Included on this page are an array of resources to help our families find important information and stay engaged in their child's learning.
Families and Students
Below are links to some of the most important information you’ll need as you prepare your child for a rewarding educational experience in Cincinnati Public Schools.
- CPS Student Health Forms
- CPS Parent and Student Forms
- Food Services
- Severe Weather Procedures
Parent Vacation/Out of Town — Parents and guardians may fill out this form to give permission to the school to release their child to another adult in the event that they are out of town and cannot pick the child up from school (such as vacations or business trips).
Please complete and return this form to the school office, as needed.
Hyde Park School Values Communication
Ways we communicate:
- School Website
- Online Calendar
- Monthly Newsletter, news and events — November 2016 Newsletter
- PowerSchool — student grades
- Parent Teacher Conferences
Class Supply Lists
- Rosetta Stone — Cincinnati Public Schools’ students, staff and parents now have Rosetta Stone — an online language-learning program — free at their fingertips. Learn more about Rosetta Stone, including how to enroll, on the CPS website.
For children who are experiencing homelessness, the risk of falling behind academically is significantly greater. Project Connect helps clear barriers to education for families who are homeless. From assisting with enrollment and promoting attendance to providing in-school and summer programs, Project Connect provides guidance and support to give a leg up for children and youth who are experiencing homelessness. Learn more about Project Connect and the services it offers.
Schoology (pronounced "Skoo-luh-jee") Communication Tool Now Available — is an integrated learning-management solution that gives students, parents and teachers a new and easy way to connect and communicate.
Google Apps for Education — CPS has adopted Google Apps for Education as a key tool for student learning. Google Apps for Education is a web-based suite of programs provided by Google for schools to use. All Google Apps services can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection.
Playbook — a software program created by CPS, gives students personalized “plays” to complete so that they stay on track with all of their learning objectives. It’s all online, and students can access it from anywhere.
Naviance — a software tool for career planning that helps students achieve three primary goals: Get to know themselves, explore possibilites and take action.
Rosetta Stone — Learn a New Language Online.Cincinnati Public Schools’ students, staff and parents now have Rosetta Stone, an online language-learning program, free at their fingertips.
Summer learning — Research shows that over the long summer break students can lose about one month of what they learned in classes during the school year. CPS offers programs for summer learning.
Putting our Technology Tools to Work
Our world is driven by technology. Digital devices and software add a dynamic element that keeps students interested and provide access to tools that prepare them for the future.