Report Card Messages can be added to the secondary report card from several different areas of Aeries.  Below is an example of the messages that can print on the report card.



Below is an example with the page and fields where the messages can be entered and are stored:



School Messages

School Messages can be added in 2 locations in Aeries.  Examples of a school messages would be Open House or School holiday information.   


1. On the Grade Reporting Options page a School Message field is available and can hold 80 characters.  The data is stored in the LOC.MS field.



2. The Multiple Mark Headings and Descriptions page, 2 School Messages can be entered.  These fields will hold 60 characters each and the data is stored in the GRP.M1 and GRP.M2 fields.


Student Message


Messages can be added to the COD table and can be assigned to selected students.   Student Report Card Message Codes can be entered on the Grade Reporting Codes and Descriptions page.  A tab for Message Codes is available.  Examples are "Owes fees" or "Congratulations you made the Honor Roll".  The codes are stored in the Code table (STU.MC) and can hold 124 characters.



To assign the message codes to students, a Message field is available on the Demographics page.   A drop-down of the Message codes will display.  The message code description assigned to a student will display on the report card.



A Query Change statement can also be used to mass add the Message Codes STU.MC to a group of students.