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  • 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,...
  • It’s back-to-school time but do not say that out loud. Not in my house

     
    We are in  Back-to-School Season. I know this because there are school supply displays in the stores, school newsletters with reminders about open houses and back-to-school nights being sent our way, and I even spotted the marching band at our local...
  • 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...
  • How You Can Help: Info on donating to Salvation Army and Victory Mission back-to-school programs

    How You Can Help: Info on donating to Salvation Army and Victory Mission back-to-school programs
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Although summer has just begun, The Salvation Army is already gearing up for its 2013 Back-to-School Assistance Program.  Each year, The Salvation Army helps hundreds of local children by providing them with basic school supplies,...
  • Back-to-school time already? No thanks (unless your kid isn't registered. Then it is time)

    The first back-to-school sales flyer arrived just as my dog was recovering from fireworks anxiety and what for him is The Worst Day of the Year. As we do every year, my daughter and I groaned at this mid-summer, post-Independence Day intrusion. "Don't...
  • Virginia's back-to-school tax holiday begins Aug. 2

    Virginia's back-to-school tax holiday begins Aug. 2
    Virginia’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 2. During the three-day tax holiday, shoppers can purchase common school supplies free of state and locality retail tax. On July 1, the retail tax in Hampton Roads increased...
  • Free back-to-school vaccines offered

    It’s back-to-school time and that means it’s time for students to get their necessary vaccines, too. That’s why the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County is offering free immunizations for school-age children starting...