Lansingburgh Central School District uses ParentSquare as its primary method of communication with student families for important alerts and updates.
This means all important text messages, phone & email alerts from the district about topics like early dismissals, closures, bus delays, school safety (ex: lockout notifications) and more are sent to families using ParentSquare. Please look through the information below for information on activating your Lansingburgh ParentSquare account, downloading the app and FAQs.
Activating Your ParentSquare Account
ParentSquare utilizes the contact information that you currently have on file with Lansingburgh Central School District. You are encouraged to activate your Lansingburgh CSD ParentSquare account ASAP using your current contact information on file with the district at www.parentsquare.com/signin
Using the link above, activate your account under the "Sign Up/Create New Password" section. If you are unable to activate your account, it likely means you need to update your primary contact information on file with the district. If this is the case, please contact your school's main office to ensure they have your most up-to-date cell phone number and email address.
- LHS Main Office: 518-233-6806
- KMS Main Office: 518-233-6811
- RPES Main Office: 518-233-6823
- TES Main Office: 518-233-6822
The district has sent email invitations to all Lansingburgh families requesting they activate their ParentSquare Accounts using their current contact information on file (either their email or cell phone number). If you have not received this invitation, you likely need to update your primary contact information on file with the district.
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ParentSquare FAQ for Lansingburgh Families
Q: What is ParentSquare?
A: ParentSquare, is a communication platform that lets Lansingburgh CSD unite all parent/guardian communication from the district under one umbrella. Click here to take a short tutorial on ParentSquare
Q: Is ParentSquare replacing SchoolMessenger?
A: Yes, ParentSquare is replacing Lansingburgh's robo-messaging platform SchoolMessenger in January 2022. Using ParentSquare, every method of communication will be in one place to make it easier for our Lansingburgh families and staff.
Q: Who will ParentSquare contact?
A: ParentSquare will notify those contacts listed as a Primary Parent/Guardian in Schooltool, which is Lansingburgh's information system. ParentSquare will always reflect the most current contact information in SchoolTool. If you need to change your contact information in ParentSquare, contact your student's school ASAP so it can be updated in SchoolTool.
Q: If I change my contact information (phone number, email address), how long does it take until that change is in effect?
A: It can take up to 24 hours for your contact information to be synced from Schooltool to ParentSquare.
Q: Why didn't I receive a ParentSquare invitation?
A: Lansingburgh sent ParentSquare email invitations to all families on January 7, 2022. Invitations were sent to the email addresses of parents/guardians that we have on file in our student management system, Schooltool.
If you did not receive a ParentSquare invite, then we likely have the wrong contact information on file for you. Please contact your school's main office to verify or correct the contact information we have on file.
Q: Why doesn't my ParentSquare invite link work?
A: Invitation links only last for 24 hours, but you do not need to wait for a new invitation to activate your account! You can go to the ParentSquare login page here and activate your account with the same email address we have on file for you.
Q: Do I have to create a ParentSquare account?
A: No. But what a registered user can see and have access to and what a non-registered user can see and have access to will be different. For a detailed list of registered vs non-registered please click here to view an article on registration settings.
Q: I can’t sign into ParentSquare. What is the first step?
A: If you can't sign into ParentSquare with your email or phone number, please contact your school's main office to make sure your contact information is correct in Schooltool.
Q: Do I have to use ParentSquare on my phone?
A: No. You can use ParentSquare on both your phone and a regular computer. Go to the ParentSquare login page here to access your account on a computer and to access the ParentSquare App visit the Apple App Store here or the Google Play App Store here.
Q: My email is correct in ParentSquare. Why am I not receiving emails?
A: Please check your spam to see if any ParentSquare messages ended up there, and mark them as "Not Spam." Also, add email@example.com to your email contacts so your server recognizes our messages. If you still are not receiving emails, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Q: I am getting too many messages from ParentSquare. Is it possible to receive fewer notifications?
A: Yes, you can customize your notification settings by going to your homepage and clicking on your name in the top right corner and selecting "My Account" from the drop-down menu. On your account page, you can find your notification settings in the top right corner and click "Change This" to customize your notifications. If you are receiving too many notifications, try changing to the “Digest” setting where you will only receive one summary message in the evening. Find an article on changing your notification settings here.