  You will need to request a code from one of your child's teachers to be able to be an Observer in your child's online classes. A video tutorial is provided here to help you once you receive the code. 

 Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, all teachers from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade will be using  Canvas to post all lessons and assignments for students to complete each day.


Power Play 5 - Pick Up a Router for the District's Free, Safe, and Filtered Internet

Digital Equity 4 AllEnsure your child has access to the Internet. If your child needs an electronic device or a WiFi router to connect to the district's safe, filtered, and secure Internet, you may, pick up a Wifi router during student device pick up. Or, you can contact your Campus One-to-One Program Administrator to request a time to pick up a Wifi router. 

 Each family will only need one WiFi router for all children to connect their school devices.