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8 05, 2018

This, That & The Other Thing

May 8th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

We've got a bit of everything in this week's update! Changes this week include: When you add a profile picture to a student or teacher and no face is automatically detected in that image, the thumbnail will now be the entire image (cropped as a centered square) instead of defaulting [...]

24 04, 2018

As a unit of measurement, we think “titch” is in metric.

April 24th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

The "Balance Paid/Balance Owing" text and color in the Parent Portal is now consistent with the Teacher Portal. So when parents and adult students sign into the Portal, their "Account & Invoices" page will show "Balance Paid" in green and "Balance Owing" is now shown in red! Optimizing for maximum [...]

2 04, 2018

Faster! Faster!

April 2nd, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

To infinity... and beyond! We're doing our best to make My School Books faster and more efficient to serve your school's needs, and we've implemented some optimizations to the Student List page to make it load faster. This will be most noticeable for larger schools!  Some other optimizations are secret [...]

13 03, 2018

Notification of Notification Preferences

March 13th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

If you haven't already guessed, this week's update involves notifications! We've reworked the email notification options. You can now individually toggle the following email notification from your "My Preferences" page: When a student joins a lesson through the Student Portal When a parent/student cancels a lesson through the Student Portal [...]

6 03, 2018

Everybody Gets a Cancellation SMS!

March 6th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

You get a SMS! And you get a SMS! Everybody gets a Cancellation SMS! Building on our previous update; when you cancel a day's worth of events in the Calendar, you'll now see the option to notify all affected students and parents by SMS. Prior to this change, the SMS [...]

20 02, 2018

Happy Fix-It Tuesday!

February 20th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

Fix-It Tuesday might not be an official holiday, but here at My School Books we decided you might like a pick-me-up after the long weekend. And so, we've made some changes! New Features: Building on last week's changes, you can now create a Student Details Report with blank lines so [...]

12 02, 2018

Student Details, Report!

February 12th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

Atten-hut! I apologize for our terrible puns and misuse of commas. New reports are now live in My School Books! You can now create a 1-page Student Details Report with all the information in one student's account. Share these PDFs with your fellow teachers, keep them on file, or send [...]

30 01, 2018

Put Your Best Foot-er Forward

January 30th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

If you're a school that takes advantage of Auto-Invoicing, you can now include a custom footer at the bottom of auto-created invoices. This option is stored with the auto-invoice settings, so you can specify a different footer for each family if necessary. This is a great option for families or [...]

22 01, 2018

Play It Safe

January 22nd, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

Thank you to all those that have already volunteered to test out securing hosting over HTTPS! We now have a number of custom domains hosted by My School Books and secured using HTTPS. We're still looking for some volunteers! If you currently host your website with My School Books and [...]

15 01, 2018

Looking for HTTPS Volunteers!

January 15th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

A few months ago we switched all the websites that use "" subdomains to secure hosting over HTTPS. Those of you using custom domain names were unfortunately left behind... but not anymore! Today we're excited to announce that we're beta testing HTTPS for custom domains. If you'd like to help [...]