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K-8 Schools: Best for Battling Bullying

It should come as no surprise to anyone who can recall his middle school years that most incidents of bullying take place in grades 6 through 8.  According to a recent study–one of the largest of its kind– published in the American Educational Research Journal, students in middle schools report higher rates of bullying and […]

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8 Best School Snacks According to Nutritionists

Kids love snack time–and they sure do need it.  Nutritionist Abby Langer rated the healthiest snacks for students–including some prepackaged options.  She also warned of some really unhealthy choices many of us make for our kids.   #1 Anything without ingredients or a wrapper!  An apple, a banana, an orange, carrot sticks.  Just make sure […]

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Homework Time Tips for Parents

Homework time seems to drag on for hours these days including nagging, numerous bathroom breaks, eventual yelling and possibly some tears.  The key to efficiency is focus.  Getting your child to focus on the task and get the job done.  Many parents feel their child is getting hours and hours of homework, but the truth […]

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Top 12 Teacher Tips for Back to School

Teachers see throughout the day how time at home impacts a student’s school day and academic performance.  Here’s 12 simple tips that Ss. Peter and Paul School teachers think are important for a happy, successful, confident student. #1  Have a special place in the home to put electronics(phones,etc.) at night so kids can wind down and go […]

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Basketball Champions!!!

Our Lady Knights are the Champions!  They played a great game last night and brought home the Buffalo Diocesan Girls Championship to SSPP by defeating St. Amelia’s 25 to 14! It was an exciting game all the way…with the Lady Knights hanging on to a 17 to 14 lead at the end of the 3rd […]

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