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Tech Tent Fridays

If your student needs help with a malfunctioning OUSD device (Chromebook or Hotspot), please fill out Help form here or visit our District campus parking lot for socially-distanced, hands-on help with technology every Friday from 4 - 6 p.m. Read more in English here and en español aqui.

PARENTCONNECT

Parent Connect is an online portal into the district's student information system and can be used to access your student's  enrollment, school lunch account balances, class schedules, and student gradebooks (in certain grades).  

HOW TO REGISTER: Click link here

ALREADY REGISTERED: Visit ParentConnect here

ParentSquare

Our parent notification system, ParentSquare, supports more than 100 languages and reaches parents via their preferred platform - app, email, text, voice-operated devices and web portal. Our district, administrators and teachers use ParentSquare to send important messages, attendance notices, permission slips and sign-up forms.

Parents can also view and sign secured documents and check outstanding lunch balances.

  • To access ParentSquare notifications, parents must first enroll their student at OUSD.

  • After enrollment, parents will receive a notification from your child's school to register with ParentSquare. 

    Questions? Please visit ParentSquare's FAQ here, view the short video tutorials, below, or call your site office manager.

Canvas

STUDENT ACCESS:

The following steps are designed to help you walk your student through logging on to Canvas, and accessing Zoom classrooms, assignments and more. If you experience technical issues at any time, please fill out our HELP form and you will be contact by one of our Tech team members.


1.
How do I log into my Canvas classes? Here are the instructions for students to log in to Canvas in English and Español. If you have any issues, please fill out our HELP form.

2.
What is my username for Canvas? What is my Password for Canvas?
Your Canvas username is your STUDENT EMAIL
Your Canvas password is your EMAIL PASSWORD
 
Once you have logged in, please find your first class module based on your school schedule.  Enter that teacher's class and click on their Zoom link. This will take you to their Zoom classroom.

3.
What if I don't know my username or password for my email?

OPTION #1: If you know your student ID and your graduation year, you can figure out your own email and password information using the information below:

Student emails are generated using the following formula:
First Initial, Last Name, Graduation year @
ousd.me
Example:dmonson85@ousd.me

Student Passwords are generated using this formula: 
FIRST INITIAL LAST INITIAL (in caps) + Student 7-digit ID Number. 
Example: DM80#####

OPTION #2: If you DON'T KNOW your student ID or you would like to receive an individualized email or Parent Square message with this information, please send an email to your school site office manager, listed below:

  • Meiners Oaks Elementary - mmiddough@ojaiusd.org

  • Mira Monte Elementary - ndiaz@ojaiusd.org

  • San Antonio Elementary - jmcmillan@ojaiusd.org

  • Topa Topa Elementary -abelcher@ojaiusd.org

  • Matilija Middle School - cboehm@ojaiusd.org

  • Chaparral High School - lmccleary@ojaiusd.org

  • Nordhoff High School - azuniga@ojaiusd.org

  • Summit School - jmcmillan@ojaiusd.org

Office Managers will respond to your request as quickly as possible so your student will have everything they need to be successful during orientation.

OPTION #3: Call your school site office manager/staff. They are here to assist you over the phone starting at 7:30 am.  

Email not working? If you are having trouble with your student email giving an error message or indicates “inactive”, please fill out our HELP form. 

  1. How do I pair a Parent Observer account in Canvas? 
    For steps on creating a parent observer account, you can start by watching a short video in 
    English and with Spanish subtitles or click HERE  to our instruction page.  If you have any issues, please fill out our HELP form.