Friday, December 16, 2011

The Rolla 31 School District is pleased to announce the implementation of a new mass information notificatio system. The program is SchoolMessenger. This program will afford the district and the individual buidings the ability to send messages to parents and guardians via phone, text and email. Important school information such as inclement weather closings or warnings, early release days, security alerts and key event reminders will be cenral to this enhanced communication effort. The system also has additional attendance verification features.
Please know all previous forms of communications for inclement wather (district web pages, cancellations.com, radio, etc.) will continue to be utilized.
On Friday, Dec. 16, parents receiveda test phone call from the district. Weil will also send an SMS text message out that day. if y ou wish to receive SMS text messages from the district in the future, please make sure to ‘opt-in’ when you receive the text. You can do so by replaying “YES” to the test message that you receive. If you do not receive a phone call or text message on Friday, Dec. 16, please contact your student’s school office to review your contact information.
This system uses the student data thaqt is stored in Infinite Campus, our student information system. you will receive additional information regarding the Parent Contact Manager system that will allow you to review your contact information online. it is important that you verify that your contact information is correct (either online or with the school offfice) in order for the system to work optimally for you.
It is our goal to distribute information as quickly, accurately and effectively as possible to parents and staff. The Rolla 31 School District is committed to improving communication and confident that this new tool will increase efficiency so that parents, faculty/staff and students are well-informaed and connected.

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