Back to School 2008

15 Stories • Available May 2008
From Zzz To A

From Zzz To A

xperts give nod to importance of sleep By Ven Griva Copley News Service What's the one simple thing parents can do that will improve their children's performance in school? Make sure they get enough

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Ready, Set, Go

Ready, Set, Go

s kids need for starting kindergarten By Cheryl Walker Copley News Service Most children get excited at the thought of starting kindergarten. While it can be a fun and new experience for parent and c

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Room For Improvement

Room For Improvement

eover can help hone kids' study skills By Tim Torres Copley News Service To do their homework effectively, children need the best learning environment you can give them. Now may be the time to do a m

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Food For Thought

Food For Thought

kfast serves a student's body and mind By Maggie Reed Copley News Service The best way to help children get through their day successfully is to get them out the door with healthy breakfasts in their

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Online Thugs

Online Thugs

helps create new threat: cyberbullying By Frank Wagner Copley News Service Technology has allowed bullying - traditionally acts of stronger children victimizing weaker ones - to expand, according to

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Do Your Homework

Do Your Homework

st pupils should focus on study skills By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service Teaching young children good homework habits may be the best lesson they'll ever learn. In addition to giving them a

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Class Action

Class Action

programs help students make the grade By Diane Schlindwein Copley News Service No matter whether they are entering elementary, middle or high school, students who are "moving up" within the school s

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Happy Media

Happy Media

devices are often student distractions By Amy Winter Copley News Service Twelve-year-old Claire Ruby always carries her white Chocolate phone in her pocket. She is usually texting, picking a new ring

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Committed To Education

Committed To Education

can start even before the school year By Tom Roebuck Copley News Service As the summer winds down children brace themselves for another school year. But they're not the only ones who should be think

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The Best Medicine

The Best Medicine

therapeutic treatments come naturally By Chandra Orr Copley News Service For as long as children have had scratchy throats, upset tummies, bug bites, sunburns and rashes, parents have been putting th

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Parent-teacher Associations

Parent-teacher Associations

mily both needed for students to excel By Diane Schlindwein Copley News Service Back-to-school time means more than paying book fees, purchasing school supplies and shopping for new clothes. It's tim

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Just The Snacks, Ma\'am

Just The Snacks, Ma\'am

CKS, MA'AM What to do when children give good food a bad time By Lesley Sauls Copley News Service Whether it's mid-morning, after school or bedtime, growing children sometimes need a snack. Although

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Dress For Recess

Dress For Recess

ns are a study in unorthodox layering By Sharon Mosley Copley News Service Open your fashion books and get ready for a stylin' new school year with back-to-school essentials that make getting dressed

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Talking Points

Talking Points

and communication won't get a bad rap By Lesley Sauls Copley News Service Any parent who has asked a child how the day went is likely to have received a glazed stare, shrugged shoulders or the dread

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Friendly Reminder

Friendly Reminder

uld know their children's acquaintances By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service If you think your teen hangs out with the wrong crowd, you're not alone. If you think you can do something about it,

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Enrollment Climbs For Disabled

Enrollment Climbs For Disabled

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Students Critical Of School Food

Students Critical Of School Food

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Demand For Supplies

Demand For Supplies

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