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Target messaging made easy!


With the drag-and-drop capabilities, you can select a pre-made message to targeted students, classes, or groups. The messages available can be used by teachers, coaches, and other school staff and cover a wide range of school issues.

Check out the pre-made messages available!

Class Achievement — Classroom Improvement, Honor Roll, Impressive Homework Assignment, In Danger of Failing, Language Arts Difficulty, Language Arts Improvement, Math Difficulty, Math Improvement, Missing Homework, Perfect Homework Week, Science Difficulty, Science Improvement, Social Studies Difficulty, Social Studies Improvement

Class Activities — Awards Assembly, Class Party, Field Trip, Guest Speaker, Picture Day, Show and Tell, Special Event, Student of the Week

Class Behavior — Cell Phone, Excellent Behavior, Following Directions, Good Playground Behavior, Great Participation, Great Presentation, Group Work, Helped Classmate, Helpful Assistant, Improved Behavior, Needs Improvement, Poor Effort, Poor Participation, Poor Playground Behavior, Profanity, Sleeping in Class, Substitute Behavior, Talkative, Tardiness, Used Time Well

Class Equipment/Materials — Forgot Book, Forgot PE Clothes, Overdue Book, Special Materials

Class Information — Grades Updated, Information Sent Home, Parent-Teacher Conference, Permission Slips, Progress Report, Respond to Information, Thank You, Updated Website

Class Projects/Reading — At Home Reading, Book Assignment, Book Report, Book Report Due, Essay, Project Assignment, Project Due, Reading Assignment, Reading Bonus, Writing Assignment

Coaches — Canceled Practice, Fundraising Dinner, Practice Tomorrow, Sport Fundraiser

Testing — Good Performance, PE Test, Poor Performance, State Testing, Test Tomorrow, Upcoming Test

Need your own message?

You can create your own message that can be reused like a target message.

Using the Messages page you can view, create, send, and track messages. You can also create newsletters for your messages, recipient groups, and access your inbox and outbox for messages.