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Start of School: Important Info (Parent Portal, Buses, Foodservice)

   IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL,
BUS TRANSPORTATION AND FOOD SERVICES

 

POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL OPENING:

The Parent Portal will be opening the parent accounts over a 2-day period, as follows:

Middle and High School: Thursday, August 15th
Elementary School: Friday, August 16th


Families without PowerSchool parent portal accounts should have received an email from PowerSchoolhelp@milforded.org with instructions on how to create an account.


The first time you access your Parent Portal Account it is important to use your computer or phone browser and not the PowerSchool Mobile App with the following link https://gradebook.milforded.org/public/

You will first be asked to review and update three documents. The three documents you need to update first are:


 Emergency Contact/School Messenger Update Sheet

 Acceptable Use Policy/Chromebook sign-off and insurance

 Sign off Sheet including Food Services/Free and Reduced Cost Lunch Notification

 

Once you update those files, you can access:


 Your child’s 2019-20 teacher/s

 Your child’s classroom

 Your child’s bus # (if eligible for bus transportation) - Please note: We have changed the bus numbers this year – please make sure you check PowerSchool before reviewing the routes and ensure your child has the correct information.


If you have trouble getting into PowerSchool or have questions, please contact our Information Systems team via email at powerschoolhelp@milforded.org or by calling (203) 783-3446.


TRANSPORTATION:
Please read the Transportation Newsletter that contains the following important information regarding school transportation for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year:

 Bus routes and schedule

 Provision for non-eligible students to receive transportation under limited and specific conditions

 Parent Bus Tracker App

 Bus Safety Tips

 Helpful Links (including request for bus stop/route change)

Transportation inquiries can be sent to Judy Messologitis, Transportation Coordinator at jmessologitis@milforded.org or PH: 203-783-3438, Fax: 203-783-3474.


FOOD SERVICES:
Please visit the Foodservices page on the Milford Public Schools website to find important information about food service for the 2019-20 school year:

 Menus

 Meal Prices

 Prepayment plans

 What is included in a school lunch?

 Meal Charging Polices

 Food and Nutrition Monthly Newsletters

 And more

We look forward to serving your children this year and we welcome your feedback regarding our menus and choices. Feel free to contact Eileen Faustich, Director of Food Services at efaustich@milforded.org or 203-783-3490.


We hope you enjoy the rest of your summer and we look forward to greeting your children on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.