Welcome to Class
  • Welcome to Mrs. McKinney's

    Kernodle Middle School Business Classes!

    6th Grade: Keyboarding & Basic Word Processing

    7th Grade: Introduction to Office Productivity

    8th Grade: Exploring Business and Entrepreneurship

    Make Sure You Log into PowerSchool (NCEdCloud) and click on the Canvas Icon for your Class Assignments Daily! 

    Parents/Guardians - Sign Up to be an Observer for your Student in our Canvas Classes - see details below.  Or have your student log into their NCedCloud Account - click on Canvas and share our information with you. 

    McKinney's Class Expectations Contract & Student Info Form

    We will cover this form in class on the first day.

    Students will have a MS form to fill out (along with parental help) afterward.

    Links for the form will be posted in Canvas and students shown how to access during our class period. 

    Parents/Guardians make sure to review the form with your student. 

  • Need to sign up for a Parent Account to view your student's grades/assignments in PowerSchool?

    Visit: https://gcsnc.powerschool.com/public/home.html - click create an account.  You will need your student's lunch number in order to set up an account. 

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  • See Attached File for how to set up as an Observer for your Student using Canvas/PowerSchool.

    Click HERE for GCS Parent Canvas Guide

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  • Parents, the following information will help you in accessing your students work for Canvas via mobile app.

    If you have any questions about your student's grade in any course (check your Core and Encore/PE classes) please email your student's teacher.

    Click Here for How to Use Canvas Mobile App



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  • Supplies Needed for Class:

    one – 2-pocket folder to organize your work (may stay in class)

    Pencils / Pens (No RED Pens and NO Mechanical Pencils if possible) 

    Student Planners should be with you DAILY!



    Optional Items:

    *Personal Headphones you can use in class instead of the class headphones. 

    No Bluetooth – only plug and play headphones

    *Flash drive to backup / save your work on (at least an 8GB is recommended but not required; we use OneDrive)



     Classroom Wish List Items:

    *Disinfecting Spray and/or Wipes / Tissues / Hand Sanitizer / Band-Aids

    Our Class is always in need of the items mentioned above. 

    Wish List Items are always appreciated.


    Guilford County Grading Scale

    A = 90-100

    B = 80-89

    C = 70-79

    D = 60-69

    F = 0-59


    Class Weights (for Mrs. McKinney's Class Only):

    Classwork (completed weekly) 40% of the total grade.

    Projects (completed 1 to 2 per module covered) 40% of total grade.

    Assessments i.e. test/quiz (completed 1 per module) 20% of total grade.

    You Have 7 School Days from the Due Date of Assignments Placed In Canvas/PowerSchool to Complete - Missing or Late Work will be labeled in PowerSchool and Teacher Comments posted in Canvas- after 7 School Days the Assignment is Closed and Your Grade is a Zero! 

    *Having Trouble? ...Communicate with me Prior to Closing Dates for Missing Work!