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Back to School Article Round Up

A collection of articles with tips on how to make the first day back to school and the rest of the 2012-2013 school year a smooth one.

It takes a lot of time and effort to get students everything they need for an upcoming school year. With the 2012-2013 school year starting in less than 24 hours, consider brushing up with these back to school articles to ensure that you and your childhave everything needed for an easy fall transition.

Overcoming Back to School Nerves

If your child seems extremely nervous about starting the 2012-20113 school year, check out these tips from the parent’s section of the Scholastic website for Dealing with Back to School Jitters.

Packing Lunch

For tips on how to pack a healthy lunch that your kids will enjoy eating check out Patch bloggers and ’s tips.

Buying Last Minute Supplies

Local vendors are still having sales on school supplies. Check out deals at local stores like , , , and . 

Grade Expectations

Interested in seeing what your child will be learning before they enter the classroom? See a breakdown of what skills and overall learning happens in kindergarten through fifth grade in Scholastic’s article, “New Year, New Grade”.

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