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Middle School
9500 Community House Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
Courier #: 345
P: 980-343-0689  |  F: 980-343-0691 
Principal: Brian Slattery
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Technology Support

This page is designed to provide parents and students with the necessary tools needed to access all online learning platforms to continue students' education and keep up with assignments. Look below for information on chromebooks, Canvas, and NCEdCloud, etc.


Trouble with Chromebook Internet Access at Home?

YouTube Tutorial:  

  1. Shut down Chromebook before leaving school 

  2. Connect to your home Wi-Fi 

  3. Log in to the Chromebook user name: 

Password: your Chrome password 

  1. Once you enter the first website, you will encounter the filtering process. Type in your: user name:  (Notice student is missing)

  2. Last screen of credentials type in your: user name: password: YYYYMMDD (8 digit birthdate) You use your birth date even if your chromebook password is different.


How to Update a Chromebook

  1. Go to settings

  2. Select about Chrome OS

  3. Select Check for updates

  4. After it finishes, select restart

How to access Student Email:

Go to and log in with CMS email and password


While logged into Chrome, click the Waffle Icon, and select Gmail - make sure you are logged into your CMS account.

Please monitor your email daily as this is how teacher's and other staff members will contact students individually.

Google Classroom

  1. Go to your Google Drive account

  2. Click the Google Apps icon (waffle button)

  3. Click Classroom icon & then your desired course


PowerSchool is the platform CMS teachers use as their gradebook.  Here students and parents can access their schedule and grades for assignments and assessments.  It is the expectation that students and parents will use this platform to stay up to date with their progress and contact the teacher with any concerns.  Students can access PowerSchool through their ncedcloud access.  Parents can access PowerSchool through the web and/or phone app.  For information regarding PowerSchool access, please use the following link  To create an account you will need your child’s power school related information.  If you do not have this information, please contact Jessica Shoup at To find the free mobile app for your phone, please visit your app store and search for PowerSchool.  To complete the mobile access, you will need to use the following district code:  GJKX.  

Setting up your NCEdCloud Account:

You will use this account to access Canvas and Powerschool. The video below will walk you through the steps to claim your account. This is only for students new to NC. LEA Code: 600

If you are having trouble using your NCEdCloud Account you can also access Canvas through Google -

If you forgot your password or need it reset, contact one of your teachers and they take care of that for you.


SORA is an ebook platform that will allow you to access CMS and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public library ebooks for academic and leisure reading. Students will have access to their ELA assigned novels here.

Canvas for Parents:

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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