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Back to School

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  • The Land of ooohs for back to school fashion

    The Land of ooohs for back to school fashion
    Baby hipsters and BFFs Kaylee Vega and Madi Spadaro, both 13 and from Redondo Beach, are navigating the South Bay Galleria in Torrance with shark-like aggression. They've been saving pocket money all summer, and now, just weeks before school starts at the...
  • Back-to-school shopping: Parents say they'll spend less this year

    Shopping for a K-12 student is still an expensive proposition, but parents this year are planning to trim their spending and focus on necessities, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation. The average expenditure for apparel, shoes,...
  • 'Pretty Little Liars' recap: 'Under the Gun'

    'Pretty Little Liars' recap: 'Under the Gun'
    "You don't need a lawyer to tell me if you want a cup of coffee." Hanna finds herself alone in the interrogation room with Lieutenant Tanner. Facing up to 7 years for possible charges ranging from obstruction to the actual murder of Detective Wilden,...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal

    Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal
    On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
  • CPS students at the Tribune's The Mash: "I want pop quizzes. I want school lunch on a plastic tray."

    CPS students at the Tribune's The Mash: "I want pop quizzes. I want school lunch on a plastic tray."
    The walkout staged by Chicago Public Schools teachers this week had a ripple effect on thousands of children throughout the city. Among them are the high school students who work for The Mash, the Chicago Tribune’s teen publication and journalism...
  • It's back to school again for Chicago students

    It's back to school again for Chicago students
    It was back to school -- again -- for hundreds of thousands of Chicago Public Schools students this morning, including Carter and McClaran Shirley who were excited to get back with their friends. Carter, a sixth grader at Abraham Lincoln Elementary...
  • It's back to school season so we asked people living at Windsor Park, a Covenant Retirement Community in Carol Stream: If you could go back to school what would you study?

    Richard Arnold, 84 Well, selfishly I would like to study more in the areas of art and architecture. I am trained in the field of theater and taught it in colleges and universities. My area was theater design and technology, dealing with scenery,...
  • Back to school: Did you survive the shopping, the stress, the re-entry (oh, it really wasn’t that bad, was it?)

     
    A few days before school started, I pulled out my son's backpack to assess whether it was in good shape for another school year. It was empty — but for a wrinkled, almost- crunchy-with-dried-sweat P.E. t-shirt I found in the bottom of one pocket. ...
  • Possible false start: Good for the benefits, bad for the PR

     
    We've reported: (Chicago Public School) Teachers have a practical reason for not wanting to be on strike the first day of school. To secure health insurance, teachers have to work at least one day in a month. So we may......
  • Sun Visors That Come Up Short

     
    The dog days of summer are in full swing in the high altitudes of the Rocky Mountains (read: close to the sun with little ozone filtration). My kids are back to school and afterschool activities, so I'm often driving north......
  • Mom’s back-to-school resolutions, Part 3

     
    My son went back to school last week (10th grade! How did that happen?) For the past couple of years, I have made some back-to-school resolutions to help keep me on track for the year. Here were my resolutions last year, and the year before that. This...