Dr. Karim Budhwani and Dr. Craig Wilson are putting their considerable talents to work designing something that might make returning to school this fall safer. Learn more about the simple desk partition that has the potential to make safe and healthy learning in schools—in Birmingham and elsewhere—much easier all around. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “These two Birmingham men designed $2 desk partitions. Could this make school return safer?”
The start of a new school year is right around the corner—and if you’re a parent, that probably means thoughts of school nights, binders and packed lunches are increasingly taking up more of your brain space. So, start out the school year on the right foot with a little help from Ashley Mac herself.Continue reading “Ashley McMakin gives 3 tips on making the back-to-school transition a breeze. Plus, how to win dinner for 4 from Ashley Mac’s in Birmingham!”
Looking to save on your back-to-school shopping? Here’s what you need to know before you hit the shops during tax-free weekend.Continue reading “6 things to know about Alabama’s tax-free weekend July 19-21 + Several things you didn’t know were included”
Packing lunch boxes. Carpooling to school. Homework. It’s back to school time in Birmingham. How can you help your child and your child’s teacher have the best school year yet? Bham Now has pulled together 12 tips to help you through.Continue reading “12 ways to support teachers and schools in Birmingham this fall, including how to send them on a beach trip”
For everything Birmingham students need to know before heading back to school for the 2018-2019 school year, check out this guide. Continue reading “Are you ready for the first day of school Birmingham? Ensure you’re ready with help from this must-know guide!”
For some parents it’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas, but the beginning of a new school year! And with just two weeks until the school bell rings, Alabama is once again giving parents and teachers a break from paying sales tax on back-to-school items.
You’ll want to mark this on your calendar. Alabama passed a law to change the school sales tax holiday, so tomorrow Birmingham will review its own tax holiday law. Continue reading “Birmingham tax holiday date to change”