Optional Widgets in Skyward

This article explains the different widgets available for the Skyward homepage.  For any questions about adding, removing, or rearranging widgets, read the Widgets Q & A from the related articles on the right side of this page.

Available Funds (Users with Purchase Order Access Only)

This will the amount of funds available to your Purchase Order security group (i.e. East Science or District Curriculum).

If you have access to multiple Purcase Order groups, you can select which one will display in this widget:

  1. Move your cursor over the arrow that looks like a circle 
  2. More buttons will display to the left of the circle.
  3. Click the down arrow button.
  4. Select a group from the Account Group drop-down.
  5. Click the Save button.

Credit Card Transactions Awaiting My Approval (P-card Approvers Only)

This will display the number of p-card transactions that need your approval.  Click the number to be taken to the page where you can approve the transactions.

Credit Card Activity Needs to be Submited (P-card Holders Only)

This will display the number of p-card transactions that have been uploaded from the most recent statement.  Click the number to be taken to the page where you can upload your transactions and submit them for approval.

My Time Off Status (Support Staff Only)

This will display your available time off hours and also provides a link for requesting time off.

RSS Feeds

RSS Feeds allows for news feeds to display on your Skyward homepage.  To set which feeds display follow these steps:

  1. Add the RSS Feeds widget to your homepage.
  2. Move your cursor over the arrow that looks like a circle.
  3. More buttons will appear.
  4. Click on the down arrow button.
  5. Place check marks next to the newsfeeds that you want for your homepage.
  6. Click the Save button.

Note: The “Other” option will allow users to setup any RSS feed they wish; however, this feature is NOT supported by Glenbard Technology.

Recent Programs

Recent Programs is a listing of recent pages in Skyward that you have visited.  Click the blue page titles to jump right back to those pages.

My Print Queue

My Print Queue provides quick access to the reports that you have recently printed.

  • Your last five printed reports display on the Widget.
  • Click the My Print Queue heading to see all of your recent reports.
  • Reports may be deleted from the print queue storage after 2 days.

Last Five Logins

Last Five Logins provides the time, date, and IP address from the last five times someone has logged into Skyward using your account.  This is helpful for monitoring the security of your account.  Be mindful, that if you log into Skyward at work, from home, on a tablet, and phone you may have four or more different IP addresses accessing your account.


Favorites is a listing of Skyward pages that you have marked as a favorite.  Click the page name in the widget to jump directly to that page.

Any page with a grey star to the right of the title can be favorited.  Click the grey star to turn it yellow.  Once yellow it is a favorite and will appear in the Favorites widget on your homepage.

District News

District News provides information and helpful links.  These may be links to Skyward guides or may be helpful notices from Human Resources.

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