Parents are strongly encouraged to download and install the app, as it provides a fast and convenient way for the school to provide notifications about changes in schedule, last minute reminders for school events, closures due to weather, etc. It also allows a parent to keep track of relevant events for their student.
Make sure to allow the app permission to send you push notifications.
School administration and teachers will send out a variety of notifications - some of these may be broadcast to everyone, such as school closures or other alerts; while others may be targeted at a specific course or topic channel in the app.
Depending on your school, there may be a variety of channels for various subjects, clubs, activities or specific classes (ie "English_10", "Grads", etc.). You won't receive alerts for notifications sent to channels you are not subscribed to - Only broadcast messages and those for subscribed channels will show an alert on your phone.
Each channel may also have calendar events such as tests, assignment due dates, etc and news posts that will appear in the app if you are subscribed.
For parents with multiple students or students in different schools, up to ten student profiles can be set in the app so you can keep track of everyone's schedules and receive notifications from each school. This is especially useful for staff with students in a different school from the one they teach in.