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Maury County Public Schools now have a free app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices that allows users to access information about every school. The mobile application for cellular telephones can be found in the Apple App Store, and Google Play by searching for “Maury County Public Schools.” - See more at: http://columbiadailyherald.com/news/local-news/maury-county-public-schools-now-has-app#sthash.kLRt0iYY.Z20kIC6H.dpuf"


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Buckeye Local High School Principal Coy Sudvary's love of technology and his personal commitment to making the educational process a positive one is once again making an impact. Students, families, teachers, building staff, sports fans, and even caregivers who have reason to schedule life's plans around the constantly shifting nuances of a busy high school community can now say they have "an app for that."


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There’s an app for that!
Want to keep up with the latest events at Jennings High School (JHS) via your electronic device? According to JHS Principal Ben Oustalet, there’s now an app for that.


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Communication spreads so fast these days that one Gwinnett principal admitted that some parents knew school was closed recently before he did.


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SchoolInfoApp is proud to be named a Top 100 Product of 2013 by District Administration magazine!


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Temple Middle School announced that they now "have an app for that", and that app is TMS SchoolInfoApp.

Mrs. Parmer and Mrs. Limbaugh have worked hard to produce a wonderful looking app showcasing TMS's important information. Temple Middle School is one out of only 6 schools in the entire state of Georgia that has an app for their school.


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Why Every District Needs a Mobile App

In January 2012, technology staff at Iudson Independent School District (ISD) in Texas noticed that 1() or more percent of its web- site traffic was coming from mobile devices. Chief Technology Officer Steve Young was concerned: "When l visit a website from my phone, it's not enjoyable. The screen is too small and it can be frustrating to find what you’re looking for.” Young knew that people were using apps for just about everything, and he kept seeing studies showing the prolifera- tion of smartphones and tablets. It was time, he decided, to create an app for his district.


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Do you need to contact your child's school, find out what's on the lunch menu, or curious about upcoming school events? For Bay County parents, finding important information is available at your fingertips. There's now an "app" for that.


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Upstate school gives busy parents app-etite for information. Read more: Here


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At a National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) conference earlier this year, CMS Assistant Principal Peg Gillard (recently honored for thirty-five years of service to CSD) spoke with a representative from SchoolInfoApp about the possibility of creating an app for CMS that could be used to strengthen and diversify communications and outreach efforts. She later took the idea to the district’s administration for further discussion.


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The Hoffman Estates Park District (HEPD) Preschool is now offering parents a new way to keep up to date with their child’s school. HEPD Preschool’s new SchoolInfoApp for iPhone®, iPad® and Android™ devices is now available. The tool enables parents, students, alumni, faculty and staff to quickly access all of the who, what, when and where for the preschool.


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Many local teachers and school administrators consider cell phones and other "portable electronic devices" to be a distraction to their students, and a nuisance. One school in the district, however, is embracing the new technology, with its very own application, or "app" as it is commonly known.


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SchoolInfoApp has been recently featured in the TeacherCast Podcast Network. In this issue of the #TechEducator Podcast, Issue #14, Jeffrey Bradbury from TeacherCast sits down with Jordan Riggs of SchoolInfoApp to discuss why school districts should choose SchoolInfoApp for their district's mobile informational platform.


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SchoolInfoApp has been recently featured in the TeacherCast Podcast Network. In this issue of the cast, Jeffrey Bradbury from TeacherCast sits down with Jordan Riggs of SchoolInfoApp to discuss why school districts should choose SchoolInfoApp for their district's mobile informational platform.


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But what really sold Mark Neal, the school's principal, on the free app was its ability to reach another key segment of the community: parents. "Every successful school has a high level of parental involvement, so we're trying to find another avenue to communicate with them," Neal said.

With the click of a button, Neal and other Newark Junior High officials now can do just that, using the app to send up-to-the-minute messages to parents and students on their mobile devices. Its features can be used for routine updates and major crises, such as a gas leak or campus lockdowns when police are investigating a criminal act.

"Instead of parents trying to figure out what's happening, our office manager or I can just shoot them a message from my smartphone," Neal said.


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"Byrd predicts every school in the country will have its own app within the next few years. "If we truly call ourselves educators, then we need to be educated on using the technology that many students already have in their hands."

With mobile devices set to outpace desktop devices, it's time for schools to start considering a mobile-first solution for communicating and connecting with its communities."


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Here’s a company that has designed and built a platform to give K-12 schools and districts a simple, affordable way to provide parents, students, staff and all stakeholders with a custom-tailored mobile app for iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets.

Their apps use many native device features to provide real time-saving value and include push-notification capabilities, calendars, contacts, maps to events, documents, pictures, a TipLine to promote campus safety and a digital assignment notebook.


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SchoolInfoApp is the only free and customized mobile app provider for K-12 schools and districts. It enables parents, students, alumni, faculty and staff to access all of the “who, what, when and where” of a specific school.

The company is based in Ruston, LA and already services seven schools in Louisiana in addition to dozens more across the country and one halfway around the world in Croatia.


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Now, if Anderson wants to know if snow or cold has delayed school for her two children at West View Elementary School, she checks North Hills School District's mobile phone app.

The district said it is the first in Allegheny County to start an app for smartphones and tablets. It is compatible with iPhones, iPads and Androids.

"A lot of people still don't have Internet access. But it's getting harder and harder to find someone without a smart phone," said Amanda Hartle, the district's communications coordinator whose job includes updating information on the app. "We saw it as a great way to communicate with students and their parents."


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Stenette Byrd, principal of Smithfield High School in Smithfield, Va., predicts that every school will have its own mobile application in the next few years. Byrd's school launched its own app, using SchoolInfoApp, at the start of the 2012-13 school year.

The application saved the school $2,000 in printing costs by offering its student handbook digitally, and the program also helps the school raise money through in-app sponsors, Byrd reports.


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More than a decade after most school districts got websites, the North Hills School District is keeping up to date with technology with the mobile phone app it just launched — one of a handful in the state.

“This is the next wave of communication. A lot of people still don't have Internet access. But it's getting harder and harder to find someone without a smartphone,” said Amanda Hartle, the district's communications coordinator, who set up the app and updates information on it.


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Newark Junior High School has partner with SchoolInfoApp to create a free way for parents, students, alumni, faculty and staff to quickly access school information through iPhones, iPads and Android devices.


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"Nearly 93 percent of Americans now utilize their smartphones and tablets to access important news and information. For us, creating a personalized app to reach those engaged and interested users was a logical step in the district's efforts to maximize communication efforts between North Hills School District and our community," said North Hills School District's Communications Coordinator Amanda Hartle.

"With the district app, North Hills School District families, alumni, community members and students can access the latest district events, news, photos and calendars immediately from the palm of their hand without having to access a computer."


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“I’m very excited to bring this resource to the Smithfield community,” said SHS Principal Dr. Stenette Byrd. “I look forward to the opportunities that this app offers to enhance our business partnerships.”


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Bell Central students and their families will now be able to obtain up-to-date information with the touch of a button. Bell Central School Center has introduced the new Bell Central app for IPhone and Android phones.

The app is free. It is constantly being expanded and updated. To download the app go to the Apple App store (for IPhones and IPads) or Google Play (for Android phones) and search for “SchoolInfoApp” then select Kentucky as state and Bell Central as school.


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Schools everywhere are recognizing that technology is moving forward and that schools and communities need to be up to date on technology as well. Having a mobile app that’s convenient and updated daily is something every parent can only dream of.

I definitely think more schools, high schools and colleges, should have mobile apps! Students, especially college kids, practically live on their smart phones, so why not design an education mobile app for their convenience?


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I am a very busy Mama with kids attending 2 different schools on 3 different schedules. I have a mountain of papers and magnets on my fridge and still don't know what is going on at the schools. I know what is going on on my phone and media though...Crazy, I know!

Schoollnfo App is a step up for schools teams and schedules for the future. It is custom-tailored for K-12 schools with one "click" communication tool for parents, students alumni and fans. Features include calendars, contact, docs, picks, quick links and more. The unique Fundraiser is a wonderful tool for your school too.


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