School Way App

Medford Public Schools Launches SchoolWay™ Mobile Communications App

Free app makes Medford Public Schools information accessible on mobile devices

(Aug. 1st, 2014) – Medford Public Schools today announced the release of a new, Medford Public Schools wide app from SchoolWay, a leading developer of mobile applications for K-12 school systems and institutions. Brought to the Medford Public Schools by Jostens, the free mobile app is available for Apple and Android mobile devices and keeps the entire school community connected to the Medford Public School’s information they need delivered directly to smartphones and mobile devices.

Understanding the busy schedules of students and parents, the Medford Public School’s official app from SchoolWay mobile users to keep track of important Medford Public Schools information and receive push notifications from the Medford Public Schools faculty and staff, all in real-time via push notification and email messaging. The mobile app enhances student/community engagement by providing users with access to information like school activities, grade books, notes from teachers, athletic schedules and scores, lunch menus, and school calendars when and where they choose to view.

“Medford Public School’s official mobile app empowers anyone in the community to stay connected with the information they want and need right on their mobile devices,” said Principal, Paul D’Alleva. “The release of this app for the Medford Public Schools is an example of our commitment to provide our community members all of the district’s information conveniently and easily, while making it more accessible than ever. We are excited about how our school’s app will lead to a stronger, more connected school community.”

The SchoolWay mobile app is a simple and reliable way to send protected one-way mobile and web messaging to Medford Public Schools students and homes through SMS/text and email applications. The secure and flexible communication platform allows the Medford Public Schools to easily manage, control and deliver content that enhances the school-to-community communications process.

Features for Medford Public School’s official mobile app include: (highlight the features turned on by (district/school)
● Push and email messaging from both the district and school site levels
● Push and email messaging from courses, clubs, and athletics
● Instant safety notification and alert reporting
● GPS mapping and navigation
● School calendars
● Online grade book access
● Staff directories with one touch dialing
● Multiple language options, including Spanish
● Lunch menus, athletic information, and much more

The mobile communication app was brought to the Medford Public Schools at no cost through Jostens, as part of the company’s commitment to serving schools, parents and students since 1897.

“SchoolWay is proud to be working with Medford Public Schools to create a faster, more reliable messaging option for safe communications via mobile devices for the entire school community,” said Murad Velani, chief operating officer, Jostens. “Internet and mobile are increasingly becoming the communication mode of choice for students, parents and school officials. Jostens created SchoolWay to allow schools to quickly connect with their community, and community members to connect with their schools, through a free and robust mobile platform that will continue to evolve based on their needs.”

The Medford Public Schools SchoolWay app is now available to download and use for free for Apple and Android users.

About SchoolWay
SchoolWay provides communication services to school districts through Apple and Android apps distributed by Jostens at no cost to districts or users. SchoolWay is a part of Jostens, a leading provider of products, programs and services that help its customers celebrate moments that matter. The company’s products include publications, jewelry and consumer goods that serve the K-12 educational, college and professional sports segments. Jostens serves markets in North America, Europe and Asia.