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How do I make a whole school group?

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To message all the connected parents in PBIS Rewards, you will need to make a group of all the students.

An admin can create a whole school group using an export from the Student screen and the Group Importer in Settings. Then you will be able to message all parents from your new group or your new group will also be available when creating new messages in “Parent Link.”

1. Select the “Students” tab from the left-side Main Menu

2. Select “Export to CSV”

3. Use “Open” to open the spreadsheet

4. Select “Settings”

Student File
Prepare Students

5. Select “Group Importer” from the left-side main menu

6. Select “Download Template”

7. Open the template

Group Import
Get Template

8. On the template, select the cells that have example data

9. Right-click and select “Clear Contents” from the pop-up menu

Clear content
Clear Contents

10. Give the group a name

11. Enter the Staff ID you use in PBIS Rewards

12. Copy the student IDs from the student export in the template (You can do this by right-click on C at the top of the column and then select “Copy. Right-click on column header C in the template and select “Paste”)

13. “Save” your changes

Save new file
Enter Data in Template

Now that your file is prepared, you will upload it on the Group Importer screen.

14. Use “Select File” and browse to your file. Select “Open”

15. Select “File Selected, Press Here to Upload” which will now be blue and clickable

16. Select “Current Groups” to confirm that your group has been made after the confirmation pop-up stating the school has updated

Import the file
Upload

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