Communication Tools

  • The school district offers several communication tools to share school and district news with parents and guardians:

    • PowerSchool

      PowerSchool is the system the school district uses to maintain student records and information, as well as send phone calls and emails. You can update demographic and contact information in PowerSchool at any time.
    • Text Notifications

      A new feature offered as of spring 2016, parents and guardians can now recieve text emergency and outreach notifications to their mobile phones.
    • Late Bus Notifications

      The late bus notification system is a stand alone service where families can receive text messages for specific bus routes. The alerts are sent out directly from First Student and sign up is available in PowerSchool.
    • District Mobile App

      The Fairbanks School District mobile app can be downloaded for free in the Apple App Store or Google Play. In the app, users can subscribe to receive notifications for specific schools as well as access a variety of other features such as school menus, calendars, and directories.