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Why We're Choosing Public Schools

Why We’re Choosing Public Schools

When my husband and I bought our home five years ago, we were instantly charmed by the neighborhood school, just a block and a footbridge away. Its sprawling lawn, the sounds of frolicking children on the playground, hundreds of pint sized learners coming and going with brightly colored backpacks in tow. This fall, the day […]

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Tips for A Successful Back to School Experience

Tips For a Successful Back-to-School Experience

Back-to-school is a fun, exciting, nerve-wracking time for kids, parents, and teachers too! I always loved back-to-school, both as a teacher and a student. The key to making the transition from summer to school a success is being prepared. With a little prep and incorporating a few routines into your schedule, you and your kids […]

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Reading Difficulties - Fundamental Learning Center

Hope for Students with Reading Difficulties (and Their Parents)

Thank you to Fundamental Learning Center for sponsoring this post and offering educational support for Wichita kids and families!Piper, age 5, confidently marched through the hallway at Fundamental Learning Center’s Rolph Literacy Academy this summer, stopping to hug every adult she encountered. As she walked, she pointed out the art projects on the wall she […]

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Back to School: No Better Time to Start a Hobby

Special thanks to Wichita State’s Community Education Program for providing informative and fun classes for moms in our area.As the end of summer approaches, many families are preparing to send their children back to school. This is the perfect time to start a new hobby or dedicate more time on self-improvement! The Wichita State University’s […]

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Teacher Gift Ideas

What Teachers REALLY Want (Gift Ideas From Teachers Themselves)

Temperatures are rising, the testing stress is over, and spring activities are in full force. That only means one thing…SUMMER is near! One tradition that takes place in most every classroom this time of year, is students gifting something special to their teachers. If you are looking for ideas on what to gift your child’s teacher beyond the typical coffee […]

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How to Celebrate National Library Week in Wichita

How to Celebrate National Library Week in Wichita

National Library Week was started almost 50 years ago as a way for us to say thank you to the men and women who make libraries happen, both public libraries and school libraries. Wichita is blessed with an extensive library system, which means there is an easy way for everyone to celebrate National Library Week […]

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