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Monthly Mentions: February Newsletter

February 2017  - Countdown to Spring! For the schools who are approaching 3rd mid-quarter reports, here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed:  Closing teacher input for 2nd quarter ReportCards Opening up teacher input for 3rd mid-quarter ReportCards Closing teacher input for 3rd mid-quarter ReportCards Registration is here and we would like to help make it easier. [...]

Monthly Mentions: January Newsletter

January 2017  - A happy new year, indeed! For the schools who are approaching 2nd quarter report cards, here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed:  Closing input for 2nd mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 2nd quarter report cards Closing teacher input for 2nd quarter report cards when teachers have finished importing grades The winter [...]

Monthly Mentions: December Newsletter

December 2016  - The happiest of holidays! For the schools who are approaching mid-quarter reports, here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed:  Closing input for 1st quarter report cards Opening up teacher input for 2nd mid-quarter reports Closing teacher input for 2nd mid-quarter reports when teachers have finished importing grades The winter season can sometimes mean [...]

Monthly Mentions: November Newsletter

November 2016  - A season to give thanks! November typically involves completing the 1st quarter ReportCards and gearing up for mid-quarter reports for 2nd quarter. Here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 1st mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 1st quarter ReportCards Closing 1st quarter ReportCards when teachers have finished importing grades [...]

Monthly Mentions: October Newsletter

 October 2016  - We're off to a fantastic start! By the end of October, most FastDirect schools will be wrapping up the grading period for 1st quarter. Here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 1st mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 1st quarter ReportCards Closing 1st quarter ReportCards when teachers have finished [...]

Monthly Mentions: September Newsletter

September 2016  - Let's Make it a Great Year! For most of our schools, the Summer Transition steps are completed and the new school year is underway. There is still one last important step: Reviewing Report Cards!  Previewing your report cards is a very important step and should be completed during these first few weeks of school. This step involves [...]

Monthly Newsletter: August Newsletter

August 2016  - Refreshed and ready to go! The start of school can be a crazy time but HelpDesk is here to make it easier. With the start of school quickly approaching, FastDirect wants to make sure your school is ready. In addition to completing the Summer Transition steps, there are several other items to be addressed. To stay [...]

Monthly Mentions: July Newsletter

July 2016  - Hooray for summer! In July, completing the Summer Transition steps should be well underway.  These steps are mandatory and need to be completed by the end of the summer.  Without completing these steps, your system will not be functional for the next school year. In addition to completing the Summer Transition steps, there are several other items that [...]

Monthly Mentions: June Newsletter

June 2016  - Saying goodbye to 2015-2016! In June, schools most of our schools have finished the school year and are winding down for the summer. For those schools that are still in session, here are some items that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 4th mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 4th quarter report cards Closing 4th [...]

Monthly Mentions: April Newsletter

April 2016  - Spring has sprung! In April, most of our schools will be releasing mid-quarter reports. Here are some items that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 3rd quarter report cards Confirming the date range in the system for the 4th mid-quarter report Opening up teacher input for mid-quarter reports Closing mid-quarter reports when teachers have [...]

Monthly Mentions: March Newsletter

March 2016  - In like a lion, out like a lamb! In March, the schools on quarter schedules will be wrapping up the 3rd quarter and getting ready to start 4th quarter.  Here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 3rd mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 3rd quarter report cards Closing [...]

Monthly Mentions: February Newsletter

February 2016  - On the road to Spring! For the schools who are approaching 3rd mid-quarter reports, here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed: Closing teacher input for 2nd quarter ReportCards Opening up teacher input for 3rd mid-quarter ReportCards Closing teacher input for 3rd mid-quarter ReportCards Registration is here and we would like to help make it easier. There are [...]

Monthly Mentions: January Newsletter

January 2016  - A bright, new beginning! For the schools who are approaching 2nd quarter report cards, here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 2nd mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 2nd quarter report cards Closing teacher input for 2nd quarter report cards when teachers have finished importing grades The [...]

Monthly Mentions: December Newsletter

December 2015  - A season of gratitude! For the schools who are approaching mid-quarter reports, here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 1st quarter report cards Opening up teacher input for 2nd mid- quarter reports Closing teacher input for 2nd mid-quarter reports when teachers have finished importing grades The winter season can [...]

Monthly Mentions: October/November Newsletter

October 2015  - A Fall to Remember! By the end of October, most FastDirect schools will be wrapping up the grading period for 1st quarter.  Here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 1st mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 1st quarter ReportCards Closing 1st quarter ReportCards when teachers have finished importing [...]

Monthly Mentions: August Newsletter

August 2015  -  Get Your Ducks in a Row! The start of school can be a crazy time but HelpDesk is here to make it easier.  With the start of school quickly approaching, FastDirect wants to make sure your school is ready.  In addition to completing the Summer Transition steps, there are several other items to be addressed.  To [...]

Monthly Mentions: July Newsletter

July 2015 - Summer at Last! In July, completing the Summer Transition steps should be well underway.  These steps are mandatory and need to be completed by the end of the summer.  Without completing these steps, your system will not be functional for the next school year. In addition to working on the Summer Transition steps, there are several other items [...]

Monthly Mentions: June Newsletter

June 2015 - Summer at Last! In June, most of our schools will be wrapping up their final grading period. Here are some items that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 4th mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 4th quarter report cards Closing 4th quarter report cards when teachers have finished importing grades Some schools also [...]

Monthly Mentions: May Newsletter

May 2015 - Transitioning to Summer! In May, most of our schools will be wrapping up their final grading period. Here are some items that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 4th mid-quarter reports Opening up teacher input for 4th quarter report cards Closing 4th quarter report cards when teachers have finished importing grades Some schools also [...]

Monthly Mentions: April Newsletter

April 2015 - Easter Blessings! In April, most of our schools will be releasing mid-quarter reports. Here are some items that may need to be addressed: Closing input for 3rd quarter report cards Confirming the date range in the system for the 4th mid-quarter report Opening up teacher input for mid-quarter reports Closing mid-quarter reports when teachers have finished [...]