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Irwin Academic Center
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329 N. Irwin Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28202
Courier # 571
P: 980-343-5480 | F: 980-343-5574
Principal: Vanessa Ashford
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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Logging Into a School or Personal Chromebook With Your School Account From Home 


When CMS starting sending Chromebooks home at some schools, they wanted to make sure that the students were on a filtered network while using a school device.  As a result, to even use a personal device with a school account, there are a few additional steps to log in.  The perk is that they are on the same filtered network as at school.  Follow the directions below to register with our Zscaler security system. 


1.     Log in to the Chromebook like you normally do.



Password: YYYYMMDD 

(Birthday password - ex: 20090812 = August 8, 2009)


2.                 Once you enter the first website, you will encounter the filtering process.

Type in your username like this:

(Notice the word student is removed from the domain this time)


3.                 Last screen of credentials type in your

Username: (again the word student is missing from the domain)

Password: YYYYMMDD (Birthdate)


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