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Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Collecting supplies and donations to give students and teachers access to the materials they need

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 04:26 PM EDT

Classroom Gadgets: Supplies Go From Old School to High Tech

Classroom Gadgets: Supplies Go From Old School to High Tech

The days of notebooks, chalkboards and flour sack babies in schools across the country may be ending. Many of today’s schools are incorporating Chromebooks, Smart Boards, and even high-tech infant simulators...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 11:54 PM EDT

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

In a profession most readily associated with the printed word, school librarians have embraced what may seem like an unlikely tool. Librarians in public schools across the country are mixing new technologies...

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 05:03 PM EDT

As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students Who Tend Them

As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students Who Tend Them

For Rebecca Lemos-Otero, the founder of a nonprofit that creates school gardens, plots of vegetables and flowers don't only offer new ways to teach science or math. And give kids opportunities to be outside and...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 03:00 PM EDT

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

Ever wondered how Crayola Crayons are made? We go through the entire process and share some surprising facts about how many crayons are made every year.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 09:53 AM EDT
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By Cathy Rainone, Alana Pipe

Back to Basics: Cost of Essential School Supplies and Fees

From basic schools supplies to extracurricular activities, sending your child...View gallery

  • Crayon / Pen / Pencil
  • Notebook / Folder
  • Eraser / Glue
Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:19 AM EDT
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By Liz Lane

From 'Potter' to 'Twilight,' 15 Years of Kids' Bestsellers

Children's literature is full of all kinds of stories, packed with wizards and...View gallery

  • 2016: 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
  • 2015: 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School'
  • 2014: 'The Fault in Our Stars'

What We're Doing

Join NBC4 in Supporting Our Schools! Click on the “Donate Here” button below and search your town or zip code to find schools in need near you.

You also can donate new backpacks and school supplies at one of two NBC4 Backpacks 4 Kids on-site collection days. Click here for more information.