Blogs

When knowing which students “do not” have leave is important.
Most of the time we find that staff users of the REACH Boarding System are interested in knowing which students
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Te wiki o te reo Maori at REACH Boarding
Celebrating Maori Language Week in New Zealand by enabling Maori boarding school parents to receive notifications in their native Maori
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Mammoth REACH Upgrade to version3.3
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REACH to the power of INFINITY
INFINITY: No limit or bounds to possibility. REACH Infinity provides User Access Control like never before allowing you to configure an
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Duty reports that automatically update student records and circulate to relevant staff instantly.
Reporting activities and significant events for staff in boarding schools using day reports or shift reports is common practice. In many
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Managing cut off times and availability windows for boarder leave requests.
Do you set cut-off times or availability windows for student leave requests in your boarding school?  You can easily set
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Why cloud data residency matters for your compliance to data privacy laws.
Understanding data residency regulations for cloud systems and why it is vital for compliance to personal data privacy laws. Compliance
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Academy of the Sacred Heart
The Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1821 by the Religious of Sacred Heart to educate girls and
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Find missing data that’s breaking your communications chain
Knowing what you don’t have can often be just as important as knowing what you do have and this is
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Using Room Numbers and Boarder Watch Lists in REACH
Sorting or ranking a roll call list by room number is now very simple in REACH with room numbers becoming
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Week 2 Implementing REACH at Peace Lutheran College
This is the second contribution from Chris Spann, Head of Boarding
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One school’s journey implementing REACH
This is the first from what will be a series of blogs from a new user of REACH who has
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Managing Emergency incidents with REACH
When a school has an emergency evacuation or lockdown event it is a high risk situation that requires immediate and careful management. 
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Canberra Grammar goes live with Synergetic Sync
REACH Boarding School Software welcomes Canberra Grammar as a new user with direct API connection to Canberra Grammar’s Synergetic school
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Single sign on makes life easy with REACH Boarding School Software
How many logins and passwords to you have for all of the web access platforms that you use ? If you
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Setting up for boarder sign-in / sign-out with REACH
Many schools that are operating REACH School Boarding Software have set up facilities for boarders to sign themselves in and
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Australian Boarding Schools Innovation Award for Michael Holland & REACH School Boarding Software.
Every second year the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) recognises a person or school who has stepped out of the
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Australian Boarding Schools Association Conference 2014
REACH School Boarding System will be exhibiting at the ABSA conference on the Gold Coast (Qld) from Sept 29th –
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Scheduled System Upgrades – Support Response Times
Touchline Connect will be performing infrastructure upgrades from Oct 7 through Oct 17. These upgrades will affect our technical support
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Shifting from Paper to Pad with the REACH Boarding System
Shifting from Paper to Pad with the REACH Boarding System     by Michael Holland (Director of Boarding, Brisbane Boys’ College)  
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How to Handle Homesickness When Your Child is at Boarding School.
I can remember my Day’s at Camp Burgess and Hayward in the Cape, USA (a few years ago now!). Young
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Boarding Schools
Great Article appeared by Robert Knox Kennedy, in the Boarding review. Robert is a consultant who has written extensively about boarding schools.
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Is boarding school right for you?
A great article appeared in Boarding School Review regarding Boarding and if it is right for you. April 2014 Going
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Boarding School Leave Process – How to sign a student out of Boarding through Approved Leave
How To Sign Students In and Out of Campus on Approved Leave from Touchline on Vimeo. Once a parent or
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Mr Brad Evans, Head of Boarding at Guildford Grammar School talks REACH Boarding
Guildford Grammar School in Perth, Western Australia was ground zero for REACH.  Guildford Grammar with then Director of Boarding Mr Michael
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Steven Montgomery Presents REACH to Australian Boarding Schools Association
REACH Boarding attended the recent Australian Boarding Schools Association Forum for new Directors of Boarding in Brisbane where Steven Montgomery
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Help and Support – REACH Boarding School Software
With technology, problems are inevitable. We have you and your parents covered. Each user has access to our REACH Help
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REACH Boarding School Software New Features Update – Simple & Safe
REACH Boarding School Software has released its NEW Features, simple and safe parents love it. See how these features work
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005 – Tom Dunsmore Talks with REACH Boarding School Software on his thoughts on Social Media
Thomas Dunsmore started his role as Office Manager of ABSA in late April 2012, and moved into the role of
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Podcast 004 ABSA talks REACH Boarding School Software
 ” Well we are intending to get to Singapore to see our members schools their” Today’s podcast we caught up
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003 – Australian Boarding School Association – Risk Reduction Symposium
The Australian Boarding Schools’ Association (ABSA) The Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) exists to promote the interests of boarding schools
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Podcast01 – Michael Holland Director of Boarding Guildford Grammar
 “The feedback we had from parents is that it’s so much easier to fill out a request and get instant
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002 Jason Lamb Christ Church Grammar Housemaster – REACH Boarding School Software
Jason Lamb is the Boarding House Master at Christ Church Grammar Perth, Western Australia. Jason has worked in all education
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Secure Data Managment
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REACH Mobile App – Android
Click on the android to download the REACH Mobile App for Android mobile devices  
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Safe & Simple Boarding School Software now on your Mobile
REACH Boarding Mobile App for Parents and Boarders Download Now  
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leave requests and approvals
End the paper shuffling.  Enable parents, guardians and hosts to request leave from PC or mobile device.  Boarding Master approvals
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attendance monitoring & reporting
Monitor attendance in house or in the field with mobile device.  Get a detailed attendance tracking with live, up-to-the-minute location information on
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kitchen meal-time predictor
Save hundreds per month in kitchen meal planning with an up to the minute meal-time attendance predictor accessible to kitchen
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boarding house reporting
Access accurate real-time or historic attendance and leave reporting from the Reach suite of pre-designed reports or easily create your
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