With most schools across the U.S. now back in session, many back-to-school shopping lists have likely been completed. Only 7 percent of consumers who completed a recent JLL survey said they would wait until school started to do their shopping. The number of procrastinators is down from last year, when 11 percent planned to wait until after the first bell rang. For older children, the motivation to get out early and shop may be due to the fact
all started at Lionel-Groulx School on Montreal’s south shore in 1994. Ever
since, Breakfast Club of Canada has continued to grow to 1,328 schools
nationally. Today, the Ontario chapter of Breakfast Club of Canada – in
partnership with Minute Maid – celebrated a major milestone; the 500th
Ontario breakfast club will open this school year. A healthy morning meal is
now guaranteed to over 90,000 students in Ontario schools.
Twenty years ago, Stan Beck was attending a college football
game at Army in West Point, N.Y., when he noticed something unique – cadets who
had just parachuted out of a helicopter above the stadium delivered the game
ball and flags to midfield.
“I asked the man sitting next to me, ‘Do they do this every
game?’ and he said, ‘Yes. We’ve got the planes and the parachutes,’ ” Beck
recalls. “I thought, I’m a huge sports fan and I didn’t know
Nearly 500 incoming college freshmen raise their Coca-Cola
bottles in a toast to success. “To our rebirth!” they exclaim in unison, before
taking a celebratory sip. It’s an orientation tradition at the Oxford College of
Emory, about 30 minutes east of Atlanta, Ga., signifying the beginning of a new life chapter.A Refreshing Tradition “As first-year students, it’s important that they have this
common bond and this tradition to kick off the
almost hard to believe, but it’s time to prep for back to school.
As if that struggle isn’t hard enough, staying organized can make a
person crazy with all the reminders and deadlines that come with this
time of year. With eight years of college under my belt, and many
loved ones with children, I know the struggle all too well. Whether
it’s back to school or back to work, here are my favorite
time-saving and efficient organization tips
College freshmen around the world are setting foot on
campus for the first time this month, bringing with them an eagerness to
embrace their new-found independence and quench their thirst for knowledge and
new experiences.While the initial days of class are mainly filled with
excitement, making new friends can be a bit intimidating. That’s why Coca-Cola
Colombia and Leo Burnett came up with a unique way to help students shake the first-year
Our friends at Target followed YouTube star Todrick Hall (@Toddyrockstar) and designer Veronica Valencia (@designhunterLA) help college roommates Ronnie and Steven find some common ground — literally. But can Target’s Best Year Ever team help these roomies find rhythm with one cool, cohesive room? Check it out below…Like what you see above? Click here to peruse Ronnie and Steven’s room makeover!
School is almost in session, but there’s still time to fit one more fun summer activity in before the bell rings. To help get everyone excited for another year, our friends at Target and Latin home décor expert Martin Amado share A+ ideas for repurposing old (or using new!) school supplies in crafty, creative ways. No surprise here — the makeover maestro has been creating masterpieces for more than nine years.
in life depends not only on what you accomplish, but also how you
overcome everyday challenges. This includes the challenges many
college students face during back to school season. Don’t call mom
and dad yet: Here are five easy problem-solving tips you can apply to
just about any challenge, big or small.The Example Problem:One
of the scariest back to school challenges many students face each year is physically moving away to college
Back to school season is here again, which
means you might find yourself packing more lunches. Here are three easy lunch
recipes that your whole family will love. These meals are easy to prepare in
big batches and travel well.
These recipes for Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad, Cranberry
Chicken Salad, and Turkey Chili can all be prepared in large
quantities and hold up well for several days. Preparing big batches and
packing up several