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Approaching the end of the 2015-2016 School Year.  A Time for reflection. 2358

Finals are over, Seniors are graduating, and the weather is slowly getting warmer, all these signs point to one thing: the school year is coming to an end! This means you’ll finally have some time to sit back and relax a bit, right? No, we all know there is no rest for the wicked and the summer is a time to get things done. As you finish up the school year, it’s ...

Added by Todd DeSchuiteneer Blog K-12 Announcements 05/27/2016
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Backstage Pass to the Advance Deposit 662

Around this time of year, we receive many questions about what an Advance Deposit is and how it works. The Advance Deposit is simple to understand if you know the working parts behind it.  Let’s go backstage and look behind the scenes of the Advance Deposit! The Advance Deposit is a billing item that allows the school to receive money at one time but ...

Added by Katie Burckhalter Blog K-12 Announcements 01/28/2016
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How to Use Advance Deposits 661

Advance deposits give parents the opportunity to send in a payment to reserve their child’s place for the next school year.  Once the advance deposit is paid, a credit generates in the next academic year toward tuition charges. Advance deposits can be created two ways:  as standalone charge waiting for a payment to be applied at a later date or created ...

Added by Katie Burckhalter Blog K-12 Announcements 01/26/2016
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Creating Refunds -- What Are My Options When Saving? 660

When creating a Refund for a record, initial setup is done on the Refund Billing Item.  When Financial Edge is installed, the option Allow users to create a Refund Check to be paid through Accounts Payable may be selected. When this is marked on the Refund billing item, the Create Refund Check button is active on the Refund when it is added to the record: ...

Added by Katie Burckhalter Blog K-12 Announcements 01/21/2016
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Refunds for Everyone! 659

By this time of year, students will have most likely begun paying their tuition bills. In Student Billing, we’ve been recording the payments and getting them applied to the correct charges. Sometimes, however, we will need to refund a payment back to the student. The student may have paid a little extra, or may no longer be returning to the school. The ...

Added by Katie Burckhalter Blog K-12 Announcements 01/19/2016
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Calculating Grades in FAWeb 658

Students are back in school and grades are starting to come in. Before report card season rolls around, we want to make sure that grades are setup correctly to calculate in FAWeb and in Registrar’s Office. There are two major areas that need to be checked to ensure grades are calculating in FAWeb. The first is in the gradebook setup for each class in the Edit ...

Added by Katie Burckhalter Blog K-12 Announcements 01/12/2016
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Dropping, Withdrawing, Transferring: What’s What? 657

As the school year is now back in full swing, there comes a time where schedules need to be edited. Is a student no longer attending your school and you need to remove him from the class? Or, does the student need to transfer from Honors Geometry in period 1 to Honors Geometry in period 4? Not sure how to handle these changes? Let’s review the 3 different ...

Added by Katie Burckhalter Blog K-12 Announcements 01/06/2016
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Important Information for Updating to Raiser's Edge 7.95 When Using EE-RE Integration 634

The Raiser’s Edge 7.95 is and Education Edge/Blackbaud Student Information System 7.87, patch 10 are now available for download on Blackbaud.com. If your Raiser’s Edge database is integrated with Education Edge, Student Billing, or Blackbaud Student Information System, and your database is not hosted by Blackbaud, we strongly ...

Added by Katie Burckhalter Blog K-12 Announcements 12/21/2015
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Advisories - Getting Creative 540

As we all know by now, onCampus has a number of useful features-  most notably our groups of all sorts like Academics, Athletics, Communities, Dorms,  and Activities.  These groups are all relatively self-explanatory, but the one group that has the most potential I often see overlooked or underutilized is Advisory groups.   ...

Added by Todd DeSchuiteneer Blog K-12 Announcements 11/09/2015
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Google Drive - Ins and Outs 482

If you are using our Learning Management System, onCampus, you’re probably familiar with our drop box feature that provides teachers with a means to collect student assignment files online.  A few months ago we introduced a new option on this feature that allows your students to submit files from their online storage in Google Drive. ...

Added by Todd DeSchuiteneer Blog K-12 Announcements 10/26/2015
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Measuring Student Progress through Academic Performance and Grade Analysis 497

Each year schools like to see which students are excelling and/or struggling. Academic Performance allows schools to create and generate honor rolls while Grade Analysis allows schools to find students that are struggling. A Grading Manager can set up honor rolls through onRecord > Settings > Grading > Academic Performance .

Added by Beth Charland Blog K-12 Announcements 10/23/2015
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Teacher Recommendations - Highly Recommended 469

What are these recommendation forms things that showed up in my system? When did they get added? How do they work? I am glad you asked…. The Teacher Recommendations feature was added with the August release .  The system now has the ability for you to attach a recommendation form on specific checklist steps.  That form can be ...

Added by Anthony Gallo Blog K-12 Announcements 10/07/2015
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Early Decision is coming soon! Check your Transcript setup! 450

Soon it will be time to send out mid-year transcripts for students who are applying for early decision. It is a good time to review transcripts to see what is currently set up and ensure you are ready for the beginning of the transcript season. Each new school year, the school needs to setup transcript columns and choose which grades should display on the ...

Added by Beth Charland Blog K-12 Announcements 10/01/2015
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Up-to-the-minute Back To School essentials! 429

Now that Back-To-School is in full swing, it's important to make sure your school’s site content is up to date. This means getting your news, announcements, events, photos, (and more!) all current with the latest and greatest for your constituents. Make sure your current users have access to the information and resources they need behind ...

Added by Tabitha Grady Blog K-12 Announcements 09/24/2015
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Check Out the Latest K-12 Help Content 423

The K-12 help content has been updated for the September release. Take a look at  our release notes and new feature video . And just a remember, you can easily find all things help related from our one-stop-shopping How-to page.  

Added by Andria Mullaney Blog K-12 Announcements 09/24/2015
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