Daddy Cool: Fun-Filled Activities to Celebrate Father’s Day

Fun-Filled Activities to Celebrate Father's Day

Father’s Day is the best time to celebrate the silly dad jokes and questionable fashion choices! Whether students are celebrating their father, grandpa, uncle, or any other father figure, it’s the perfect chance for them to show their appreciation for all the hard work and sacrifices fathers make every day. So let’s break out the goofy ties and get your dad jokes ready, and celebrate this Father’s Day with fun activities in the classroom! 

Students can participate in countless fun and interesting activities on Father’s Day. In our recent article on exciting Mother’s Day activities, those ideas can be used to celebrate Father’s Day in the classroom too. But before we get to the list of fun activities students can participate in, why did the dad buy a new phone for Father’s Day? Because he heard it came with a great dad-ta plan!

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New Release – May 30, 2023

Our latest release contains improvements to the Orchestra Master Scheduler as well as general improvements to our Student Information System and API Resources:

New Caseload Settings by Teacher and Course (or Courseload)

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler

  • Caseload by Teacher and Course – Courseload (see above)
  • Step 5 “Next Course” Algorithm support for more than 2 semesters
  • Bug Fix Section Enrollment Date for Restore Points

General Bug Fixes / Improvements

  • Fix Default Email Sender when Sender has no configured email address
  • Miscellaneous API improvements for Engage, Mobile, One Roster and Zapier Integration
  • Ability to Sort Homework by Subject
  • Bug fix when selecting Semester for Rotating Attendance
  • Bug fix submission status checker for Online Forms (OFPC)
  • Bug fix Lunch Roster Report when orders are Charged but NOT Fulfilled

Beta Improvements

  • Attendance Dashboard support for Section Attendance
  • Improve Performance when importing data via SFTP
  • Improve Installation / Setup for new (Chronos) Transcripts
  • Improved Server Logging

May 2023 Webinar: Collecting & Managing Student Fees

Thank you to everyone who attended our April webinar on Introducing Engage for Student Admissions. We’re excited to see a healthy interest in our CRM software for educational and training institutions. Please reach out to our support team if you have further questions on Engage.

As we resume our 2023 webinar series, we’ll be hosting a webinar on Collecting and Managing Student Fees. This webinar will focus on our Fee Tracking module, which is one of our most high-demand modules.

The Fee Tracking module provides an easy way for schools to charge tuition and fees, track payments, as well as manage invoices and receipts. Schools are also able to streamline charges and payments for families.

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Exciting Mother’s Day Classroom Activities for Students

Exciting Mother's Day Classroom Activities for Students

If you are seeking fun and exciting Mother’s Day celebration ideas and activities for your students, look no further!

Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate and appreciate the love that our mothers and mother figures provide us with. It is also the perfect opportunity for teachers to engage their students in exciting activities for them to express their appreciation toward their mothers, especially on Mother’s Day. 

Let’s take a look at some fun and creative Mother’s Day classroom activity ideas that are suitable for students of all ages. From art projects to creative writing activities, it will inspire your students to celebrate their mothers in unique and meaningful ways.

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New Release – May 9, 2023

We had a release earlier this week, containing improvements to the Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart as well as other areas of our Student Information System:

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart

  • Lunch Roster PDF Reports (See above)
  • Disallow cancellation of Fulfilled orders

General Bug Fixes / Improvements

  • General Improvements to Text Messaging
  • Improve reporting on IEP App (See below)
  • Improve how fees are collected in Admissions
  • Bug fix Standards Based Gradebook (SBG) when using duplicate Standard IDs
  • Miscellaneous API improvements for Mobile and Zapier Integration

Beta Improvements

  • Support for Nickname in Section Attendance Roster
  • Miscellaneous improvements to the Transcripts Framework

IEP App Reporting

The IEP App on our App Store is quite popular among our schools, and so we’ve received quite a few requests for improvements, in particular around reporting. We’re happy to report that we’re introducing 2 new reports in the IEP App:

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