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A new school year begins virtually Monday, August 31!

Find quick links and back to school readiness reminders below to make sure you're all set for success on day 1!

See more videos about our S.A.F.E. Plan for restarting school here.

  • New to SCS? Get registered early! The first step is to get your PowerSchool parent account set up by contacting your school. Once your PowerSchool account is ready, you can register online anytime and anywhere using any computer, tablet or smartphone with Internet access. You can find registration requirements here. If you still need help, call our Parent Welcome Center, (901) 416-5300.
  • New students entering SCS Pre-K must make an appointment for application review after applying online. Students must turn 4 by August 15 to be eligible. View additional application information here or call (901) 416-3450. Returning SCS students must update all required info in PowerSchool before day 1.This includes phone numbers, home address, guardianship, student health information and more.
  • All students must have access to a digital device for virtual learning. Check the student device schedule to find out the dates and times for your school to pick up an SCS device.
  • All students must be up to date on all required immunizations and physicals or have an approved exemption on file. Students entering Pre-K, K and 7th grade have new immunizations. Click here for required immunizations. You can also make an appointment at our three student health clinics (East HS, Sheffield CTC and Westwood HS) beginning August 24 by calling (901) 842-2379 or texting “SCS901” to 91999.
  • Contact your child’s school for supply lists. Supply lists vary from school to school, so be sure to contact your child’s school before day 1 if you have questions.
  • Save the date! Our annual Back to School Block Party is Saturday, August 29! This year, we're hosting a drive-thru celebration to help families power up for the start of school. We'll be at the Board of Education from 10 a.m. to noon so families can drive-thru for free backpack and school supply giveaways while supplies last, as well as other helpful information and resources for the new school year.
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