Home Access Instructions

Access school resources at home, just like in class!

Use Google Chrome, or download it at https://www.google.com/chrome/.  Then:
Go to: https://launchpad.leeschools.net

The Launchpad is a single site where students can access online materials. Students use the
same login as they use at school. Launchpad is used to access the following applications, many of which are found in the Instructional Apps folder:
Compass Odyssey
Renaissance Home Connect
Think Central
Pearson Success Net
HMH Central- for Fastt Math and Read 180 (only for certain classes)
Nat Geo

All of these programs use the student’s password form the Launchpad login to authenticate.
This means that when the student logs into the Launchpad, he/she will simply have to click on the Instructional apps folder, and then the icon of the desired app.

Important: Some applications may require you clear the browser cache to function properly.  If you are having problems logging into or using an application, follow the instructions at the bottom of this page to clear the Chrome Browser cache.

Since there have been questions about accessing Renaissance Home Connect, let's use that application as an example.  Keep in mind, these steps will apply to all programs listed above:
Log into the Launchpad.
Launchpad Login

Click on the Instructional Apps Folder.
Instructional Apps Folder
Then, click on Renaissance Home Connect.  Note the difference in icons; Renaissance Learning is used only at school.  
Renaissance Icons

IMPORTANT: It is strongly recommended that students access the Launchpad on desktop or
laptop computers (Windows of Mac) running the Chrome browser, or Chromebook laptops.
Mobile devices such as tablets and phones are NOT recommended for the Launchpad, for
compatibility reasons. Here is the link to download Chrome:

What is your child's login?  Every student is provided a username and password they use in the classroom.  They use the same username and password to log into the Launchpad at home.  Your child's teacher can provide you the credentials should your child not know.

Google Drive Log-In Steps

Students may use their district credentials to log into Google Drive, where they can access work saved at school and use Google apps such as Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

Go to Google.com, and click the Sign In button at the top-right.
Google Sign In
At the next screen, enter the student's email.  It is the username followed by @students.leeschools.net, per the example in the screenshot.
Email entry box
Next, enter the student's password.
Password entry field
Now that the child is logged into Google, he/she can access Google Drive and the Google Apps.  There is a Google Apps folder found on every child's Launchpad.
Google Apps Folder

Clear Chrome Browser Cache

  1. In the Chrome browser, go to the settings (3 dots top-right of screen), More Tools, then click on Clear Browsing Data.  You can also use the keyboard combination Ctrl-Shift-Del.
  2. In the Clear browsing data window, click Advanced, set the time range to All time, and check the boxes for Browsing history, Download history, Cookies and other site data, and Cached images and files.  See the screenshot for reference.

Clear browsing data
Click on Clear data to complete the process.