October 10, 2019
One of our greatest priorities is ensuring that all our
students arrive safely to school every day.
To improve our safe arrival process, we are adding a new system that
will make it easier for you to report and respond to school absences of your
The new student absence reporting system will let you use a mobile
app, a web site, or an interactive toll-free phone line to report an absence in
advance. As a result, it will
take the school less time to verify student attendance, and less time to begin
to notify parents and guardians of absences that were unexpected or unplanned.
If your student is marked absent and the absence hasn’t been
explained in advance, our new SafeArrival system will be able to rapidly
contact you by automated phone call, text message, email or mobile app push
notification to get a reason for the absence.
Calls and contacts will continue until you choose an option to explain
This, automated SafeArrival process is part of our SchoolMessenger
notification system. It’ll be available
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to make it convenient for you to report future
Please use the toll
free number, 1-833-294-4838, the website, go.schoolmessenger.ca or the
SchoolMessenger mobile app to report your child’s absence in advance.
that your child will still have to sign in at the office when arriving late to
school, or when leaving school early.