Historical News and Updates

19-NOV-07 View the DCSTARS Training Calendar for October and November 2007 which includes training for Teacher Assistant, Principals' Workshop, Daily Attendance, Period Attendance, Mark Entry and more.

26-NOV-07 UPDATED!View the DCSTARS Training Calendar for November and December 2007.

26-NOV-07 Charter Schools using 998 - New process for obtaining student identification numbers. See the following guide Chartering Homerooms for details.

30-NOV-07 View the DCSTARS Training Calendar for December 2007 and January 2008.

30-NOV-07 REMINDER! TEACHERS - If you need to have your DC STARS password reset, you must submit a DC STARS Password Reset Form. The form can be found in the DC STARS Training Center in the General Information section. If you need assistance, please contact your school's DC STARS POC (Point of Contact).

07-DEC-07 The Office of Information (OIT) located at 825 North Capitol St, NE 5th Floor, Suite 5002 has a new entrance. The entrance is located on the opposite side of the elevators. The departmental sign has been moved to this door. Please ring the intercom bell for entrance and assistance.

07-DEC-07 UPDATE! There is a temporary change in the OIT fax number. The temporary number is (202)442-5669. For now, use this fax number when faxing in new user id forms, password reset forms, data modification forms, etc¿

07-DEC-07 UPDATE! View the DCSTARS Training Calendar for December 2007 and January 2008.



22-JAN-08 Updated! View the DC STARS Training Calendar for January and February 2008.

22-JAN-08 The Office of Information & Technology (OIT) located at 825 North Capitol St. NE, 5th Floor, Suite 5002 has a new entrance. The entrance is located on the opposite side of the elevators. The departmental sign has been moved to this entrance.

22-JAN-08 Senior High Schools - Remember your scheduled time for the "Graduation, Scheduling and Testing Meeting and Work Session." Contact Heather Cabrera (heather.cabrera@dc.gov) for further details if needed.

01-FEB-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for February and March 2008.

01-FEB-08 Secondary Schools - Review the training calendar changes for ICP Work Sessions and Pre-Scheduling Work Sessions.

01-FEB-08 Senior High Schools - Have you faxed your completed DC CAS Spreadsheet (which has been signed by your principal) to 442-5728? If not, please do. Did you remember to make the necessary changes in DC STARS?

15-FEB-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for June 2008.

22-FEB-08 Account Unlock Form - If you receive the message that your user account is locked, fax the following form to 442-5728. The Account Unlock Form is an editable PDF (except for signatures).

22-FEB-08 DC STARS Training Calendar for January and February 2010. Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar.

22-FEB-08 New User Information Sheet - Use this form to request a user account and login. The New User Information Sheet is an editable PDF (except for signatures).

29-FEB-08 Secondary Schools - Review the training calendar changes for ICP Work Sessions and Pre-Scheduling Work Sessions.

12-MAR-08

** Postponement of DCSTARS Scheduling Work Sessions for Secondary Schools **



14-MAR-08 REMEMBER: The Training Center contains the guides for various DC STARS areas.

15-MAR-08 This postponement will allow the schools to devote additional time to complete their pre-transition lists, ICP data entry, and SY 2008-09 master schedule design work.

23-MAR-08 Secondary Schools - Scheduling Sessions begin March 26, 2008

27-MAR-08

*** Scheduling Sessions and Pre-YET begin March 31, 2008 ****



27-MAR-08 Secondary Schools - Have you submitted your DC STARS Scheduling Season Plan SY 2008-09 to Heather Cabrera? Her approval is needed before your school attends their Scheduling Work Sessions.

07-APR-08 All Schools - Next Year School Verification Letter is available for SY2008/09.

07-APR-08

** Scheduling session dates have been updated. **



13-APR-08 Due to school configuration changes, the training dates have changed. Every school needs to check the calendar for their assigned training session(s).

13-APR-08 ES, MS & JHS - See the School Configuration Overview scheduled for May 1st and May 2nd. Check the training calendar for a description of the session. More details to come. Keep checking the calendar for updates.

18-APR-08 ES, MS & JHS - See the Program Design & Scheduling Basics scheduled for May 1st and May 2nd. Check the training calendar for a description of the session.

18-APR-08 Senior High Schools - First Master Schedule Simulation run on May 2, 2008. Check the REVISED Master Scheduling Timelines memo.

25-APR-08

** Remember to check the calendar for updated session dates and times. **



02-MAY-08 The Middle Grades Model Design training has been rescheduled. See the training calendar for your school's date and time. Groups C3 (principals and master schedulers) see you Monday, May 12, 2008 from 2 - 6 PM at the Logan Annex. Groups C2 (principals and master schedulers) see you Wednesday, May 14, 2008 from 2 - 6 PM at the 825 Board Room. Questions/Concerns - contact Heather Cabrera.

02-MAY-08 Master Schedulers - View the Scheduling Weekly document sent to schools. Pertinent information right at your fingertips!

16-MAY-08 The Middle Grades Model Design training has been rescheduled. See the training calendar for your school's date and time. Groups C3 & C4 (principals and master schedulers) see you Monday, May 19, 2008 from 2 - 6 PM in the 825 Board Room. Questions/Concerns - contact Heather Cabrera.

30-MAY-08 Have you completed:
  • Transitioning your students to the next grade and next school?
  • All your current 8th - 11th graders have an ICP?
  • All graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS?
  • All retained students have been marked as retentions in your Pre-Transition List?


30-MAY-08 Summer School Schedulers - Remember you have access to multiple schools (until June 6, 2008) in order to scheduling students for summer school. This means you must use the Select School icon to select the school you want to work in (even your winter school).

30-MAY-08 Remember to check the Training Center for guides and scheduling documentation.

10-JUN-08 Open Workshops available to all for scheduling, pre-transition, ICP and assistance with many other DC STARS tasks. Check the calendar for times and dates then call to reserve your spot!

13-JUN-08 Therefore it is imperative to remember:
  • The Master Timetable Builder won't be available after July 3rd 5:00PM!!!!!
  • To transition your students to the next grade and next school
  • To make sure all graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS
  • To mark retained students as retentions in the Pre-Transition List


13-JUN-08 It's that time of year! Time to say "Good-bye" to SY 2007/08 and "Hello" to SY 2008/09. DC STARS will be unavailable beginning July 3, 2008 5:00 PM - July 25, 2008 for Year End Transition. The system will be available starting July 26, 2008.

13-JUN-08 Open Workshops available to all for scheduling, pre-transitioning and assistance with many other DC STARS tasks. Check the calendar for times and dates then call to reserve your spot!

13-JUN-08 EXTENSION! - Teachers you have until June 14, 2008 to enter your 4th Advisory marks.

01-JUL-08


Y.E.T IS ALMOST HERE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



01-JUL-08

DO NOT WITHDRAW STUDENTS - USE THE PRE-TRANSITION LIST!!!!



01-JUL-08 DC STARS will be unavailable beginning July 3, 2008 5:00 PM - July 25, 2008 for Year End Transition (Y.E.T). The system will be available starting July 26, 2008.

01-JUL-08 Have you..........
  • Finalized all student attendance records? Have you printed or saved a copy of attendance summary details?
  • Updated your Pre-Transition List?
    • All remaining students need a next grade and next school
    • Retained students also need a retention reason
    • Students who will be withdrawn only need a next grade
      • DO NOT WITHDRAW STUDENTS
  • Secondary Schools - Made a backup copy of your final report cards to cd, memory stick, etc...?
  • High Schools
    • All graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS?
    • Completed building your master schedule using the Master Timetable Builder (MTB)? The Master Timetable Builder won't be available after July 3rd 5:00PM!!!!!


01-JUL-08 UNGRADED students for SY2008/09 - there will be NO ungraded (UN) grade level for any student. Only High Schools students who are on a Diploma Type of Certificate should be coded CE.

01-JUL-08 Open Workshops available to all for scheduling, pre-transitioning and assistance with many other DC STARS tasks. Check the calendar for times and dates then call to reserve your spot!

01-JUL-08 Remember to check the Training Center for guides and scheduling documentation.

01-JUL-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for June and July 2008.

11-JUL-08

DC STARS access for scheduling purposes only.



25-JUL-08

Welcome to SY2008/09



25-JUL-08 View theDCSTARS Training Calendar for July, August and September 2008. See the various trainings being offered.

03-AUG-08 View theDCSTARS Training Calendar August and September 2008. See the various trainings being offered. New School Year Setup has been moved to Ballou SHS. Check the calendar for your schools date and time (all schools must attend).

06-AUG-08 DC STARS will be undergoing maintenance starting Friday (8/8) at 8:00PM and will not be available until Saturday (8/9) at 9:00AM.

18-AUG-08 View theDCSTARS Training Calendar August and September 2008. See the various trainings being offered. Check the calendar for your schools date and time (all schools must attend).

19-AUG-08

Extended Help Desk support hours are in effect. If you need assistance, call between 7:00AM to 7:00PM.



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22-AUG-08 Does your school have new staff that will need access to DC STARS. Make sure to complete and submit the New User Data Sheet for each person. New teachers should complete and submit the New User Data Sheets; Returning teachers who need their passwords reset should complete and submit the Password Reset Form.

22-AUG-08 View theDCSTARS Training Calendar August and September 2008. See the various trainings being offered.

22-AUG-08 Check the Training Center for new guides: New School Year Setup, Daily Attendance and Point-of Contact Period Attendance.

29-AUG-08 View theDCSTARS Training Calendar for September 2008. See the various trainings being offered. Secondary Schools - Principals make sure to have your Mark Entry Point-of-Contact sign-up for the Mark Entry training session. Schools will setup reporting dates during this training.

29-AUG-08 September 2, 2008 - At the end of the day remember to: Remove all students who have not registered by the end of the day using the Withdrawal or No Show Process.

05-SEP-08 View theDCSTARS Training Calendar for September 2008. See the various trainings being offered. Secondary Schools - Principals make sure to have your Mark Entry Point-of-Contact (POC) sign-up for the Mark Entry training session. POCs will setup reporting parameters during this training.

12-SEP-08 View the DCSTARS Training Calendar for September and October 2008. See the various trainings being offered.

12-SEP-08 Secondary Schools - Did your school attend the Mark Entry training? Is your Point-Of-Contact (POC) ready to train and assist your teachers? If not, call the Help Desk and make arrangements to get this done prior to progress reports.

19-SEP-08 DC STARS will be unavailable beginning October 6, 2008 at 6:00PM due to processing of membership audit reports. DC STARS will be available October 7, 2008 at 7:00AM.

02-OCT-08 View the DCSTARS Training Calendar for October 2008.

02-OCT-08

ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!!



02-OCT-08 DC STARS will be unavailable due to Data Center Maintenance beginning 7:00PM on Saturday, October 11th until 9:00PM on Sunday, October 12th.

02-OCT-08 DC STARS will be unavailable beginning 6:00PM Monday, October 6th due to processing of membership audit reports. DC STARS will be available 7:00AM Tuesday, October 7th.

17-OCT-08 The end of 1st Advisory is October 24, 2008. Is your school ready to produce report cards?

17-OCT-08 Secondary Schools:
1) Has your Point-of-Contact (POC) trained all your teachers in the attendance and mark entry processes?
2) Have your teachers been using their DC STARS user account and know that they can access their classes, enter attendance and marks? If not, they should report problems to their POC.


17-OCT-08 Secondary School Principals - Please read and act on the email from DCSTARS Communications with a subject of "DC STARS User Access."

17-OCT-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for October and November 2008. Additional period and daily attendance training sessions have been added for the month of October 2008.

24-OCT-08 Secondary School Principals - Have you taken action on the email from DCSTARS Communications with a subject of "DC STARS User Access?" The DC STARS Team is waiting for your forms.

24-OCT-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for October and November 2008.

02-NOV-08 1st Advisory Report Cards - Secondary schools remember to call your Instructional Superintendent's Office to request the printing of your report cards.

02-NOV-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for November 2008.

09-NOV-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for November 2008.

16-NOV-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for November 2008.

23-NOV-08 A POC Mark Entry Refresher session has been added to the December 2008 calendar. POCs should sign-up for this session if they need assistance or have questions concerning mark entry.

23-NOV-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for November and December 2008.

05-DEC-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for December 2008.

18-DEC-08

Happy Holidays



18-DEC-08 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for December 2008 and January 2009.

18-DEC-08 Elementary School Principals - Are you interested in piloting the Electronic Elementary Report Card (ERC) in DC STARS? Check the Principals' Weekly for further details.

02-JAN-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for January 2009.

12-JAN-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for January 2009.

28-JAN-09 REMINDER: It's time for 2nd Term Report Cards. Any school producing report cards via DC STARS, can have them printed at central administration by notifying their Instructional Superintendent's Office.

28-JAN-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for January and February 2009.

31-JAN-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for February 2009.

17-FEB-09 Secondary Schools - See the calendar for your school's Pre-Scheduling Training Session date and time. Also complete the SY2009/10 Scheduling Season Plan and bring it with you to your school's training session.

17-FEB-09 Electronic Elementary Report Card Pilot - Elementary schools wishing to take part for 3rd and 4th advisory should complete and fax the Electronic ERC Pilot Form, the DCPS Teacher Data Pledge and the Teacher Account Request Form.

17-FEB-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for February and March 2009.

24-FEB-09 Instructional Superintendents - The process for submitting request to have schedules, progress reports and report cards printed in the 5th floor computer room has changed. Please submit request to Stars.Help@dc.gov. Using this email address allows various members of the STARS team to check this account rather than relying on one team member. Thank you for your cooperation.

24-FEB-09 Secondary Schools - See the calendar for your school's Pre-Scheduling Training Session date and time. Also complete the SY2009/10 Scheduling Season Plan and bring it with you to your school's training session.

24-FEB-09 Electronic Elementary Report Card Pilot - Elementary schools wishing to take part for 3rd and 4th advisory should complete and fax the Electronic ERC Pilot Form, the DCPS Teacher Data Pledge and the Teacher Account Request Form.

24-FEB-09 Check the updated calendar for the changes to training sessions and training times!!!

24-FEB-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for February and March 2009.

08-MAR-09 Secondary Schools - See the calendar for your school's Pre-Scheduling Training Session date and time. Also complete the SY2009/10 Scheduling Season Plan and bring it with you to your school's training session.

08-MAR-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for March 2009.

08-MAR-09 Summer School Scheduling - Summer School Scheduling has begun. Schools may notice that some of their students have been cross-enrolled to summer school sites and that their schedules reflect summer school courses. Do not worry, you do not need to make any adjustments.

08-MAR-09 Instructional Superintendents - The process for submitting request to have schedules, progress reports and report cards printed in the 5th floor computer room has changed. Please submit request to Stars.Help@dc.gov. Using this email address allows various members of the STARS team to check this account rather than relying on one team member. Thank you for your cooperation.

12-MAR-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar for April and May 2009.

12-MAR-09 Secondary Schools - Groups M1, M2, C1, C2 and C3 your sessions have been POSTPONED! All secondary schools need to complete the SY2009/10 Scheduling Season Plan and bring it with you to your school's training session.

22-MAR-09 System Upgrade - DC STARS will be upgraded to version 11.1 from April 10 - April 14, 2009. See calendar for further details.

26-MAR-09 System Unavailable - Friday, March 27, 2009 at 9PM until Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 6AM (Updates being performed).

31-MAR-09 New Functionality - The Password Reset button now allows DC STARS users the ability to reset their password without submitting a form!!! Click the button, complete the necessary information and the system will generate a temporary password for you.

06-APR-09 ** Remember - System Upgrade starting Friday, April 10, 2009 at 3:00PM until Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 7:00AM. **

12-APR-09 Summer School Scheduling - Summer School Scheduling has begun. Schools may notice that some of their students have been cross-enrolled to summer school sites and that their schedules reflect summer school courses. Do not worry, you do not need to make any adjustments.

17-APR-09 NEW! New Functionality - The Password Reset button now allows DC STARS users the ability to reset their password without submitting a form!!! Click the button, complete the necessary information and the system will generate a temporary password for you. *** NOTE: The use of this functionality requires that your dc.gov email address has been entered in DC STARS (Path: Main Menu > User Profile). If your dc.gov email address has not entered in DC STARS, you will have to fax a completed Password Reset Form (found in the Training Center) to DC STARS.

24-APR-09

Updated! View the DC STARS Training Calendar for April and May 2009.


24-APR-09 New Functionality - The Password Reset button now allows DC STARS users the ability to reset their password without submitting a form!!! Click the button, complete the necessary information and the system will generate a temporary password for you. *** NOTE: The use of this functionality requires that your dc.gov email address has been entered in DC STARS (Path: Main Menu > User Profile). If your dc.gov email address has not been entered in DC STARS, you will have to fax a completed Password Reset Form (found in the Training Center) to DC STARS (442-5728).

24-APR-09 Final Report Cards -
Secondary Schools - Student final report cards for SY2008-09 should contain no missing marks, no "I"s and no "L"s.

Elementary Schools participating in the Electronic Report Card Pilot - Remember the goal of the final report card is to have grades for all four advisories for every student. Teachers can start now entering marks for previous advisories.


24-APR-09 Senior High Schools - See the training calendar for your assigned scheduling work sessions. Make sure you have completed entering your student course requests for SY2009-10 so you can begin to build your school's master schedule.

24-APR-09 Summer School Scheduling - Summer School Scheduling has begun. Schools may notice that some of their students have been cross-enrolled to summer school sites and that their schedules reflect summer school courses. Do not worry, you do not need to make any adjustments.

29-APR-09 Elementary Schools - See the training calendar for your assigned Pre-YET work sessions. It's time to transition your students to the next grade and school year. Sessions begin Friday, May 1, 2009; check the calendar!!

01-MAY-09 New Functionality - The Password Reset button now allows DC STARS users the ability to reset their password without submitting a form!!! Click the button, complete the necessary information and the system will generate a temporary password for you. *** NOTE: The use of this functionality requires that your dc.gov email address has been entered in DC STARS (Path: Main Menu > User Profile). If your dc.gov email address has not been entered in DC STARS, you will have to fax a completed Password Reset Form (found in the Training Center) to DC STARS (442-5728).

01-MAY-09

New! View the DC STARS Training Calendar May and June 2009.


01-MAY-09 Senior High Schools - See the training calendar for your assigned scheduling work sessions. Make sure you have completed entering your student course requests for SY2009-10 so you can begin to build your school's master schedule.

01-MAY-09 Elementary Schools - See the training calendar for your assigned Pre-YET work sessions. It's time to transition your students to the next grade and school year.
***Sessions begin Friday, May 1, 2009; check the calendar!!***


01-MAY-09 Final Report Cards -
Secondary Schools - Student final report cards for SY2008-09 should contain no missing marks, no "I"s and no "L"s.

Elementary Schools participating in the Electronic Report Card Pilot - Remember the goal of the final report card is to have grades for all four advisories for every student. Teachers can start now entering marks for previous advisories.


01-MAY-09 Summer School Scheduling - Summer School Scheduling has begun. Schools may notice that some of their students have been cross-enrolled to summer school sites and that their schedules reflect summer school courses. Do not worry, you do not need to make any adjustments.

08-MAY-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar May and June 2009.

08-MAY-09 Senior High Schools - See the training calendar for your assigned scheduling work sessions. Make sure you have completed entering your student course requests for SY2009-10 so you can begin to build your school's master schedule.

08-MAY-09 Middle Schools/Education Campuses - See the training calendar for your assigned scheduling work sessions. *** NOTE: You will need to bring your school master schedule laid out on paper and next year's homeroom assignments. ***

08-MAY-09 Elementary Schools - See the training calendar for your assigned Pre-YET work sessions. It's time to transition your students to the next grade and school year.

08-MAY-09 Final Report Cards -
Secondary Schools - Student final report cards for SY2008-09 should contain no missing marks, no "I"s and no "L"s.

Elementary Schools participating in the Electronic Report Card Pilot - Remember the goal of the final report card is to have grades for all four advisories for every student. Teachers can start now entering marks for previous advisories.


08-MAY-09 Summer School Scheduling - Summer School Scheduling has begun. Schools may notice that some of their students have been cross-enrolled to summer school sites and that their schedules reflect summer school courses. Do not worry, you do not need to make any adjustments.

17-MAY-09 STAYS/Centers - See the training calendar for your assigned scheduling work sessions. You are group C1.

17-MAY-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar May and June 2009.

21-MAY-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar May and June 2009.

21-MAY-09 Summer School Scheduling - Summer School Scheduling has begun. Schools may notice that some of their students have been cross-enrolled to summer school sites and that their schedules reflect summer school courses. Do not worry, you do not need to make any adjustments.

21-MAY-09 Final Report Cards -
Secondary Schools - Student final report cards for SY2008-09 should contain no missing marks, no "I"s and no "L"s.

Elementary Schools participating in the Electronic Report Card Pilot - Remember the goal of the final report card is to have grades for all four advisories for every student. Teachers can start now entering marks for previous advisories.


21-MAY-09 CHANGED !!!
Education Campuses - Your Pre-Scheduling/ Scheduling Work Sessions have been delayed. The Scheduling Director is giving all ECs more time to complete their school master schedule for SY2009/10. See the training calendar for the new dates for your work sessions.
*** NOTE: You will need to bring next year's school master schedule laid out on paper and homeroom assignments. ***

01-JUN-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar June 2009.

22-JUN-09 Summer School Scheduling - Summer School Scheduling has begun. Schools may notice that some of their students have been cross-enrolled to summer school sites and that their schedules reflect summer school courses. Do not worry, you do not need to make any adjustments.

22-JUN-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar June, July and August 2009.

22-JUN-09 DC STARS Unavailable - Scheduled Outage in July
In preparation for Year End Transition, DC STARS will be unavailable from 3PM on Friday, July 10, 2009 until 7AM on Monday, July 13, 2009. Please contact the Help Desk if you have any questions or concerns: 442-5725 or 724-2252.


26-JUN-09 ATTENTION: Due to scheduled system maintenance, it is possible that a connectivity outage may occur Friday, June 26, 2009 between 8pm and 8:30pm.

28-JUN-09
  • Finalized all student attendance records? Have you printed or saved a copy of attendance summary details?
  • Updated your Pre-Transition List?
    • All remaining students need a next grade and next school
    • Retained students also need a retention reason
    • Students who will be withdrawn only need a next grade
      • DO NOT WITHDRAW STUDENTS
  • Admitted new students using the admission date 08/17/2009?
  • Secondary Schools - Made a backup copy of your final report cards to cd, memory stick, etc...?
  • High Schools
    • All graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS?
    • Completed building your master schedule using the Master Timetable Builder (MTB)? The Master Timetable Builder won't be available after July 10th 3:00PM!!!!!


28-JUN-09 Have you..........

28-JUN-09

Y.E.T. IS ALMOST HERE !!!!!



10-JUL-09 DC STARS New User Information Sheet is now an editable PDF (except for signatures). Try it out!! DC STARS New User Information Sheet

10-JUL-09 Senior High Summer Schools - Have you submitted your list of summer school teachers so that accounts can be setup for teachers to enter progress and final marks for summer courses? Don't forget you must submit (by fax) a DC STARS Security Pledge and New User Information Sheet for any new teachers.

10-JUL-09

Welcome to SY2009/10



10-JUL-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar July and August 2009. New School Year Setup is approaching fast; check the calendar.

20-JUL-09 Middle Schools - Courses MM4 and MM5 have been closed. The replacement course codes are:

MM4 is now MMX and MM5 is now MMY


Please make these changes in your school master schedule ASAP. If you need assistance, call the Help Desk or call to reserve a space in an Open Workshop.


24-JUL-09 Summer School Teachers - Your names have been submitted to the DC STARS team for access to enter summer school marks for students. All accounts, that have been received, have been updated. Please access DC STARS and make sure you can access you classes for mark entry. We want to ensure that all summer school teachers have access to enter the final summer school marks on August 5, 2009. For assistance contact your summer school coordinator.

24-JUL-09 Withdrawing Students? - If students are cross-enrolled into a summer school do NOT withdraw them at this time; wait until summer school has ended. If summer school students are withdrawn now, their cross-enrollment, attendance and marks are dropped.

03-AUG-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar August and September 2009. Are you new DC STARS user? Check the training calendar for trainings you need for your new assignment!!

03-AUG-09 New School Year Setup training now in progress!! Has your school attended? Check the training calendar for trainings you need for your new assignment.

03-AUG-09 Blank entries on the training calendar - Those are NOT Open Workshops. Other divisions are scheduled to use the lab.

10-AUG-09 DC STARS Unavailable - Scheduled Outage
In preparation for Alternate Year End Transition, DC STARS will be unavailable from 5PM on Friday, August 14, 2009 until 5PM on Saturday, August 15, 2009. Please contact the Help Desk if you have any questions or concerns: 442-5725 or 724-2252.


20-AUG-09 New Teachers Accounts - Does your school have new teachers who need DC STARS accounts for attendance and/or mark entry purposes? Their Security Pledge Form and New User Information Sheet must be submitted to 442-5728 by Thursday, August 20, 2009 @ 5:00PM in order to have their account created by the first day of school.

24-AUG-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar August and September 2009.

24-AUG-09 Blank entries on the training calendar - Those are NOT Open Workshops. Other divisions are scheduled to use the lab.

24-AUG-09 12th Grade SY2008/09 Graduates - Does your school still have graduates (Grade =G) showing up in its current population? Remember, these students need to be withdrawn (if they did graduate) or the appropriate grade needs to be entered for SY2009/10.

28-AUG-09 DC STARS Unavailable - Scheduled Outage
for database maintenance, DC STARS will be unavailable from 5PM on Friday, August 28, 2009 until 8AM on Saturday, August 29, 2009. Please contact the Help Desk if you have any questions or concerns: 442-5725 or 724-2252.


31-AUG-09 Teachers - Remember your school Point-of-Contact (POC) is the designated person to handle teacher inquiries concerning DC STARS. If a POC needs assistance in resolving your inquiry, they will call the Help Desk.

01-SEP-09 DC STARS Help Desk has a new phone number - The new number is 442-9281.

08-SEP-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar September and October 2009.

08-SEP-09 DC STARS Security Pledge and New User Information Sheet are now editable PDFs (except for signatures). Try them out!! New User Information Sheet

11-SEP-09 Secondary Schools - This year's reporting periods, reporting dates and report card setup are being entered for you by the STARS Training Team.

16-SEP-09 Password Reset - There is no longer a form to request password resets. The Password Reset button allows DC STARS users the ability to reset their password without submitting a form!!! Click the button, complete the necessary information and the system will generate a temporary password for you. Follow the directions on the screen. Call the DC STARS Help Desk if you need assistance (442 - 9281).

16-SEP-09 Account Unlock Form - If you receive the message that your user account is locked, fax the following form to 442-5728. Account Unlock Form is an editable PDF (except for signatures). Try it out!!

17-SEP-09 New User Information Sheet is now an editable PDF (except for signatures). Try out!!

01-OCT-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar October and November 2009.

01-OCT-09 DC STARS Security Pledge and New User Information Sheet are now editable PDFs (except for signatures). Try them out!! New User Information Sheet

13-OCT-09 Password Reset - There is no longer a form to request password resets. The Password Reset button allows DC STARS users the ability to reset their password without submitting a form!!! Click the button, complete the necessary information and the system will generate a temporary password for you. Follow the directions on the screen. Call the DC STARS Help Desk if you need assistance (442 - 9281).

13-OCT-09 Blank entries on the training calendar - Those are NOT Open Workshops. Other divisions are scheduled to use the lab.

13-OCT-09 Account Unlock Form - If you receive the message that your user account is locked, fax the following form to 442-5728. Account Unlock Form is an editable PDF (except for signatures). Try it out!!

13-OCT-09 Teachers - Remember your school Point-of-Contact (POC) is the designated person to handle teacher inquiries concerning DC STARS. If a POC needs assistance in resolving your inquiry, they will call the Help Desk.

13-OCT-09 DC STARS Help Desk has a new phone number - The new number is 442-9281.

13-OCT-09 Counselors Training - Available October 14, 2009. Sign up now and attend

13-OCT-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar October and November 2009.

16-OCT-09 Complete the attached forms and fax them to the DC STARS TeamRespond by Friday, October 23, 2009. DC STARS Security Authorization Form SY2009/10 Marks and DC STARS Security Authorization Form SY2009/10 Credit History, These forms are editable PDFs (except for signatures). Try them!!

16-OCT-09 Current user access will be revoked by COB Friday, October 23, 2009.  Access will only be given to users identified on the forms for SY2009/10.  

In DC STARS follow this path to obtain a report listing the users currently with this access:
Reports > Board / District Level Reporting > Security Access/Users
1) First run of report - User Type = All and Role = School Marks
2) Second run of report - User Type = All and Role = School Credits


16-OCT-09 EERC Point-of-Contact Refresher Training - Any elementary school that participated in the SY2008/09 Electronic Elementary School Report Card (EERC) Pilot, will be able to continue using it this year. Only those schools that participated in last year's pilot are eligible. Complete and fax in the Teacher Account Request Form for teachers in your school that need a DC STARS account. Check the training calendar for session dates and times and sign up now.

16-OCT-09 Counselors Training - additional sessions added to the training calendar. Sign up now while space is available.

16-OCT-09 Principals
Each year the DC STARS team requires you to designate the person(s) in your school who will be responsible for the following data updates: 
  1. Current Year Student Marks - mark entry changes once the teacher submission deadline has passed (refer to the Secondary School Mark Timeline SY 2009-2010).
  2. Cumulative Student Credit History - credit detail record changes for students.


16-OCT-09 New User Information Sheet is now an editable PDF (except for signatures). Try it out!! New User Information Sheet

16-OCT-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar October and November 2009.

16-OCT-09 Account Unlock Form - If you receive the message that your user account is locked, fax the following form to 442-5728. Account Unlock Form is an editable PDF (except for signatures). Try it out!!

26-OCT-09 1st Advisory Report Cards - Secondary schools and elementary schools (using EERC) remember to call your Instructional Superintendent's Office to request the printing of your report cards centrally. See DC STARS Progress Report/Report Card Printing Process for procedures.

26-OCT-09 Secondary School PrincipalsDid you....................
Complete the attached forms and fax them to the DC STARS Team by Friday, October 23, 2009. DC STARS Security Authorization Form SY2009/10 Marks and DC STARS Security Authorization Form SY2009/10 Credit History. These forms are editable PDFs (except for signatures). Try them!!
Access for SY2008/09 was revoked COB Friday, October 23, 2009.  Access was only given to users identified on the forms for SY2009/10.


30-OCT-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar November and December 2009.

30-OCT-09 New User Information Sheet is an editable PDF (except for signatures). Try it out!! New User Information Sheet

06-NOV-09 Reports Training - Do you have a need to learn more about producing reports via DC STARS? Sign up to attend Reports Training and learn the various options you have for creating reports.

06-NOV-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar November and December 2009.

06-NOV-09 Is your school requesting that report cards be printed centrally.... See procedures below.

16-NOV-09 System Maintenance to be Performed - DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, November 20th at 5:00PM until Saturday, November 21st at 6:00AM.

19-NOV-09 System Maintenance to be Performed - DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, December 4th at 5:00PM until Saturday, December 5th at 6:00AM.

20-NOV-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar November and December 2009.

04-DEC-09 Various training sessions available to meet particular needs. Check them out!!

04-DEC-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar December 2009 and January 2010.

11-DEC-09 Various training sessions are available to meet particular needs. Check them out!!

11-DEC-09 View the DC STARS Training Calendar December 2009 and January 2010.

08-JAN-10 View the DC STARS Training Calendar January and February 2010.

08-JAN-10 Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar. See the training calendar for details.

19-JAN-10

SHS Pre-Scheduling for SY2010-11 begins January 26, 2010.
See the training calendar for details.



19-JAN-10 View the DC STARS Training Calendar January and February 2010. Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar.

25-JAN-10 DC STARS Training Calendar for January and February 2010. Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar.

25-JAN-10 Account Unlock Form - If you receive the message that your user account is locked, fax this form to 442-5728. The Account Unlock Form is an editable PDF (except for signatures).

25-JAN-10 New User Information Sheet - Use this form to request a user account and login. The New User Information Sheet is an editable PDF (except for signatures).

01-FEB-10 DC STARS Training Calendar for February and March 2010. Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar.

08-FEB-10 DC STARS Training Calendar for February and March 2010. Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar.

08-FEB-10 New User Information Sheet & Security Pledge - Use this form to request a user account. The New User Information Sheet is an editable PDF (except for signatures).

16-FEB-10 DC STARS Training Calendar for February and March 2010. Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar.

16-FEB-10 Schools - don't forget to add the recent snow days to your school calendar. Use this Non-School Days Quick Guide as a reference.

22-FEB-10 DC STARS Training Calendar for February and March 2010. Attendance Intervention training has been added to the training calendar.

22-FEB-10 Schools - don't forget to add the recent snow days to your school calendar. Use this Non-School Days Quick Guide as a reference.

22-FEB-10 The DC STARS Training Lab is moving!!! Beginning February 26, 2010 the DC STARS Training Lab will become part of the DCPS Training Management System with labs housed on the 9th floor of 1200 First Street, NE.

01-MAR-10 Remember the DC STARS Training Lab is now part of the DCPS Training Management System located on the 9th floor of 1200 First Street, NE.

01-MAR-10 Quick Steps for Running the Testing Cohort Report - Use this guide for step-by-step instructions to produce your school's Testing Cohort Report. This report can also be found in the Training Center under Reporting Tools.

08-MAR-10 DC STARS Training Calendar for MarchMarch and April 2010.

08-MAR-10 Remember the DC STARS Training Lab is now part of the DCPS Training Management System located on the 9th floor of 1200 First Street, NE. It is important that you register for trainings and open workshops.

15-MAR-10 DC STARS Training Calendar is now part of the DCPS Training Management System.

19-MAR-10 Has your school........... deleted March 19th and May 17th from non-schools? These are now regular school days and attendance must be taken. Reference the Update Non-School Step-by-Step Instructions.

22-MAR-10

*** DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, April 2, 2010 at 3:00PM until Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 3:00PM due to system maintenance. ***



26-MAR-10

*** DC STARS will be unavailable Friday, March 26, 2010 between 6PM - 8PM due to scheduled maintenance. ***



31-MAR-10

*** The DC STARS scheduled maintenance from Friday, April 2, 2010 at 3:00PM until Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 3:00PM has been postponed until further notice. ***



02-APR-10 Have you attended Scheduling (HS)? - Next session is April 6 - 8, 2010 from 9:00AM - 4:00 PM each day. Check the training calendar and register under April 6th (this confirms registration for all three days).

Elementary Schools - Now is the time to register for Pre-YET work sessions. Sessions being offered during April and May 2010. Check the calendar and register for an April session now.


08-APR-10

*** DC STARS will be unavailable this evening April 8, 2010 between 8PM - 10PM due to scheduled maintenance. ***



08-APR-10 Have you attended Scheduling (HS)? - Next session is April 12 - 14, 2010 from 9:00AM - 4:00 PM each day. Check the training calendar and register under April 12th (this confirms registration for all three days).

Elementary Schools - Now is the time to register for Pre-YET work sessions. Sessions being offered during April and May 2010. Check the calendar and register for an April session now.


12-APR-10 Have you attended Scheduling (HS)? - Last session is April 12 - 14, 2010 from 9:00AM - 4:00 PM each day.

Elementary Schools - Now is the time to register for Pre-YET work sessions. Sessions are being offered during April and May 2010. Check the calendar and register for an April or May session now.


22-APR-10 Elementary Schools - Now is the time to register for Pre-YET work sessions. Sessions are being offered during April and May 2010. Check the calendar and register for an April or May session now.

22-APR-10

*** DC STARS will be unavailable Friday, April 23, 2010 between 5:00PM - 5:30PM due to scheduled maintenance. ***



28-APR-10

*** DC STARS will be unavailable Wednesday, April 28, 2010 between 8:00PM - 11:00PM due to scheduled maintenance. ***



10-MAY-10 Remember: The DC STARS Help Desk telephone number is 202-442-9281, so please update your telephone directory. Using other telephone numbers may result in disruptions with receiving support.

10-MAY-10 Elementary Schools - Pre-YET training schedule for remaining schools:
May 13, 2010 @ 9:00AM - Amidon, Bancroft, Beers, Brent, Bruce-Monroe, Burrville, Cleveland, HD Cooke, Drew, Ferebee-Hope, Garfield, CW Harris, Hendley, Hyde, Turner, Kimball, King, Leckie, Malcolm X, Mann, Marshall. Use the following link to register for the session: https://octo.quickbase.com/db/bertq5zz9?a=API_GenAddRecordForm&_fid_15=458&z=bx37


10-MAY-10 May 25, 2010 @ 9:00AM - Maury, Moten, Patterson, Plummer, Randle Highlands, Reed, River Terrace, Savoy, Simon, Stoddert, Child & Family Svs, Jackie Robinson, Mamie D Lee, LaShawn, Residential, Tuition-Grants, PRO-Private, PRO-Religious. Use the following link to register for the session: https://octo.quickbase.com/db/bertq5zz9?a=API_GenAddRecordForm&_fid_15=459&z=bx4b

14-MAY-10

*** DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, May 21, 2010 7:00PM - until 8:00AM Saturday, May 22, 2010. ***



14-MAY-10 Elementary Schools - Last Pre-YET training session for remaining schools:
May 25, 2010 @ 9:00AM - Beers, Brent, H.D. Cooke, Kimball, Marshall, Maury, Moten, Patterson, Plummer, Randle Highlands, Reed, River Terrace, Savoy, Simon, Stoddert, Turner, Child & Family Svs, Jackie Robinson, Mamie D Lee, LaShawn, Residential, Tuition-Grants, PRO-Private, PRO-Religious. Use the following link to register for the session: https://octo.quickbase.com/db/bertq5zz9?a=API_GenAddRecordForm&_fid_15=459&z=bx4b


14-MAY-10

*** DC STARS will be unavailable Sunday, May 16, 2010 between 12:00PM - 8:00PM due to scheduled maintenance. ***



27-MAY-10 Have you registered???
Elementary Schools - The following schools have been identified as not attending a Pre-YET Work Session - Beers, Brent, Kimball, Malcolm X, Mann, Marshall, Plummer, Turner, Child & Family Svs, Early Stages, Mamie D Lee, LaShawn, Residential, Tuition-Grants, PRO-Private and PRO-Religious. Choose the one of the following links to register for a session:

June 1, 2010 @ 9:00AM
https://octo.quickbase.com/db/bertq5zz9?a=API_GenAddRecordForm&_fid_15=358&z=b4qr

June 3, 2010@ 9:00AM
https://octo.quickbase.com/db/bertq5zz9?a=API_GenAddRecordForm&_fid_15=357&z=b4qy


01-JUN-10

DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, June 11, 2010 at 5:00PM until Sunday, June 13, 2010 5:00PM for an application upgrade.



07-JUN-10

DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, June 11, 2010 at 5:00PM until Sunday, June 13, 2010 5:00PM due to application upgrade.



07-JUN-10 DCPS Training Management System - this link is used to register for training sessions and to view the training calendar.


11-JUN-10 Important - When logging in for the first time after this upgrade, a dialog box will appear containing a security warning. The following document provides instructions for responding to the dialog box message.

11-JUN-10

DC STARS has been successfully upgraded.



15-JUN-10 Important - When logging in for the first time after this upgrade, you will see dialog boxes containing security warnings. Please use the below documents to respond to these messages according to your browser type and version.

02-JUL-10

Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin
Friday, July 9, 2010 @ 5:00PM
until Monday, July 12, 2010 @ 7:00AM
DC STARS will not be available during this time.



02-JUL-10 Have you..........

02-JUL-10

  • Finalized all student attendance records? Have you printed or saved a copy of attendance summary details?
  • Updated your Pre-Transition List?
    • All remaining students need a next grade and next school
    • Retained students also need a retention reason
    • Students who will be withdrawn only need a next grade and a withdrawal code
      • DO NOT WITHDRAW STUDENTS
  • Admitted new students using the admission date 08/16/2010?
  • Schools printing report card - Made a backup copy of your final report cards to cd, memory stick, thumb drive, etc...?
  • High Schools
    • All graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS?
    • Completed building your master schedule using the Master Timetable Builder (MTB)? The Master Timetable Builder won't be available after July 9th 5:00PM!!!!!


10-JUL-10

Y.E.T. for SY 09-10 has been successfully completed.



02-AUG-10 Has your school ......... Attended or registered for New School Year Setup? If not, register immediately! Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f. This setup needs to be completed prior to the first day of school. Important areas affected: 1) Setting Attendance Tumbles - so schools can take attendance; 2) Setting up and Assigning Homerooms - all schools are required to have homerooms setup and populated for enrollment count location.

02-AUG-10 Congratulations to those schools that have attended - Aiton, Amidon-Bowen, Anacostia, Ballou, Brightwood, Browne, Burroughs, Burrville, Cardozo, Choice, Cleveland, Columbia Heights, Davis, Deal, Drew, Dunbar, Ellington, Ferebee-Hope, Francis-Stevens, Garfield, Garrison, Hardy, Hart, Hearst, Houston, Jefferson, JO Wilson, Kelly-Miller, Kenilworth, Kimball, Kramer, Lafayette, Langdon, Leckie, Ludlow-Taylor, Luke C. Moore, MacFarland, Malcolm X, Marshall, Maury, MC Terrell, Miner, Moten, Orr, Patterson, Payne, Peabody, Phelps, Plummer, Prospect, Randle Highlands, Raymond, Reed, Roosevelt, Ross, Savoy, School Within a School @ Peabody, School Without Walls, Seaton, Shaed, Sharpe-Health, Shaw, Shepherd, Smothers, Sousa, Stoddert, Stuart-Hobson, Takoma, Thomas, Thomson, Transition Academy, Walker-Jones, West, Whittier, Wilson HS, Woodson (HD) and Youth Services Center.

02-AUG-10 Summer Schools - Alt YET (Year End Transition) will take place beginning Friday, August 13, 2010 @ 5:00pm until Monday, August 16, 2010 @ 7:00am. All student summer school attendance and marks (secondary schools) must be entered by Friday, August 13, 2010 @ 5:00pm.

09-AUG-10 Last 2 Training Sessions of New School Year Setup on 8/12/2010!!!!
The following schools need to register immediately for one of the remaining 2 training sessions -
Barnard, Beers, Banneker, Brookland, CW Harris, Eastern, Emery, Hamilton, Hendley, Incarcerated Youth, Janney, Ketcham, LaSalle-Backus, Mamie D Lee, McKinley, Murch, Nalle, Noyes, Oyster-Adams, Powell, River Terrace, Ronald Brown, Roosevelt STAY, Simon, Spingarn, Stanton, Truesdell, Tubman, Turner, Tyler, Watkins, Wheatley, Winston, Woodson Academy and Youth Engagement Academy
Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f.


11-AUG-10 Friday, August 13, 2010 @ 5:00pm.


11-AUG-10

Welcome to School Year 2010-11




11-AUG-10 This setup needs to be completed prior to the first day of school. Important areas affected: 1) Setting Attendance Tumbles - so schools can take attendance; 2) Setting up and Assigning Homerooms - all schools are required to have homerooms setup and populated for enrollment count location.

12-AUG-10

Alternate Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin
Friday, August 13, 2010 @ 5:00PM until Saturday, August 14, 2010 @ 5:00PM

DC STARS will not be available during this time.
All student summer school attendance and marks (secondary schools) must be entered by Friday, August 13, 2010 @ 5:00pm.



12-AUG-10 Last Training Session of New School Year Setup on 8/12/2010 @ 1pm!!!!
The following schools need to register immediately for the remaining training session - Beers, Brookland, CW Harris, Emery, Hamilton, Incarcerated Youth, Janney, LaSalle-Backus, Mamie D Lee, McKinley, Murch, Noyes, Oyster-Adams, Ronald Brown, Roosevelt STAY, Stanton, Turner, Watkins, Winston and Woodson Academy.
Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f.


19-AUG-10 Need a student withdrawn from 998 PCS State ID School - email stars.help@dc.gov with the student's id #, first and last name, and date of birth.

07-SEP-10 DC STARS Help Desk Hours - 7am - 6pm beginning September 7, 2010.

23-SEP-10

DC STARS Help Desk Hours for
Thursday, September 23, 2010
7:00am - 3:30pm



23-SEP-10

DC STARS Help Desk Hours - 7am - 6pm resume September 24, 2010



24-SEP-10

DC STARS Help Desk Hours - 7am - 6pm beginning September 7, 2010.



24-SEP-10 Elementary Schools - Interested in using the Electronic Elementary Report Card (EERC)? Another training session will be held Monday, September 27, 2010. Register now - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f

04-OCT-10

DC STARS will be unavailable Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from 6:00PM until 10:00PM for system maintenance.



28-OCT-10 DCPS Community Service Guide SY2010-2011 - Effective November 1, 2010 use this guide for guidelines surrounding community service hours. A section on Managing Community Service Information in DC STARS can be found in this guide (See the Table of Contents).

10-JAN-11 Second Semester Mark Entry - Teachers have until January 28th to enter students' 2nd semester marks. Refer to the Secondary School Mark Timeline SY2010-2011 for further details.

10-JAN-11 ODA Training Resource Center - Link to this site http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/odatraining

07-FEB-11

*** DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, February 11, 2010 at 5:00PM until Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 8:00AM for scheduled system maintenance ***



15-MAR-11 Pre- YET Work Sessions about to start. Transition preparation to the next school year for elementary schools and centers who do not schedule students. View the
Pre-Yet Work Session Assignments for your school's designated work session.

22-MAR-11

Pre-YET Work Sessions have begun

Transition preparation to the next school year for elementary schools and centers who do not schedule students. View the
Pre-Yet Work Session Assignments for your school's designated work session.
Schools that missed their assigned sessions:
March 21, 2011 - Aiton, Amidon-Bowen, Beers, Brent, Bruce-Monroe, Burville, Davis, Ferebee-Hope, Garfield, H.D. Cooke, Hendley, Houston and Janney.
Call the STARS Help Desk to choose another session (442-9281).


23-MAR-11

Pre-YET Work Sessions have begun

Transition preparation to the next school year for elementary schools and centers who do not schedule students. View the Pre-Yet Work Session Assignments for your school's designated work session.
Schools that missed their assigned sessions:
Brent, Ferebee-Hope, Janney, JO Wilson, Kenilworth, Ketcham, Kimball, King, Leckie, Mamie D. Lee, Mann, Maury, Murch, Nalle, River Terrace and School-Within-School @ Peabody.
Call the STARS Help Desk to choose another session (442-9281).


24-MAR-11

Pre-YET Work Sessions have begun

Transition preparation to the next school year for elementary schools and centers who do not schedule students. View the Pre-Yet Work Session Assignments for your school's designated work session.
Schools that missed their assigned sessions:
Brent, Ferebee-Hope, Janney, JO Wilson, Kenilworth, Ketcham, Kimball, King, Leckie, Mamie D. Lee, Mann, Maury, Murch, Nalle, River Terrace, Savoy and School-Within-School @ Peabody.
Call the STARS Help Desk to choose another session (442-9281).


28-MAR-11

Pre-YET Work Sessions have ended

Schools that missed their assigned sessions:
Brent, Ferebee-Hope, Janney, Kenilworth, Ketcham, Kimball, Mamie D. Lee, Mann, Maury, Murch, Nalle, River Terrace, School-Within-School @ Peabody, Shepherd, Smothers, Stoddert, Thomson and Turner.
The makeup session will be held Thursday, March 31, 2011 from 9AM -10AM. Register for the session immediately.


26-APR-11

*** DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, April 29, 2011 at 5:00PM until Monday, May 2, 2011 at 7:00AM for scheduled system maintenance ***




26-APR-11

Pre-Scheduling Work Sessions have ended
Schools that missed their assigned sessions:
Walker-Jones and Wheatley
Use the following link to register for a DC STARS Open Workshop immediately https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f




27-APR-11 Early Childhood Management Guide SY2010-11 - Use this guide for instructions on entering Early Childhood enrollments in DC STARS. This report can also be found in the Training Center under Enrollment.

18-MAY-11 SY2011-12 Secondary School Mark Entry Timeline - Now available for use during SY2011-12 school planning.

05-JUL-11 Have you....................
  • Finalized all student attendance records? Have you printed or saved a copy of attendance summary details?
  • Updated your Pre-Transition List?
    • All remaining students need a next grade and next school
    • Retained students need a retention reason
    • Students who will be withdrawn only need a next grade and a withdrawal code
      • DO NOT WITHDRAW STUDENTS
  • Admitted new students using the admission date 08/15/2011?
  • Schools printing report card - Made a backup copy of your final report cards to cd, memory stick, external drive, etc...?
  • High Schools
    • All graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS?
    • If using the Master Timetable Builder (MTB), completed building your master schedule? The Master Timetable Builder won't be available after July 8th 5:00PM!!!!!


    05-JUL-11

    Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin
    Friday, July 8, 2011 @ 5:00PM
    until Monday, July 11, 2011 @ 7:00AM
    DC STARS will not be available during this time.

    05-JUL-11 Guidelines for Use of authorized Off-Campus and Internship Codes Memo - Now available for use during SY2011-12 school planning.

    09-JUL-11

    Welcome to School Year 2011-12

    Y.E.T. for SY 10-11 has been successfully completed.



    26-JUL-11 DCPS Training Management System - New School Year Set Up training sessions are available for registration. All schools must attend; register today. Register according to school type - (ES) elementary schools or (Secondary) education campuses, middle schools and high schools.

    26-JUL-11

    Welcome to School Year 2011-12

    Alt Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin
    Friday, August 12, 2011 @ 5:00PM until Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 5:00PM
    DC STARS will not be available during this time.
    Remember: Alt Y.E.T transitions summer school students to SY2011-2012.



    05-AUG-11

    Available sessions Aug. 8th 11AM-12:30PM , Aug. 9th  9-10:30AM or 11AM-12:30PM .



    05-AUG-11

    Preparation for the new school year and the first day of school.  Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register immediately!!!  Schools that need to register for one (1) session:   (ELEMENTARY Schools) Aiton, Barnard, Beers, CW Harris, HD Cooke, Ketcham, Kimball, Nalle, Orr, Powell, Randle-Highlands, River Terrace, Savoy, Tubman, Turner, Tyler, Hamilton Center and Mamie D Lee.
    Available sessions Aug. 9th  9-10:30AM or 11AM-12:30PM .


    05-AUG-11

    New School Year Setup Work Sessions



    05-AUG-11

    Alt Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin Friday, August 12, 2011 @ 5:00PM through Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 5:00PM.  DC STARS will not be available during this time.



    05-AUG-11

    (SECONDARY Schools) Ballou, Brookland, Coolidge, Eastern, Jefferson, Kramer, Ballou, Brookland, Burroughs, Coolidge, Francis-Stevens, Jefferson, Kramer, McKinley, Noyes, Phelps, Raymond, Ron Brown, School w/o Walls, Walker-Jones, Washington Met, and YSC.
    Available sessions Aug. 11th  9-11AM or 1-3PM, Aug. 12th  9-11AM or 1-3PM



    05-AUG-11

    Remember: Alt Y.E.T. transitions summer school students to SY2011-2012.



    05-AUG-11

    Available sessions Aug. 11th  9-11AM or 1-3PM, Aug. 12th  9-11AM or 1-3PM



    10-AUG-11

    New School Year Setup Work Sessions

    Preparation for the new school year and the first day of school.  Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register immediately!!!  Schools that need to register for one (1) session:   (SECONDARY Schools) Ballou, Coolidge, Kramer, McKinley, Noyes, Raymond, Ron Brown, School w/o Walls, Walker-Jones, Washington Met, and YSC.

    Available sessions - Aug. 11th  9-11AM or 1-3PM, Aug. 12th  9-11AM or 1-3PM



    10-AUG-11

    MANDATORY MAKE-UP SESSION FOR THE FOLLOWING - Aug 17th 9-10:30AM

    Schools that MUST attend:

    (ELEMENTARY Schools) Aiton, Hearst, Kenilworth, Ketcham, Kimball, Maury, Murch, Nalle, Orr, Patterson, Powell, Randle-Highlands, River Terrace, Stanton, Tubman, Turner, Tyler, Hamilton Center and Mamie D Lee.     Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register immediately!!!



    10-AUG-11

    Alt Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin Friday, August 12, 2011 @ 5:00PM through Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 5:00PM.  DC STARS will not be available during this time.

    Remember: Alt Y.E.T. transitions summer school students to SY2011-2012.



    12-AUG-11

    MANDATORY MAKE-UP SESSION FOR THE FOLLOWING - Aug 17th 9-10:30AM
    Schools that MUST attend:
    (ELEMENTARY Schools) Aiton, Hardy, Hearst, Kenilworth, Ketcham, Kimball, Maury, Murch, Nalle, Orr, Patterson, Powell, Randle-Highlands, River Terrace, Stuart-Hobson, Tubman, Turner, Tyler, Hamilton Center and Mamie D Lee.   Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register immediately!!! 



    12-AUG-11

    New School Year Setup Work Sessions

    Preparation for the new school year and the first day of school.  Go to the DCPS Training Management System to register immediately!!!  Schools that need to register:   (SECONDARY Schools)  Coolidge, Kramer, Noyes, Raymond, School w/o Walls, Walker-Jones, Washington Met, and YSC.
    Available sessions - Aug. 12th 9-11AM or 1-3PM



    12-AUG-11

    Welcome to School Year 2011-12




    12-AUG-11

    Alt Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin
    Friday, August 12, 2011 @ 5:00PM until Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 5:00PM
    DC STARS will not be available during this time.
    Remember: Alt Y.E.T. transitions summer school students to SY2011-2012.



    22-AUG-11 First Week of School - Need a student withdrawn from a DCPS school, call or email the oda.helpdesk@dc.gov with the student's id #, first and last name, and date of birth.

    07-SEP-11

    The effective date to "Withdraw" students that are Enrolled but not Registered is Friday, September 16, 2011 (per School Operations).



    12-SEP-11 Prior Achievement History Report - Use this guide for instructions on creating a report of students' standardized test scores.

    19-SEP-11

    The effective date to "Withdraw" students that are Enrolled but not Registered is Friday, September 16, 2011, this includes PS/PK students.



    04-OCT-11

    DC STARS will be unavailable Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM for Enrollment Audit Data Collection.



    06-OCT-11

    REMINDER - Data Modification Forms that have been submitted prior to 10/3/11, will be processed over the next 3 weeks.



    17-OCT-11 REMINDER - The Electronic Elementary Report Card (EERC) will be used to generate all K - 5 report cards beginning this school year. If your school is new to EERC, the principal assigned Point-of-Contact (POC) should register for training using the DCPS Training Management System.

    19-OCT-11 DC STARS School Teacher Account Request Form Submit this form listing all teachers that need a DC STARS account. The form can be completed via computer but needs to be printed, signed by school principal and faxed to 442-5728.

    28-OCT-11

    TEACHERS using the Electronic Elementary Report Card (EERC), please see your EERC Point-of-Contact for training and assistance.



    23-NOV-11

    On Wednesday, November 23, 2011, the ODA Help Desk hours will be 7am - 5pm.
    On Friday, November 25, 2011, the ODA Help Desk will only be responding to emails.
    Please send inquires to
    ODA.HelpDesk@dc.gov.



    07-DEC-11 ODA Help Desk Hours 8am - 5pm beginning December 12, 2011

    22-DEC-11

    Friday, December 23, 2011, the ODA Help Desk hours will be 9am - 3pm.



    27-DEC-11

    Friday, December 30, 2011, the ODA Help Desk hours will be 9am - 3pm.



    27-JAN-12

    Friday, January 27, 2012 @ 11:59pm is the deadline for
    Secondary School Teacher Mark Entry for Term 2



    21-FEB-12 Secondary School Marks Timeline SY2011-12 - View the latest version of this guide that contains changes to Term 3 and Term 4 report card print dates and GPA run dates. This report can also be found in the Training Center under Secondary Training Guides > Mark Entry.

    29-FEB-12

    *** DC STARS will be unavailable beginning Friday, March 2, 2012 at 5:00PM until Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 12:00AM for scheduled system maintenance ***



    02-APR-12

    The Pre-Enrollment Guide for School Year 2012-2013 has been posted in the training center.



    13-APR-12 Early Childhood Management Guide SY2012-13 - Use this guide for instructions on entering Early Childhood enrollments in DC STARS. This report can also be found in the Training Center under Enrollment.

    17-APR-12 The Elementary School Pre-YET Guide has been posted in the training center.

    17-APR-12

    Pre-YET workshops are available via online video
    or
    on-site training sessions at central office.



    Online Video - Click Google or YouTube; please complete the Survey Feedback Form after viewing the video and completing the steps in your school in DC STARS.

    On-site Training - Attend one of two workshops at 1200 First Street, NE on May 2nd or May 4th. Register using the DCPS Training Management System.


    17-APR-12 The Pre-Enrollment Guide for School Year 2012-2013 has been posted in the training center.

    26-APR-12

    Pre-YET workshops for ES are available via online video or
    on-site training sessions at central office.

    Online Video - Click Google or YouTube; please complete the Survey Feedback Form after viewing the video and completing the steps in your school in DC STARS. Completion of the Survey Feedback Form serves as your verification of completion of the Pre-YET process.

    On-site Training - Attend one of two workshops at 1200 First Street, NE on May 2nd or May 4th. Register using the DCPS Training Management System.



    26-APR-12 The Pre-Scheduling Guide for High Schools has been posted in the training center.

    15-MAY-12

    Pre-YET workshops for ES are available via online video

    Online Video - Click Google or YouTube; please complete the Survey Feedback Form after viewing the video and completing the steps in your school in DC STARS. Completion of the Survey Feedback Form serves as your verification of completion of the Pre-YET process.



    15-JUN-12

    Pre-Transition Lists

    Don't forget to update your school's pre-transition list immediately! The pre-transition list identifies which students are being promoted or retained, which students are returning to your school or transferring to another school, and which students have graduated.

    Schools with +100 student records to update: Bruce-Monroe, Burrville, Child & Family Services, Drew, Garrison, Janney, McKinley, Moten, Patterson, River Terrace, Savoy, Shepherd, Stoddert and Turner.


    20-JUN-12

    Pre-Transition Lists

    Don't forget to update your school's pre-transition list immediately! The pre-transition list identifies which students are being promoted or retained, which students are returning to your school or transferring to another school, and which students have graduated.

    Schools with +100 student records to update: Bruce-Monroe, Burrville, Child & Family Services, Janney, Patterson, River Terrace, Shepherd and Turner.


    26-JUN-12

    Pre-Transition Lists

    Don't forget to update your school's pre-transition list immediately! The pre-transition list identifies which students are being promoted or retained, which students are returning to your school or transferring to another school, and which students have graduated.

    Schools with +50 student records to update: Brookland @ Bunker Hill, Bruce-Monroe, Cardozo, Child & Family Services, Janney, McKinley, Malcolm X, Mann, Noyes, Sharpe Health, Simon, Roosevelt, Tubman and Wilson.


    28-JUN-12

    Pre-Transition Lists

    Don't forget to update your school's pre-transition list immediately! The pre-transition list identifies which students are being promoted or retained, which students are returning to your school or transferring to another school, and which students have graduated.

    Schools with +50 student records to update: Brookland @ Bunker Hill, Bruce-Monroe, Cardozo, Child & Family Services, Janney, Key, McKinley, Malcolm X, Mann, Noyes, Sharpe Health, Simon, Residential, Roosevelt, Tubman Tuition-Grant and Wilson.


    09-JUL-12

    Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin

    Friday, July 13, 2012 @ 5:00PM until Monday, July 16, 2012 @ 7:00AM

    DC STARS will not be available during this time.



    09-JUL-12         
    • Admitted new students using the admission date 08/20/2012?
    • Schools printing report card - Made a backup copy of your final report cards to CD, memory stick, external drive, etc...?
    • High Schools
      • All graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS?
      • 12th graders that are attending summer school should NOT be pre-transitioned as a graduate at this time.
      • If using the Master Timetable Builder (MTB), completed building your master schedule? The Master Timetable Builder will not be available after July 13th @ 5:00PM!!!!!


      • 09-JUL-12
        (ALL STUDENTS NOT PRE-TRANSITIONED WILL BE WITHDRAWN)


        09-JUL-12         
        • Finalized all student attendance records? Have you printed or saved a copy of attendance summary details?
        • Updated your Pre-Transition List?
          • All remaining students need a next grade and next school
          • Retained students need a retention reason
          • Students who should be withdrawn only need a next grade and a transition withdrawal code (these students are not returning to DCPS)
            • DO NOT WITHDRAW STUDENTS


        09-JUL-12 Have you.................

        14-JUL-12

        Welcome to School Year 2012-13




        09-AUG-12

        Alt Y.E.T. (Year End Transition) will begin
        Friday, August 10, 2012 @ 8:00PM until Saturday, August 11, 2012 @ 12:00PM
        DC STARS will not be available during this time.
        Remember: Alt Y.E.T. transitions summer school students to SY2012-2013.



        13-AUG-12

        Remember: Register for New School Year Setup to review and complete school setup for SY2012/13. Register using the following link
        https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f



        13-AUG-12 1st and 2nd Weeks of School - Need a student withdrawn from a DCPS school, email
        oda.helpdesk@dc.gov with the student's pupil #, first and last name, and date of birth.

        20-AUG-12

        Last chance to register for New School Year Setup (NSYS) to review and complete school setup for SY2012/13
        LAST TWO SESSIONS
        :
        Secondary Schools - Aug 22nd 9:30am - 12:00pm
        Elementary Schools - Aug 23rd 9:30am - 12:00pm
        Register @ https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f



        20-AUG-12 CONGRATULATIONS to schools that have attended NSYS: Amidon-Bowen, Anacostia, Ballou, Bruce-Monroe, Burrville, Capitol Hill Montessori, Davis, Deal, Eliot, Ellington, Hardy, Hart, Jefferson Academy, Johnson, Kenilworth, Kimball, King, Kramer, Lafayette, Leckie, Luke C. Moore, MC Terrell, Mamie D Lee, Marshall, Maury, Miner, Murch, Peabody, Sharpe Health, Shaw, Smothers, Sousa, Spingarn, SSTAY, Truesdell, Walker-Jones and West.

        21-AUG-12

        Is your school setup to take attendance beginning 8/27/2012?

        Schools that did NOT complete NSYS: Banneker, Dunbar, Dunbar Pre-Engineering, Incarcerated Youth Program, Phelps, Raymond, Roosevelt, Roosevelt STAY, School w/ Walls, Spingarn STAY, Washington Met and Youth Services Center.


        27-AUG-12

        Schools that did not complete New School Year Setup will not be able to take attendance during SY2012/13. If your school is listed below, please click the following link for the guide on completing NSYS:
        Secondary School New School Year Setup Guide SY2012-13


        27-AUG-12 Schools that did NOT complete NSYS: Banneker, Dunbar, Dunbar Pre-Engineering, Incarcerated Youth Program, Phelps, Raymond, Roosevelt, Roosevelt STAY, School w/ Walls, Spingarn STAY, Washington Met and Youth Services Center.

        28-AUG-12

        1st and 2nd Weeks of School - Need a student withdrawn from a DCPS school, email oda.helpdesk@dc.gov with the student's pupil #, first and last name, and date of birth.



        29-AUG-12

        During the 1st and 2nd Weeks of School - To have a student withdrawn from another DCPS school, email oda.helpdesk@dc.gov with the student's pupil #, first and last name, and DOB. We will not withdraw a registered student.



        07-SEP-12

        On Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14, 2012
        the ODA Help Desk will only be responding to emails
        due to data systems training at OSSE.
        Please send inquires to oda.helpdesk@dc.gov.



        11-OCT-12

        Beginning October 15, 2012, the calculated grade and C1-C8 grade changes will be implemented in DC STARS. Use the following guides as reference on the implementation.
        Calculated Grade & Certificate Track Grade Implementation Change Guidance
        Calculated Grade/C1-C8 Grade Implementation in DC STARS



        22-OCT-12

        The following schools need to complete Mark Entry Setup for SY2012-13:
        Brightwood, Burroughs, BSTAY, Cardozo, Coolidge, Dunbar, Eastern, Eliot-Hine, Hardy, Incarcerated Youth, Kelly Miller, Langdon, Noyes, Phelps, Ron Brown, Roosevelt, School Without Walls, Shaw, Walker-Jones, West, Wheatley, Whittier
        Click on the following link to register for a Mark Entry Workshop on October 24, 2012 at 9AM - 1030AM or 11AM - 12:30PM



        16-NOV-12

        On Friday, November 23, 2012, the ODA Help Desk will only be responding to emails.
        Please send inquires to ODA.HelpDesk@dc.gov.



        26-NOV-12

        Beginning Friday, November 30th, you must ACCEPT the terms and conditions of the electronic DC STARS Security Pledge before using the system. The security pledge will only appear during your initial login.
        Teachers are exempt from accepting the pledge.




        27-NOV-12

        On Friday, November 30th from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, DC STARS will be unavailable due to the implementation of the electronic DC STARS Security Pledge. Once the system is available again, you must ACCEPT the terms and conditions of the pledge before using the system (occurs only during the initial login after the implementation).
        Teachers are exempt from accepting the pledge.




        03-DEC-12

        Account Management Form - use this electronic account management form rather than faxing the paper format of the New User Information Sheet, the Account Unlock Form, etc... Click the following link to access the Account Management Form. For instructions use the following link Account Management Guide for Principals



        07-DEC-12 If staff at your school are still entering Progress Reports, for whatever reason, then please plan to mail by next Wednesday, December 12, at the latest.

        07-DEC-12

        Progress Reports for Grades 6-12

        To clarify miscommunication regarding Term 2 Progress Reports:

        • If staff at your school has completed Progress Report entry, then please mail today (as originally planned in the Key Dates Calendar).
        • If staff at your school are still entering Progress Reports, for whatever reason, then please plan to mail by next Wednesday, December 12, at the latest.


        17-DEC-12

        ************************************************

        On Wednesday, December 26th the ODA Help Desk will only be responding to emails. Please send inquiries to ODA.HelpDesk@dc.gov.



        17-DEC-12

        DC STARS will be unavailable Friday, December 21, 2012 from 8:00PM until 10:00PM for system maintenance.



        07-JAN-13

        HAPPY NEW YEAR!
        Remember, if you have forgotten your DC STARS password, click on "I Forgot my Password" (top right corner) to reset your password.



        15-JAN-13

        Beginning Monday, January 28th, the ODA Help Desk will no longer accept the paper format of New User Information Sheet, Account Unlock Form, Security-Update Marks Entry Form, or Security-Update Credits History Form. Click the following link to access the Account Management Form that is the automated replacement for these forms. For instructions click the following link Account Management Guide for Principals



        30-JAN-13

        Secondary Schools - Remember to copy homerooms from Semester 1 to Semester 2 if not already done. See the Homeroom Maintenance Guide (pg. 13) for instructions.



        01-FEB-13

        Attention: Mark entry deadline for Term 2 has been extended to all schools from February 1, 2013 to February 4, 2013 at 11:59PM due to the internet connectivity issues at the schools.



        07-MAR-13

        Pre-Scheduling (EC/MS/HS) has begun. Register immediately using the following link - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f.



        07-MAR-13

        Remember: Add 03/06/2013 to Non-School Days with the reason being Weather.



        18-MAR-13

        In the final weeks before the DC CAS, review the DC CAS Reports for pre-testing Data Verification document.



        01-APR-13

        Two sessions remain of Pre-Scheduling (EC/MS/HS) - April 9 & 10, 2013. Register immediately using the following link -
        https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f
        .



        01-MAY-13

        DC STARS will be unavailable Friday, May 3, 2013 from 5:00PM until 10:00PM for system maintenance.



        28-JUN-13
        Y.E.T (Year End Transition) will begin Friday, July 12, 2013 @ 5:00PM until Sunday, July 14, 2013 @ 5:00PM
        DC STARS will not be available during this time.

        Have you.............
        • Finalized all student attendance records? Have you printed and/or saved a copy of attendance summary details?
        • Updated your Pre-Transition List?
          • All remaining students need a next grade and next school
          • Retained students need a retention reason
          • Students who should be withdrawn only needa next grade and a withdrawal code (these students are not returning to DCPS)
            • DO NOT WITHDRAW STUDENTS


                  (ALL STUDENTS NOT PRE-TRANSITIONED WILL BE WITHDRAWN)

        • Admitted new students using the admission date 08/19/2013?
        • Schools printing report card - Made a backup copy of your final report cards to CD, memory stick, external drive, etc...?
        • High Schools
        • All graduating 12th graders have been processed in DC STARS?
          • 12th graders that are attending summer school should NOT be pre-transitioned as a graduate at this time.
          • If using the Master Timetable Builder (MTB), completed building your master schedule?  The Master Timetable Builder will not be available after July 12th 5:00PM!!!!!



        05-AUG-13
        Alt Y.E.T (Alternate Year End Transition) will begin Friday, August 9, 2013 @ 5 PM and conclude Saturday, August 10, 2013 @ 9 AM.
        DC STARS will not be available during this time.


        05-AUG-13 There will be one make-up session of Secondary New School Year Setup on Wed, 8/21/13! Secondary schools that have not attended: Anacostia, Ballou, Browne, Cardozo, CHOICE, Coolidge, Ellington, Kelly Miller, Noyes, Oyster-Adams, Phelps, Walker Jones, Wheatley, HD Woodson, and YSC. Register right away using the following link - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f



        30-AUG-13
        DIMS (Data Integrity Management System) is available for use.
      • Remember to log into DIMS at least once a day to review and resolve errors.
      • If you do not have access to DIMS, email oda.helpdesk@dc.gov to request access; registrars, principals, instructional superintendents, special ed teachers, and LEA reps are the only persons given access to DIMS.


      • 23-SEP-13
        Check DIMS daily in preparation for the enrollment audit!


        07-NOV-13
        Mark Entry for Term 1 has begun!
        Teachers: remember, if you forgot if you have forgotten your DC STARS password, click on "I Forgot my Password" (top right corner) to reset your password and follow the instructions.


        13-DEC-13
        The ODA Help Desk will be unavailable from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today (Friday, December 13, 2013).


        28-JAN-14
        Mark Entry for Term 2
        Secondary Schools:
        The deadline for Term 2 mark entry by teachers has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on February 4, 2014. Term 2 report cards should be mailed by February 11, 2014.



        27-FEB-14 Register now for Pre-YET (ES) or Pre-Scheduling (EC/MS/HS) sessions using the following link - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f.
        Register right away; sessions begin March 3, 2014.



        05-MAR-14
        Pre-Scheduling (EC/MS/HS) sessions end Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Use the following link to register - https://octo.quickbase.com/db/berthuw6f.

        The following schools have not completed Pre-YET for SY2014/15:
        Beers, Garrison, Hearst, Hendley, Hyde-Addison, Mann, Stanton, Stoddert, and Tubman. Register for an Open Workshop in order to complete this work.