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 several features in FastDirect that make this possible. Here are some of those features:

  • Registration report
  • Online registration and re-registration
  • Registration finance account
  • File upload/file attachment for forms
  • Links to post forms for parents
  • WildCard fields to track registration forms
  • Applicants group for new students

FDusers, please go to our full newsletter for the complete list of what’s coming up this month and to watch the Registration Video in the Video Tutorial of the Month section!

In the registration feature, we can allow for existing families to register new children without allowing new families to register online.  This way, new applicants will need to contact the school directly and existing families can continue to register online quickly and easily.

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Administrators: The ability to send out an FDbroadcast is initially assigned to the principal.  However, we recommend that one or two more staff be given this permission so as to not hinder the sending of an emergency message.

Teachers: When going through the ReportCard grade input process, it can be helpful to see what grades the students received in previous grading periods. Therefore, FastDirect has made the names of the students clickable so that you can see that specific child’s ReportCard.

Parents: When viewing a ReportCard online, you can click the words ‘Comments’ and ‘Attendance’ to see all of the comments and attendance from the beginning of the year up to the current date.

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