• Alert: HCS will be updating its email system starting at 4 pm on Thursday, March 22. This will probably last until at least the close of business on Friday, March 23. This will also affect our Google Drive system. Students will not be able to work on Google-based assignments on Thursday evening. Also, if you try to email an HCS staff member, they will not receive the email until Saturday, March 24 at the earliest. However, they may not see it until Monday, March 26. We thank you for your patience and cooperation!
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Library Media Center

Some Of The Great Programs We Use:

(by clicking these links you will be leaving Hardin County School's Website)


Go to:   www.thelearningodyssey.com

Username:  last two digits of their graduation year, first letter of their first name, middle initial, and full last name (ex. 28kjchildress) 

Password: students lunch number (they know their numbers)

School: hardin



1. Go to this URL: http://scholastic.com/studentaccess

2. Click inside the School Zip Code field. Enter the zip code of your child’s school and click OK.

3. Select the school district name from the pull-down menu and click GO.

4. Type in iRead username. [last two digits of their graduation year, first letter of their first name, middle initial, and full last name (ex. 28kjchildress)]  Then click the blue arrow.

5. Enter the password (lunch number) Then click the blue arrow.

Welcome to iRead at Beastie Hall!

If you have any questions fill free to email me at:  kandi.childress@hardin.kyschools.us


Accelerated Reader:

Students should read a book several times to be ready to take an Accelerated Reader test.  

It will also help them if you ask them questions about the book as you read it.  Students will take 

the test at school, but you can look at their progress by following these directions:

You can log in to Renaissance Home Connect from any computer with an Internet connection and

compatible browser. For a list of compatible browsers, type the following URL in any browser:


 To log in to Renaissance Home Connect Website: https://Hosted104.renlearn.com/94160/HomeConnect

User Name: firstname.lastname (no spaces)

Password: 6 digit lunch number (no spaces)

 If you'd like to receive emails showing your student's quiz or test results, click the Email Setup link

in Renaissance Home Connect and follow the directions.

To be sure these emails reach your inbox, add homeconnectautodelivery@renlearnrp.com to

your address book.


Lead 21 (3rd-5th):






Everyday Math (all grade levels):



Another Math Website: