School Loop support posting of Emergency or Alert news. Only those with assigned rights have access to this feature. The steps in posting emergency news are detailed in this article.
There are 2 ways to access Add News:
A. Click the Add News button found on the portal homepage.
B. Or go to the Emergency News Group via the Groups Menu at the top right and add news from there.
Both of the steps above will lead you to the next page as shown below. To continue, please follow the next steps:
1. Select Emergency News in the Audience column.
2. Fill out the rest of the columns and Click Publish.
If the Emergency news option is not visible then you do not have rights to publish emergency news. To get rights, you must be a member of the Emergency Newsgroup.
The emergency/alert news module is displayed in the School Loop homepage and users can click on the link to review the entire article/announcement.