Flyers are now delivered electronically!
Maricopa Unified School District will launch a new electronic flyer communication tool called "Peachjar" on February 25, 2019. To view school-approved eflyers, simply click the Peachjar button on your school’s website homepage.
This "green" initiative will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands of dollars. On top of that, posting school flyers in this electronic backpack removes a significant administrative burden from teachers, office staff, and volunteers.
No action is required on your part. You will receive a welcome email from our service provider (Peachjar) that includes a username and password. This is provided to give you the opportunity to manage your account and flyer delivery preferences. You do not need to login to receive or view school eflyers.
To ensure smooth delivery of this communication (AND if you have had trouble receiving any eFlyers sent), we suggest you add firstname.lastname@example.org to your email contacts. When you receive your first eflyer, be sure to click "always display images."
This system is used exclusively for distribution of school-approved flyers. Your email address will not be shared or used for any other purpose. Thank you for supporting our efforts to ensure parents are well informed about school programs, activities, and events.
Flyer Approval Guidelines
Flyers will be distributed through Peachjar electronically as PDFs, so they may be full color and include as many pages as needed.
IMPORTANT: Flyer PDFs must NOT be scanned. Instead, please save your document electronically as a PDF (for ADA-compliance). For your convenience, here are instructions for how to create a PDF from Microsoft Office programs.
If you have questions, please call (520) 568-5100 for details.
Directions for Non-Profits
Our district cooperates with approved community partners by posting eflyers online and distributing them electronically through our service provider, Peachjar. As part of our efforts to be more environmentally friendly, embrace innovative technology, and maintain fiscal responsibility, we have transitioned from paper to electronic flyer delivery.
If you are interested in distributing Peachjar eFlyers to our schools, please see directions below.
What are the requirements for distributing flyers to parents and staff?
Nonprofit organizations providing activities and instruction for school age students shall be permitted limited distribution of promotional material for those activities at an individual school site within the guidelines indicated in district policy.
The District uses a third-party flyer management system (Peachjar) to electronically publish promotional materials. Peachjar charges outside organizations a fee for this service, but it is typically much less than the cost to copy and deliver paper flyers to each school.
The District will consider the distribution of promotional materials for non-profit organizations sponsoring student activities within the School District boundaries.
Authorization shall be premised upon a written assurance and confirming materials received by the distributing school at least two weeks prior to the instruction/activity that the organization will:
- Agree that any charges for the instruction/activities will be based on and not exceed the cost of providing the instruction/activities;
- Not use fighting words, obscenities, defamatory speech or encourage disruption of the educational environment;
- Not provide representations or visuals that are inappropriate as described in The Children's Internet Protection Act;
- Label all materials with the name of the organization;
- Display the name, address and telephone number of the local representative for the organization prominently on the promotional material;
- Display the following disclaimer on the material:
"The Maricopa Unified School District neither endorses nor sponsors the organization or activity represented in this material. The distribution or display of this material is provided as a community service.";
- Have an authorized representative of the organization sign the written assurances.
Here's how to submit your request to distribute a flyer
To request flyer approval, first read the flyer approval requirements above, then follow the steps below. Once approved, your flyer will be emailed to all parents at the designated school(s) with an email address on file. Your flyer will also be posted online from a link on the school's homepage.
Getting started with Peachjar is easy:
- Visit www.peachjar.com.
- Register as an Enrichment Provider with Peachjar (under account type). From the main page, click on the Register button in the top right-hand corner.
- Upload your flyer for approval.
Your flyer will automatically be submitted to our Communications office. They will review the material and approve or deny it based on the requirements in district policy.
Denial Contact Information
For flyer denial information, please contact Communications by calling (520)568-5100.