Labor Day traditionally marks the unofficial end of summer, and for area kids it's the literal end of summer -- with school starting tomorrow. St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids-Rice, and Sartell-St. Stephen are among those heading back to class this week. Here are the schedules:
Catholic Charities in St. Cloud just wrapped up the first day of their Back To School Distribution yesterday. More than 560 kids were served in one day and the program is expecting to help 2,000 more students this school year.
Catholic Charities have begun to distribute school supplies to area kids, as they get ready to head back to school. However, after the first day of distribution today (Tuesday), they are already out of several items.
The weather might be more ice cream trucks and long days at the pool, but the calendar is inching towards yellow buses and new backpacks. Every parent knows about back to school clothes and back-to-school supplies, but nowadays, back-to-school apps are just as important.
Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids.