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March 2018
Patch MN.O Installed on February 24th Enhancements and Corrections

Patch MN.O Installed on February 24th Enhancements and Corrections

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Report Interface options – This patch corrects the ability to use $DATE as the current date when looking at date fields. STU416 – Student Enrollment Validation, found in Student/Reports/List, verifies that students are enrolled in at least one class for each day they are enrolled in school. This is an important check for MARSS funding.  Also, it verifies enrollment dates are within the school calendar. Prior to the installment of the patch, the enrollment validation wa...
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February 2018

Requests for Transcripts in Synergy

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On the Student Course History view use the Request Tracking tab to document where, when, and for what purpose transcripts are sent.  In the detail section include the delivery type and the Transcript Option Name. 
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Mass Scheduling

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From the HELP menu in SYNERGY navigate to the 2017 Conference Handouts menu.  A Mass Scheduling Handout is available with a walk through step by step for Mass Scheduling.   
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Attach Documents in PVUE/SVUE

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 A new feature has been added to allow users to view and attach documents to students in ParentVUE and StudentVUE. In addition to attaching documents, you can add an acknowledgement window to confirm that a parent has viewed the document. To Configure navigate to System > ParentVUE > ParentVUE and StudentVUE Configuration. Select Documents in both the Parent Active Modules and Student Active Modules sections.   NOTE:  To disable the option for individual schools, u...
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Minnesota Common Course Catalog (MCCC) 2016/2017 and 2017/2018

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If you haven't started, it's time to, and if you have started, it’s time to finish up.  The 2016/2017 window closes on Friday March 23rd, 2018. The 2017/2018 window will then open on Saturday April 14th, 2018.Why start now when I have a couple months to go?  Good question, and my response is this: 3rd quarter grading will happen in late March, then spring break happens, and the end of year rules for MARSS edits are active again.  Will you have enough t...
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January 2018
Synergy Patches

Synergy Patches

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A number of patches were installed over the Christmas Break.   Below is a list of resolutions that were included: Teachers – (please share this with your teachers).Returned functionality to allow the Enter/Return key to navigate down the score column instead of across the row when using the ‘Enter Scores’ option. The summary Progress Report with Missing Assignments from the Grade Book reports is now displaying the headers correctly. Attendance –&n...
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Course History in Synergy

Course History in Synergy

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The end of the 1st semester is weeks away. Now is the time to review your process for Transcripts!
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November 2017
Report Cards in ParentVUE

Report Cards in ParentVUE

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When running Report Cards for schools using the subject based report cards – check the Attach PDF to Students to create PDFs viewable in ParentVUE. For Objective Based report cards make sure that teachers mark Report Cards "Complete" – this simple action moves the Report Card to ParentVUE.
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Synergy - MARSS Items

Synergy - MARSS Items

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There is no longer a need to use the percent = zero on an enrollment record to exclude that enrollment record from being extracted.  Instead use the Exclude from State Reporting check box that you will find next to the Leave Code on the MARSS tab of the Student view. In fact, if you do you will see an error in the MARSS extract log where the message will say Invalid Data type for field. The MARSS B – Report of Missing State Numbers will have commas with no student names in t...
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State Aid Category 97

State Aid Category 97

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MDE re-instituted state aid category 97 to handle students who were displaced by a natural disaster.Code 97 should be used for students who were forced to leave their homes and states when the hurricanes hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.The following excerpt was from Marilynn Loehr on 10/09/17:Students and families who have recently lost their housing due to damage caused by any of the Hurricanes from fall FY2017 and subsequent flooding meet the homeless definition. Students that relocate to M...
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