Avery Johnson

School District Spotlight: Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

  You may remember our blog post about the Top Ten School Districts on Social Media, where we highlighted 10 school districts in Canada that are doing awesome things on social. Our list included the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS) from Red Deer, Alberta for their impressive use of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. We recently spoke with the communications team at RDCRS about their efforts…

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Andrew Saunders

Connect to Parents with SchoolGuide, Our New App for School Districts

Introducing the SchoolGuide app, a powerful communication tool that sends school reminders, news, events, emergency notifications and more to the phones of parents and students.  SchoolGuide gives schools and school districts a direct line to parents. Whether it's a simple reminder about tomorrow’s field trip or a real emergency, SchoolGuide is the fastest, most efficient way to get the message…

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Andrew Saunders

26 New Websites for Wolf Creek Public Schools!

Box Clever Education teamed with Wolf Creek Public Schools in Spring 2017 to develop brand new websites for their central office and 25 schools across the division. Located in Central Alberta, Wolf Creek serves a large urban and rural population and is a leading innovator in the use of technology in education. We’ve had a lot of fun collaborating with the great team at Wolf Creek, from our project…

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Avery Johnson

See the Bus Status App at OASBO Annual Pupil Transportation Conference 2017!

Bus Status makes it easy for parents and students to check bus delays and cancellations without putting additional pressure on administrators. Bus updates entered into the Bus Status system push out automatically to the school division site, school websites, and the Bus Status App on parents' phones. Box Clever Education is excited to be attending the Ontario Association of School Business Officials…

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Andrew Saunders

Convergence Conference 2017

We're looking forward to Convergence Conference 2017 this week in Calgary, AB! Stop by our booth for a demo of the best, most user-friendly Content Management System (CMS) for school division websites, and come to our breakout session, Simple Steps to an Accessible Website, Thursday, October 26 at 11:00 am.   5 Ways to Make Your Website More Accessible

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Andrew Saunders

5 Ways to Make Your School District Website More Accessible

Website accessibility is on every K-12 communications professional’s mind, and it should be! Not only are there legal reasons to make your website accessible to everyone, it’s also the right thing to do. Your district goes to great lengths to make your buildings and classrooms accessible. Your communication channels should be no different. Everyone in your school district community deserves to…

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