Activity calendars are a huge part of the Family app so families can stay informed of their kiddo's events. jmc’s Event Scheduler is the place to go to enter those events so they end up at the family's fingertip. Head to File > Event Scheduler to look at fields needed to get events added!
Step One: Select the date for the activity you’d like to enter using the calendar tools at the top of the page.
Step Two: Double-click the day on which the activity falls to enter the activity for that day.
Fun Fact: This will bring up a pop-up that will allow you to create the event.
Step Three: Enter a title for the event in the "Subject" field so families will know what the event is.
Step Four: Enter the start date and time, and the end date and time, in the "Start time” and "End time" fields for families to track when the event starts and ends.
Helpful Tip: Is this an all-day event? If so, place a checkmark in the "All day" checkbox.
Step Five: Choose the appropriate event type (Activity, Meal Change, or School News) from the "Event" drop-down list so the event displays correctly in the Family app.
Helpful Tip: If you chose "Activity" in step five, select the activity name from the "Activity" drop-down list so the event gets assigned to the proper students.
Step Six: Enter a description for the event you're scheduling in the "Description" field.
Step Seven: Enter the address for the event in the "Location" field.
Fun Fact: Adding an address for the event will allow users to click a link and open the default map application on their mobile device, so be as accurate as possible.
Step Eight: Enter a phone number associated with a contact at the event in the "Phone" field.
Fun Fact: Adding a phone number for the event will allow users to click a link and place a call on their mobile device.
Step Nine: Click the "Save" button to save your changes for the event and make them live on the Family app or click "Cancel" to discard your changes.