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Receive Information Through Text Messages

FRIENDSWOOD ISD uses SchoolMessenger as its mass notification system to communicate with parents and guardians. In addition to emails and phone calls, SMS text messaging is now being used to send short messages including general school information, inclement weather, and emergency situations.

To receive text messages, you must opt-in and you may add up to four cell phone numbers.

  1. Add or confirm your cell phone number(s) in the Text Message Numbers section of Skyward Family Access.
  2. Text Y or Yes to 67587 from each cell phone you wish to receive texts on.

You will receive a confirmation text message after you opt-in. It may take 24 hours for a number to become active after being changed or added to the system.

Opt-In Using Skyward Family Access

To receive text messages, be sure your cell phone is listed in the Text Message Numbers section of Skyward Family Access. This is in addition to your primary number, cell number, and email address in the Contact section.

Step One: Login to Skyward Family Access.

Login to Skyward Family Access. Use the Forgot your Login/Password feature if you know your email on file with the District or user ID. Contact TECHNOLOGY office at 281-996-6990 if you need to retrieve your login information.


Step Two: Navigate to Skylert.

On the left side under General Information, click Skylert in the left column.

Step Three: Scroll down to the Text Message Numbers section.

Add your cell number(s) and choose General to receive CAMPUS texts or general information texts. 

If you need help please call 281-996-6690 or email the help desk at

You unsubscribe at any time by replying STOP to any Skylert message or by texting STOP to 68453.