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February 2018  -  More than just Valentines!

Coming Up This Month...
For the schools who are approaching 3rd mid-quarter reports, here are some FastDirect functions that may need to be addressed:

  •  Closing teacher input for 2nd quarter ReportCards
  • Opening up teacher input for 3rd mid-quarter ReportCards
  • Closing teacher input for 3rd mid-quarter ReportCards

Registration is here and we would like to help make it easier. There are several features in FastDirect that make this possible. Here are some of those features:

  • Registration report
  • Online registration and re-registration
  • Time stamp for parent information verification
  • Registration finance account
  • File upload/file attachment for forms
  • Links to post forms for parents
  • WildCard fields to track registration forms
  • Applicants group for new students

Also, check out the Registration Video here or here! Please contact HelpDesk for help getting started on any of these features or click the ‘Read More’ link at the bottom to find out more information.


For Trimester Schools...

If your school is approaching the 2nd trimester ReportCard, then these functions in FastDirect might need to be addressed:

  • Changing input for 2nd mid-trimester reports from 'Allow Input' to 'Input Complete'
  • Changing input for 2nd trimester ReportCards from 'Not Yet' to 'Allow Input'
  • Having teachers go through the 2nd trimester ReportCard input process
  • Closing the input process by changing 'Allow Input' to 'Input Complete'
What's New...

Parents have a new icon in the top menu bar!  We have added a Finance icon to all parent accounts which will provide a dedicated space for parents to view financial information.



...For Administrators

In the registration feature, we can allow for existing families to register new children without allowing new families to register online. This way, new applicants will need to contact the school directly and existing families can continue to register online quickly and easily.


...For Teachers

The students' names in your GradeBook rosters are clickable links. Click on a student's name to see an isolated report of that specific student's grades for that course.


...For Parents

Tax season is approaching and FastDirect has a tax report for parents. This report can be found by clicking on the Finance icon in the top menu bar. The report provides them with a new page for easy printing!


Helpful FAQs for this Month!

+   Archiving old Finance accounts.

+ What do I need to know for the Registration process?

+ How can I view/print a report card for a transfer student?


Video Tutorial of the Month

Watch this video tutorial to find out how to charge registration fees.

Watch now in
MP4 format or in YouTube! 

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