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Wilson C. Riles Middle School

Every Student Matters, Every Moment Counts

WCR Phone & Voicemail Instructions

Note - the Blinky Light that is supposed to be lit up on your phone when you have new messages does not work reliably.  There is nothing I can do.  The usual tricks do not work anymore.  The district needs to buy a new phone system.  Sorry.
Basic Voicemail Instructions (full instructions are in the file at the bottom of this page:

From ANY Wilson C. Riles Middle School phone,
Dial 2969 plus your mailbox number (usually 60??)
  • Check New Message      = 4
  • Leave Messages             = 5
  • Review Old Messages    = 6
  • Change Set Up Options  = 7

While Messages are Playing:

   While Message is Playing
 With Message Completed
 To skip and save as new
 30  0
 Repeat  3#  #
 Reply  34  4
 Check next message
 35  5
 Delete  36  6
 37  7
 Timestamp  38  8
 Forward message
 39  9

Voicemail Setup

Dial 2969 plus your mailbox number (usually 60??) or you can cheat and push the V-Mail button.
Prompts for Setup Options:

Sample (Boring) Greeting:
"You have reached the voicemail box of {Some Dude in the Department of Whatever}.  If this is urgent, press 0 to reach the front office.  Otherwise, please leave your name, number and brief message and I will return your call as soon as possible."

{Some Dude in the Department of Whatever} = your name and title/department, such at "Jed I. Knight in the Department of Mysteries"

More Interesting Greetings:
  • "We might be in, we might be out, but leave a message and you might find out! "
  • "You are dazed, bewildered, trapped in a world with no time, where color collides with sound, and shadows explode. You see a sign up ahead. This is no ordinary answering device; this is The Twilight Phone”
  • "I am running all over creation and back today,
    but leave me a message in your own special way.
    When I get back and can listen to what you say,
    I will call you back but on a less hectic day."
A dog on the phone with a caption "Hello, yes this is dog"