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Summer is quickly coming to an end, and a three-word phrase is becoming very common: back-to- school. When you hear this phrase, you probably think of crowded stores and parents and children scrambling to get needed supplies like composition books, pens, pencils, and loose-leaf paper. Back-to-school sales may include items other than school supplies, however.

Stores may have a sale on clothing, for example. Students want to look good when they start school. Many do not want to wear the same clothes that they wore last year. If their old clothing is worn out, it may need to be replaced. Students are likely to feel better and have a more positive attitude toward school if they have new clothes.

Since it is very important for students to have a good place to study, furniture stores may have a sale on desks during the back-to-school shopping season. People can then go into the store, look around, and find the desk that meets their needs.

Another item that may be on sale this time of year is a computer. Many students now use computers at school, and it is becoming very common for them to need to access the Internet in order to do their homework. For this reason, they might need to buy a computer before returning to school.

Finally, food items such as lunch meat, peanut butter, and jelly are helpful to have on hand for students who want to bring their own lunch to school. By bringing their own lunch, they can have a say in what they eat, and they can save money. School nights are often busy and long. Students may be studying for a test, doing several pages of math problems, or writing a paper, for example. Meals that can be fixed in the microwave are quick and convenient, allowing them to eat dinner, finish their homework, and get to bed at a reasonable time so that they can get up for school the next morning. Of course, meals that need to be baked, such as lasagna or meatloaf, work just as well. These types of meals simply require proper planning in order to have them baked in time. Once these foods are baked, the entire family can enjoy a healthy, satisfying dinner, and the students can get back to their homework once they have finished eating.

Once students have what they need, they should be set up for a great year. They will look good, feel good, and have the supplies that they need in order to be successful.


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