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Pack the Bus! - The Mountain Times

Posted on Jul 2, 2015: The Mountain Times by Frank Ruggiero  All are invited to attend the Boone and Blowing Rock Fourth of July parades and wave at the volunteers for the third annual Back 2 School Festival. Those volunteers are inviting High Country residents and...

What’s in a Name? (Why teachers request name brands)

The answer is pretty simple: They are better and will last longer. Any teacher will tell you that the knock-off brands have to be replaced MUCH sooner than the name brands.  Most schools do not have supplies closets to turn to anymore so the teachers have to pull from...

How Socioeconomic Status Affects Children

Do low-income or under-resourced kids feel less confident about going back to school than their affluent classmates? We’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately as we’re preparing for the 2nd Annual Back-to-School Festival. And the answer is: yes. Yes, they...

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2016 #B2SF

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2016 #B2SF

Hundreds of kids got FREE HAIRCUTS at #B2SF2016 thanks..

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2016 #B2SF

OP Smiles always makes us smile! THANKS to the team..

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2016 #B2SF

HUGE THANKS to Green Street Catering for supplying..

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