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-==== How to Create a List from PowerSchool to send a Notification in SchoolMessenger ====+===== How to Create a List from PowerSchool to send a Notification in SchoolMessenger ​=====
-To create ​custom list from any type of student data you can search for the group of students, ​and then export ​from PowerSchool. So, if you wanted all students that ride bus #100, use your search string in PowerSchool:​+When notification needs to be sent out to a specific ​group of students, ​there is a way to pull the list from PowerSchool, ​and then create a recipient list for SchoolMessenger to use for the notification. ​
-**busam1=100**+1. Create the custom list from any type of student data, search for the group of students using any criteria. Refer to the [[powerschool:​powerschool:​studentsearches|Student Searches]] wiki page for more details. **Example:​** To find all students that ride bus #100 in the morning, use the search string: ​**busam1=100**
-Select Quick Export from the group function list. +{{ :​schoolmessenger:​bus_100_psexport.png |}}
-{{ :​schoolmessenger:​pslistschoolmessenger.png |}}+
-Student_Number for the field (all we need is Student Number), Comma as the Field Delimiter, uncheck Column Titles on 1st Row, Submit and Save the text file. 
 +2. From PowerSchool,​ export the Student Numbers from the group of selected students.
 +    * Select Quick Export from the group function list.
 +    * Type **Student_Number** for the field.
 +    * Select **Comma** as the Field Delimiter.
 +    * Uncheck Column Titles on 1st Row.
 +    * Click **Submit**
 +    * Save the resulting text file to a convenient location.
 {{ :​schoolmessenger:​student_number_schoolmessenger.png |}} {{ :​schoolmessenger:​student_number_schoolmessenger.png |}}
-Then login to School Messenger: 
-  * Go to Broadcasts 
-  * Lists 
-  * Add New List 
-  * Enter List Name (like Special Education Students) 
-  * Choose Upload List at the bottom of the screen 
-  * Select ID# Lookup 
-  * Browse to the file you exported from PowerSchool 
-  * Click Next, it will show you all the contacts it matched, finally ​ 
-  * Click Save 
-You now have a list in SchoolMessenger of all students marked as riding bus 100 in PowerSchool. + 
-This method is also useful ​for an activity or club roster. The possibilities are endless.+3. Next, login to [[https://​asp.schoolmessenger.com/​washingtoncounty/​|School Messenger]] 
 +    * Click the **Broadcasts** tab 
 +    * Select **Lists** 
 +    * Click **Add New List** 
 +    * Enter //List Name// 
 +    * Choose **Upload List** at the bottom of the screen 
 +{{ :​schoolmessenger:​List_Editor.png |}} 
 +4. Upload the list of Student Numbers into SchoolMessenger 
 +    * Select **ID# lookup** 
 +    * Click **Choose File** to locate the file exported from PowerSchool 
 +    * Click **Next**{{ :​schoolmessenger:​Upload_List.png |}} 
 +5. Retrieve the contact information from the Student Numbers 
 +    * The contacts found will be listed with the** Matched ID#s**. 
 +    * Click **Save**{{ :​schoolmessenger:​My_Lists.png |}} 
 +The result is a list of recipients stored ​in SchoolMessenger.\\ 
 +**Example:​** The list consists ​of all students marked as riding ​the morning ​bus 100 in PowerSchool. ​Remember to repeat these steps for //busam2//, for those students that transfer onto bus 100.
powerschool/powerschool/pslistschoolmessenger.txt · Last modified: 2015/01/23 11:12 by lokes