New Release – Jan 25, 2023

We had a release last Wednesday, with improvement in several areas including the Orchestra Master Scheduler, Shopping Cart and Admissions:

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • Improve how constraints are displayed in Step 4
  • Show Teacher Assigned Course Request in Step 5
  • Support to override Room for a specific section within a Group / LinkNo.
  • Bug fix for “Subject Schedule by Teacher” Report
  • Bug fix “Bulk Transfer Students to Another Section”
  • Move option to Print 4 Per Page to Private Beta

Shopping Cart Framework

  • Support to exclude/handle expired shopping cart items (see above)
  • Improve how the Shopping Cart module is accessed by role
  • Report Creator Support for Shopping Cart
  • Bug fix for empty Sales Order

Admissions Fixes / Improvements

  • View Online Payment details from submitted Applications
  • System Fields in Embedded Application Form and now Required Fields
  • Support for Fee Tracking Invoices, when Online Payments is also enabled

General Bug Fixes / Improvements

  • Show Date/Time in Private Messaging
  • Improve support for special characters when downloading files
  • Fix Callback Number for Voice Messaging

Beta Improvements / Fixes

  • Support for Non-Binary Gender
  • Bug fix Course-Teacher Configuration import via SFTP 
  • Bug fix error when resigning teacher for Group Schools

Our Top 10 Must-Watch Movies and TV Shows Highlighting Education

movies to watch about education

Before moving on to our Top 10 movies and TV shows that highlight education and life lessons, we’d like to address the importance of educational apps and software that are elevating the teaching and learning experience. Living and breathing in the 21st century is synonymous with the era of technology. It is highly vital to seize the opportunity to utilize these readily available tools to further expand learning horizons. This expanding phase of school software and the array of digital tools are creating a novel learning experience. Helping to enhance students’ learning experience drastically.

Gone are those days when education was just about learning from a textbook or sitting in a classroom staring at the blackboard for hours a day. Now, education has adopted a new way of imparting knowledge and art with  media playing an integral role in it. Movies are not just a form of entertainment. They can also be used as a modern teaching tool to underline and address educational issues.

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New Release – Jan 5, 2023

Happy New Year! We had a release last Thursday, with improvements in the Orchestra Master Scheduler and Lunch Ordering. Our new Payment Plan module is officially in Private Beta:

New Payment Plan Module currently in Private Beta

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • Step 4 Search by Teacher Name
  • Improve Step 4 Course List Preferences with reloading the screen
  • Improve top menu for Step 4 and 5
  • Teacher Schedule Board support for Weekly Schedule
  • Student Schedule support for Weekly Schedule from Courses & Sections
  • Increase scroll bar height

Lunch Ordering App

  • Admin can adjust customer credits
  • Update location of “Order History” link
  • Bug fix when adding Lunch Orders for days that were previously deleted
  • Bug fix double orders in Shopping Cart

General Bug Fixes

  • Disallow deletion of Admin Columns that are using in Formulas
  • Fix Missing Grade in Transcripts Configuration
  • Improve handling of special characters in file name when exporting data
  • Improve how Class Discussions are displayed to Student when student is not enrolled into any classes

Beta Improvements / Fixes

  • New Payment Plan
  • Add Online Payment Support for GBP
  • Disallow parents from editing uploaded Student Documents
  • Improve information on notification emails from scheduled tasks
  • Bug fix error when running specific imports via SFTP 

Organize Your School Cafeteria with QuickSchools

organize your school cafeteria with software

Did you know that you could track student lunch fees and payments via your Student Information System? If you didn’t, now you have! 

QuickSchools provides you with a few application options to organize your cafeteria.  The Lunchroom app is a fantastic way to track student lunches and lunch payments. This app helps to better manage student meals at school. It is one of our most popular apps, as it allows teachers to track each student’s lunch balance as well as configure meals and extras.  You can easily track lunch payments as it displays the outstanding balance for each student. Gone are the days you would have to manually keep track of these records. 

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