Quack! It’s a Giveaway!

Happy Friday, all! It’s the final day of our Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaway Extravaganza at The Mailbox Blog. We’ve had loads of fun and we hope you have too! Today’s giveaway includes a duck (yes, it’s a rubber one), two adorable duck books, and—wait for it—a $20 THANK YOU gift card for Bath & Body…

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A “Golden” Giveaway!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s the first day of what we hope will be a terrific week for every teacher everywhere. Having been teachers ourselves, we understand all that teachers do—inside and outside of the classroom. We soooooo appreciate you! To show our sincere appreciation, we are celebrating by having a full week of giveaways…

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School Volunteers

April is National Volunteer Month. Who knew, right? Even if you’re not prepared to formally recognize your school’s volunteers (which often occurs as the school year is wrapping up), it’s a great opportunity to give a shout-out to the folks who offer their gifts of time. Verbal acknowledgments and handwritten notes are quick and easy….

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National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Please don’t require every student to write a poem this month. Please, please, please. Okay, I take that back. Maybe writing poetry is part of your curriculum and this is a necessary assignment. If you have the flexibility, and I hope you do, I suggest you celebrate National Poetry Month…

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