Random Drug Testing in Sylvania Schools

A matter of perspective Students who participate in extracurricular activities at the two Sylvania High Schools began the school year with the knowledge that they can be directed to participate in a private, random drug test. Like many school policies, the random drug testing is not 100% endorsed by the community. School officials, however, claim

Dinner is Done, Now What?

13 Ideas for Post Thanksgiving Dinner Fun After all of the hours of prep work that goes into Thanksgiving dinner, it seems as if it’s gobbled up in no time flat. Now what? Here’s a bounty of activity ideas, big and small, for the entire family to enjoy after the big feast. Sign a pumpkin.

Done in a Day

Easy ways to give back We all have a lot to do. Between raising kids, working a job, managing a household and juggling extracurriculars, you probably feel strapped for time (because you are), while at the same time you may also feel the urge to give back and make a difference in your community. If

The Bedtime Story Isn’t Dead!

But is screen time making books less fun? Recent comments from HM Chief Inspector of Education at Ofsted, Amanda Spielman, have raised concerns that the bedtime story is a dying art, however new data from Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group shows that for one age group in particular this is thankfully not the case. The

Treats for Cheap

Score Inexpensive Treats this Halloween Soon children will appear on your doorstep wanting goodies. Handing out treats to the whole neighborhood doesn’t have to be expensive though. The cheapest way to get Halloween candy is to stock up in November when leftover goodies are as low as 90% off their original prices. Didn’t stockpile treats

Back to school: Teaching kids about money

By Jill Schlesinger Tribune Content Agency During back-to-school season, parents are focused on helping their children succeed academically, socially and, yes, financially. I know talking about money is not easy, and not enough schools incorporate personal finance concepts into the curriculum. That puts the onus on parents and grandparents, who may not feel comfortable with

Ronald McDonald House’s OcTABerFest

Go through the recycling bin for those pop cans and help area families stay together! The local Ronald McDonald House is hosting OcTABerFest on Saturday, October 5, collecting as many aluminum pull tabs as possible. The House recycles them and uses the funds to purchase food for the families who stay at the facility. The