Blackboard is a rapid notification system used to contact families in School District of Beloit (SDB) via telephone messages, text messages, and email messages.
The district uses this system to communicate information related to districtwide events, including safety alerts, key school dates, and school closings due to inclement weather. Schools also may use the system to communicate information related to school events as well as automated attendance messages.
In order to receive messages you need to be a parent/guardian of an enrolled student in the School District of Beloit. Please keep your contact information up to date with your school.
If you have opted out of messages you can opt back in by:
Phone Calls: Call the Blackboard Phone Hotline at "855-502-STOP (855-502-7867)" from the phone line that has been opted out.
Text Messages: Reply START to "60680" from the phone line that has been opted out for non-emergency messages. Reply START to "54968" for emergency messages.
Each of our schools provide a weekly newsletter for parents and guardians. Access the latest school newsletter below.
The School District of Beloit’s new mobile app will keep you connected with your student’s school, district news, resources, and more. The app delivers real time school news to your smart device for fast, up-to-date access.
It’s FREE to Download:
1. From a smart device, go to the App Store or Google Play
2. Search School District of Beloit
3. Then select School District of Beloit app to download if for free!
School news in the palm of your hand, your new School District of Beloit mobile app is just a few taps away. Download it today!
What is Skyward?
Skyward is an electronic tool that can be accessed by computer, tablet or mobile device with internet access. Families can see their child's demographic information, attendance data, student payment information, meal activity, schedule, progress reports, grades, report cards, discipline information and more!
First Time Users Should Contact Their Child's School Office to Set Up Access
Report cards post electronically in Skyward portfolio and family access instead of being mailed home. Paper copies of report cards and progress reports will still be available at schools for parents who request them. Interested parents should contact their student's principal.
Updating Your Information
Updating your information on Skyward is essential. This information is also utilized for our Mass Notification system that will call, text and email you messages for districtwide events, including safety alerts, key school dates, and school closings due to inclement weather. To update your information please log in to your Skyward account and follow the steps in the video below.
If you have any questions about Skyward, please contact (608) 361-4171.