Customize Schedules on the Web
eHomeRoom.com is a new Internet communitythat connects K-12 schools with students and their families by providingcustomizable information related to school and non-school events. The siteallows for multiple school and student schedules to be integrated in an Internet-basedcalendar of updated school events, class assignments and extracurricular activities. Parents are able to accesstheir child’s schedule and add their family appointments and personalactivities in a secured calendar. To give parents another option for accessingthe site, eHomeRoom.com has developed an application for the Palm VII. eHomeRoom.com also offers schools acustom-tailored look in which school colors, the mascot and a logo or slogancan be added to the site. In addition, the site can be used to raise funds.Schools can opt to pay an annual fee to purchase advertising space on the Website, and then resell the space to local school supporters. eHomeRoom.com, Atlanta, GA, (888) 603-8464, www.ehomeroom.com.
This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.