Mini Release – September 19, 2022

Today’s QuickSchools mini-release contains a new feature for the Orchestra Master Scheduler, plus a minor improvements to the recently launched Lunch Ordering App. 

The Orchestra Master Scheduler is now able to track changes to Section Assignments in Step 5. These changes can be viewed via the new “STEP 5: Section Enrollment Changes (ADD/DROP) in last 24 hours” Summary Report. Here’s an example of what the report looks like:

When scheduling Summary Reports, there is now an option to either (1) save the current filters in your report, or (2) always use the most recently used filters for a report:

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New Release – September 12, 2022

Today’s release focuses on improvements to our Lunch Ordering app plus improvements to our Importer via SFTP and DropBox.

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Master Scheduler Improvements

  • Bug Fix when moving one section within a linked group in Step 4
  • Bug Fix when overriding the Target Section Size in Step 4

Lunch Ordering App

  • Order History for Users
  • Late Fee / Lunch Mark-Up
  • Ability to Cancel Order
  • Ability to Undo Cancelled Order
  • Ability for Admin to Bulk Cancel Meal
  • Configure Meal Type for Parents vs. Teachers

General (Functional) Improvements

  • Improve Summary Reports support for “Courses & Sections”
  • Improve Framework for Schedule Tasks
  • Improve Cache for Roles and Permissions

General Bug Fixes

  • Update Authentication to Schoology
  • Fix Private Messaging linked to Students with Revoked access

Beta Improvements / Fixes

  • Miscellaneous Improvements to the SFTP Importer (Beta)
  • New Importer Support via DropBox (Beta)

Ordering Lunch Online (for Parents)

This article describes how parents can use the new Lunch Ordering App (with Shopping Cart) to submit and pay for orders online on the QuickSchools Parent Portal. 

The summary of steps are as follows:

  • Go to the “Lunch Ordering” menu
  • Select a Student
  • Select Meal(s)
  • Click on the Shopping Cart to Check out
  • Click “Pay Now” and follow the checkout process
  • Enter Credit Card information (or select a previously saved credit card)
  • Confirm credit card details

Select a Student

The Lunch Ordering screen will list all students you have access to on the Parent Portal:

Click on a student to begin the process.

Select Meal(s)

This screen shows all the available meals to be purchased. Simply click on a the checkbox to add a meal to the shopping cart:

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Mini Release – Lunch Order Reports

Our new Lunch Ordering App, which now supports Online Payments via our new Shopping Cart (Beta), is getting a lot of traction with our schools. So to help schools using this app, we’ve added a new Summary Report:

To enable these reports, just configure the Lunch Ordering App in your QuickSchools App Store, and add the appropriate users / roles to “Who can run Lunch Ordering Summary Reports”:

We’re still in the process of adding more Lunch Ordering fields to the Report Creator. So if you have additional requirements when it comes to reporting, please let us know, and we’ll do our best to turn things around for you.

Mini Release – August 29, 2022

Today’s release aims to address a few bugs introduced in the last release, plus a few improvements to the Lunch Ordering App:

Lunch Ordering App now displays available meals in List format (instead of dropdown)

Here is a list of the latest QuickSchools improvements:

Lunch Ordering

  • Allow users to select meals via checkbox (instead of dropdown)
  • Display “Note” for meals, when mousing over the meal name
  • Bug fix when filtering meal by Grade Level
  • Bug fix for unsubmitted orders

Other Improvements / Bug Fixes

  • New Importer Support via SFTP (Beta)
  • Increase Product/Service Dropdown list for QuickBooks Integration App
  • Bug Fix Error for accessing certain Advanced Search
  • Bug Fix Error when accessing Login History
  • Bug Fix Error when accessing Audit Trail (Beta)