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Create a PowerSchool SIS Parent Portal Account

  • Log in to PowerSchool SIS from any Sturgeon School Division website by clicking the icon found in the top right hand corner.
  • Select Parents, and then Log in to PowerSchool.
  • Alternatively, you can type the following into your web browser: sps.powerschool.com
  • Select the Create an Account tab and then click Create Account.
  • Enter your information:

Create a Parent Account

  • Enter your child's information, and repeat for as many students as you have:

Enter Student Information

NOTE: To link students to your account, you must have the Access ID and Access Password for that child. This information is provided by your child’s school. If you do not have this, please contact the school directly.

  • When you have entered information for all students you wish to add, click Enter.
  • Check your email for a link to verify your account.
  • Click the link within the email to validate your account, and then sign in with the credentials you just created.

You now have access to your PowerSchool SIS Parent Portal!
If you have any further questions, your child's school will be happy to assist you further.

Complete a Form via the PowerSchool SIS Parent Portal

  • Log in to your Parent Portal Account. Firefox is the preferred browser. Internet Explorer is not supported.
  • Select Student Fees and Forms.
  • Select your child's name in the top banner.
  • Scroll down to New Items  and select the item that corresponds to the form you wish to complete, for example, Off-Site Activities Annual Consent Form:
    Off Site Activity Form Icon

  • Fill out all required fields, then digitally sign your name in the signature field.
  • Review the data you have entered and agreed to. If you consent, click Submit.
  • A copy of the form will be emailed to you.

If you have any questions or encounter any problems when completing forms, do not hesitate to contact your child's school.

Pay School fees via PowerSchool SIS - Full or Partial Payment

IMPORTANT: Fee payment is available only through the PowerSchool SIS website. This feature is not available on the PowerSchool SIS mobile app.

  • Click on Student Fees and Forms. This will open a new window.
  • You will see a list of all students linked to your parent portal account, and a summary of any outstanding fees.
  • Clicking on a specific student will display fees that are Due Now, any Future Charges, and a list of your previously paid fees for that student.
  • Click to add the fees you wish to pay to your account.

Add Fees to Cart

  • When ready, click on the cart icon to proceed with payment.
  • A partial payment option is always available. To do this, click on Partial Payment to adjust the amount you wish to pay today.

Partial Payment

  • To adjust the amount you wish to pay, click into the green total box, and enter the desired amount.   If you have fees at multiple schools, you will edit each school's total individually.
  • Click Return to Checkout to proceed with payment.

NOTE: This does not schedule future payments. You will need to log in and process a payment each time you wish to do so.

 

Purchasing a Chromebook

Sturgeon Public Schools is pleased to offer HP Chromebooks for sale.  These are the same devices that are used by the Division within each of our schools.

Chromebooks can be purchased with or without a service plan:

Basic Basic Plus Service
  • Chromebook purchase only.
  • Three year limited warranty, no accidental incident coverage.
  • Warranty and repairs are handled solely by the purchaser.
  • Cannot upgrade to Basic Plus Service plan after purchase.
  • Can be equipped to include the apps and programs often used at the schools, or left untouched.
  • Chromebook plus service plan.
  • Three year limited warranty, no accidental incident coverage.
  • Warranty and repairs are handled by Technology Services.
  • Can be equipped to include the apps and programs often used at the schools, or left untouched.
  • Loaner Chromebook provided while repairs are made. (*Dependent on availability.)

 

  • Log in to your Parent Portal account. Firefox is the preferred browser. Internet Explorer is not supported.
  • Select Student Fees and Forms. This will open a new window.
  • Select a child's name in the top banner.
  • Scroll Down to New Items and select the Chromebook option you wish to purchase.
  • Click Add to Cart

Chromebook Planst

  • The item is now in your cart. If you wish to remove it,  click on the red circle "-" button on the right hand side.

Chromebook in Cart

  • Click on the cart icon in the top right corner to proceed with payment.
  • NOTE: Partial payments are not an option for Chromebook purchases.
  • Click Submit Payment.
  • You will be contacted when your Chromebook is ready for pickup either at Central Office or at your child's school.

If you have any further questions about the process, do not hesitate to contact your child's school or the Central Office Technology Services department.

 

Set up a Monthly Payment Plan for Transportation Fees

IMPORTANT: Please note that fees can only be paid through the PowerSchool SIS website. This feature is not available on the mobile app.

  • Log in to your Parent Portal Account from a web browser. Firefox is the preferred browser. Internet Explorer is not supported.
  • Select Student Fees and Forms. This will open a new window.
  • Select your child's name in the top banner.
  • Click the In Cart checkbox to add the transportation fees to your cart. If you have multiple children with transportation fees owing, you will need to click on each name in the banner and add each child's fees to the cart.
  • When ready, click the cart icon in the top right corner to proceed with payment.
  • From the cart page, click on the Payment Plan button to schedule monthly payments.

Payment Plan

  • NOTE: To create a payment plan, you must have a saved payment method on file. Click Manage Saved Cards to add or edit your payment information.
  • A payment plan of 10 equal payments will be auto-selected. (This is pro-rated if you have joined partway through the year.)
    Select a Plan
  • A breakdown of the monthly payment amount and the date of withdrawal will be displayed. To agree to the terms and complete setup, click Create Plan. Create Plan
  •  Your payment plan is now created! Plan items will be automatically charged to your saved method of payment when due.

If you have any questions about this process, do not hesitate to contact your child's school, or the Central Office Transportation Department.