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Record Phone Message

Administrators can send an emergency message over the phone when they are unable to stay at a computer.

Create and send a message over the phone

  1. Call the number provided for the school district.
  2. Select a language preference.
    • Press 1 for directions in English.
    • Press 2 for directions in Spanish.
  3. Login.
    • Press 9 to log in.
    • Enter a login ID, converted to numbers (all symbols are converted to 0).
    • After the login ID is accepted, enter the account password converted to numbers.
  4. Record the message:
    • Press 3.
    • Record the message after the prompt.
    • Press # when finished. Select from the menu options.
      • Press 1 to save the message.
      • Press 2 to listen to the message.
      • Press 3 to re-record the message.
    • ​Save the message.
    • Press 2 to continue.
  5. Select recipients.
    • If the ID number of the group the message will deliver to is known:
      • Press 3.
      • Enter the group ID number.
      • Press #.
    • If the ID number of the group is not known, but the message is to be sent to all parents:
      • Press 0.
      • Press #.
    • If the ID number is not known, but the message is to be sent to all parents or students:
      • Press 1.
      • Press #.
  6. Press 2 to deliver the message.

Telephone Chart – Main Menu

Image illustrating the telephone recording chart

Telephone Chart – Staff Menu

Image illustrating the telephone messages for school staff