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School Folders Help Highlight Important Health and Safety Education Campaigns

One of the best elements of using school folders as an educational tool, as we see it, is that they are incredibly versatile. Not only do they lend themselves to a wide variety of issues and topics (more below), but

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Engaging Students Creatively

Engaging students isn’t as easy as it used to be. With so many media and communication options, and such constant stimulation (some might say overstimulation) getting one single message across can be incredibly difficult. We’ve found that our folders are

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Kids Tobacco Prevention: A Pressing Issue

The dangers of smoking have long been documented, but kids tobacco prevention is still, sadly, a huge need. Two or three generations ago, there was a level of excuse: people didn’t know cigarettes were harmful. But now, we do, and

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School Folders For Raising Awareness: Making Strong Impressions

In our work to support local and national initiatives for youth health and safety, we’ve seen first hand how valuable of a role our simple folders can make when utilized as part of a combined effort to educate and inform

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Business partnerships are a tremendous opportunity

One of the things that we hear most often is the effect that the current economic crisis has had on school fundraising programs. With constant reminders of the economic downturn in the news, it’s easy to understand why so many

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Anti-Bullying Efforts Must Be Community-Wide, No Exceptions

One of the saddest facts about bullying is that bullies most often target students who are already feeling left out and have low self esteem. These students are less likely to stand up to the bully, so if no one

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Values-Friendly Fundraising and Awareness Campaigns

One of our favorite elements of working with student folders is the many positive purposes they can fill at one time. The key goal, at the very heart of this all, is helping improve students’ lives (or helping students improve

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Cutting Middle School Sports

Middle School Sports are Essential To Adolescents’ Health Childhood obesity is on the rise and in the spotlight of campaigns at both state and national levels, most notably Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative. But at the same time, school districts

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Tips on How to Stop Someone from Bullying

At some point in your time at school you will probably experience some sort of bullying. Bullying is any action that hurts, offends, or makes another person feel bad. Bullying is unacceptable, and no person should have to deal with

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Childhood Obesity: Altering Options, Encouraging Play, Informing Families

Childhood obesity is on the rise, and the number of kids dealing with weight-related health problems is higher than at any point in U.S. history. In addition to shockingly high rates of diabetes (1 in 3 students is expected to

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