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The school notification system trusted by 55,000 schools

Telephone • Email • Text Messages • Social Media

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Walla Walla Public Schools is now partnering with SchoolMessenger to keep parents and staff informed through telephone calls, emails and text messages. SchoolMessenger services will also include a new mobile app and expansion of district social media messages.

Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Parents and staff will be able to opt-out of General Messages per the Federal Communications Commission Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) law. Follow the simple instructions below to opt-out of messages.

NOTE: Emergency messages do not apply.

Opt-Out Instructions

Opt-Out Instructions 
(Using Skyward Family Access Skylert – Parents and staff with children in district)

1.    Log-in and open Skyward Family Access

3.    Once in Skyward, go to the left hand menu and click on “Skylert”

4.    Review contact information and ensure current information is in Skylert (Change information as needed)

5.    Uncheck the General Message box to Opt-Out of these messages

6.    Select “Save” to save your information to the system & exit

Opt-Out Instructions
(Using SchoolMessenger InfoCenter – Staff without children in district use this option)

1.    Log-in and open SchoolMessenger InfoCenter (NOTE: Click the Sign Up button and create an account)

2.    Review “Preferences”, select "General" and uncheck desired items 

3.    Select “Save” to save your information to the system & exit

Sign up to receive Text Messages

Text Messages – Opt-In Instructions 
(Using Skyward Family Access)

• Text 67587 from your mobile device -- Type in the word "Yes"

Text Messages – Opt-In Instructions 
(Using SchoolMessenger InfoCenter)

• Text 67587 from your mobile device -- Type in the word "Yes"

Types of Messages

Emergency

• School/District related emergency impacting school district

• Weather-related school delays and closures

• Power outage or other issues during the school day which causes school to end early

• Community emergency impacting families

General

• School activities and events

• PTA and other school-related groups/agencies messages

Attendance

• Parents with students in grades 6-12 will receive a message if their child has an unexcused absence

(NOTE: Parents with students in preschool through grade 5 will receive a live call from a district staff member)

Information and Local Support

Mark Higgins, Director of Communications and Community Relations
(509) 526-6716
mhiggins@wwps.org
www.wwps.org

SchoolMessenger Support - 800.920.3897 icon-phone247

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Walla Walla Public Schools

364 South Park St., Walla Walla, WA 99362

Phone: 509-527-3000 | Fax: 509.529.7713

Safe Schools Tip Line: 855.976.8772

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