When you want to send a note to a specific student, you can either ...
The Message Center allows for a thread of "dialogue" with a specific student. It can be accessed through the top (A) Message Center navigation or (B) directly from the Messaging tab of a student profile.
(A) Click on Message Center. Start a new thread by hitting the round edit icon and then type the student you would like to communicate in the form box.
(B) Open the student's profile and select "Messaging" from the left-hand menu bar.
One Way "Broadcast" Message
Using the same method as Bulk Messaging, you can send a message to an individual that they cannot reply. Check the box next to the appropriate name under Students, then select Message from the "I would like to" dropdown, or ...
No matter which option you choose, a record of your communications will be added to your Messaging history with that student.