username: your student number
password: set by student (write down in your planner!) - see media specialist for first-time login
Brevard Login Page
Whenever you get this page (varies depending on if you are accessing from school or home and what browser, sign in with:
email@example.com (no share)
your computer password
*NOTE- If you try more than 3 times incorrectly you may lock yourself out of your account and would need to come to the media center to be unlocked.
Launchpad by Classlink
No more forgetting passwords: all students have access to the launchpad dashboard which allows students to save apps linked to FOCUS, Google Drive, One Drive, and more.
To access from school or home:
1. Go to Edgewood's website/Launchpad or Google "Classlink brevard"
2. Click Sign in with SAML
3. See above info for logging in with the Brevard login page
**You can also reset your password from the main page by clicking "Forgot Password"**
To access at school (Chrome is optimal):
1.Go through Launchpad (or Edgewood website/Quicklinks)
2. Click on the Google Apps - Share icon
3. If you get the BPS blue login page, see above
Once you are logged into Drive you can click the square at the top right to access other apps such as Mail and Classroom.
1. Login to Google Drive (follow above instructions)
2. Click the square at the top right, then More, then Classroom
3. Enter the class code provided by your teacher
Forward Your School Google Email
Every student has access to school email and that is where you will receive updates for any work done in Google Drive or Classroom. If you are not in the habit of regularly checking your school email, you can forward it to another account that you check often.
1. Login to your Google Drive account (follow above instructions)
2. Click the square at the top right, then Mail
3. Click the gear in the top right, then Settings
4. Change the tab to Forwarding and POP/IMAP
5. Click "Add a forwarding address" and enter the email that you would like your school account forwarded to
All students have access to a school-provided Microsoft One Drive account with file storage and collaboration. This is web-based and can be accessed from school or home.
1. Go to Launchpad and click Office 365
1. Go to http://GreatNews.brevardschools.org
password: your school computer password
Saving Your Work
You have several options for saving your work so you can have access from school and home
Any file created in your Google Drive account can be accessed anywhere you have an internet connection. If you want to access a Microsoft Office file, you can click the Upload button in your Google Drive and save a read-only copy of your file (you can also convert Office files into Drive files).
Microsoft One Drive
Students will be able to install a school-provided free version of Microsoft Office on their home computer and will also have access to cloud storage in their One Drive Account, which can be accessed from anywhere. To access One Drive (web-based) follow the instructions above.
To Save from Microsoft Office on school computers:
1. Open a document in a Microsoft Office Program (Word, Power Point, or Excel)
2. Click File/ Save As/ One Drive - Brevard Public Schools (not just regular One Drive)
3. Click Browse and then Documents
4. Name your file and click Save. Optional- create a New Folder first.