Get FindOutFirst on Your Phone


    To make sure that you’re receiving school news and alerts in the ways that work best for you, Franklin County Schools is launching a new communications app that works in conjunction with FindOutFirst and the PowerSchool Parent Portal so all of your information is in ONE place.

    Sign up for the FREE SchoolMessenger app today to:

    • Access FindOutFirst from your phone
    • Set your communications preferences for calls, emails, texts, and more
    • Receive all kinds of school messages (classroom and group updates, activity alerts, school and district notifications) in one single app
    • Review your messages on any device – smartphone, laptop, etc.

    The email or phone number you sign up with must match your information in PowerSchool to claim your account. If you do not have an email in PowerSchool please contact your child's school and update your information. 

    With the new SchoolMessenger app, parents and community members have 24/7/365 access to important school notifications such as weather and emergency alerts.

    In addition, the app can allow teachers and parents to directly communicate with each other, individually or in groups, all from within the same app.

    Get started with the SchoolMessenger app today. Go to or your phone's app store to download the FREE SchoolMessenger mobile app for Apple and Android devices. Make sure you select the BLUE colored app.

    Or use the web-based version from your internet browser by visiting and sign up for your FREE account. Select the role of PARENT and remember to sign up using the same email address that is associated with your student(s)' PowerSchool account.