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Aspen Student Portal Updates

  • Parents and students can now update Directory Release Information and Blackboard Connect OPT IN choices using the Aspen Student Portal. Directions are as follows:
    Once logged into the Aspen Student Portal, select the MY INFO top tab. From MY DETAILS side tab, the Directory Release and OPT IN to receive Blackboard Connect Phone Messages information data will be displayed.
    From the PAGES top tab when you log into the Aspen Student Portal, click the Initiate button in the TASKS widget, then click the magnifying glass and select the student name (there should only be one choice) and click OK. Click the NEXT button. The current choices for both the Do Not Distribute Codes and Blackboard Connect OPT IN are listed.
    • To view code descriptions for the Do Not Distribute Codes, click the drop down arrow next to the selection box and hold the mouse pointer over the codes for a brief description.
    • Blackboard Connect OPT IN – a check in the box indicates you have opted in and will receive calls/messages. No check in the box indicates you have NOT opted in and will NOT receive calls/messages.
    • Once selections are updated, click NEXT and then FINISH.

Latest News

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    On Friday, March 09, 2018 at approximately 11:09 a.m., the Cumberland Police Department was notified by school administrators at Fort Hill High School of a threatening message that was discovered written in a girl’s bathroom.

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    The Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA) will be administered online to all students in grade 5 and 8 during the month of March.

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  • Superintendent Announces Several Administrative Staffing Changes

    Superintendent of Schools, Dr. David Cox, has announced several administrative staffing changes at Mountain Ridge, Braddock, and West Side effective April 1st.

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  • Maryland Students Set New Records for AP Success

    Maryland student success on the Advanced Placement (AP) test set a new record in 2017. At the same time, participation in the rigorous exams also increased to its highest level.

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