Parents Can Now Access Homework Drop in Family Portal

FACTS SIS listened! After many User Voice requests, we have updated FACTS SIS to allow parent access to the Homework Drop screen in Family Portal.

Once parents are logged in, they will:

  1. Click Classes in the School category of the left navigation menu.
  2. Select the student, if more than one student in the family.
  3. Select your class in the list.
  4. Click the HW Drop tab. 
  5. Click Browse and select the file they wish to upload for the Homework Drop.
  6. Enter any optional Note.
  7. Click Upload to save the file in the class’ Homework Drop.
  8. Select another Student or Class, if needed, to upload additional homework.

Acceptable File Formats

Files may be stored in these formats:

  • Image files
    • Images (.JPEG, .PNG, .GIF, .BMP, .JPG)
    • Illustrator (.AI)
    • Photoshop (.PSD)
    • Portable Document Format (.PDF)
    • PostScript (.EPS, .PS)
    • Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG)
    • Tagged Image File Format (.TIFF)
    • TrueType (.TTF)
  • Microsoft files
    • Excel (.XLS, .XLSX and .CSV)
    • PowerPoint (.PPT and .PPTX)
    • Word (.DOC and .DOCX)
    • XML Paper Specification (.XPS)
    • Microsoft Works (.WKS and .WPS)
  • Other files
    • Audio formats (.MP3, .MPEG, .WAV,)
    • Text files (.TXT)
    • Video files (.WEBM, .MPEG4, .3GPP, .MOV, .AVI, .WMV, .FLV)
    • OpenOffice Writer (.ODT)
    • OpenOffice Presentation (.ODP)
    • OpenOffice Spreadsheet (.ODS)