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Skylert Messaging Service

Eanes ISD uses Skylert Notification Service to send parents information via text, email, phone, or all three. Parents will have the option to customize how they receive emergency notifications and also have the ability to receive other general communication.

While parents may opt out of receiving emergency notifications such as weather emergencies or lockdowns, please note that if you opt out of receiving emergency notifications, you will not be notified via the Skylert system if there is an emergency at your child’s campus.

Setting Your Preferences

Parents are able to edit their settings by logging into Family Access and selecting the Skylert link on the left navigation. Use the 'Forgot your Login/Password?' link if you need help logging in. Visit Family Access: http://www.eanesisd.net/familyaccess

To  set options for which notifications you wish to receive, simply check the box in the appropriate category. Uncheck any boxes for any notifications you do not wish to receive. See category descriptions below. You are able to add additional phone numbers, email addresses and/or text message numbers. Make sure you click the save button after you have made any changes.

Categories

Notification Type Description
School Hours Emergency Emergency Notifications sent during school hours; Lockdown, Emergency related early release, etc
Attendance Messages sent out when your child is absent from class (N/A for CDC Children)
District General General District Announcements
Non School Hours Emergency Emergency notifications sent before or after school hours; Weather Emergencies causing late-start or closures, etc...
School General Announcements and Weekly Newsletters from your child's school.
Transportation
Updates on Buses at your child's school: Running Late, accidents, etc

 

To clarify, in the example below, the primary phone number will receive a phone call for school hours emergency and non-school hours emergency notifications only. They will not receive a phone call for Attendance, District General, School General and Survey notifications.

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