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How to Head Back to School Better Than Ever!

Aug 19, 2020

We’ve got hot tips on how to end summer on a high note, but how can you make sure you start the school year strong? When you’ve got a new grade, new teachers, and new friends to look forward to, read on for how to put your best foot forward!

Are you READY?! We are!!Are you READY?! We are!!

First Day of School Outfit

Arguably one of the most important elements of starting the school year well is assembling an ensemble that makes a great first impressions on both teachers and peers. So what goes into such an outfit? Three things: 1) make sure you are comfortable! When you feel good in what you wear, it makes you more confident. 2) choose something that reflects your personality. It’s a great way to connect with others! and 3) pick it out the night before so you don’t have to stress over how you look the morning of class!

Pick your first day of school outfit the night before so you can rest easy.Pick your first day of school outfit the night before so you can rest easy.Courtesy of Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

Meet Your Teachers

We know, it’s hard walking up to someone you don’t know and introducing yourself, but believe us, just saying hi and giving your name to a new teacher on the first day will place you miles ahead. It helps the teacher know who you are right away, shows an interest in their class, and is just plain polite!

Say hi to your new teachers!Say hi to your new teachers!

Pack a Lunch

After you’re done figuring out what to wear, be sure to pack a lunch and some snacks for the big day. Maybe an extra pack of fruit snacks will help you make a new friend with someone who isn’t as prepared as you! And if you’re a hot lunch kind of kid, then make sure you keep your money in a safe place like a wallet or inner pocket of your backpack!

Pack something yummy for lunch time.Pack something yummy for lunch time.

School Supplies

A week or two before classes resume, go over your school supply list and head to the store or order things online. Still have leftover notebooks and binders from last year? Reuse them! Plus, if you have old notes, it’ll help keep you up to speed after a few months out of the classroom.

Get new supplies or reuse good ones from last year!Get new supplies or reuse good ones from last year!

Summer Homework

If you’re a procrastinator (not us…we would never leave anything until the last minute…) be sure to buckle down and get that summer reading and writing done in time! Plus, it’ll help prepare you to get back into good study and homework habits.

Don't procrastinate... get that summer homework done!Don't procrastinate... get that summer homework done!

Go to Bed Early

Not like crazy early… just enough to get your eight hours of sleep. You want to feel rested and ready to go on one of the most important days of the year! Which brings us to…

A good night's sleep goes a long way.A good night's sleep goes a long way.

Set Your Alarm!!!!

We’ve all been late because we forgot to set an alarm to wake up on time. Don’t let it be on the first day of school! Pick a time that will give you a few minutes to wake up, time to eat a healthy breakfast, get ready and out the door without feeling rushed.

And don't forget to set your alarm!And don't forget to set your alarm!
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Good luck on your big day! And let us know how you’re getting ready for a great school year in the comments below.