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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

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 05:35 AM CDT
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By Alana Pipe, Nina Lin

Retro School Supplies You Used to Use in Class

Just like calculus and art theory, there are some things you probably don't bring...View gallery

  • Mr. Sketch Scented Markers
  • Spirographs
  • Floppy Disks
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:06 AM CDT

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing...

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 05:35 PM CDT

How to Support Chicago School Supplies Drive This Summer

How to Support Chicago School Supplies Drive This Summer

All too often, kids don’t have the school supplies — pens, paper, notebooks and more — that they need to succeed in school. Teachers struggle to fill the gap without the resources they need.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 08:22 AM CDT
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By Madison Walls

10 Tools to Use in Your School Garden

Whether you’re just breaking new ground on a school garden or are a seasoned pro...View gallery

  • Pencils and Sharpeners
  • ID Cards for Bugs and Plants
  • Clipboards for Worksheets
Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 11:50 AM CDT

Revealed: The Best High School-Themed Movie Ever

Revealed: The Best High School-Themed Movie Ever

One John Hughes classic "The Breakfast Club" defeated another Hughes classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" to be crowned the best high school-themed film of all-time. (Or at least among those who voted.)

What We're Doing

This summer, NBC Chicago and Telemundo Chicago are Supporting Our Schools, an initiative to help those in need at programs with school supplies for the upcoming year. From July 17 to July 28, you can drop off donations at more than 200 locations across the Chicago area to support students in programs with Boys & Girls Clubs and Communities In Schools organizations. Learn more here.