Parent Information

 

     Navigating the Cyber World’

A Workshop for Parents, Guardians & Caregivers
 

Presented by the Dracut Public Schools in association with the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, in partnership with the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office

Wednesday, April 12th 2017
6:30 to 8:00 pm
Dracut High School
Learning Commons
1540 Lakeview Avenue

Geared for parents, this workshop reviews the challenges and dangerous situations that may arise through use of the internet, social media and smartphones. It will raise awareness of the popular apps, social media sites and programs used by youth online. This workshop explains the issues and possible consequences from cyber bullying, sexting, and revealing identifying information to strangers.                

 

"Do you have a comment, question, suggestion,
concern, or compliment? Let's Talk! is the district's platform
for the community to share your thoughts with us. 
Start talking by clicking the link below."

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ALiCE Information
ALiCE Elementary Handbook
ALiCE Training Video

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K-5 Standards Based Report Card
A Guide for Parents and Guardians

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iParent Portal Account Information

Parents/Guardians can now set up an account in order to access certain student information in our district's iPass system.  

iParent Letter

iParent Account Instructions

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 2016-2017 Bus Routes

Dracut High Richardson Middle School
Englesby Elementary Brookside Elementary
Greenmont Avenue Campbell Elementary
Late Bus Routes

 

K-5 Elementary Street Listing by Applicability to Transportation Fee

 

Richardson Middle School (Grade 6 Only) Street Listing by Applicability to Transportation Fee

 

FamilyID
On-Line Registration and Payments

(Bus Pass K-12, Athletics 9-12, DHS Parking Pass and
Fine and Performing Arts)

Welcome to the registration page for the various user fees collected by the Dracut Public Schools.  We have expanded our relationship with FamilyID, a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our programs, and helps us to be more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible. When you register through FamilyID, the system keeps track of your information in your FamilyID profile. You enter your information only once for each family member for multiple uses and multiple programs. Once parents complete a one-time registration, they will be able to click on the appropriate area and complete payment.

Effective in July 2015, all user fees must be made electronically through PayPal. 
If you have any questions about the process in general, please contact the Business office at 957-5583 or email at wfrangiamore@dracutps.org
For questions about specific user fees, please use the contact links included on this platform.

REGISTRATION PROCESS:

A parent/guardian should register by clicking on this link: 
https://www.familyid.com/dracut-public-schools

  1. To find your program, click on the link provided by the Organization above and select the registration form under the word Programs.
  2. Next click on the green Register Now button and scroll, if necessary, to the Sign Up/Log In green buttons. If this is your first time using FamilyID, click Sign Up. Click Log In, if you already have a FamilyID account.
  3. Sign Up for your secure FamilyID account by entering the account owner First and Last names (parent/guardian), E-mail address and password. Select the agreement to the FamilyID Terms of Service. Click Sign Up.
  4. You will receive an email with a link to activate your new account. (If you don’t see the email, check your E-mail filters (spam, junk, etc.).
  5. Click on the link in your activation E-mail, which will log you in to FamilyID.com
  6. Once in the registration form, complete the information requested. All fields with a red* are required to have an answer.
  7. Click the Save & Continue button when your form is complete.
  8. Review your registration summary.

For payment through FamilyID/PayPal:

  1. Click the green Pay & Submit button
  2. On the next screen, click on Proceed to Payment to be directed to PayPal, the payment processor.
  3. In PayPal, you can use a PayPal account, debit card or credit card.
  4. After you click Pay, you will receive a completion email from PayPal confirming your payment and an email from FamilyID confirming your registration.

At any time, you may log in at www.familyid.com to update your information and to check your registration(s).  To view a completed registration, select the 'Registration' tab on the blue bar.

SUPPORT:

  • If you need assistance with registration, contact FamilyID at: 888-800-5583 x1 or support@familyid.com.
  • FamilyID also offers online chat during business hours.
  • Support is available 7 days per week and messages will be returned promptly.

 

 

SCHOOL-BASED CHILDCARE

Through an open bid process, the Dracut Public Schools has selected the Greater Lowell YMCA as the provider of before and after school childcare at our four elementary schools ( Brookside, Campbell, Englesby, and Greenmont). The YMCA will operate Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) licensed programs (EEC is the state agency responsible for licensing and monitoring all daycare facilities). 

YMCA Enrollment Packet

YMCA Information Letter

Any questions related to the programs operations should be directed to the contact information posted on their website.

 

 

How to speak with your children about Cancer
Talking with your Children
Dealing with the Diagnosis
Cancer Council

 

 

Helping Children Cope With Loss and Grief
Children and Trauma Brochure by
N.E.M.L.E.C. / S.T.A.R.S.
Helping Children Cope
Coping with Tragedy Related Anxiety
Myths and Facts about Grief
Grief - What's Typical
Children and Trauma

 

Dracut School Committee Bans E-Cigarettes
E-Cigarette Letter to the Community
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Respiratory Health Association: 
E-Cigarettes and Youth
FDA Public Health Focus

 

Dracut High School Informational Video

 

See Our Informational Brochure That Shows Why Dracut High is
"The Envy of the Valley" 

 

* School Safety Information *

 Information Fact Sheet on Sexting

NEA Health Information Network
School Crisis Guide

PBS Kids
Strategies for Talking and Listening

 American Psychological Association,
Helping Your Children Manage Stress in the Aftermath of a Shooting

 National Association of School Psychologists
Talking to Children about Violence

 The Child Mind Institute
Caring for Kids After a School Shooting

 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association
Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
Guidelines for Responding to the Death of a Student or School Staff, Parent Tips for Connecticut School Shooting

 

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