MiSiS Updates - April 28, 2021

Posted by The MiSiS Team on 4/28/2021

MiSiS Announcements: 

Student Photos 

Principals are encouraged to review the Student Photo Checklist, as part of the school activities for the Spring.  Refer to the Student Photos job aid page for more information on how to grant access to a photo vendor or assign a designee. 

The following items have been enhanced/corrected in MiSiS: 

Enrollment 

  • The Class Roster with Barcode Report has been enhanced to allow elementary school users the ability to generate the report by Elementary Instructional Groups.  
  • The Enrollment screen has been enhanced to include Charter School, Exception, and Specialized Program permits.  
  • The Student Support Admin user role has been enhanced with the ability to generate the Enrollment and Withdrawal Report.  
  • The Pupil Services School Based and Student Support School Based user roles have been enhanced with the ability to view email and pin on the Student Profile.  

 Attendance 

  • The Enter Attendance as a Teacher Using the New Class Attendance 2.0 screen has been enhanced to allow teacher to submit Contact Log entries in mass. For further instructions, review the job aid: Enter Attendance as a Teacher Using the New Class Attendance 2.0 Screen
  • The Five Column Roster report has been enhanced with a new parameter named, “Display Elementary Instructional Group” to display students added to groups in the subcategories of Elementary: Online AM, Elementary: Online PM, Elementary: In-Person AM, and Elementary: In-Person PM. For further instructions, review the job aid: Five Column Roster Report
  • The Absence Reason Help link, located on attendance taking screens, has been enhanced with a new name, “Attendance Status and Reason Codes”. The document includes instructions to submit attendance for in-person and online/virtual instruction.  
  • The Master Absence Report has been corrected to display the phone number accurately. 
  • The Continuation and Carlson Teacher Attendance Taking screens have been corrected to allow the teacher the ability to edit attendance for up to four previous school days.  

Auxiliary Eligibility 

  • MiSiS has been enhanced with new functionality for Auxiliary Activities (e.g., band, dance, drill, flag). For further instructions, view the job aid: Auxiliary Eligibility. The following screen and reports are now available:  
  • A new user role named Secondary Auxiliary has been created. User who manage Auxiliary Activities, must first request access to this role via https://oneaccess.lausd.net/
  • The Manage Groups and Group Participation screens have been enhanced with an additional category of Auxiliary, which includes sub-category groups for band, dance, drill, and flag. 
  • An Auxiliary screen, located under the student profile Miscellaneous tab, for entering documents and waivers, and to view a student’s auxiliary eligibility. 
  • An Auxiliary Eligibility List report to view a group of student’s auxiliary eligibility.  
  • An Auxiliary Ineligible Parent Letter report to produce a letter and mail to the students that do not qualify to participate in auxiliary activities.  
  • An Auxiliary Certificate of Eligibility report to produce the required list of students that are eligible to participate in auxiliary activities. 

English Learner 

  • The RFEP Monitoring Letter has been enhanced to include a new parameter of “Report Option” which allows schools to generate the letter by “Teacher and Period” as well as by “Student”. 

Grades 

  • The Retention Warning screen has been enhanced to allow the entry of failure warning notices for the prior year. 

Student Support 

  • The Student Summary Report has been enhanced to include the previous school year in the School Year parameter. 
  • The SSPT Request screen has been corrected to allow users to select a future Consultation Date. 

Summer School 

  • The Summer School screen (Enrollment > Summer School) will be available on Thursday, April 29 to enter course requests for Credit Recovery.