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October 08, 2021

Parent/Student Portal - Homework

Config > Student Portal > Homework

The Homework and Quiz options have been merged into one option Homework. The Quiz option has been removed from the Configurations and the Homework Configuration has an additional tick box, Type. When selected this will show the Type of Homework as Homework or Quiz, when viewing in Student Portal.

Note: The options for creating a new Quiz or adding Homework have not changed.

When viewing from the Student Portal the Quizzes section will be removed and both the Quizzes and Homework will be displayed in the Homework Widget.

The Homework Home page will display the Homework Type.

Unsubmitted Quizzes will display a blue Play icon and Submitted Quizzes will display a green Eye icon.

When viewing from the Parent Portal both Quizzes and Homework will be displayed in the Homework Widget and Homework Home page.

The changes will also be reflected in the both the Parent Portal (MCAS) and the Student Portal Apps.

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September 17, 2021

MCAS Parent App - Magic Link

MyChildAtSchool Parent App

A Magic Link has been added to the Parent App allowing an Account to be added quickly by clicking the Link.

When the MCAS Parent App is downloaded from the App Store a Login Screen will be displayed. Click on the Magic Link, this will open the Add Account via Magic Link option, enter a School ID with an email already registered with a Parent Account on the MIS and click Continue, the Magic Link will be sent to that email address, when received click on the Link.

Magic Link only works for Parent Accounts, which has Verified email address.

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September 17, 2021

MCAS - Running Balance Statement Report

Reports > MyChildAtSchool > MCAS > Running Balance Statements

A new Running Balance Statement Report has been added. This will display a Summary page with an overview of the selected Running Balance Clubs at the top of the Report, with the Account Balances for each Student's Statement below. If the Include statements for each student option has been ticked, the Statement for each Student will display on a separate page, which can then be used to send out.

Note: If the Students or Groups fields are left empty the report will display the results for ALL of the Students and ALL of the Running Balance Clubs.

Config > Roles and Permissions

Access will have to be given to view this Report.

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August 28, 2021

MCAS Parent Portal - Clubs

MyChildAtSchool > Clubs

The Calendar displaying the Club Dates has been updated and can now be moved forward and backwards to see future and historic dates.

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August 11, 2021

MCAS - Dinner Money

Config > MyChildAtSchool > Dinner Money

An option to restrict Dinner Money to specific Year Groups has been added. The Dinner Money option will only be displayed in MCAS for the selected Year Groups.

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August 11, 2021

MCAS - Announcements

Modules > MyChildAtSchool > Configuration > Announcements > Add New Announcement

The Owner column name has been changed to Created By.

MyChildAtSchool

When an Announcement is sent it now shows in MCAS as coming from the School and not the User who sent it.

If not already done so the School Name can be added in Config > Administration > Core Details.

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