• Sign Up Guidance Dept. to Use Remind101 as a Safe Way to Text Parents & Students;  Parents Must Sign Up to Receive the One-Way Notification
    The Middle/High School Guidance Department are using Remind101 to send out reminder texts to parents and students about open house, parent-teacher conferences, SAT and PSAT deadlines, college/BOCES field trips, form deadlines and course scheduling information.


    Parents and students must sign up annually to receive information through Remind101. Remind101 is a one-way broadcast system to push out notifications. The school counselors cannot send individual messages to parents or students, and parents/students cannot reply through Remind101. The system is set up so the counselors never see parents’ or students’ phone numbers.


    The Guidance Department has set up seven classes (listed below). For each class a parent/student would have to text a certain code to a designated phone number in order to join that group. At the high school level, events are typically grade specific so each class is separated into an individual group. If a parent had a child in 9th and 11th grade, they would have to subscribe to both groups. Parents can opt out at any time; they'll get a text message telling them how.


    To join a specific group, text the following codes to this number - 81010.
    Read the directions here - You can also get messages emailed.
    High school parents who signed up last year must sign up again this year for a new class. 
    Middle school parents who signed up last year must also sign up again. 

     To Join this GroupText this code to
     Join through Email
    Class of 2016 (Seniors)@5555855558@mail.remind.com
    Class of 2017 (Juniors)@b6839
    Class of 2018 (Sophomores)
    Class of 2019 (Freshman)@608f02           (these are zeros)
    Class of 2020 (8th grade)@608f028         (these are zeros) 608f028@mail.remind.com
    Class of 2021 (7th grade)@608f0282       (these are zeros) 608f0282@mail.remind.com
    Class of 2022 (6th grade@608f02829     (these are zeros) 608f02829@mail.remind.com


    More Information About Remind101


    What Is It?   Get the Remind101 Fact Sheet Here.
    Remind101 provides a safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents for free. The guidance department will use remind101.com, the Android app or the iOS app to send texts to students’ and parents’ phones without ever having to share their own phone number. Students and parents also never have to share their phone number with teachers.


    What Makes it Safe?  Get the Safety Fact Sheet Here.
    Teachers never see their students’ phone numbers. Students never see theirs. Remind101 is a one-way broadcast system. Teachers cannot send individual messages to students or parents, and students/parents cannot reply. Remind101 also keeps a log of all message history, which can never be edited or deleted.