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School Messenger
Published on Sep 30, 2019 08:36

Over the months of September and October 2019, we will be transitioning to a new platform to inform our school community about upcoming events, newsletters, emergencies, bus updates.  We will be fully operational by November 2019 and therefore deleting our EBlast communications system.
This new platform is "School Messenger"  Some of you have already received a phone call from Mr. Piitz earlier today talking about this new platform.  You will also be receiving an email.
We are currently updating our data base to include all parents/guardians with School Messenger.
We have included the original message below:

We are excited to announce that the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is implementing a new communication system that will enable us to contact parents and guardians quickly and easily via email, text message and/or voice callout. This system will be used to deliver timely information to families, especially in an emergency situation. It will also be used to provide you with important updates about what is happening in the Notre Dame school community. 

In order for this tool to be successful we must have your most up-to-date and accurate contact information on file in our office - this includes home phone, email and cell phone for anyone who should be receiving communication for your child. Please carefully review the Student Verification Form that was sent home with your child last week. Changes and updates should be indicated on the form and returned to the school as soon as possible. 

In addition, you will be required to Opt-In in order to receive text messages. You can choose to pre opt-in by following the instructions on the School Messenger Opt-In Flyer or alternatively a message will be sent to your cell phone by the end of September and by choosing “Y” you will automatically be added to our system to receive text messages.

Thank you in advance for helping us improve communication within the Notre Dame community.