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Miller Grove High School

Dekalb County Schools

APUSH Acess Form

APUSH Instructional Access Form



Instructional Access Form for Students

School: Miller Grove High School 

Teacher: Mrs. Charmaine Brown

Email: [email protected]

Contact Number: 770-648-5467 


Listed below are the main instructional platforms that will be used for Virtual Learning in AP US History for the 2020-2021 school year. The information provided will assist with access credentials to navigate the various platforms.


The main platforms for AP U.S. History will be Microsoft Teams, Verge, and AP Classroom.  Microsoft Teams will be used for daily communication of learning assignments, teacher/student feedback, LIVE learning sessions, conferences, and instructional activities. Verge will be used for communication updates, while AP Classroom will be used as a resource to practice, model, and review the content information and skills required by the College Board in preparation for the AP Exam.


Virtual Learning Technical Support Request Link - DCSD Technical Support

Help Desk: 678-676-1188


Note:  For instructional resources not available through Launchpad, technical support will be available through the local school or vendor.

APUSH Instructional Resources for 2020-2021


Platform:  Verge


Access Credentials:  Students can login using DCSD Launchpad

Download the app: (IOS or Android)


Platform:  Microsoft Teams

Link: DCSD Launchpad 

Access Credentials:  Students can login using DCSD Launchpad or through Office 365 School Account

Download the app: (IOS or Android)


Platform:  AP Classroom

Link: AP Classroom 

Access Credentials:  Students must visit the online website to access by clicking the link above

Join code-



Additional APUSH Resources


Platform: Course Notes (chapter notes)

Link:  Chapter Notes


Platform: (APUSH textbook)

Link:  American Pageant-Textbook



Platform: Illuminate (Will be used for Testing Purposes)

Link:  DCSD Launchpad


Access Credentials:  Students can login using DCSD Launchpad



Platform:  Remind (communication app)

Download the app: (IOS or Android)

Join code-


















How do I log into Launchpad from a Personal Device to Access Verge and Microsoft Teams? 


Method 1 ( Personal Device):

  1. Go to the following URL:
  2. Click on the words Login with Active Directory
  3. Username is your DCSD issued student number
  4. Password (Grades 6 – 12): Students in grade 6 – 12 must log into a DCSD student computer to set their password. The default password is dekalb00. The student will be prompted to change password which will take about 15 minutes to communicate to the appropriate systems.
  5. Click Sign IN
  6. The LAUNCHPAD portal screen should appear. 
  7. Locate and Click on the VERGE icon 

Method 2 (Personal Device):

  1.  Go to the website
  2. Scroll down the home to locate the LAUNCHPAD ICON 
  3. Click on the icon and you are now logged in to access resources
  4. Locate  and Click on the VERGE Icon

Method 3 (Chromebook - School Issued Device):

  1. Locate LAUNCHPAD Icon on your Desktop 
  2. Click on the Icon and you are now logged in to access resources
  3. Locate and Click on the Verge Icon 

 Instructional Link: