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Virtual Learning at DHMS

DHMS Chromebook Tip Sheet (posted Aug. 24, 2020)

Daily Schedule for Virtual Learning
Please note that your schedule in Infinite Campus is different from our virtual learning schedule. Look at the Infinite Campus schedule for your class periods, then look at the Login Schedule for School Days to see your virtual class schedule. 

Student Passwords
6th graders: dekalb06
New 7th graders: dekalb07
New 8th graders: dekalb08
Returning 7th and 8th graders: same password as last year

Your user name for VERGE and the Clever Launchpad is the same as your email address.

Technical Support
You can request help for passwords and basic Chromebook issues from Ms. Kochel, the DHMS Librarian. Email her at

If students can't log on using the passwords above or if they have a Chromebook repair issue, they can call the DCSD IT Help Desk at 678-676-1188 (stay on hold to connect with an IT even though it will ask for an employee number) or put in a Help Desk Request at this link: 

Students and parents, use the Dragon Tech Toolkit to learn how to use learning tools such as VERGE, Clever, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, Flipgrid, and more. This resource was made by DHMS teachers for DHMS students and parents and is updated regularly.

New Student Orientation
Fired Up for Virtual Learning at DHMS is a Flipgrid full of videos made by teachers to introduce 6th graders and new students to DHMS. There are helpful videos here about clubs, how to read your schedule, and much more.  

The Clever Launchpad
Students: Access all of the DCSD Virtual Learning Tools using Clever Launchpad. Sign in with your s number and your student password.

The Clever Launchpad is a student portal that provides access to the VERGE online classroom, the Infinite Campus gradebook, and student Office365/Outlook accounts, as well as a multitude of digital academic resources which are provided by the district. The Clever Launchpad is dynamic tool that changes resources as the needs of the students change. It is accessible from any mobile device. 

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