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What can parents see and do on SchoolStatus Connect?
What can parents see and do on SchoolStatus Connect?

Parent use and involvement with SchoolStatus Connect

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Written by Migui Franco
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Parents just like you love SchoolStatus Connect because it enables them to become partners in their child's education, catch magical day-to-day moments they would otherwise miss, and easily stay in the loop with all announcements, activities, and events for their child's school in one place. 

Home Page

This is the best place to start your session on SchoolStatus Connect. Here you will find announcements, pictures, and the week ahead with a summary of all upcoming activities. 

Activities

The activities tab is where you can see all of the upcoming and past activities for your child's class.  You'll see detailed information on events including the start and end dates, times, and locations. We have included the ability for parents to see teacher requests for volunteers and items for these activities. There is even a place for parents to sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Simply click on the '+' circle to sign up and come back to change it at any time you need. You can also add to your personal calendar right from there. 

For further information on how you can sign up for Activities, please refer to this article.

Library

The library is where you can find class and event photos & videos, class files, and even upload your own files, photos, and videos to share with other members of the class.  This is a great place to connect, share, and stay informed about the events and activities going on in the classroom.

You can communicate with teachers and parents using ClassTag's conversations. You can select to have a group or 1-1 conversation. All communications will go to your email inbox PLUS send a push notification on the mobile app. If you haven't seen the communication on SchoolStatus Connect within 1 minute, it will send an email or SMS, depending on which communication method you set in your account settings. 

Here are the steps to send a message to the teacher or parents.

1. To start a conversation, click the blue message bubble.

2. Click the Create new message or Start conversation button. 

3. A pop-up window will appear so you can send your message to the teacher or send it to a few parents only. If you want to create a group message and send it to everyone, please click on “Select All”.

4. Once you’ve selected the name(s) you want to send the message click the Create button.

5. Type your message In the lower section then click the blue button on the right to send the message.

SchoolStatus Connect Mobile App

With SchoolStatus Connect apps you will also have the information at your fingertips. Download the app for iOS or Android to your phone or tablet. 

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