HCPSS Connect – Guides
For Canvas specific training, please visit the Canvas Orientation Course.
HCPSS Connect Overview including Synergy and Canvas
Student Technology Guide
HCPSS Connect Synergy – User Guides
Navigate the parent view in Synergy.
Register for a parent teacher conference.
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) requires HCPSS to collect information about the early care experiences of all newly enrolling kindergarten students.
Complete online registration for new students.
High School Athletic Registration – User Guides
Upload physicals and proof of residency to participate in high school athletics. Quick Reference Card (2 pages)
Family File – User Guides
HCPSS Course Requests – User Guides
HCPSS Course Placement – User Guides
Request a course placement different from the placement committee’s recommendation.
Canvas – Mobile Applications
Canvas Parent Mobile App*
* This app has been optimized for middle and high school parents/guardians.
Note: The Canvas Parent app requires parents to go through an easy one-time account set up. Parents/guardians will need their child’s login credentials during initial set up to create the connection.
Canvas Student Mobile App
Canvas – Content Guides
Assignments Overview (secondary only)
Keep track of your assignments and when they are due.
Grades Overview (secondary only)
Check your scores for individual assignments.
Leverage the calendar to keep track of important events and assignments.
Canvas – Settings Guides
Understand your personalized dashboard and activity stream.
Learn how to view and filter announcements.
Register your email or other contact method.
Manage the frequency and delivery of notifications from Canvas.
Setting Grade Notification Thresholds
Adjust your user settings and profile picture