New Release – Mar 27, 2023

Today’s release contains improvements to the Orchestra Master Scheduler, Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart as well as other areas of our Student Information System:

Send the Schedule PDF via email to students directly from the Student record

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler

  • Restrict duplicate courses (with same Course Code)
  • Show Course Code when displaying Course Constraints in Step 3
  • Improve UI for Advanced Search in Step 5
  • Customize generated Section Name in Step 6
  • Ability to email Schedule PDF from Student record (see above)

Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart

  • Improve Checkout Flow for Shopping Carts that have already been checked out
  • Bug Fix Undo Cancellation from Order Fulfillment
  • Bug Fix Lunch Order Listing in Parent Portal

General Bug Fixes / Improvements

  • New Audit Trail for Simplified Scheduler (see below)
  • New Audit Trail for School Profile (see below)
  • Report Creator support for Student Documents
  • Support for Fee Category in printed Invoice PDF
  • Support for Course Code and Course Name in Transcripts PDF
  • Improve support for In-Screen Help

Beta Improvements

  • Support for multiple School IDs in SFTP Importer
  • Support Student ID Card in PDF Templates App

New Audit Trail

We’ve added Audit Trail support in 2 areas:

  • School Profile
  • Simplified Scheduling

On the “School Profile” page, you’ll see a new “History” link next to the “Save” button:

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New Release – Mar 8, 2023

Yesterday, we released improvements in several areas including the Payment Plan, Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart, Online Tests and Private Messaging:

Private Messaging now supports Searching messages by user, and Searching message contents

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Payment Plan

  • Show Stripe Connection screen when not connected to Stripe
  • New Notes section for Skipped payments
  • Only show Active Payment Plans by default
  • Advanced Filtering for Payment Plans
  • New email notifications for upcoming payments and expiring credit cards
  • Support for Report Creator

Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart

  • Parents can edit orders
  • Refactor how Subtotal and Total Cost are calculated and displayed
  • Improve re-processing of orders after cancellation
  • Additional Safeguards against duplicate orders
  • Bug Fix manual create order by admin with Mark-Up
  • Bug Fix rounding of orders with Mark-Up

Online Tests

  • Improve Teacher / Subject Selector
  • Improve screen for Adding new Online Test
  • Support Tags for Online Tests

Private Messaging (See above)

  • Search Inbox
  • Search Message Thread

General Bug Fixes / Improvements

  • Barcode Support for Sign-In / Sign-Out App (see below)
  • Improve how teachers names are imported based on name format
  • Improve file size checking when attaching files to mass emails
  • Improve description for Online Payments via Admissions and Online Forms
  • Display module information from Online Payments
  • Improve SFTP Importer to handle student name formats and duplicate courses

Barcode Support for Sign-In / Sign-Out App

If you’re using the QuickSchools Student ID Card with generated barcode, you can now use it with the Sign-In / Sign-Out App:

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New Release – Feb 13, 2023

Today’s release contains improvements in several areas including the Orchestra Master Scheduler, Payment Plan, Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart and our QuickSchools API:

New Improved Payment Plan module

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • Improve Course Request Import via SFTP
  • Improve adding/removing of Max Sections in Step 1
  • Cosmetic bug fixes when searching for teachers in Step 4
  • Beta option to move sections with enrollment in Step 4
  • Improve Step 5 Advanced Search with the new Minimize/Maximize function
  • Exclude deleted courses from Teachers sections
  • Improve how empty sections are displayed in teacher’s Schedule PDF
  • Beta option to hide Weekly Schedule

Payment Plan

  • Option to configure the number of Retries after a failed payment
  • Option to configure the wait time to retry after a failed payment
  • Option to “Charge Now” for Admin
  • Support to back date schedule for new Payment Plans
  • Email Notification for Failed Payments, with option to CC/BSS additional email addresses

Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart

  • Improve the Sales Order PDF to include Subtotal and Credits Used
  • Support Mark-Up when Checking Out with Credits
  • Bug Fix Manual Orders with Mark-Ups
  • Fix how meal types are handled for new academic terms

API Support

  • API Support for Engage CRM
  • API Support for Student ID Card on Mobile

We’ve been adding new features to the Payment Plan, Lunch Ordering / Shopping Cart and the Master Scheduler modules on an ongoing basis over the past several months. We’ll be updating documentation on these modules, and will provide a consolidated view of all these new improvements in the coming weeks. Keep a look out for those.

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

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