back to school

School Lunch Visits
School Lunch Visits
In 30 years of doing our show, a lot of things have changed. But, one thing has always remained constant: reading the menus from the schools on the air. Back in the early 90's Paul and I did "School Lunch Visits" to every school in the outlying areas.
Dress Codes
Dress Codes
As we start a new school year it’s time for people to figure out what kids can and can’t wear to school.  I remember as a kid going to the store getting new school clothes that would fit.  Now, kids don’t have to, their everyday wardrobe is just fine at schools...
Kids Going To School
Kids Going To School
Some people say they can’t wait for their kids to go to school or college to get them out of the house.  Well, it’s not fun.  All 4 of mine went from at least being close to home, to being out of reach in the last 30 days.   It’s hard to describe the emptiness you feel.  I...
Five Back To School Tips
Five Back To School Tips
Today was Back To School day for my daughter and, all-in-all, things went pretty well; however, there was a little bit of stress that could have been avoided if I would have planned a little better.  I thought I'd share these thoughts since I know I'm not the only parent that had these same issues today (or will have them on Thursday for District 2)...
School Bells Pinch Wallets
School Bells Pinch Wallets
If the sight of all those school supplies filling the aisles of Billings retail stores has you in a panic, it's understandable. Parents with three children in elementary, middle and high school can expect to pay as much as $3,000 for school supplies and extracurricular activities for the 2015-2016 school year, according to the Huntington Bank Backpack Index released Wednesday.