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October 2020

New User Issue with Grade Book - Saving Assignments

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We have found a bug that is impacting new users with Grade Book security. This will impact any new teachers to your district, as well as any staff who may be new to using Grade Book this year. The bug prevents teachers from saving assignments in their gradebooks. Their Teacher security is not rolling over to the Grade Book from their User setup.In order to fix this, you will need to go to the Add and Edit Users screen. This is located in your tree under Synergy SIS->Grade Book->Setup->A...
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MCCC Linking on Report Cards

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If your district updated any of the Objective Based Report Cards for the 2020/21 school year, you will also need to confirm that you linked the courses you are capturing for MCCC to the objective that will be pulled to Student Grade. This needs to be done once per report card.If your district did not implement new report cards this year, it is still a good idea to double check the linking from last year.Directions can be found in the MCCC Elementary Grading document in the Handouts folder o...
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September 2020

Checklists

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Make sure you are following along with our Opening School Checklist to ensure that everything is setup for the new school year. Many items in this list get missed during this busy time, and are often questions we receive once school starts. Help the start of your year go more smoothly by getting these tasks done early!We also have a Grading Setup Checklist to help with the different settings that need to be updated or checked each year. This checklist covers setup and questions that can impact y...
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Sync Section Totals

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If you find that the Section Totals or number of students is not correct on your section, you will need to Sync Section Totals. This is done from the Menu on the Section screen, and will need to be done at each school that is experiencing this mismatch. Use Synchronize All Section Totals to do the process once at each school. This process verifies that the totals displayed on the section are correct, and in turn, display in TeacherVUE. 
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New Teacher Training Videos

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If you have new teachers this year, get them started in Synergy with training videos available on Help->Training Videos.The Objective Based video is for teachers who will be using objective based report cards.The Subjective Based video is for teachers who will be using gradebook to post grades to the system report cards by section.The New User Training video is for new staff members using the SIS side of Synergy, not TeacherVUE.  
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February 2020

Person Search

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 In the Synergy tree go to Student -> Person Search. This screen allows you to search all people in your Synergy database. This will search active as well as inactive students, parents, and staff. This screen is extremely helpful when trying to locate someone. If you have a new enrolling student, try entering some information on this screen to see if the student is already in your system. By entering information like Birth Date or their State Number, you may find the same student with a ...
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January 2020

Deleting An Incident

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After the update applied on December 26th, there is a change in practice when deleting an incident. To delete an incident, you now have to remove the incident from the Student using the Student Incident screen. This is an additional step from before.To delete an incident, you must first remove all Dispositions, Interventions, and Violations associated with the students involved in the incident. Then you will need to navigate to the Student Incident screen for every student listed on the incident...
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December 2019
Groups: Adding Students from a Different Organization

Groups: Adding Students from a Different Organization

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Sometimes you need to add a student to a Group from a different school. Although groups are designed to be used at each school individually, you can add a student from a different organization within your Synergy setup.From the Students tab on the Groups screen, select the Chooser to add students to the Group. Enter in the Organization Name of the other location you are adding a student from. You will have the best luck with this if you type in the exact name that is seen in your Organization Tr...
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New Year Rollovers

New Year Rollovers

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Now is the time to start thinking about New Year Rollovers. Scheduling and registration for the 2020-21 school year is right around the corner, so let us know when you want your New Year Rollover completed.Things Region 1 needs from you to complete rollovers: Which schools and grade levels would you like rolled? If you have multiple sites, please indicate which schools roll where. What is the first day of school? Do certain grades start on a different date than this? Do you want lockers to roll ...
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April 2019
2018-2019 MCCC

2018-2019 MCCC

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The MDE/MCCC site will open in April. Follow these steps to get ahead of the game! Log onto the MDE/MCCC site. Roll your calendar forward from 2017-2018 school year. Edit your calendar with the proper dates, Instructional Days and Days in Session Double check the Term Codes (Start/End Dates, Instructional Days and Days in Session) Make note of your Academic Id and your Calendar(s) Numbers so they can be attached to your schools within Synergy. If you do not have an account to work in MCCC, ...
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