July 29, 2015
NEW — 11:13 a.m. July 29, 2015
Before you know it, summer will be over and children will head back to school.
And although it’s an exciting time for the many children who get new clothes and school supplies, it’s a tense time for families who don’t have the money for such things.
That’s where Tools 4 School comes in.
May 31, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. May 31, 2015
Help ensure students arrive at school with the tools required to succeed. Through the Issaquah Schools Foundation’s Basic Student Needs fund, you can provide food, health care, clothing and school supplies for students in need.
With Tools 4 School, “you’ve got their backs” means students have new backpacks filled with supplies to help them thrive throughout the school year. The annual drive collects backpacks and school supplies for hundreds of local students.
August 20, 2013
As the bustle of the back-to-school shopping season descends upon Issaquah School District families, it’s likely that a new backpack is at the top of the shopping list.
The backpack featuring a student’s favorite cartoon character will likely stand out, as will the one with that particularly hip design, but it’s not the color that matters so much as the function.
Studies show that overloaded or improperly worn backpacks can cause back, neck and shoulder pain that, if left untreated, could grow worse into adulthood.