Parents: Update Contact Info in Gateway

Parents: Update Contact Info in Gateway by Sept. 17
Posted on 09/14/2021
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Back to school Gateway last chanceThe deadline for visiting the new Back-to-School Gateway has been extended to Friday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. to encourage more families to complete the important process. 


As a reminder, the Gateway gives parents and guardians the opportunity to electronically verify or correct information the district currently has on file for each child. This includes parent/guardian contact information for all school-to-home communications. 


The information you provide in the Gateway will subsequently update your Home Access Center (HAC) account, the primary data source for all parent/guardian contact information following the closure of Gateway. As Lakota works toward adopting a new notification system, you will no longer be used to update contact information via the parent portal powered by School Messenger; however, it will remain available to view all school and district communications associated with your account. 


The option to update contact information in HAC has been temporarily disabled during the Gateway’s active period. Once the Gateway closes, this option will be available for making future changes to parent/guardian email addresses and phone numbers. 


Staff will receive more information soon regarding the process for updating their phone numbers for receiving school and district communications. 


More detailed instructions for how to access and navigate the Gateway are available at www.lakotaonline.com/btsgateway.