My Calendar, a personal calendar application, is a tool to help parents and students stay on top of daily events and better manage their time. Using My Calendar, you can subscribe to and receive homework and school event information in the form of a calendar on your desktop computer. With My Calendar, you can:Subscribe to calendars to keep up with homework assignments, grades, school events, and more.
IMPORTANT: In order to use My Calendar, you must first have iCal installed on your computer. You will need Mac OS X version 10.2.3 or later to use iCal. iCal is available as a free download. For more information, visit the Apple Inc. Web site at www.apple.com/ical.
How to Subscribe to Calendars
1. On main menu, clickMy Calendars. The My Calendars page appears.
2. ClickSubscribe in the Class Assignments Only column to receive the class assignments calendar. The iCal application opens, and the Subscribe to field automatically displays the calendar URL.
3. ClickSubscribe. The Subscribing to <calendar name> page appears.
4. Use the following table to enter information in the applicable fields:
Field Description Title By default, the system automatically populates this field with the class name. Refresh Select the checkbox to receive updated data, such as new homework assignments, grades, or school events, for the selected calendar. If you select the checkbox, use the pop-up menu to choose the refresh timeframe. It is recommended that you either select daily or weekly.
This function does not apply to My Calendar.
Remove To Do Items
By default, the checkbox is selected, and the system does not display the To Do List. Deselect the checkbox to enable the To Do List, which displays student homework assignments.
Subscribein the Class Assignments With My Scores and Final Grades column. The iCal application opens, and the Subscribe to field automatically displays the calendar URL.
Subscribe. The Authentication page appears.
7. Enter your PowerSchool Parent Portal username and password. Click
OK. The Subscribe to <calendar name> page appears. See Steps 4 and 5 for additional information.
How to View My Calendars in iCal
Each of the calendars you subscribe to appear in the
Calendars section of iCal. Note the colored checkbox next to each calendar. If the checkbox next to a calendar is selected, the information contained within that calendar displays within the calendar view as the color of the checkbox.
To view information about an item in the calendar view, click the item and information about the item appears in the Info drawer. If you have subscribed to any of the homework calendars, outstanding assignments appear as items on your student's
To Do by Priority list. Click any of the items to view information about that item in the Info drawer.