Many Illinois Students Head Back To School As Early As Next WeekFor thousands of school-age children in Illinois, this will be the last weekend of their summer break.
Swap Circle For Chicago Area Teachers To Provide Surplus School SuppliesInstead of having to dip into their own wallets, teachers can stock up on donated school supplies thanks to a new non-profit.
Charity Giving Out School Supply Kits For Needy StudentsBack 2 School Illinois was distributing nearly 14,000 of its signature school supply kits Wednesday morning at Broadway Armory Park.
Easy One-Pot Dinners For Back To School TimeRock your kid's first week back to school with an amazing meal that will have them asking for more, please. These five delicious recipes with simple instructions will take the chore out of family dinner, leaving you free to spend more time kicking back with the family after a long week.
Avoid Packing These Foods In Your Kid's LunchboxThese are a few foods that include high levels of added sodium, sugar and artifically-sweetened drinks.
Chicago Police Offer Free Back-To-School HaircutsThe Chicago Police Department was offering free back-to-school haircuts today.
Catch Up With The Latest Back-To-School Tech GadgetsCBS2’s Marissa Bailey talked with Lifestyle Expert Josh McBride, who will get you up-to-date with the latest school technology products.
Have You Had Your Back-To-School Health Check-Up?CBS2’s Marissa Bailey talks to University of Illinois at Chicago’s Dr. Jessica Shepherd, who shares some back-to-school health and vaccination information.
Back to School Fair In Pilsen Elicits Parental Concerns On Upcoming School YearA back-to-school fair was held Tuesday at Whitter Elementary School in Pilsen and parents have a lot of questions about the new year.
Ask A Chicago Expert: 5 School Lunches Kids Can Make ThemselvesYou might also think about having your youngsters take some responsibility for their lunches. A way to plan ahead is to have a variety of ingredients on hand, in the pantry or in the fridge so that pulling together a lunch is as easy as ABC.
Free School Supply Kits Offered To Chicago Children In NeedBack 2 School Illinois hosted 450 children from across the Chicago Tuesday and gave them free school supply kits.
5 Items To Include In Your Child's Sensory KitLearning about the world can be tough for some young children, particularly ones who have sensory issues or disorders. But the senses can be used to help ground them, and there are a variety of toys and items that can do just that.
How To Create A Back To School Time CapsuleCreate some back to school memories, then re-visit those memories for many years to come. A back to school time capsule is a great annual tradition. Here's how to make one and a few ideas on what to include in your family's capsule.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.