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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.

08/01/2012

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Back to School Consignment Event in Olympia

If you live in Olympia, you’ll want to save the date to shop for back to school clothes for babies, toddlers and kids at the Just Between Friends Olympia Consignment Sale on August 10, 11 and 12.

07/26/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

It’s time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?

07/20/2012

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Guide to Back to School Drives in Puget Sound

While you’re out shopping for back to school items, why not pick up a few extra supplies for local kids in need? Here are some drives near you that would appreciate a helping hand.

07/18/2012

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Seattle Storm Announces Special Theme Nights

The Seattle Storm has announced their HOME GAME theme nights for their 2012 Season! It’s time to think about purchasing tickets and getting that Sue Bird Limited Edition Bobblehead, or taking dear old Dad to the Dads and Daughters Night on Father’s Day.

05/22/2012

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Best Shoe Stores for Kids in Seattle

Kids seem to go through shoes in a hurry. And now that it’s time to get those back-to-school shoes and boots, or just find a bigger size to get you through the summer, there are some great shoe stores in the Seattle area where your kids’ fit, comfort and style come first.

07/21/2011

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A Guide to Project Based High Schools

A fairly new concept in education, project based learning is designed to not only educate students in the subjects required for high school graduation, but to prepare students for workplace environments – even as teenagers. Skill sets like team building, productivity, research and oral presentations are part of the learning process. There are several public high schools around the Sound that have adopted these ideas, and are thriving.

04/20/2011

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