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Home2School Connect is a secure website that provides parents/guardians with up-to-date information about your child's attendance, past report cards, student demographics, schedules, as well as the ability to submit absences and safe arrival notifications.

How to Register for Home2School Connect

View our Home2School Connect Visual Instructions (PDF) or follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Home2School Connect Website
  2. Click on the Create Account tab then click on the "Create Account” button.
  3. Add your information to the "Parent Account Details" section. 
  4. Add your child to your account using the Access ID and Access Password in the letter provided by your child's school.  Please note: the Access ID and Access Password are case-sensitive and can only be used for the child listed. 
  5. Specify your relationship to the student from the drop-down list (i.e. "Mother").
  6. If you have additional children to add to your account, repeat steps 4 and 5. 
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the Create Parent Account dialog box and click "Enter".
  8. The SMCDSB has sent an email to the email address you signed up with. You MUST verify your email address in order to Sign in to Home2School Connect for the first time.
  9. From the Home2School Connect website, you can now sign in using your username and password.

If you require assistance with Home2School Connect, see the Home2School Help Guide Page or email [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Home2School Connect?

Home2School Connect is a secure website that provides parents/guardians with up-to-date information about your child's attendance, past report cards, view schedules as well as the ability to submit absences and safe arrival notifications.

 


How do I access Home2School Connect?

To access Home2School Connect, visit  smcdsb.powerschool.com.

 


How do I create a Home2School Connect account?

On the Home2School Connect web page, click on the “Create Account” button. You will be asked to input your information and add your child(ren) to your account. To add a child(ren) to your account for the first time, you will need a Unique Access ID and Password provided to you by your child’s school via email. If you did not get this email, please contact your child’s school. 

 


How do I access my child’s information in Home2School Connect?

To access your child’s information in Home2School Connect you need to create an account and add your child(ren) to your account. Once your child has been added to your account, you will be able to access the available information in Home2School Connect.

Adding your child(ren) to your Home2School Connect Account is a one-time-only process.

Where do I get my Home2School Connect Access ID and Password?

The Home2School Connect Access ID and Password will be sent to you via the email address you provided to your child’s school. If you don’t have an email address, you can obtain your unique Access ID and Password by visiting the main office of the school. 

When registering, please be aware that the unique Access ID and password are case-sensitive.

Please note that if you have more than one child registered with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, each will have a different  Access ID and password.

Can I associate multiple students with a single Home2School Connect account?

Yes, you will be able to add all children currently attending an SMCDSB school to a single parent account.

How long will I have access?

You will have access to Home2School Connect for as long as your child is registered at a SMCDSB school.

How many people can access a student account?

Anyone with a Home2School Connect account and the student’s Access ID and Password can access the student's information.

I am having sign-in issues. Who can help?

For sign-in issues, click on the forgot username and password link on Home2School Connect Sign-in page and follow the instructions provided.