Blog posts of '2018' 'May'

Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude

Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude

Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude

Long a staple of religious and philosophical study, gratitude has been gaining popularity in recent years. As more psychologists and scientists study the effects of gratitude on emotional and mental health, the results of adopting an attitude of gratitude are bec...

The Great School Supply Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Read the Clues, Find the Answers - Win $250!

Today is National Scavenger Hunt Day! We've got 10 clues that will lead you to different products on our website. Find the official product name for each clue and answer the two bonus questions.

One random lucky person with all of the correct answers ...

Books That Empower Tween Girls

Books that empower tween girls

Books That Empower Tween Girls

As girls move from tweens to teens, they can be filled with many questions that are not always easy to ask. As they are changing, so are their roles in society. Amid all of this change, however, books remain a constant. One of the greatest joys of books is that they...

Shorter School Week Will Make Big Difference

Are Shorter School Weeks a Good Idea?

Shortfalls in yearly school budgets are encouraging many school districts to consider shortening the school week by one day. This possibility is especially popular in rural school districts that provide transportation to students living in distant, sparsely-populated locations. Before adopting thi...

Customer Spotlight: The Pencil Granny - Changing Lives One Pencil Packet at a Time

Marketing at the school store

We love hearing from customers who are doing amazing, world-changing things. We recently spoke with Cinda Kelly about her efforts to make sure that every student in the world has something to write with.


Can you tell us a little about yourself?

My name is Cinda Kelly and I started the Faceboo...

School Stores Profit with Student Marketing

Marketing at the school store

Are you running a school store and want your students to learn about marketing to consumers? After teaching your students some marketing basics, try some fun activities that will help your class learn and use their creativity to help improve the school store's sales.

The Basics

First, your stude...