Several changes to our school’s internal electronic mail system will be launched beginning this school year.
- Our existing student mail system is being replaced by GoogleApps for Education Mail.
The 2014-2015 school year marked the first year students had access to Google Apps for Education at PALCS. The adoption of Google Apps by PALCS students was moderately successful. This was due in large part to the fact a key component of Google Apps for Education was missing, Mail. Last year we continued to use our long-standing internal student mail system. With the emergence of Google Apps at PALCS and in an effort to provide a mail system that is familiar and fluid, we felt it was the right time to make a change to Gmail for StudentsImportant Student Email Account Info:
Email address account names for students are unchanged from last year. They start with a student’s username and end firstname.lastname@example.org (for example, a student named John Kreese with a school username of jkreese has the email address of:email@example.com). Student username and passwords for their mail accounts are viewable on the PALCSMail tab.
- Home Facilitator PALCSMail addresses have been discontinued.
Over the years, families have questioned and challenged our reliance and utilization of school-provided email addresses for parents and home facilitators. Based on this input and analysis of home facilitator mail usage statistics, we are moving to establish direct connections to home facilitator personal email addresses. We are confident this move will enhance parents’ accessibility to school related communication and also enable PALCS staff to have closer connections with our parents.Important Parent Contact Info:Parents and Home Facilitators are encouraged to review and update their contact information, including email addresses, in our […]