Student access instructions

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Welcome to Premier High School Austin (Wells Branch), we are thrilled to have you as a student and commend you for setting your goals towards earning your High School Diploma. We are here to help and guide you towards graduation. Below, are various instructions for you to help you get started.

Where do I start?

Below are steps to:

  • Genius & BrightThinker Courses

  • Student Email Account using Gmail

  • Google Classroom

  • Google Applications

  • Parent Portal Access

  • Teacher Contact

let's get started

How do I access my online courses?

Step 1: Click on the below image or enter in your browser. The below website should appear.

Step 2: Enter the student username and student password provided to you in your Welcome Email sent to your parent.

How do I navigate through my online courses?

Below is a short tutorial to help you navigate in BrightThinker.

how do I Access Google apps?

Click on the Waffle Image to access various Google applications:

  • Gmail - School Student Email

  • Google Drive used by students to store student work and share with teachers.

  • Google Classroom used for providing instructions, forms, activities and assignments.

  • Google Docs used type papers and projects.

  • Google Sheets used instead of Excel for student projects or assignments.

  • Google Slides used instead of PowerPoint to create projects or activities.

  • Google Chat used to reach out to Teachers and Classmates.

  • Google Meets used for teacher live session meetings, direct teach and tutorials.

Google Product Applications

How do i access my student email?

New students received a Welcome Email from the school with student credentials.


Go to in your browser to get access to your student email. See image below.


Enter your Username followed by and click Next


Enter your Student Password and click Next


Congratulations! You should now be able to read your student emails.


Is there a specific browser that I should use?

Yes. Students must use Google Chrome on their computer, laptop or the Chromebook provided by the school.

I'm using my own computer, how do I download Google Chrome?

Please go to

What other extensions should I download?

No need to download any other extensions. Once you are logged into your School Email you will have access to the the various Google applications that students and teachers use.

How do I access Google Classroom?

Check your email for an invitation to google classrooms. If you received the invitation click join.

Sign in for the first time

  1. Go to and click Go to Classroom.

  2. Enter your student email as the username and click Next.

  3. Enter your password and click Next.

  4. If there is a welcome message, read it and click Accept.

  5. If you're using a G Suite for Education account, click I'm A Student.

  6. Click Get Started.

You may also reach out to your teacher and request the classroom code. You can then go to and get started.

Another great way to access your Google Classroom, Live Teacher Session in Google Meets or to email your Teacher, Go to Panther Connect. (Only accessible when logged in to your School G-Suite Account.)

Look for the waffle icon on the top right hand corner to locate google classrooms.

Click on Get Started

How can I get more information on using Google Classroom?

parent portal

monitoring your child's progress in genius

Enter Parent Username and Password

Logged in but you are still unable to view your child's dashboard?

After enrolling your student, the parent should have received an additional email with the subject line “New Account Notification”. If you have multiple students you would have received an email for each student.

Be sure to check your junk/spam folder as this email will have your login credentials.

If you no longer have this email, please visit to reset your login and password. You will need to enter the email associated with your original application submission.

If you continue having problems please email

Parent Supports

Teacher Contact Information

9th Grade & Adult Program

Ms. Arawn

10th Grade

Mr. Gonzalez

11th & 12th Grade

Ms. Dyer


Ms. Smotherman