Create Custom Parent Alert

This topic covers how to create a custom Parent Alert.

Parent Alerts are currently available to schools and school districts for an additional cost. If you are interested in using Parent Alerts, contact your school or district administrator to inquire if this feature may be available for your school.

  1. Select Parent Alerts from the left sidebar

  2. Click the Create New Alert button to set up your custom parent alert.


  3. In the pop-up window, enter the following information for your new parent alert:
    • Name: Enter a name for your alert.
    • Alert Type: Select Email or Message.
    • Type: Select Custom from the drop-down menu.


    • Frequency: This will automatically be set for One Time.
    • Date: Select desired date. 
    • Day of the Month: If Monthly, select the desired day of the month from the drop-down menu.
    • Time of Day: Select the time (PST) that you would like the alert to be sent from the drop-down menu.
    • Contact Line: Enter a sentence describing how the parent can contact your school. This will be added to the end of the alert message.


    Note: Each custom alert will only be sent once.  You can have up to 5 custom alerts active at one time. If you need to create another custom alert, you will need to archive one of the existing alerts.

  4. Click the green Add Parent Alert button to create your new alert.