PTA Reflections: Within Reach

PTA Reflections is a national program that sparks students’ imagination, curiosity and participation in the arts! Each PTA partners with their school and community to offer activities, events and awards for families to enjoy. Check out these fun ideas on how to bring Reflections to your community—in school and at home. Reflections at School Reflections will … [Read More...]

Parents Unite to Support America’s Healthiest Schools

When we drop our children off at school, we put great trust in the teachers and staff. Aside from home, kids spend the majority of their time at school, making it one of the most influential places in their most formative years. As parents, we look to schools to support our children in reaching their full academic potential. At Shore Acres Elementary—my sons’ … [Read More...]

Park West Gallery: Art Education Matters

(Sponsored Post) Knowledge is power, and there are few things more powerful than art. Despite art’s connection to human emotion, we at the Park West Gallery understand the art world can be intimidating for those who feel they aren’t “in-the-know,” so we strive to make art accessible for people of all ages by demystifying it. We emphasize the importance of … [Read More...]

Clever and Fun Ways to Get Your Child Math-Ready

Students often lose academic ground in the summer, especially in math. Researchers have found that students on average lose more than two months of math learning over the summer. To help children feel confident in math at the start of the new school year, try some math activities at home. That may seem like a challenge, but kids can practice math in lots of fun, … [Read More...]

Q Your School: Free Epinephrine Auto-Injectors for Public Elementary Schools

(Sponsored Post) As parents and teachers, you know how important it is to create a healthy environment for children to learn, grow and thrive. At kaléo, where we put patients first, we feel the same way. However, approximately six million children in the U.S. live with life-threatening allergies, meaning that an encounter with a peanut in the lunchroom or a bee … [Read More...]

Celebrate the Holidays Safely

The kids are back to school and the holidays are around the corner. It’s an exciting time to gather with family and friends. Unfortunately, holiday festivities can present unique fire hazards. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more residential fires happen during the colder months than any other time of year, primarily caused by cooking, heating and … [Read More...]