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10 iPhone Apps to Get You Back to School

As August nights get cooler, we begin begrudgingly counting down the remaining summer days. Once Labor Day passes, it’s back to school time for millions.

The best part of going back to school is clearly the shopping. Even though a new notebook can go a long way in preparing you for the new year, the iPhone also has a ton of apps that will help to get you organized and in the right mind-space to focus and learn.

From the college-bound to those who are still lucky enough to enjoy recess, here is a PowerPoint presentation and a video of the best back to school apps for iPhone.

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Original post can be found at: http://mashable.com/2010/08/24/back-to-school-iphone-apps/

10 Funny Back to School Quotes

The new school year is just around the corner. Some are overjoyed to see friends and start a new grade level. Some wish that summer would never end. Whether you are happy or disappointed that school is starting, here are 10 funny quotes to inspire you for the approaching school year. There are back to school quotes for students, teachers and parents.

#1 For the moms
“If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.” -Edgar W. Howe

#2 For those of faith
“As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in schools.” -Author Unknown

#3 For Politicians
“But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.” -Ronald Reagan

#4 For kids
“Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.” Gracie Allen

#5 For teachers
“There are three good reasons to be a teacher – June, July, and August.” – Author Unknown

#6 For the student
“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” -Winston Churchill

#7 For the Class Clown
We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.” Peter De Vries

#8 For the question asker
“What’s another word for thesaurus?” Steven Wright.

#9 For unruly children
“When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble.” – Mark Twain

#10 For anyone who lives or works with kids
“Schoolteachers are not fully appreciated by parents until it rains all day Saturday.” – E. C. McKenzie

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Back to School Safety Tips: Before Leaving Home

Back to School Safety Tips: Before Leaving Home

  • Teach your child his/her phone number, address, and any important information on how to contact you in an emergency.
  • Teach your child to never leave or get into a car with a stranger under any circumstance. Teach them to report any such instances immediately.
  • If someone else is to pick up your child, use a secret code that you have prearranged between your child and the adult. Make sure the school knows that someone else will pick up your child.
  • Teach your child who the police are & how they can help them.
  • Teach your child the route to and from home and school.
  • Observe what your child is wearing.
  • Have your child fingerprinted by the local Military Police & keep photos current.
  • Print your child’s name on clothes, jackets, lunch boxes, etc.
  • Make sure your child knows that if he/she is lost you will be looking for them for as long as it takes.
  • Do background and reference checks on all persons charged with the care of your child. Don’t be afraid to call and inquire about people – it is your child that is at stake.

KEEP YOUR CHILDREN SAFE by preparing for the unexpected!

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