Changes to Remind
Starting on Monday, January 28,
text notifications will be ending for Verizon Wireless customers who use the
free Remind service.
communicate with your class on Remind: People who
normally get your Remind messages as texts may no longer receive them.
If you have
Verizon Wireless as your phone carrier: You’ll no
longer receive Remind text notifications. To get messages, you’ll need to
download the Remind App or turn on email notifications within the Remind App.
the Verizon fee affects free text messaging on Remind
To offer our text messaging service free of
charge, Remind has always paid for each text that users receive or send. Now,
Verizon is charging Remind an additional fee intended for companies that send
spam over its network.
Signing up for smartphone notifications
- Download the Remind app
on your Android or iOS device. Click here for a link to the apps: rmd.me/a
- Open the app and create an account (or
log in if you already have one).
- Tap the + by classes
joined and enter my class code @[CLASS CODE]. Students can get
class code from teachers or coaches.
- That's all you need to do to start
Internet Gaming Concerns
With the sudden rise in popularity in the video game industry, excessive video gaming, particularly Internet gaming, has been linked to depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and social phobia. Here's an informative link with the latest statistics on video game addiction and how it's leading to mental illness among students nationwide:
Click on the links below for information on bedbugs, to understand the nature of the beast, how to detect their intrusion, and guidance on how to keep them from traveling into your home and into the schools.