back to school

6 Hacks to Elevate Your Dorm Decor

Going off to college is an exciting new chapter for both parents and incoming freshmen. While there may be a lot of stress around the transition, one great way to feel right at home is customizing the new digs and making them cozy. While the term "dorm decor" may sound limiting at first, it doesn't...
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8 Back-to-School Items You Need Now

Back-to-school time is right around the corner. While you may not be thrilled that summer's coming to an end, going shopping for school supplies can help get you in the mood for classes. You may not be running to the door for that history lesson, but the prospect of scribbling with a cool pen or...
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7 Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Freshman

A child starting their college journey is an exciting time, for both students and parents. While getting ready for the major shift can be scary, it doesn't have to be. After all, as a parent, your ultimate goal is preparing your kids for adulthood and giving them the skills they need to navigate...
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6 Essential Back-to-School Tips for Parents

Back to school is an exciting time for families, but it can be stressful too (and not just because the kids are pouty about summer being over). Even though you’re not the one going back to class, there are important steps you can take as a parent to ensure that the transition from vacation to...
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18th Annual Backpack Stuffing Event

Come out and lend a helping hand! The Lend a Hand Foundation will hold its annual stuffing event to take care of several schools so that the students are prepared to learn this fall. For more information Click Here
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10th Annual Attend and Achieve

Since 2008, Oakland Natives Give Back has held an annual Attend and Achieve Back to School Rally to help Oakland public school youth start the school year prepared to learn. The event also features celebrity appearances, speakers, performances, free food and a range of prizes! For more information...
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SONSON® Presents: 2nd Annual Back to School Bow Tie Giveaway!

Over 100 bow ties will be available for kids ages 3-8 to wear for the first day of school. Each bow tie will have a velcro closure in accordance with CPSC regulations (safety feature for kids). Items will be given to parents who RSVP for their kids bow tie! For more information on SONSON Click Here
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The Salvation Army Back to School Carnival

The Salvation Army invites you to The Salvation Army Back to School Carnival at the Kroc Center! The Kroc Center will be transformed into a carnival complete with face painting, games, and healthy snacks. Officers, staff and volunteers will be providing free backpacks, school supplies and resources...
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Join the Q Crew at Metro PCS for a chance to win school supplies!

Metro PCS has back-to-school season figured out! Join the Q Crew at 1029 Arnold Drive in Martinez on Friday, August 19th from 4pm-6pm for your chance to win a backpack filled with school supplies, a bluetooth speaker and headphones plus other sweet Q102 prizes!
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