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Miller Grove High School

Dekalb County Schools

Virtual Access


Analytic Geometry Instructional Access Form for Students


Teachers: Ms. Evans / Mr. Tshibanda

Emails: [email protected] 

             [email protected]

Phone #: 678.590.2015 (Evans/ Google Voice) 

Phone #: 404.981.3121 (Tshibanda/ Google Voice)


Listed below are the main instructional platforms that will be used for Virtual Learning.  The information provided will assist with access credentials.


The main platform for Virtual Learning will be Microsoft Teams.  Microsoft Teams will be used for LIVE learning sessions AND for daily communication of learning assignments. Students will also use Teams for any teacher/student feedback. You will use your s-number and DeKalb password to sign into the computer and to access your Microsoft Office 365 Apps.     The default password is dekalb00.


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.

Platform:  Microsoft Teams


Link:  DCSD Launchpad



  • Click the Office 365 Icon
  • Click on the waffle in the upper left-hand corner
  • Select Microsoft Teams from the menu.


Access Credentials:     DeKalb County Login

  • Username: student number (Ex. s1234567)
  • Password: dekalb00


Platform:  IXL





Access Credentials:     Email teachers: [email protected] or

[email protected]

and Check Class Notebook in Microsoft Teams.



Platform:  Nearpod




Access Credentials:  Students will be given a daily code through Microsoft Teams to view and participate in interactive lessons.  When prompted, enter student’s full name (first name and last name).

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 (Ex. [email protected])
  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 
  8. Locate and Click on the Office 365 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
  5. Locate and Click on the Office 365 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 
  4. Locate and Click on the Office 365 icon