School Messenger is Bishop Chatard’s phone and text messaging system. It is used to contact parents to relay urgent announcements such as school closings due to weather.
The school uses the phone numbers parents have listed in PowerSchool to send phone and text alerts through the system.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Ensure BCHS has the correct device number in PowerSchool. It may take 24 hours for this number to be active after being changed or added to PowerSchool.
- Send a text with ‘Y’ (for yes) from the device to 67587. You should receive a response from the service.
- If you want to receive texts on multiple devices, each device number must go through the opt-in procedure.
- Confirm that BCHS actually sent a SchoolMessenger broadcast.
Read document about opting out Read Opting Out Directions . Your opt out request needs to be processed by BCHS, so it is not instantaneous. It applies only to the phone number that submits the request.