PSD TV's Matt Gohl and Philip Primo set up for a video shoot in a high school common space.
PSD TV's Matt Gohl and Philip Primo set up for a video shoot inside a high school. 

Informing and Engaging the Community

2023-24 Archive

2022-23 Archive


PSD Communication Vehicles:

  • PSD website: The website is our primary hub of communication. We post alerts during a crisis, regular news items as well as calendars, menus and transportation schedules.
  • Social media: Stay updated on the latest news and happenings in the district on PSD Facebook, Instagram, TwitterYouTubePSD LinkedIn and PSD Alumni LinkedIn Group.

    PSD social media comment moderation guidelines: Social media is a great way for our community to stay in touch. The PSD Facebook, Instagram, Twitter pages are maintained to share school district information with parents, students and staff and to engage with the greater community. We welcome your comments, thoughts and feedback. However, we reserve the right to hide comments that: 
    • Portray conduct that it against the law or advocating illegal activity
    • Include personal attacks or threats against an individual or school
    • Include obscene or threatening language
    •  Defamation 
    • Promotes illegal discrimination
    • Malware links 
    • Copyright violations
    • Are spam or contain advertising for a service, product, individual or business unrelated to the post or responsive to other comments

      Please note: We only hide posts or comments that meet the criteria above. Other comments may be hidden by Facebook, Instagram or Twitter independent of PSD. If you would like to report an inappropriate comment for us to review, please direct message us. 
  • PSD - TV (Comcast Channel 10 -- US Cable, YouTube): The district's video team produces engaging features showcasing PSD students and staff. The team also provides updates and reports on district happenings,  and broadcasts some athletic and musical events.
  • A hand holding a cell phone.Emails and phone calls: The bulk of district communication comes to parents through emails using the SchoolMessenger notification system. Notifications are about district or school information including school closures, early releases or power outages. Contact your school to ensure your information is current in Synergy to receive emails and text messages, or visit ParentVUE to review/update your information. By signing up, you'll also receive the PSD community newsletter. 
    • All automated PSD and school phone calls come from one main number: 970-490-3050. If you miss a phone call or voice message from the district, you may call the number and listen to the last 10 voice messages sent to your phone (most recent will play first).
    •  Text Messages (SMS): To receive text messages from the school or district, parents must have an active SMS number on file in Synergy AND opt-in to receive text messages via their mobile carrier. To opt-in via your mobile phone, text "YES" to 67587 and you will receive a confirmation message.
    • Have general questions but aren't sure who to contact? Email
  • Media news releases and announcements to local media outlets 
  • Staff e-newsletters highlighting information specific for staff.


Community Engagement Opportunities

PSD welcomes community input and involvement with major district initiatives, programs and activities. Community engagement opportunities are regularly available and often involve committees comprised of a broad cross-section of representatives, including parents, staff, and community members. District staff also serve as resources and content-area experts on committees.


Accessibility in PSD

Poudre School District is committed to the inclusion of all individuals. As part of this, PSD strives to make district services, programs, activities and information accessible to everyone.


Contact Information

Media requests: Members of the media should contact Chief Communications Officer Madeline Novey and Communications Coordinator Emily Shockley.

Chief Communications Officer
Madeline Novey | 970-490-3427 |

Communications Technician II
Cassie Phelps | 970-837-6013 |

Communications Coordinator 
Emily Shockley |970-490-3543 |

Web and Graphic Designer
Brad Randall  | 970-490-3521  |

Communications and Social Media Specialist
Aspen Flores | 970-490-3472 |

Website Content Manager
Debra Hooker | 970-490-3549 |

Video Production Manager
Matt Gohl | 970-490-3642 |

Video Production Specialist
Philip Primo | 970-490-3641 |