Back to School 2013 (click here for all of our coverage)
08/17/2013 03:00:18 AM EDT
Back to school can be a crazy time. As the summer months wind down, the heat is on. Students need to prepare their return to the classroom with back-to-school shopping, shifts to a school-friendly sleeping schedule, and the rush to finish their summer reading projects.
Last year Amelia Graff, now 12, attended the Windham Southeast Supervisory Union Leadership Retreat for the first time.
The upcoming academic year will be the first in which Bellows Falls Middle School students can enjoy the complete renovation of their building.
Parents, you can already picture those first mornings of the school year: the challenge of dragging cranky kids out of their beds at dawn after two months of mellow summer mornings.
The word "homework," greeted with anxiety by kids and parents alike, will soon be the topic of daily conversation once again.
For many parents, there's something special about school picture day. They remember getting out of class, combing their hair, lining up with friends for their turn before the camera.
We're just easing into August, but back-to-school shopping season is in full gear. So take this pop quiz to see if you are in the know.
For many students and teachers, summer vacation was more like summer term.
Oh, campus-checklist and dorm-décor ads, you are so funny!
Shopping for back to school used to mean a trip to Target to buy notepads, binders, pencils, erasers and a "Spongebob Squarepants" pencil box.
More and more public schools around the state are turning to a new kind of computer to help kids learn -- tablets.