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    Seattle Public Schools
    2445 Third Avenue South
    PO Box C-34165
    Seattle, WA 98124
    September, 2017

    Dear Parents and Guardians,

    The Source is Seattle Public Schools’ online communication tool that allows parents, guardians and students access to schedules, attendance and assessment scores.  Secondary student grades are also on the Source.

    Parents and guardians WITH a Source account:

    alert icon Important information for parents and guardians with a Source account:
    Source parent and guardian accounts will only be available to parents and guardians with a username that matches an email address on record at the school(s).  Please follow these steps to ensure your Source username and email address match the email address at your student's school:

    Please visit the Source webpage at:   http://ps.seattleschools.org and login. 
    If you do not remember your password or username, please click the Forget your password? or the Forget your username? links.

    • If your username matches the email address on record at the school:
      • You will be able to successfully login.
      • You will see all of your students on your account.
    • If your username does not match the email address on record at the school:
      • You will see a message and a link to update your account.
      • Students may be missing from your account.

    If you get a message or students are missing from your account, please contact each student's school to update you email address.  The day after the email address at each school matches your Source username and email address, your account will be updated. 

    Parents and guardians WITHOUT a Source account:

    To setup your Source account:

    1. Please visit the Source webpage at:    http://ps.seattleschools.org and click the Setup button.
    2. Type the email address on record at each student's school, then click Enter.
    3. Check your email for a message from sourcesupport@seattleschools.org.  If you don’t receive this email:
      • Check your Spam or Trash folders.
      • Contact the school(s) to provide your email address.
    4. Open the email and click the link. 
    5. Enter your email address in the Username field and create a Password
      • Your password must be 5 or more characters long.
      • Please do not use an apostrophe ' in your password.
    6. Click Enter to begin exploring the Source!

    For more information about the Source, please visit the About the Source webpage at:  www.seattleschools.org/source

    If you have questions or need help please email sourcesupport@seattleschools.org