Then: The PTF Remind “Class” was set up so you could receive text reminders about Shop for POP free dress days, new spirit wear arrival, volunteer opportunities, etc.
Now: We are now going to send remind texts about school wide events along with all the other stuff.
Remind is a free, safe, easy-to-use communication tool that helps us to connect instantly with parents.
Our class code is @popcsptf
You may also visit the join page online at remind.com/join/popcsptf
Questions and Answers
Q. What is the Remind App and why is it safe?
A. Remind is a free, safe, and simple messaging tool that will help us share reminders with you.
Q. How will I receive my reminders?
A. You may subscribe by text, email or using the Remind App.
Q. Do I have to subscribe?
A. Absolutely not! Receiving reminders from The Remind App is 100% optional.
Q. Do I have to download the app in order to receive text reminders?
A. No, BUT you will not be able to open any attachments.
Q. Why should I download the app if I can just signup to receive texts?
A. Reason #1 – The app allows you to easily open any pdf attachment that is sent out with the announcement. We are limited to the amount of characters we can type in each announcment so pdf’s will be used. Reason #2 – all messages are recorded and easily accessible in case they need to be referenced in the future.
Q. Do I have to have an Apple iPhone?
A. No, the Remind App is available for both IOS and Android.
Q. Can I opt out of messages and/or emails?
A. Yes! To opt-out of text messages by replying, “unsubscribe@popcsptf” and you may unsubscribe to emails by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with unsubscribe in the subject line. You can also text STOP to 81010.
Q. Why does it say “class”?
A. The Remind App was created for teachers to communicate with parents and students. Each teacher has the ability to create a “class” for parents to subscribe. PTF had to create a “class” in order to use the app properly.
Q. Does Remind rent or sell any user data?
Q. What number will the text come from?
A. Subscribers with AT&T and Verizon service will receive from a 81010 number. All other cell carriers subscribers will receive from a xxx-xxx-xxxx number.
If you have any questions or concerns please email Jodie Thompson.