Send an E-Mail

A portal e-mail is delivered to a user’s personal e-mail inbox and their portal inbox.

To send an e-mail, follow these steps:

  1. On the navigation bar, click Communication > E-Mails and Messages.
  2. Click New E-Mail.
  3. Next to To, click Add Recipients.

    For privacy reasons, recipients of the e-mail are not visible to each other.

  4. Select Recipients

  5. In the Select Recipients dialog box, do any of the tasks described in the table below.

Task Action
Add admin users to the recipients list.
  1. Click Admin Users.
  2. Select the admin users you want to add to the recipients list, and then click Next.
Add teachers to the recipients list.
  1. Click Teachers.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Click Individual Teachers, and select the teachers you want to email.
    • Click By Grade Level, and select the teachers you want to email by the grade they teach.
    • Click By Course, and select the teachers you want to email by the course they teach.
    • Click By Section/Class, and select the teachers you want to email by the section/class they teach.
    • Click By Student. Select the grade of the student whose teachers you want to email, and then select the student.
  3. Click Next.
Add students and/or parents to the recipients list.
  1. Click Students and Parents.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Click By Grade Level. Select the student's grade, and then select the student.
    • Click By Teacher. Select the student's teacher, and then select the student.
    • Click By Section/Class, and select a section/class whose students you want to email.
  3. At the bottom of the Select Recipients dialog box next to Send Email To, select the check box for who you want to email (students and/or parents).
  4. Click Next.
Add a group to the recipients list.
  1. Click Groups.
  2. In the Select Group drop-down list, select the group you want.
  3. Under Select recipients, select the recipients you want, and then click Next.

If you selected the Individuals check box, another Select Recipients dialog box appears. Select the users you want to add to the recipients list, and then click Next.

Select Recipients dialog box

  1. In the next Select Recipients dialog box, verify the recipients, and then click OK.
  2. If you select users who don't have an e-mail address, PlusPortals notifies you before you click OK.

Repeat steps 3-5 to add multiple user groups to the recipients list.

  1. Next to Cc and Bcc, click Add Recipients, and then repeat steps 4 and 5.
  2. Next to Subject, type the subject of the e-mail.
  3. Add Content to the Email

  4. To attach a file, click Attach File From next to Attachments, and locate the file on your computer.
  5. The file size limit is 10 MB.

  6. Type the content of your e-mail in the text editor.
  7. To send a push notification to parents' mobile devices along with the email, select the Include Push Notification check box.
  8. Parents will receive the push notification if they downloaded the ParentPlus app and registered their account.

    You will only see the Include Push Notification check box if push notifications are enabled and parents are permitted to receive push notifications for new messages. For more information, see Enable Push Notifications and Choose the Types of Push Notifications to Send Parents.

  9. Do one of the following:
    • Click Send to deliver the e-mail.

      A record of the e-mail is saved to the Sent Items folder.

    • Click Save to save a draft of the e-mail for later editing.