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Swift: Even with today’s helicopter parents, not much has changed

September 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s that time.
It’s that time of year when teary parents across the nation pack up their newly minted high school grads and bundle them off to school.
It is very cool — and a little bizarre — that today’s parents are so deeply involved i…continue reading on

United Way gives families back-to-school boost

August 8, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Back-to-school season is an exciting and sometimes terrifying time for kids. Parents see all the upbeat, positive back-to-school ads in circulars and on TV and wonder, “How am I going to pay for that? How am I going to make sure my kids have a fair start?” Project Community Connect can help answer those questions. Continue Reading

After-school activities for youth

August 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Just because summer is drawing to a close, doesn’t mean the fun has to. Here are some options for kids after the school bell rings. Continue Reading

How to help your kids protect their gadgets

August 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With school right around the corner, kids and their electronic devices should be prepared. Teaching kids how to properly care for their gadgets will ensure they last longer and will save money in the long run. Continue Reading

GF Salvation Army: Supplies first-come, first served

August 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Families that missed out on registration for The Salvation Army’s school supply giveaway can pick up any remaining supplies from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at The Salvation Army. Continue Reading

Thinking green for back to school easier on environment and wallet

August 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s all too easy, though, to get caught up in our buy everything new culture especially around “back to school” time. Here are a few tips that could make the back-to-school process a little easier on both your wallet and the environment.
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Used clothing stores can provide back-to-school savings

August 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Back-to-school season can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be costly. Kids can still rock the latest fashions and trends in clothes that look new without paying department-store prices. Families can score big savings on everything from shirts to accessories at used clothing shops.
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Back to the books

September 7, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Did you know that Alexandria School District 206 serves nearly 30,000 residents and about 4,000 students pre-kindergarten through 12th grade? Continue Reading

Keep an eye out for commuting

August 26, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

Today rings in the start of a new school year in Jamestown and as always, we feel safety is the No. 1 priority.
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Fargo classes back in session

August 25, 2010 in INFORUM

School year starts with high-fives

Students at Fargo’s Washington Elementary School started the school year with high-fives and getting “deputized.” Continue Reading

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