Did You Get Your Immunizations?

“The Texas Department of Health has ruled that students must be current with immunizations in order to attend school unless an exemption has been filed with the school in accordance with Texas Education Code, Health and Safety, Chapter 38.0001. Unless a child’s immunizations are current when school begins on August 25, 2014, parents will be asked to obtain the needed immunizations before their child is … Continue reading Did You Get Your Immunizations?

Tips For Starting The School Year Right!

With the summer coming to an end, many young people and college students are gearing up for the return to school and college. When I was coming up, the first of August, my mom and I would begin shopping for school supplies and school clothes. It was my favorite memory because I loved school supplies, especially pens. I still look for great writing pens. However, … Continue reading Tips For Starting The School Year Right!

Returning To “Real” Life Soon

Wow! These months are flying by quickly. The hope is you are managing the heat. August brings to mind a restart. Children return to school, colleges gear up for fresh faces, and family life returns to a more focused routine. This month we will share stories about back to school and starting fresh for the second half of the year. We will share tips to … Continue reading Returning To “Real” Life Soon

Manos de Cristo Set for Back-to-School Serving 2,000 Low-Income Children

Austin nonprofit agency Manos de Cristo is set to help thousands of Central Texas children, Pre-K through 5th grades with this year’s annual Back-to-School program July 20 – 24. The program prepares low-income students for the school year by providing each child with two sets of new clothing, socks, underwear, and a brand new backpack filled with school supplies. WHEN:       July 20-24, 8:00 a.m. to … Continue reading Manos de Cristo Set for Back-to-School Serving 2,000 Low-Income Children