Great Resources for Middle School Students and Parents

Focus Accounts

How to create a Focus Account - watch this video
Step by Step on how to create a Parent account in Focus- Open this document
How to view your child's report card in Focus - click here

Parent University

Link to the Monthly BCPS Parent University Newsletter

Parent University Schedule of Events

Most Popular Educational Resources

  • Khan Academy - Free practice and lessons covers math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, and more

  • Merriam Webster - The most comprehensive dictionary on the internet

  • Encyclopedia for Kids - Free Encyclopedia for reference

  • Word Whiz - Helps students build vocabulary and study skills

Reading Lists for Students

The Future - Getting an Early Start on Careers and College

Fun Educational Games

  • Free Rice - Quiz game where correct answers help raise money for global hunger
  • View the Earth from Space - View Earth from the Sun, the Moon or from any of a host of satellites in orbit.
  • Be an A+ Math Ace - Math games based on bingo and hidden pictures, and a variety of flash cards.

Resources for Parents

Students With Disabilities

For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students