Create a Calendar Event

You can add class events, including assignments, to your class calendar, where students and parents can view them along with school-wide events.

To create an event for your calendar, follow these steps:

  1. On the Master menu, click the Calendar tab.

    If you don't see the Calendar tab, your PlusPortals administrator has disabled the feature.

  2. Click New Event.

    or

    Click Manage Events, and then click New Event.

    The Event dialog box opens.

    Create a Calendar Event

  3. Type a Title, Summary, and Location for the event.
  4. Next to Visible To, select the appropriate check boxes to display the event to Parents and/or Students.
  5. Next to Start and End, type a start and end date, or clickthe Calendar iconto set a start and end date, for the event.
  6. To set the time, do one of the following steps:
    • To set a start and end time, type the time next to the start and end date, or clickthe Clock icon, and then click the appropriate time in the drop-down list.
    • To create an all-day event, select the All Day Event check box.
  7. In the Select Category drop-down list, click a category for the event.
  8. You can edit a category you created, by clicking the category in the Select Category drop-down list, and then clicking Edit. To delete a category you created, click the category in the Select Category drop-down list, and then click Delete.

  9. In the Repeat drop-down list, click the repeat frequency for the event. By default, the repeat frequency is set to Never, but you can set the event to repeat Daily, Weekly, Monthly, or Yearly. Depending on the option you click, additional settings display below the Repeat drop-down list.
  1. In Select Sections, select the check boxes for the classes you want to apply the event to.
  2. Optionally, you can choose to do any of the following:

    • Attach a file to the event from the Attach File From drop-down list.
    • Add a link to the event by typing a title in Link Text and typing the URL (beginning with http://) in Link URL.
    • Send an email to students and/or parents by selecting the Send E-Mail Notification check box.
  3. Click Save.

    If you selected the Send E-Mail Notification check box, the Send E-mail Notification dialog box opens. Specify the recipients of the email, edit the text of the email, and click Send.



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