Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Changes to H-M-S website on the way

New district app will expand access to users

The Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School's website will become more accessible to district patrons and other users in the coming months.

Following a presentation on Monday, school board members agreed to switch from Blackboard, the current website manager, to Apptegy. According to Superintendent Patrick Carlin, there have been issues with Blackboard and the agreement with them is about to expire.

"We have been investigating options for a district app and website platform. Apptegy seems to be able to tie both together," Carlin said. "If we are going to switch, I would rather not pay for [the...