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Kingwood School Basics

by Lorna Calder

It's back to school time and kids and parents are busy trying to get organized to start the school year prepared. Kids are typically concerned with buying the right outfit while parents concentrate on making sure their kids have the proper supplies for their classes.

Check your local school website for a school supplies checklist. If your school doesn't offer this list online, below is a basic list, as provided by GreatSchools.com, to help you get started.

Elementary School

  • Glue sticks  
  • Scissors
  • Ballpoint pens
  • No. 2 pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Pencil sharpener   
  • Large pink eraser  
  • Box of crayons   
  • Drawing paper
  • Construction paper
  • A ruler with English and metric measurements
  • School box   
  • Kleenex
  • Small bottle of hand sanitizer
  • A backpack (Check out GreatSchools.com article, Tips for Buying a Backpack and Carrying Safely, about choosing the right backpack)

Middle-School and High-School

In addition to the basic school supply items, children in middle and high school may be required to purchase the following:

  • A calendar for time-management and for scheduling assignments
  • 2 combination locks   
  • Binder dividers  
  • Several 3-ring binders
  • Folders to fit into binders
  • A small notebook to record assignments
  • Pencil case to fit into binder
  • Pens
  • Index cards, ruled and unruled
  • Calculator (Check with your teacher first for type and model)

Don’t forget to visit GreatSchools.com for a more complete list. Happy shopping and have a great school year.

Kingwood Housing Trends

by Lorna Calder

My Kingwood Housing Trends eNewsletter is now ready to offer you up-to-date real estate information. It is filled with market updates provided by the National Association of Realtors, the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources. Information includes key market indicators, real estate sales and price statistics, a video report by a nationally recognized economist, commentary(blogs) by top real estate economists, maps, mortgage rates and calculators, consumer articles, plus local neighborhood information and more.

Everything you need to stay in touch with today's real estate market.

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