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What's New?

We're continually striving to improve the Community Engagement solution!

See the latest changes for Blackboard Mobile Communications App (formerly ParentLink).

Notification preferences

You will have immediate access to your notification preferences when you first log into the Blackboard Communications Mobile app:

Change the preferences as needed.

The following alerts will now populate in the app stream automatically:

  • Cafeteria Balance
  • Attendance
  • Class Grade Drop
  • Class Grade Update
  • Low Score
  • Missing Assignment
  • Assignment Graded

For districts using Nutrislice

Parents and students will be able to view the menus in the Blackboard Communications app through the Menus icon.

You can select which school menus to include, using the Settings icon.

Your school app will also include the lunch menu for the following day in the app stream.

When you select View Full Menu, you will access the Nutrislice website for your school.

Minor changes

  • Changed Follow schools to Follow organizations in the Blackboard Mobile Communications app.
  • Changed the notification message icon in the stream from an old ParentLink icon to a bell icon.
  • Small styling changes to fonts, moving to open sans.
  • Fixed an issue where Facebook and Google login did not work on some Android versions.