Blackboard Help For Parents

Logging in to your students Blackboard account                                        Return to Blackboard Help

Click here to access the Roanoke County Public Schools Blackboard login page

Enter the parent account username and password provided by HVHS. (username is not case sensitive- passwords are case sensitve).

If you have more than one student you need to observe ,you will need to visit the "Parent Dashboard" to switch between students.

After logging in, click on your parent name in the upper right hand corner of the Bb screen.

Click on the "Parent Dashboard" link. 

Once in the Parent Dashboard menu you should see all of your students listed. The student you are currently observing is indicated by the words "Observing" next to their name.


 To switch students, simply hover over the last name of the student you want to observe. A small gray chevron will appear. Click on the gray chevron. When you click on the chevron a small menu appears with the option "Observe".

 Click on "Observe". You can now look at student and course information for your other student.


The best resource for a parent on how to learn how use Blackboard is their very own Hidden Valley student. Sit down with your student and ask them to show you how to navigate blackboard.

Should you have any questions not covered here, please feel free to contact the HVHS Instructional Technology Resource Teacher Andy Clapper