Back To School

Take A Deep Breath It's Back To School Time!
Take A Deep Breath It's Back To School Time!
Parents In Tug Of War Over New Elementary School LocationDuring a school board meeting tonight the Richardson ISD could take a big step forward on fixing an overcrowding problem at one school. The problem has to do with the mass of students at White Rock Elementary,
FWISD Leader Excited About Today & Planning For The FutureThe FWISD Superintendent was on hand today to greet parents and children as they arrived for the first day of school at the new, aboveground Washington Heights Elementary School.
Federal Judge Orders Injunction Against Obama Bathroom DirectiveA federal judge has okayed a preliminary injunction for Texas and a group of states hoping to block a federal rule about public schools and transgender students.
New Schools & New Programs For Dallas ISD StudentsIt's a new school year and there are new schools, programs and changes across the Dallas Independent School District. There are some 160,000 students heading back to Dallas public schools today.
Students Returning To Shields Elementary After Devastating TwisterBack-to-school takes on a whole new meaning at one school in the Red Oak ISD. After a devastating tornado nearly took out Shield Elementary, students are about to return to the campus for the first time.
North Texas Resource Officers Give Back-To-School AdviceNorth Texas students, teachers and staff are heading back to school. Even if you don’t fall into one of the aforementioned groups, the influx of people and traffic will probably have some impact on your life.
Bus Drivers Want Parents & Kids To Get Ready For Start Of SchoolSchool bus drivers are getting ready for the start of the new school year and they're hoping you will prepare along with them.
Students, Teachers In Red Oak Prepare To Head Back To SchoolSchool bells will soon be ringing and one week from today many students across North Texas will head back to the classroom. But youngsters aren’t the only ones preparing for the big day -- teachers are getting ready too!
Ask A DFW Expert: Getting Kids Ready For KindergartenApril Brown-Bell is a speech-language pathologist with an expertise in child language and communication disorders. She provides five tips to help your little ones and them ready for the first steps into school.
Tarrant County Back To School Roundup Gets UnderwayStudents in the Fort Worth Independent School District will be heading back to school is less than two weeks and today a free event is being held to make sure they're ready.

Summer Fun!

5 Foods To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireOnce you get your fire safely built, get the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are some ideas to help spark your culinary creativity before the summer officially comes to an end.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that summer produce. Pickle your fruits and vegetables this year. Pickling involves using vinegar to preserve and flavor your food. It also uses herbs, meaning you can play around with the flavors.
5 End Of Summer Trips To Take With Your FamilyThe summer season is starting to wind down. Make some final summertime memories before the school year really begins. Here are a few last-minute trip ideas for the whole family.
End Your Summer With A Neighborhood Yard SaleOne person's junk can often be another person's treasure, especially at bargain yard sale prices. Clean out your house and garage, and plan a successful end of summer yard sale with these tips.
5 Items To Include In Your Child's Sensory KitLearning about the world can be tough for some young children, particularly ones who have sensory issues or disorders. But the senses can be used to help ground them, and there are a variety of toys and items that can do just that.
3 Ways To Enjoy Summer PeachesPeaches are one of the best fresh fruits of the summer. Whether you grow them at home or grab a bag from your local store, there are so many ways to enjoy this juicy fruit all season long.
How To Create A 'Back To School' Time CapsuleCreate some 'back to school' memories, then re-visit those memories for many years to come. A back to school time capsule is a great annual tradition. Here are a few ideas on what to include in your family's capsule.
5 Ways To Prepare For The 1st Day Of SchoolAfter weeks in the sunshine, and staying up way past bedtime, the school year is approaching. Start the year off on the right foot by helping your kids prepare for the first day of classes.
5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
Hit The Road: Summer Road Trip Must-HavesSummer conjures up ideas of days at the beach, evening bike rides, afternoon baseball games and road trips. Whether you're hitting the road for a day or going wherever the wind takes you, these are some road trip essentials.
Best Summer Food: Hot Dogs Vs. HamburgersWhat is truly the best food of the summer? Is it hot dogs or hamburgers? It's one of the oldest and most long-lasting competitions of all time. Test your friends with this fun backyard barbecue party idea.
7 Best July 4th Summer Wedding TrendsWhen it comes to a wedding near July 4th, there are so many fabulous ways to infuse some Americana without being cheesy about it. Start planning your July 4th summer wedding with these trendy ideas.

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