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Back To School

Back to School: Everything you need to know during the Back-to-School season
Fed Begins Regulating Snacks Sold in Schools This Year

Fed Begins Regulating Snacks Sold in Schools This Year

The standards limit calories, sodium, sugar and fat in food, and regulate beverages.
Encourage Your Daughter To Code and Change Her Life

Encourage Your Daughter To Code and Change Her Life

Teenage girls are being encouraged by schools and organizations to take interest in computer science.
Should Your School District Get Rid of Buses?

Should Your School District Get Rid of Buses?

One community has never had them — and they’re saving big-time.
Patch Goes Back to School: What Books Do You Remember?

Patch Goes Back to School: What Books Do You Remember?

Some summer reading books stick around long after back-to-school quizzes end.
Districts Turn to School Resource Officers for Students' Safety

Districts Turn to School Resource Officers for Students' Safety

Mass violence in schools means changing roles and more open positions for school resource officers.
AAA Reminds us for the 68th Year that Schools Open This Week

AAA Reminds us for the 68th Year that Schools Open This Week

Pelham students head back to school Sept. 4.
The Emotional Stages of Going Back to School

The Emotional Stages of Going Back to School

More like back-to-COOL, amirite??
KidsOutAndAbout's Master List of Extracurricular Classes

KidsOutAndAbout's Master List of Extracurricular Classes

It's always time to look into extracurricular opportunities for kids! Below we have easy links to classes, organized by subject.
How Are Students Paying For College?

How Are Students Paying For College?

Despite greater access to loans, many American students have to borrow money from their parents and get part-time jobs to pay for college.
10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Do you have a child who comes home with straight C’s when you know he or she could get A’s? Then this article is for you.
Local Children's Charity Needs Help Filling 750 Backpacks

Local Children's Charity Needs Help Filling 750 Backpacks

Friends of Karen sends kids back to school with smiles.
Make Sure Your Kids Have Had all their Vaccines

Make Sure Your Kids Have Had all their Vaccines

Got a child starting school?
Help Westchester's Homeless Kids While Back-to-School Shopping

Help Westchester's Homeless Kids While Back-to-School Shopping

Rye’s Helping Hands for the Homeless & Hungry needs donations of back to school supplies.
Are Your Kids Playing As Much As They Should Be?

Are Your Kids Playing As Much As They Should Be?

Studies show insufficient playtime is linked to depression, anxiety and obesity.
College Students: Apply for NY State Internships By Sept. 8

College Students: Apply for NY State Internships By Sept. 8

There's now a website to streamline the process.
Iona Prep Students Help Get New SAIL School Ready for Fall

Iona Prep Students Help Get New SAIL School Ready for Fall

The Prep students will be at St. Matthew’s School Wednesday through Friday, laying down fresh coats of paint and moving furniture.
August Seminar Gets Math Teachers Ready for School Year

August Seminar Gets Math Teachers Ready for School Year

Dr. Richard Bisk, who is professor of Mathematics at Worcester State University and has worked extensively with K-12 teachers and students.
Welcome To Boxtrolls Patch!

Welcome To Boxtrolls Patch!

Excited for the new movie "Boxtrolls"? Take your kids on a virtual trip to the world where the Boxtrolls live with Boxtrolls Patch!
Westchester Teachers Win Rock n' Roll HOF Music Training from The Cap, HeadCount

Westchester Teachers Win Rock n' Roll HOF Music Training from The Cap, HeadCount

The teachers were involved in lessons in how to bring rock music into the classroom, while emphasizing activism and rock history.
3rd Annual Operation Backpack Seeks Donations of School Supplies

3rd Annual Operation Backpack Seeks Donations of School Supplies

The program is run by the county’s Department of Social Services, with The Sharing Shelf, Operation Prom, WFAS, State Farm and others.