2018-19 Parent Communication
West Chicago Community High School/Community High School District 94
Welcome to a new school year! To keep you informed, we have many school and district level communication vehicles to do just that.
PowerSchool is where you can view grades and attendance, and update home address, phone number and email address. For assistance logging in to PowerSchool, please contact Beth Schuck at email@example.com or via phone at (630) 876-6227. It is important to keep your contact information up to date as we draw from this database for emergency phone calls and parent emails.
2. SchoolMessenger Notification System – Phone, email and Text
This notification system is used to send phone calls and emails to parents for attendance, information, and emergencies. It draws from the database of contact information in PowerSchool. We have also asked for student cell phone numbers so we can contact students directly in an emergency.
Text Messages (NEW!): You can indicate your preference to receive text messages in emergency situations during online registration. If you did not make a selection there, we will assume you want to be notified via text in an emergency in addition to phone and email. If you do not want to receive text messages, you can indicate so in your PowerSchool account.
3. “For Parents” Section of our Website
Check out the “For Parents” section of our website. It is located in the “Quick Links” section on the left side of the home page at www.d94.org. If you have a question, check this area of our website first. Click the first link in this section to find a “Who can help me?” topic list.
4. Staff Directory
All of our staff contact information is listed in the staff directory on our website. On the home page, www.d94.org, look for the “Directory” icon in the upper right hand corner. You can search for a staff member by first or last name, title, or department/division. To view all staff, just click the “Submit” button.
A calendar of events can be found on the right side of our home page at www.d94.org. In addition, by clicking “Calendar” in the upper right hand corner of our home page, you can find links to our official calendar, Athletic Department calendar, and see a full month view of the District calendar.
6. District News
Also on our home page, located in the center section, is current news. Emergency messages will also appear at the top of this section, such as school closings due to weather, eLearning Days, etc.
7. Student Announcements
Announcements are provided daily to students. They are available to parents by clicking the Student Announcements link on the right side of our home page.
8. Community eNewsletter (eNews)
During the school year, a weekly eNewsletter is emailed to students, parents, and community members highlighting news from the past week. Features include information from the Superintendent, articles from department/division heads, and more. By providing an email address at registration you are subscribed. To add another email address or to add a family member, click here or text D94ENEWS to 22828 to get started. eNews archives can be found at www.d94.org/enews
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Questions? Contact Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Becky Koltz, Coordinator of Communications and Community Relations at (630) 876-6215.