Use SchoolStatus to text student contacts via your computer browser, or use the SchoolStatus mobile app, which will allows you to keep your personal cell phone number private while you stay in touch with parents
Texting A Student Contact from the web browser
From the left side menu, click Contacts
Find the person you'd like to text, and click the blue text message icon. A texting box will appear!
Note: If the icon isn't "clickable" that means the number can't receive text messages.
Type your 160 character message.
Tip: Did you know that you can translate texts right here? Simply choose the language you'd like to use.
Once you've completed your message and press send. Then, go back to the menu and click Engagement to see your recent text conversations.
Texting a Student Contact from the mobile app
From the mobile app, type in the student's name and select student.
Click on contact
Note: Cell is indicated next to the phone number
Click on the message icon
Once you've completed your message press send