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23 08, 2018

Netflix, move over! Streaming Video now on MSB!

August 23rd, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

We're unleashing a new feature today!  We've added the ability to stream certain audio and video types directly from the Download Library. You'll see a new "Play" button beside the download button that opens the media directly in the browser. Similarly, for images and PDFs, you now have the option [...]

14 08, 2018

The Thin Red Line

August 14th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

You may have noticed yesterday that a little red line and arrow appeared on your Calendar yesterday, particularly if you use the Day/Week/Timeline views. We heard your requests, and now you can easily see where you’re at in your day! Other Updates: On mobile devices, the drop-down menu on the Invoice [...]

10 08, 2018

Summertime and the livin’ is EASY

August 10th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

All the changes we've made in the last month altogether! During busy periods, (1st of the month, we’re looking at you…) if your auto-invoices are delayed due to a high volume of invoices being processed at once, we’ve added a message to your account that tells you that your invoices [...]

9 07, 2018

Sorry, I Can’t Make It!

July 9th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

This week, we changed the behavior if you cancel a lesson by setting the attendance to “Teacher Absent”. With this attendance status selected, an SMS/Email Reminder is now automatically sent using the “Event Cancelled” email/SMS template. This ensures that students and parents who use SMS/email reminders will be notified in advance of [...]

27 06, 2018

Solid Foundation

June 27th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

Over the past several months, we’ve made a large number of internal changes to the site to improve page load times across the board. Some of these internal changes are also setting the groundwork for some highly requested features :) This week at MSB: We’ve made some changes to our [...]

6 06, 2018

RemindMe! Email & SMS reminders improved!

June 6th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

We've tweaked the Email and SMS reminders so that duplicate reminders are not sent if you entered the parent's email address (or phone number) in the details of a child student. No more annoying copies sent twice! Our latest improvements: The Revenue and Expense Report has been optimized so that [...]

29 05, 2018

Take a Picture, It Will Last Longer!

May 29th, 2018|Product Features|0 Comments

In this week's update, we've improved the face detection for profile pictures. It wasn't acting consistently before, but now when you add or update a profile picture for a student or a teacher, it will automatically center on that person's face! Other improvements, great and small: The formatting of the [...]

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 [...]