Your Back to School Resource Guide
August is here, and the countdown to the start of the new school year has begun. Here is a quick resource guide to get you in the ‘back to school’ frame of mind – 2021 style! Some resources here, a few discounts there, and getting the kids off to a great start will be a piece of cake.
Supplies, Clothing & More
- Amazon and Walmart organize their back to school supplies by grade level.
- For back to school clothes, supplies, and more with a personal touch, shop on Etsy.
- From backpacks to laptops, Target offers some of the best back to school pricing around, and they will price match!
- Effective July 15, 2021, the Navy Exchange will offer FEE FREE layaway to help families with back to school purchases.
- Additional 2021 back to school sale and coupon resources around the internet.
Helpful Resources & Tips
- You can help the kids ease back into their studying, and improve their digital and learning skills with these FREE virtual workshops and interactive courses from Microsoft. From coding workshops to virtual travel and museum visits, this library of resources has something for everybody!
- 3 motivating TED Talks to start off the school year.
- Some seriously great back to school tips for parents!
- 50 easy and healthy school lunch ideas that they will eat!
School Calendars & Schedules
Here are quick links to the latest school calendars, schedules, and updates for our local school districts to help you plan ahead and get organized for a great start to the school year. Remember to check back, as schedules may change.
Virginia School Calendars and Information
North Carolina School Calendars and Information
“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”