Subscribing to CDNIS Calendars directly on your iPhone or iPad

Subscribing directly using the iCal links below means adding the calendar directly to the Calendar app on your Mac or mobile device.

When you subscribe to a calendar directly on your device. The calendar will not be linked to your CDNIS Google Account and you will not be able to view it on your Google Calendar Website.

  1. Visit http://cdnis.edu.hk/
  2. Find the little 3 lines on the right hand corner
  3. Find About CDNIS > Calendar Of Events
  4. Find “Subscribe to the School Calendars” at the bottom of the page, Choose the Calendars that you want to subscribe
  5. Choose “Add(xxx)
  6. Choose “New Calendar…
  7. Type the Calendar name like “Upper School Events” > Choose the color that you like (Remarks: choose different color will be easy to define) > Choose “Done” to finish, it may take few seconds to upload the data to your calendar
  8. Open the Calendar on your device after it finished upload
  9. Choose “Calendars
  10. Choose “Show All Calendars” or the Calendars that you want to show > The events will show up on your calendar

Subscribing to CDNIS Calendars directly on your iPhone or iPad

 

How to Download Report Cards in Veracross

Step 1: Log into your Veracross account.

Step 2: Beneath your child’s name, click “Reports

Step 3: Below the heading “REPORT-CARD“, there are 3 links–one for each grading period.

  • Click “MS First Reporting Period” for MYP Interim Progress Report (Grade 7 to Grade 10).
  • Click “Provincial Report MS First Reporting Period” or “Pronvincial Report US First Reporting Period” for Ontario Provincial Report (Grade 9 to Grade 12).
  • Click “US First Reporting Period” for DP First Progress Report (Grade 11 and Grade 12).

  • A new window will open displaying the report card.

***Veracross makes available only the current year’s reports. In order for you to have complete records, you must print or save your child’s reports to your computer. To print a report, click Print to PDF at the top right. You may then print the report or save it to your computer.***

 

 

Ordering MacBook Covers for the 1:1 iPad Programme

All Gr.4-6 students are required to have a school selected Crystal Case for their MacBook. It offers some protection from scratches to the exterior casing. It also allows for easy identification by grade level since Gr.4-6 in Lower School use different coloured cases.  Crystal Case is already included in the Gr.4-6 MacBook purchase bundle. However, if you have a pre-owned MacBook or if your child’s crystal case is broken, you will need to order a new one.

If you need to order a new Crystal Case for your child, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to https://www.eduoffer.com/eshop/
  2. Login with your username and password (the same one you used to order your laptop in Gr.4)
  3. Choose Home Purchase Program
  4. Click on ACCESSORIES
  5. Choose the Crystal Case For Grade 4 to 6 Students
  6. Proceed to Checkout
  7. The Crystal Case will be delivered to the classroom in 3-4 weeks.

Ordering Headsets for the 1:1 iPad Programme

All Gr.1-3 students are required to have a school selected headset.  The school has researched and found a specific headset that is child-friendly and has recording function to help students to utilize the tool in classes.

If you need to order a new headset for your child, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to https://www.eduoffer.com/eshop/
  2. Login with your username and password (the same one you used to order your iPad in Gr.1)
  3. Choose Home Purchase Program
  4. Click on ACCESSORIES
  5. Choose the Headphone For Grade 1 to 3 Students
  6. Proceed to Checkout
  7. The headset will be delivered to the classroom in 3-4 weeks.

Modify Parent Directory Preferences in Parent Portal

  1. Click Directory Preferences
  2. There are switches for “Student Directories” and “Household Directories”
  3. If the preference has been changed to “Visible”, parents  can select which contact type should be visible by other users.Note: both student and parent can access to “Student Directories” and “Household Directories”. Therefore, if the preference is set to “Visible”, other students and parents can see the information on the directories.