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Everything You Need to Know to Reward Students During the School Year

Making students interested in school can be a struggle for parents and teachers alike. However, with the right methods of praise and reward schemes, as well as the ability to boost school pride and make school seem more fun, it is possible to enable students to enjoy school and feel excited about their classes. If you want to boost school patriotism and reward your students for their hard work, read on for some of the best tips in the textbook.

 

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DiscountMugs Back to School Catalog

A polarizing topic, Back to School season is about to make its grand appearance. Soon, floods of contrasting groups - some showing their support while others brood in disdain - will be seen rushing to nearby stores to begin their preparations. Teachers, parents and students alike will put their differences to the side and work together towards a common goal: stock up on pens, pencils, notebooks, backpacks uniforms and other supplies that will be essential to the new school year.

The truth is we’re all sorry to see our summer vacation come to an end. However, a brand-new school year brings with it a swamp of opportunities, strategies and resources that promise to elevate us closer to a better future. Follow us inside our Back to School Catalog and learn how branded promotional items can help your business or organization this season.

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Schools Out for Summer: Wave Farewell to Teachers and Hello to Summer Camp Fun!

School is coming to a close and summer camp is looming! Excitement is building, and parents everywhere are getting prepped for that exciting transition from the classroom to the campground. From thank you gifts through to the best summer games for kids to play, this article is packed full of novel ideas to ensure everyone enters the summer break in top spirits.

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The Ultimate Guide to Fundraising Ideas

Coming up with unique fundraising ideas each year can feel challenging, even for the most creative groups. Before you launch into idea mode or start planning, you’ll need to determine what the campaign or event will be about and decide what ideas will generate the most interest from participants. There are so many great fundraising ideas out there which can be tailored to your campaign so it’s unique to your organization or school, the trick is deciding which events will lead to the best results. You should find a fundraiser that will work for you and that will generate enthusiasm excitement in your volunteers and donors.  

Check out these great fundraising ideas for organizations, pick one that fits your needs and resources and take a look at the helpful hints on how to run a great fundraising campaign.

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9 Advantages of 50/50 Cotton & Polyester Over 100% Cotton

Most people spend a good amount of time selecting the perfect shirt for their sports team, promotional, or personal events. Finding a shirt that matches your design exactly right is important, but you'll also want to consider the best material for your needs.

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13 Brilliant Ways To Show Your School Spirit

It’s the big game, the final curtain call, the pep rally for the champions. Students, teachers, administration, and parents all come together to support their school for these big events and the energy in the air can be felt by all. What is this feeling exactly? It’s something called school spirit.

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Twenty-Five Fundraising Ideas for Your College Organization

College students always need money—and college-student led organizations are no different. Sororities and fraternities, along with any college club or organization, are dependent on the generosity of friends, donors, alumni, and faculty to stay open and meet various goals.

Fundraising is the traditional, tried-and-true means to filling the coffers and keeping the lights on, but are you stuck thinking of ideas?

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6 Simple Ideas to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle and Contribute to School Spirit

Every school across the country faces the challenges of keeping students healthy and well while under the care of the institution. In the United States alone, almost 3 percent of school-aged students under the age of 12 will miss 11 or more days of school in a given year because of illness or injury. For some children, missing that much school can have a great impact on their learning and ability to keep pace with fellow students.

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Church and School Halloween Party Ideas So Good They’re Scary!

What could be more fun for a classroom or church youth group than a spooky Halloween party? While the whole point of All Hallows’ Eve is to have fun getting scared out of our minds, your party planning doesn’t need to be a scary proposition.

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5 Effective Fundraising Ideas to Help Your Team Win On and Off the Field

If you manage a  sports team, you probably have some idea of how important fundraising is for every season. Whether you’re working with Little Leaguers or adults, raising the funds for uniforms, travel costs, and team equipment is a big responsibility. Your team may be big or small, from the city or the country, with a large budget or a tiny one. Wherever you find yourself, as a team leader you may have to get creative when it comes to finding the resources needed for a variety of necessary expenses.

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3 High School Fundraising Ideas to Involve Students and Keep Within Budget

 

 

High school can be an exciting time, full of new experiences and lifelong friendships. For many schools, fundraising is a necessary tool to meet budget requirements for their various sports teams and extracurricular events. School fundraising ideas are widely available and as unique as each individual in the student body, and with a bit of creative thinking and organization, your efforts to raise funds can turn into a great success.

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Travel Friendly & Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Sports Team

When your sports team is on the road, nutrition is critical. Without proper nutrition, the team can’t perform as well as it should. You’ll wind up losing games and suffering more injuries on account of things like exhaustion, dehydration, and low blood sugar. Luckily, there’s a way around this. By ensuring that you’re packing plenty of fun, healthy snacks that travel well with your team, you can head off issues of low energy and poor performance at the pass, and ensure that your team continues to play just as well as usual, until the end of the last game!

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6 Useful Tips to Help Teachers Plan and Get the Most of School Field Trips

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to organize a field trip - whether in a school setting, for a religious organization, or perhaps a club like the Boy Scouts - you know it’s both a daunting and highly rewarding task. Few educational or social experiences can match the memory-making power of a well-organized trip with a group of friends.

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Personalized School Supplies to Keep Your Students Motivated

Keeping students motivated throughout the school year presents its own set of challenges for teachers and administrators. Each group and classroom is unique, made up of different personalities and learning styles.

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Personalized School Supplies: 5 Products to Promote School Spirit

Heading back to school after summer break is always bittersweet. Your students have enjoyed their time off , but they’re excited to see friends. They’re nervous about meeting new teachers, but also excited to do well in classes. They have mixed emotions, and the transition between summer break and the fall semester can be difficult.

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