Information About Final Forms for Middle School Families
The Bellevue School District Athletics and Activities Department has moved to a new online registration platform for all after-school or extracurricular activities. The online platform is called FinalForms. High School families began using this system in October. Middle School families are now being invited through email to register their students in the system. As we add Middle School families into this new platform, we want to provide helpful information for parents/guardians, students, and staff.
Why is it necessary to change platforms?
After school programs continue to grow in number and complexity and students across the district continue to benefit from opportunities to attend optional/overnight field trips during each school year.
Each of these programs (athletic, club or field trip) requires paperwork; registration, permission slips, clearance documents, and more. After a long search for a platform that will streamline these registrations, the Athletics and Activities Department decided to transition to FinalForms. The integrated platform is a system in which you will never need to enter the same information twice. Once information is in the system, it is attached to any athletic, club, activity, or field trip in which a student participates. With this new platform, rather than complete new forms each year for each program, you will need to sign your forms once per year, or when you make an update.
Is the email from FinalForms safe?
The email message is safe. Parents of middle school students should have received an account confirmation email from FinalForms. The top of the message looked like this:
Please follow the link to ensure student registration is complete by following these steps:
- Click the link in the email and follow the steps to login and access your student(s).
- Follow the prompts to confirm your account, access your students and sign your forms. You will be able to enter multiple students in one session.
- Click on the Parent Playbook (attached) for additional guidance.
Is the information I submit to FinalForms safe?
Yes, FinalForms and the district worked together to ensure that private student information is secure and always managed properly. A signed data privacy agreement is in place and FinalForms personnel will continue to work closely with the district’s Technology Department to safeguard all data.
Thank you for your assistance in streamlining processes, boosting compliance, and increasing the safety of students.
If you have further questions, please email the Athletics and Activities Department at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work to provide answers as soon as possible.