Parent Resources for Online Learning

Parent Resources for Online Learning

Your student's device and Internet content filtering.

The device provided to your son or daughter by Defiance City Schools is filtered both on and off campus with Relay Cloud Filter by LightSpeed Systems. That being said no Internet filter is foolproof; there will always be questionable and age inappropriate websites that are not stopped by the filter. Internet filters do not scan or view the material of individual web sites but rather rely on a website classification system. There are websites that do not properly classify themselves as mature and therefore Internet filters do not know to block them. In addition a sufficiently motivated child can find additional methods to circumvent an Internet filter including web proxy filters and virtual private networks (VPN). Please use common sense when your son or daughter is using their district issued Chromebook; there is no substitute for attentive adult supervision.

Counseling Request Form

Defiance City Schools understands that all of us are under unique and stessful challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We also understand that students too feel the pressures of today's world. If you are a student, or know of one that you believe could benefit from talking with one of our counselors please fill out the contact Form below. The staff of Defiance City Schools is here to help during this crisis.

Student Web History Request

If you are interested in receiving a weekly web history report for your son or daughter please fill out the link below. This report is emailed out Sunday afternoon (the exact time varies based on system capacity). Please note that this report only represents web browsing while your son or daughter is using their district issued Chromebook. Thank you.
This download provides a concise explanation on how to navigate GoogleClassroom. Most students are familiar with Classroom as it is one of the primary methods that our teachers share information and assignments with out students.
With the three week mandated closure of school, here are educational resources and links to assist parents with activities that your child may have been asked to complete.

Student Device Help Desk

If during our extended break you experience issues with your school issued device please fill out this Form so we can properly address your problem. Currently we are working out way through the issues associated with fixing devices while school closed; as soon as we have a plan in place we will contact you. Thank you.

Student Device Help Desk 
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