Parkside was selected by the district to pilot the use of the ASPEN Student Portal. Much like the Family Portal (with which you may be familiar) the Student Portal allows students direct access to all of their teacher's grade books and records held in ASPEN. The ASPEN Student Portal can be accessed from any device having web access. This would include a home computer or a smart phone or tablet. Students will be able to see grades and attendance information. This tool is useful for students to monitor their progress or check due dates and other information on a regular basis. Parents can ask their children to log into the site and show them their grades and other information at any time. Please ask your child to show you this site and demonstrate their access. You will find it very interesting. Consider scheduling a weekly Student Portal Check in time with your child, or other regular frequency that works for you. Some things to remember as you enter the site. Assignments should appear for viewing within 24 hours of being given to the student. Grades for assignments should appear within 10 days after the due date. The 10 day window is important as some large assignments such as projects or large writing assignments take longer to grade. Have some fun with this. A link below contains log in and password information for students. Each team has shared the login process with their students.