Harry R. Hamilton Elementary

Safe Arrival Information

Call the toll-free, interactive telephone system at 1-833-582-6940
If the system does not recognize your caller ID, you will be asked to enter a phone number that the school has on record for you
Follow the instructions to report an absence
SchoolMessenger Through PowerSchool

Log into the Parent Portal of PowerSchool: https://sishrsb.ednet.ns.ca/public/
If signing in for the first time, follow the instructions at the bottom of the page
Select the SchoolMessenger link from the left-hand menu
Select Attendance from the menu, then select Report an Absence
Follow the prompts

Download the SchoolMessenger app for Android and iOS devices
Sign up using your PowerSchool username (full email adress) that the school has on record for you
Click on Attendance
Follow the prompts
Absences can be reported in advance, up to the start of the school day on the date of your child’s absence:

24 hours/day
7 days a week
For any school day during the current school year