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Six Things We Do in the Carpool Line Besides Wait
If you're able to whip in and whip out when you're picking up the kids from school, there are a whole lot of other parents who are jealous of your mastery of the situation. Sometimes it takes a half hour, and that leaves plenty of time for things like power naps.
The Best Quotes For the First Day of School
With the first day of school at the Lufkin ISD last week and other districts starting today and next Monday, we know two things. Pictures of kids with backpacks are taking over your social media pages, and you might hear someone say, "Is it just me, or did mom seem a little too happy about the…
The 10 Types Of Teachers
This is your guide to the different types of teachers. It's not only useful to students, but also to parents, guardians and - quite possibly - to the other teachers and school workers.
Some Students Won't Have to Pass the STAAR Test
Several thousand students who took the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness test, or STAAR, experienced glitches during the test, and because of that the passing requirement to move on to the next grade will be waived.
Back-To-School Takes Over Social Media
If you are on social media at all this week, you will quickly understand that school has started.
As parents, there is some sort of reflex that makes us mark these back-to-school moments on Facebook, and as you might be able to see in this picture, the kids would rather just hurry up and ge…
Kids' Backpacks Shouldn't Be Any Heavier Than This
School starts next week in Lufkin and all across East Texas, and kids will be cramming iPods, notebooks, Kindles, phones, a change of shoes, snacks, and maybe even a book into those backpacks.
How heavy is too heavy?  If the backpack weighs more than a certain amount, it can knock kids off balan…

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