Blackboard/ParentLink Notification System

  • Hays CISD uses Blackboard/ParentLink as the parent/student/staff notification system.

    Per FCC regulations, users have the ability to opt out of receiving routine notifications from the campus/district.  

    Please note:  In the event of an emergency, opt out preferences will be ignored by the notification system.  Users who have opted out of routine notifications will still receive emergency notifications.



    Here are opt out/unsubscribe/resubscribe instructions - 


    Users can opt out of (unsubscribe):

    • Phone calls: Call the Blackboard Phone Hotline at "855-502-STOP (855-502-7867)".
    • Text (SMS) messages: Reply STOP to any Blackboard system text or to "60680".
    • Emails: Click the unsubscribe link from any email they receive.


    Users can opt back into (resubscribe):

    • Phone calls: Call the Blackboard Phone Hotline at "855-502-STOP (855-502-7867)" from the phone line that has been opted out.
    • Text (SMS) messages: Reply START to "60680" from the phone line that has been opted out.
    • Emails: Send an email to Hays.CISD@hayscisd.net from the email address that has been opted out.