The Schoology Learning platform is used for all secondary (grades 6-12) students and families in Huntley 158. Please see the FAQ below to learn more about the district’s use of Schoology. Specific questions you or your student may have can be directed via email to [email protected].
What is the purpose of Schoology?
Schoology is a Learning Management System designed for K-12 schools. It allows teachers to easily provide students with digital resources and is an interactive platform where students can complete assignments and assessments, safely engage in discussions, or even create portfolios. In addition, it can be used for extracurricular clubs, sports, and activities. Please click here to learn more about Schoology.
What information will parents have access to in Schoology?
Schoology houses the following information: student’s courses, upcoming assignments and due dates, calendars, groups students belong to for clubs, activities, and athletics. Note: Parents will have view-only access to their student’s courses. Parents cannot view comments or discussion from other children in the class.
First Time Setup:
How do I create a Schoology Parent Account?
Parents can log into Schoology using the instructions below. A unique access code will be emailed in August to all families with students in grades 6-12.
- First Time Setup: Go here to create a Schoology Parent Account.
- Enter your Parent Access Code. This is a 12-digit code in xxxx-xxxx-xxxx format. You will receive a code via email for each of your students in grades 6-12 in the district and this code will associate you with all your child’s courses in Schoology.
- Fill out the form with your information.
- Click Register to complete.
How do I add additional children to my Schoology account?
If you have already created a parent account in Schoology for one child, you can add additional children in D158 by following the instructions below.
- Log in to your Schoology account using your username or email address and password.
- Click the arrow next to your name in the top-right corner.
- Click the Add Child button.
- Enter the Child Code for the child you’re adding. This is the same as your Parent Access Code, the 12-digit code in a xxxx-xxxx-xxxx.
- If your code does not look like this code, contact your child’s school.
- Click Use Code to complete.
Logging On: How do parents log in to Schoology?
Once you have an established a Schoology account, you will be able to login with your email address and password. Links to access Schoology can be found here and are also available on the district website under the “Families” and “Students” tabs.
Take a look at the video included to gain a better understanding of the Schoology platform and all the ways parents and students will be able to engage in their learning via this resource.
Logging On: How do students log into Schoology?
Students will be able to access Schoology via ClassLink on their 1:1 device (Chromebook) or by going to huntley158.schoology.com. Students can sign in using their [email protected] email account. Students will be automatically enrolled in courses based on their schedule in PowerSchool. Please reference “Getting Started on Schoology for Students” to see what Schoology navigation will look like for students.
Can more than one parent create a Schoology account?
Yes, each parent can create their own Schoology account with their own account credentials by using the same 12 digit unique code for their student(s).
What should I do if I cannot log in to Schoology?
Will I have access to my students’ grades in Schoology?
Schoology grades will only be for learning activities assigned to students in Schoology. The most accurate course grades can be found in PowerSchool. Some learning activities will not be completed or graded in Schoology, but all grades will be in PowerSchool. Please speak to your child’s teacher if you have any grade-related questions.
Is Schoology used for parent communication or is it just for students?
Schoology is an excellent communication tool for parents. Schoology will become the place for parents to see all that is happening in a child’s courses and groups. There are customizable notification features that will provide updates to courses and groups. To set your notifications, see this Schoology Help Center website for details: http://bit.ly/ParentNotice.
Can I use Schoology on a mobile device or tablet?
Apps are available for both iOS and Android devices.
Where can I find my parent access code for each student?
At any time parents can access their Schoology parent access code in PowerSchool under Grades/Attendance. You must be logged into PowerSchool in the web browser and not the app.