Category: Supplies & Gear

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The Kindergarten Top Ten List

By Guest Blogger Kelly Sipe School will be here before we know it! If you have a rising Kindergartener, we hope today’s post will be beneficial to you. Written by...

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Bringing the World to Our Kids Through Online Courses

By Leigh Anne Shelor, Online Program Coordinator at The Piedmont School Our educational system continues to push for “21st century learning” for students....

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The YMCA Kicks off the Annual Backpack Campaign

By Chelsea Joslyn Join the Y for $1 with New Backpack Donation! Branches of the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina are working with local nonprofits and schools to gather...

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6 Common Myths about Type 1 Diabetes

By Elizabeth T. Walsh, MD, pediatric endocrinologist, Brenner Children’s Hospital When your child is first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you may feel confused...

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Help a Child Start School Ready for Success: Donate a Backpack at the Y

By Guest Blogger Chelsea Cullen, Communications Director, YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Many parents will start back-to-school shopping in just a few short weeks –...

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Educational Toys for All Ages

By Rachel Hoeing and Allison Tobey Although children usually do not want more work after surviving a long day at school, completing homework, and playing sports, we have...

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Back to School: Useful and Trendy School Supplies

By Katie Moosbrugger Ok, it’s been a loooong time since I’ve been in school, and wow have things changed! So in an effort to find out what’s cool in...