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School is In Session!

Here we are again, another school year is upon us. Students across the state are heading into the classroom, greeting friends old and new with a common refrain. “Hey, do you have a pencil I could borrow?”

school supplies

Replace the word pencil with just about any other school related object and it’s probably be...

School Starts This Week in Maryland

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Most public school districts across the state of Maryland (where Geddes first got its start many school years ago), are in now in session for the start to the 2013-2014 school year today, Monday, August 26th.

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August school start times have be...

Why You Should do Back to School Shopping Online

It’s the middle of August, and you know what that means. School is right around the corner. Parents everywhere are dragging reluctant kids out shopping and crossing needed items off the list one by one. Getting kids to school is never easy, but getting them to go back to school shopping is almost im...

School Starts This Week?

While most students across the country are still reveling in the limitless freedom that is summer, some have seen the end of this year’s summer break and are heading back to the classroom. Students in many Mississippi districts are starting classes this week, and students in some Atlanta districts r...

Year Round Schooling Debate

Though the name might suggest otherwise, year round students actually go to school for the same number of days (180) as traditional students. The difference is that year round students have breaks that are smaller in duration, but more frequent. A popular format is the 45-15 schedule, where students...