It’s getting close to report card time in the East Penn School District and East Penn parents have a homework assignment that must be completed in order to get their kids’ grades – signing up for “home access.”
What that means is getting a user ID and a password that will allow the parent to view their child’s report card and other essential school information online.
To sign up for home access, East Penn parents simply need to stop by the main office in their child’s school and show a photo ID. In exchange, they’ll leave with a computer login and password.
Moving forward, the school district will no longer be issuing traditional paper report cards and sending them home. The transition to electronic grade reports is part of the district’s “Going Green” initiative, which is about protecting the environment and saving some money by decreasing the amount of printing and mailing done district-wide.
Other paperless changes in East Penn this year include on entirely digital school district calendar and a decision to f.