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How Parents Can Pick The Right Backpack

Students need many different supplies to help them move to the head of the class. Teachers frequently post lists online before school begins or advise students in the early days of the new year. Therefore, parents may want to wait to go back-to-school shopping until they learn what’s needed. There is one piece of gear, […]
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What Parents Can Do To Be More Involved At School

Parents can make every effort to encourage children to make the most of the school experience, including academics and extracurricular activities. Though students’ level of engagement is ultimately up to them, parental involvement at school can be crucial for students’ success. According to the National Education Council, when parents get involved in their children’s
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Start Preparing For School Now

After a summer of relaxation, the start of a new school year generates mixed emotions among students. Many children look forward to being back on campus with their friends but may not revel in the idea of waking up early or doing homework each night. While summer break is a much needed-respite from the rigors […]
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Merrick Kicks Off 100th School Year

Photos courtesy of Merrick Union Free School District The Merrick Union Free School District had a lot to smile about on Sept. 1. Not only was it the first day back to school but it also marked the district’s 100th school year of operation. “The staff of the Merrick Schools will continue to provide a […]