Sign Up for Alerts

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The following information applies to those individuals who are not currently receiving alert calls/texts/emails regarding school closures/delays or other announcements.  This includes, but is not limited to, community members, vendors, and the like.


Our school district has contracted with West Corporation, provider of SchoolMessenger Solutions such as Communicate to provide timely communication to students and staff members on matters such as admissions, general interest activities and campus emergencies.

In order to enhance our ability to accurately deliver that information we kindly request that you create your own contact preference profile using our school district’s subscriber website for Communicate. This allows you to control the ways in which you prefer to be contacted. It also works like a mailbox, giving you a place to review messages you may have missed.

In order to utilize this feature simply follow the steps below to create an account through this secure web site.

Steps for setting up your account:
  • Enter the following URL into your web browser: https://asp.schoolmessenger.com/pittsylvania/subscriber/
  • Click the “Sign Up Now” link near the bottom of the page.
  • You will be taken to the Sign Up page where you will need to confirm the encrypted image, your name, a valid email address and a password. You’ll use your email address and the password you enter here to sign in later. Review and accept the Terms of Service. Click “Create Account” when you are done. [Note: West has a strict privacy policy and does not sell or distribute your contact information to any 3rd party.]
  • Check your email. There will be an Account Activation email from support@schoolmessenger.com with the subject Account Activation, which contains a link to activate your account; activation codes are valid for 24 hours. This link will take you to a confirmation page where you must enter your password in order to activate your account. (Note: Do not reply to this email directly – you only need to follow the directions).
  • Once you’ve activated your account, you’re ready to select your notification preferences.
  • Simply select the type(s) of notifications you wish to receive and the groups to which you belong.
  • When you have finished making selections click Save.
  • Follow the instructions to add additional contact information, such as additional email and phone numbers, to your account.

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Note: 
Subscribers are responsible for maintaining account information.  Pittsylvania County Schools does not have the ability to access nor modify these accounts.