When Is The First Day Of School?When is it time to hit the books again? Find out with this list of back to school dates for public schools in the area.
Pick-A-Side: What's Your Favorite School Movie?From "The Breakfast Club" to "Mean Girls," what's the best school movie? You decide!
Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High SchoolA guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen's concerns about moving from grade school to high school.
Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Children's Book?
Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student's admission to the college of their choice?
Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch RecipesEven highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Talking To Your Kids About BullyingBeing the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.
Parent's Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To KnowChildren who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite School Lunch?
Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?It's time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?
Back to School: Then and NowGoing back to school is the same as it's always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.
Thinking Outside the (Lunch) BoxMaking lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don't eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.