Back to School News
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Buying school supplies every year adds up and it can be frustrating for parents to buy supplies that their children do not like or that do not work well. First for you, "experts" from the Brooks Family YMCA put some of the most requested school supplies to the test.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Carter G. Woodson School of the Medical Arts will host a Community Day Saturday, August 18.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's a debate a lot of parents face as their child turns five years old, should you put them in kindergarten right away or hold them back a year?
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's a problem that many parents worry about: bullying. Fifth grade student, Jacob Jones says his experience with bullying was terrifying. "I had real stomach aches and I had really bad nauseous feelings, I was just scared to death," he says.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- As kids get stronger, the hits get harder and sometimes that can lead to a concussion.
JACKONVILLE, Fla. -- Some students heading back to school will start the new year with obstacles already in their paths.
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- Wednesday is the last day for teachers and administrators to prepare Palencia Elementary School for students and parents.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Lunch time is usually one of the highlights of the school day, but for parents whose children have food allergies it can be a very nerve-wrecking time.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The University of North Florida has a new tool for
its students. The school has launched a free campus app and made their
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- When Duval County Public School students head back to class Monday, August 20, they are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take students to school on the first day.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Back to school is here for many families on the First Coast and nutritionists suggest parents invest in "brain foods" to help their children prepare.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- As parents prepare to send their kids back to school, there are five things to remember to help keep your kids safe on and off the school bus.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- BEAM hosted a back to school event for the 19th straight year, providing needy children clothes and supplies for the start of the next school year.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Ed White High School will host a community meeting to garner support on Thursday, August 16.
Jacksonville, Fla. -- The annual Back to School Giveaway gets underway later this morning at the Teacher Supply Depot on the city's Westside.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Ever wondered what does my child need to score on their next test to be on track for an A? There's an app for that.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Summer break comes to a close in Nassau County as a new school year gets underway tomorrow, August 8.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Duval County Public Schools has opened its Transportation Call Center to help answer parents' questions about bus routes and schedules.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Teacher Supply Depot will host a back to school giveaway Friday, August 10.
It seems awfully early to say goodbye to summer vacation but some students around Florida head back to school this week.
Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday posts solid sales over the three-day period.
ATLANTA -- Georgia students can expect to see more fruits and vegetables in their school lunches under new federal guidelines aimed at adding more nutrition to their diets.
This stuff's sure not on the list the teacher sent out.
Jacksonville, Fla. -- On Saturday, August 4 and Saturday, August 11, nearly 500 volunteers, including 85 volunteer physicians, will provide free health screenings for approximately 1,500 local middle school and high school student-athletes in preparation for the school year.
With school starting back up, so do your busy schedules. Healthy eating may go to wayside quickly as you pick up extra family activities.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's that time of year when parents across the state prepare for back to school. In addition to the required supply lists and must have clothing items, you may want to consider spending some money on app this year.