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Quick Links for Parents
Welcome!
 
Please select an option from the menu on the left to learn more about that topic.  Important information is also outlined below on the various communication methods that are available to parents/guardians in Bluewater District School Board.   


The Vision, Mission and Priorities of the Bluewater District School Board Strategic Plan are the cornerstones from which we demonstrate our commitment to student achievement and well-being.

Vision
Preparing Our Students Today for the World on Tomorrow

Mission
We are a learning organization committed to providing quality education for every student in a safe and caring environment.

Priorities
  • Ensure the well-being of students and staff in a safe supportive environment for teaching, learning and working
  • Provide quality instruction and learning experiences in an equitable and inclusive environment
  • Encourage parent engagement
  • Be accountable for the responsible stewardship of resources

Image of mobile device with BWDSB appGET CONNECTED with Bluewater District School Board’s FREE New Mobile App!

From the convenience of your Apple or Android device, access the items most important to you, including:  
  • School Cash Online
  • Bus cancellations/delays
  • Media releases
  • Board social media channels
  • Curriculum information/resources      
Download from the iTunes App Store, Google Play or go to:


Find us on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube

Bluewater District School Board's Twitter and Facebook accounts feature timely updates on the many successes occurring within our schools and board, important news items, media releases, job postings, advisories on school and bus cancellations, public meeting and event notifications, and more.  The board also has a YouTube account, which includes brief videos highlighting programs, board and school events, and updates on various initiatives happening around the district.
 




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Parents/guardians are automatically set up to receive broadcasts from their child(ren)'s school(s) by phone, email, and text through our communication platform, SchoolMessenger Communicate!

Adjust your preferences at any time for how you wish to receive broadcasts (e.g. phone only, email only, text only, a combination, or all three!), and the types of broadcasts you wish to receive (General, Emergency, Commercial/Fundraising) through either of the following ways:

Using the email address that the school has on file for you, create an account at:
  • go.schoolmessenger.com; and/or
  • Download the SchoolMessenger app (App Store or Google Play) on your mobile device (BLUE symbol)
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Once you have logged in with the new password you created, select “Preferences” from the top left and make your adjustments.

Receiving broadcasts by text requires an extra step. Using the wireless number the school has on file for you, you must opt in by texting Yes using the short code 978338.

If you already created a SchoolMessenger account last year, you are all set. You do not need to go through this process again.

IMPORTANT: Broadcasts will be sent to you based on the phone, wireless, and email contact information that you submitted to the school. Contact the school at any time if you wish to make changes to your contact information.  


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