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Bluewater's Quick Links for Parents page

Quick Links for Parents

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
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow

Mission
To provide a quality education for every student in a safe, accepting, and caring environment. 

Priorities
  • Safe Supportive Learning Community 
  • Quality Instruction
  • Community Engagement
  • Stewardship of Resources
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GET CONNECTED with Bluewater District School Board’s FREE 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:
https://launch.customschoolapp.net/bluewater-dist-school-board


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 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 (standard message and data rates may apply).

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.
Bluewater District School Board is located on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which is represented by the communities of Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
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