back to school

The summer is quickly coming to a close and schools all over the country will be opening in the weeks ahead. From knowing what you already have to taking advantage of tax holidays, here are 5 simple ways to save on all of your back to school needs: 1. Take inventory. We usually do ourselves […]

The summer is quickly coming to a close and schools all over the country will be opening in the weeks ahead. From knowing what you already have to taking advantage of tax holidays, here are 5 simple ways to save on all of your back to school needs: 1. Take inventory. We usually do ourselves […]

Bullies are more common in schools than expected. Whether your child is being bullied or bullying, parents should deal with the problem immediately.  How parents handle these types of situations can have a huge impact on future situations and set the stage on what behavior is appropriate for students. If you suspect bullying, get involved, […]

Summer is ending for more students around Georgia. Below are starting dates for school districts. Be sure to check with your school to be prepared for the first day. July 29, 2010 Rockdale County   www.rockdale.k12.ga.us August 2, 2010 Barrow County   www.barrow.k12.ga.us Cherokee County   www.cherokee.k12.ga.us Decatur City Schools  www.csdecatur.net Henry County   www.henry.k12.ga.us August 3, 2010 Elbert […]

Area schools are starting the new school year on different dates. Below is a list of start dates and web site information to help you get ready. July 29, 2010 Rockdale County http://www.rockdale.k12.ga.us August 2, 2010 Barrow County http://www.barrow.k12.ga.us/ Cherokee County http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us Henry County http://www.henry.k12.ga.us August 5, 2010 Cobb County http://www.cobbk12.org Douglas County http://www.douglas.k12.ga.us/ August […]

It seems like only yesterday kids were running out of school to begin summer break. Now, our thoughts are turning towards preparing them for the new school year. Already, stores are trying to entice parents with their back to school offers on anything from clothing to stationary. The following tips will allow kids and parents […]

Beginning preschool is exciting for some children and for others, it is an anxiety-filled and stressful event that they have no desire to do whatsoever. One of the biggest differences between the excited child and the one that fears this day is how prepared he or she feels about the event prior to its arrival. […]

In addition to studying and working hard in school, being organized is just as important in order to be successful. Not only is it a good trait to learn now, it will be a valuable asset in adulthood as well, when entering the workforce. With hectic schedules, changing classes and needing different materials for each […]

It’s well-known that the way you perform on a test does not necessarily reflect your intelligence or aptitude. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like the mainstream educational system is likely to change their testing habit any time soon. So even though you may not agree with the philosophy of test taking, you’ll still need to do […]

If your child is scared of school, there must be a reason. “Scared of school” is the same concept as feeling fear, and in order to feel fear, there must be a threat of some kind that is affecting your child’s perception of the school environment. There are many reasons why your child may feel […]

Whether you are a student looking for ways to ensure that homework gets done as quickly and as smoothly as possible, or an adult wanting to encourage your children to complete their homework as accurately as possible, there are a number of ways that you can maintain good homework habits. Get to it as soon […]

To pack a school lunch your child will enjoy, you need to balance nutrition with fun, likable foods. Kids throw away a lot of food at lunchtime, both from purchased school lunches and lunches brought from home. Even the most lovingly packed lunch can become trash can fodder if its contents make the child or […]