· Posting Window for 2nd Quarter: Many people were asking about the posting window again. Please put it in your calendar…..The Collection window opens on Monday, January 7, 2013 and closes at 5:00p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013. I also told people that I will inquire with the “powers that be” to see if we could keep the window open till Sunday, January 20, 2013 as I do not have the authority to make those decisions. I have asked, but, unfortunately, we will not be able to keep the window open beyond 11:59p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013. So…….this is the best I can do for you…. the deadline as stated by the District is 5p.m. Friday, January 18, 2012, but will “officially” close at 11:59p.m. Just so you know …..if you choose to post or enter scores beyond the 5p.m. deadline, there will be no support on call to fix anything should the system go down or errors out after 5p.m. that Friday but, I added about 7 more hrs. in case you need it so hopefully that will help a little….
· Parents unable to receive Emails: Parents should now be able to receive emails for missing assignments, absences, tardies. If you hear of any problems, please let us know as Craig will be monitoring it for the next few weeks to make sure it is sending properly.
· Adding Assignments slowed down gradebook: There were some of the teachers that had 5+ pages of assignments telling us that things just slowed down in adding more assignments for them. There was a performance issue saving assignment scores for teachers with a large number of student and/or assignments. There is now a fix in place to speed this up significantly so for those of you who had this issue, let us know if you see any difference in the speed.
· How to get a class roster for the second Term (a.k.a. Semester) ( many people are asking)
o Click on the course selector. (Note: You can also use the course selector to view your Gradebook for the second term and start adding assignments.)
o Click on the link for the second term (X – 2).
o Click on any of your courses for the second term.
o Click on “Class Rosters”
o Select “Spring Semester – Quarter 3”
o Select one or more classes.
o Click the “Preview” button
That should cover it for this week….If you have any more questions or problems, please feel free to contact Craig or myself and we will be glad to assist you.