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SchoolMessenger Text Alerts

Georgetown ISD needs both your updated cell phone number and your permission through an opt-in text message to be able to communicate with you through SchoolMessenger in an emergency.

The following are the steps for parents and for staff members to verify their cell phone numbers in Skyward and opt-in to text messaging from Georgetown ISD.

  • Log into your Skyward Family Access account.

  • Click on My Account at the top right corner of the screen, next to your name.

    My Account

  • Verify your cell phone number is correct. If needed, update and click Save.


  • Next, text Y or Yes to 67587. You will get a confirmation reply that you are enrolled in text message alerts from GISD.

  • Log into your Skyward Employee Access account.

  • Click on Employee Information > Personal Information.

    Employee Info

  • Verify your cell phone number on file is correct.

    My Cell

  • If needed, click Request Changes to update it and then click Save when done.

    Request Changes

  • Next, text Y or Yes to 67587.  You will receive a confirmation text that you have opted in to receive text messages from Georgetown ISD.