Sign up for School Messenger: a Parent Communication Tool

Last Updated on Nov 15, 2013 at 1:06pm

School Messenger is a communications tool that will be utilized by the Garrett County Public Schools.  The school system will be using School Messenger to communicate a number of items ranging from school cancellations, major system wide events, to other various announcements by way of' phone call, email,  and/or text.  To utilize School Messenger,  a parent needs to log into his/her parent portal account.    To set up your contact preferences for School Messenger, please utilize the following instructions:
1.  Log into the PowerSchool parent portal using your Single Sign-On username and password.
2.  Click the Arrow Icon in the top right
3.  Choose Contact Manager
4.  Select the Contact tab
5.  Select the Edit button to the right of your child’s name.
6.  Once on the edit screen, please select if you would like to receive phone, email, and/or SMS (text) communications.
     a.  Please verify that your email address and phone number are correct.
     b.  Please verify that you are receiving the proper communication types that you desire.
For information on the PowerSchool Parent Portal, see Frequently Asked Questions under the Parents tab on this website.

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