August 2018 Newsletter

WELCOME BACK!
EFS is here to help you start the school year off right! We offer refresher trainings on our reporting, parent portal and vendor set up. Contact us to find out how we can help! We also offer custom-made marketing packages for your parents and students at no cost! . We are here to assist in making your 2018-2019 school year your best year yet!

NEW! MOBILE OPTIMIZED WEBSITE
You may have noticed your Parent Website has a new look. The new Mobile Optimized Parent Payment Website replaces the legacy website which was phased out in July. Your staff will now see a message on our administrative website reminding them of this transition.

The optimized site has many features which aid in making payments with less confusion and time. Added features include:

  • The icon can be placed right on the home screen of the user’s device.
  • Users can submit guest payments without setting up an account.
  • User friendly with any desktop, tablet or mobile device.

An updated Step-By-Step may be given to parents and students to help with set up. Contact Customer Relations for help with getting set up and navigation questions!

GDP SETS NEW STANDARDS FOR ONLINE GIFTS/DONATIONS/PLEDGES
Our all-new fundraising solution for online gifts, donations and pledges is ready just in time for the school year! GDP exceeds expectations and is easy to implement. Raising money has never been easier! Look what other schools are raising money for. Needs and uses are endless! Want to learn more? Contact us today for a quick demo and see how your school’s GDP would look and begin raising more money today. “Go GDP!”

BABY DAYS
Breana Mecum, EFS Integration Specialist, together with her family, welcomed a baby girl on July 19th. Aspyn Maxine arrived at 7:55 a.m., weighing 7lbs 5oz and was 20″ long. Congratulations Bre and family!

POS Tablet
Get on board with EFS’ all-in-one, Point of Sale (POS) System that will accept a variety of payment types for a multitude of payment options. With your school’s Apple tablet’s wireless internet capability, your POS System can go anywhere at any time. Whether offering the ability to pay for student fees, spirit wear or donations, EFS can create a customized POS System that will best suit any school. Contact us to learn more about POS Tablet!

K12 Student Wallet Is Here!
K12 Student Wallet is the future for obtaining a Cash Free Campus for your school district! With K12 Student Wallet, parents authorize their students to make school-related purchases and can lock down daily limits. There is no cash, check, or credit card exchange required. Your schools will no longer need to “chase the money” for school items, activities and events.

Liability to the school is reduced due to less payment handling, theft or lost cash. Funds are disbursed to assigned bank accounts of the school. Wait time at special events, seamless integration, and accurate payment reporting saves your staff time and resources. It’s easy to get started! contact us today!