NTPS Utilizes School Messenger for Parent Communication

  • School Messenger Logo - Visit their website for more information! North Thurston Public Schools utilizes a communication system called School Messenger. When you register your child to attend school, you consent to receive these communications. Your contact information, including phone number, email address, cell phone, etc., are obtained from Student Records and used to send messages from schools and teachers through phone calls, emails, and text messages. The messages you receive are not for marketing or commercial purposes (see types of messages below). Teachers also have access to the system to interact with parents via the School Messenger App & Website. 

    School & District messages include:

    A screenshot of the app on a phone including

    • School closures
    • Emergency Information
    • Attendance reports
    • General announcements

    Teacher messages can include:

Activate your account!


  • How do I activate my account?

  • How does School Messenger get my phone number?

  • How Does Teacher Messaging Work?

  • How should I answer the phone?

  • I don't have a child in the District and I'm getting messages!

  • I get too many messages!

  • I just want text messages, what do I do?

  • I'm not getting the messages, what do I do?

  • Is School Messenger secure?

  • Is the website the same as the app?

  • The system keeps calling me back after I hang up! Help!

  • What Caller ID will I see?

  • What is School Messenger?

  • What should I expect after activating & logging in?

  • What's the point of activating my account?

  • What's the point of the App?