School Messenger Updates

School Messenger Updates

School Messenger - Important Parent Information

For the past number of years, Prairie Rose School Division has been using School Messenger to connect with parents.  This is the system we use to phone, text and email you about school events, school closures, emergency information and bus cancellations.  Some of you may also receive information from your classroom teachers through the School Messenger app.

On September 21st, we will be migrating our parent and student contact data from one School Messenger communications server to another.  Here are a couple of items that you need to be aware of as we make the changeover:

  1. If you opted in to receive text messages previously, you should not receive a text asking you to opt-in again.
     
  2. If you did not opt in for text messages previously, you will receive a text on Thursday evening asking for you to opt-in.  Alternatively, you can text Y to 978338 to opt-in to receive text messages at anytime.  If you are successful, you will receive a confirmation text.
     
  3. If you have been using the School Messenger app on your phone, you will need to set up a new account choosing Canada, instead of United States (the server we used previously).  You do not need to download the app again.  Just choose Sign Up instead of Log In and follow the steps.

Complete instructions can be found on the Prairie Rose website (prsd8.com).

Our goal is to make the transition as smooth as possible and we appreciate your cooperation as we make the switch.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email communications@prrd8.ca.  Thank you!