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Information for Technology Access for Parents

Information for Technology Access for Parents

 

 

Directions to sign up for Parent Portal

·        http://parentportal.mpls.k12.mn.us

 

Parent Listserv -  Subscribe to the SWHS Parent Listserv here.  Please note this is a "receive only" listserv and you will receive only weekly and special messages from administration.

 

Places for free computer access

·        Hennepin County Libraries   http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/locations.cfm

·        Starbuck Coffee Shops, Dunn Brothers, Caribou

http://www.starbucks.com/store-locator

http://www.dunnbroslocations.com/

·        Free Wireless hotspots      http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/wirelessminneapolis/map.asp

·        Civic Garden http://www.wirelessminneapolis.org/

·        Community Technology Centers         http://tlc-mn.org/ctc

 

How to get email addresses

·        Gmail     http://mail.google.com/

·        Yahoo    http://mail.yahoo.com/

 

Purchasing computers

·        MicroCenter        http://www.microcenter.com/

·        Dell Computer     http://www.dell.com/us/p/?~ck=mn

·        HP Computer      http://www.hp.com/

·        Best Buy              http://www.bestbuy.com

·        Apple                            http://store.apple.com/us

 

Internet service providers

·        Comcast               http://www.internetessentialspartner.com/ 

(reduced accounts for families Free/Reduced Lunch Status)

·        Qwest/Century Link       www.centurylink.com/internetbasics

(reduced accounts for families Free/Reduced Lunch Status)

·        Earthlink             http://www.earthlink.net/

·        USI Wireless        http://www.usiwireless.com

·        US Family           http://www.usfamily.net

 

Naviance access information for high school families

·        Post Secondary planning for your student: contact your high school counselor for more info and login