The Olentangy Local School
District is providing parents, students and community members
with a new way to stay connected
with the schools. The district launched a free mobile app on
February 14, 2017.
The app allows users to
receive customizable school news, school building and district
calendars, push notifications, texts
messages and more - all directly
on their smartphone and mobile
The “Olentangy Local SD” app is available for download for
iPhone and Android users in the
App Store on their mobile device,
and the online iTunes and Google
Play app stores.
Designed to make it more
convenient and easier than ever
for parents and families to stay
informed, the mobile app offers a regularly updated feed of
important school news and events.
Users can customize the app by
selecting the schools they are most
interested in following for news
and updates. Users can also choose
to receive text message and push
notifications to quickly get news
and updates about school closures
and emergencies, events and more.
Parents are not required to
download the app to continue to
receive school communications, but app users have access to
a number of tools that will make
those communications more
“We know that our students
are more successful in schools when parents are engaged in
their learning and school activities,” said district superintendent
Mark Raiff. “With our new mobile app, parents and community
members can stay connected with our schools and with the activities our students are engaged
The district is asking parents to log
in to their PowerSchool account to
confirm that their contact information is accurate. The app uses PowerSchool data to send communications to district parents, so it is important for parents to ensure that the information in their PowerSchool account is up to date. Updating
your PowerSchool information takes just a few moments of your time and
will ensure you continue receiving important information regarding the
District and the buildings where your child(ren) attend school. Click here to login and for instructions on how to update your PowerSchool contact information.
you have questions about your PowerSchool username, please contact your
building secretary. If you need assistance with confirming or updating
your PowerSchool contact information, please call the district's
communications department at (740) 657-4060, or the technology service
desk at (740) 657-HELP x4357.