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GUIDE: When Do DMV Students Go Back to School?

A complete list of the first day of school for D.C., Baltimore and the surrounding counties.

08/19/2015

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Best Family Activities In Washington DC To Do Before The Summer Ends

As the end of summer rapidly approaches and all the family members wrap up their individual summer activities, it’s good to set aside time as a family unit to have a few last outings before it’s back to business in the fall.

08/07/2015

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5 Ways to Create the Perfect Study Space in Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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5 Healthy Breakfasts for Weekday Mornings

Plan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.

07/16/2015

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5 Tips on How to Beat Senioritis

Nearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.

07/15/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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1st Day of Classes Brings Changes for Va. Schools

About 400,000 Virginia students are heading back to school in the Washington area and will find some changes this year.

09/02/2014

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In The Kitchen: After School Peanut Butter and Popcorn Easies

Need to whip up a quick snack for your kids after school that’s a little different? Look no further.

08/31/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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