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How To...

Access The Nest and Divisional Dashboards

First, log in.

On Desktop/Tablet

At the top of any page, click on your constituent role: Students, Faculty & Staff, or Families.

Parents: Click on Families (see highlighted area below).


Homepage Screenshot showing Families login location


On Mobile

Click the menu icon (three horizontal lines, top right of screen). A red pop-up will appear.

Scroll to the bottom of the red pop-up and click on your constituent role.

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On the login page, enter your Packer login information (username and password) and click Login: 

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3. Parents and Guardians will land in The Nest. (Students and Faculty/Staff will land in their respective Portals.)

TIP: Forgot your username or password?

Parents/Guardians: Request login assistance

Students/Faculty: Contact Packer Tech Support



Get to Know The Nest.

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The Nest is our new parent portal. Here, you can find essential resources and complete important tasks.

It contains links to the Division Dashboards (see above)...

TIP: You can access the Dashboards only for Divisions in which you have children.


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and red buttons that take you to essential resources in one click...


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and purple buttons that help you keep track of Packer events.

TIP: Did you know you can get email or text reminders about Packer events and athletics?
TIP: Did you know you can incorporate Packer schedules into your personal Google Calendar or Outlook Calendar? 


Explore the Divisional Dashboards.

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The four Dashboards — Preschool, Lower, Middle, and Upper —were created so that you don't have to waste time searching through old emails to find that announcement or permission slip.

The Dashboard provides "Inbox Relief" with:

  • an archive of emails from the Division Head
  • a link to the always-updating Pelican Brief
  • organized folders containing key resources and information:
    • Documents (see below) 
    • Report and Absence
    • Contacts

The Dashboard also keeps you connected with: 

  • Division events
  • Packer Stories and social media 
  • a link to the Faculty/Staff in that division


Use the Documents section as your #1 resource.

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Documents represents an major improvement in our parent communications.

Get in the habit of checking Documents to find policies, forms, summer reading lists, and other downloads. 


We would love your feedback!

This page can be updated or clarified if needed. Please share your suggestions by emailing, using the subject line The Nest.

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