Back To School
Thousands of students across the state packed their backpacks and headed off for the first day of school Monday. Some city students started the year off in a new building, while Baltimore County school leaders are trying to relieve overcrowding.
Join DJ 5 Starr the General as he spins a lineup of wild and crazy dance hits complete with glow sticks, hula hoops, and bubbles to ring in the new school year! But wait, there’s more. A limbo contest, spelling bee and some math trivia with prizes are sure to get the brain juices flowing, too. Free popcorn and soda seal the deal.
Who is your favorite teacher?
The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.
The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
Being 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.
Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
President Barack Obama is delivering his annual back-to-school speech at a Washington high school later this month.
If you are a parent who is trying to hand down a reduced carbon footprint, this expedition might seem more like an insurmountable summit. Oft times, “going green” means dolling out large amounts of greenbacks. Lucky are the parents who live in Charm City.
If your household is like ours, witching hour is homework hour (or make that hours). With back-to-school season here, refer to this handy guide for local homework and tutoring services.