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When May and June hit I am an absolute mess! I love seeing children and adults graduate. Last year was hard on everybody.  I am so glad that the children and adults showed grit and resilience to overcome these challenges. It was not easy for some that had problems adjusting to isolation, mental health, or…

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STAAR Test Traditions

Now I won’t get started on my opinion of the STAAR test in the state of Texas, but the fact of the matter is right now it’s there we have to deal with it. So I wanted to share how to make a drab day special for your kids. First, reiterate no test tells their…

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It’s that time again. BACK. TO. SCHOOL.  Whether your child is going physically or virtually, it is important to start some routines or rituals.  Here is my advice for this year: First: Sleep is Crucial. Make sure children get enough sleep. Since having the longest Spring Break ever, some of us have just been plain…

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Here are some students who have chosen to attend school in person talking about what they thought their first day would be like vs what it actually was! Stay with us as we follow these students through their first 6 weeks of school! Let the adventure begin!   Grant,1st grader from Evans Elementary, in person:…

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School Lunches

We keep it simple, which makes school lunch cost-effective for our household. Our second grader regularly enjoys sandwiches, leftovers, and Lunchables. Sandwich lunch- includes fruit, cheese stick, chips, desert We buy bulk as much as possible. And everything but wow butter and Frigo cheese sticks we purchase the Sam’s Club Members mark brand or United…

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