To send an e-mail to school staff, students, parents, and groups, follow these steps:
On the Master menu, click the E-Mail & Messages tab or the E-Mail tab.
If you don't see the E-Mail & Messages tab or the E-Mail tab, your PlusPortals administrator has disabled this feature.
The E-Mail & Messages page opens with the E-mail tab displayed.
Click New E-Mail.
The New E-Mail dialog box opens.
In To, type the e-mail address for each recipient.
Click Add Recipients. In the Select Recipients dialog box, click a recipient group, select the check boxes for the recipient(s), and then click Next.
If you select the Students & Parents group, be sure to select the check box for Students and/or Parents at the bottom of the dialog box before clicking Next.
When you click Next, the dialog box lists the recipients selected to receive the e-mail and identifies recipients with invalid e-mail addresses.
- Click OK.
To copy or blind copy recipients, type the e-mail address for each recipient in CC or Bcc, respectively.
Click Add Recipients next to Cc or Bcc. In the Select Recipients dialog box, click a recipient group, select the check boxes for the recipient(s), click Next, and then click OK.
- In Subject, type a subject for the e-mail.
- In the text editor, type the e-mail, format the text, and add links and images as needed.
To attach a file to the e-mail, click Attach File From and navigate to the file location.
To ensure delivery of your e-mail, avoid e-mail attachments larger than 10 MB. The file size limit for e-mail attachments is 25 MB.
- To include an e-mail signature, see Create or Edit an E-mail Signature.
- To send the e-mail, click Send.
The text editor automatically underlines misspelled words in red. To view suggested spelling options, right-click the misspelled word.
You can save a draft of your e-mail at any time by clicking Save. To view the draft, click Drafts on the left side of the E-Mail tab.