Time flies at school, doesn’t it! Whether you are on a semester, trimester, term, 9-week cycle, or other grading period setup, soon enough, fresh gradebooks and attendance are in order. When the new semester is about to start at school, it’s time to create a New Semester in QuickSchools. So, if you’re wondering how to do this, read on for a checklist (with pictures!) of how to get it all set up.
1 – Go to New Semester Setup
2 – Click “Create New Semester”
3 – Title your new semester
Target Semester should be left at “Create new semester”
4 – Enter the Semester Start Date – the first day of the semester
5 – Enter the Semester End Date – the last day of the semester
6 – Click the red “Create New Semester” button
7 – Click “Close” to the “Done” dialogue box that pops up
All the subject and student data has been copied over and the new the semester has been set as active!
…and now you have a fresh semester for a fresh marking period! Hope this helps explain how to set up a new semester in the current academic year. If you have any questions or need any help at all, please feel free to chat in anytime!