Give Your Child the Gift of a Foreign Language

Elena Krasnoperova - Monday, April 25th, 2016

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Guest post by Kristina Klausen, Founder of PandaTree

For many parents and kids, the motivations for learning a foreign language are intrinsic. They enjoy discovering a different way of looking at the world. They love being able to talk to relatives in their native language. They gain cultural appreciation and sensitivity. But speaking a foreign language has powerful extrinsic benefits as well.

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Putting the “Fun” Back in Fundraiser with Monthly Themes

Elena Krasnoperova - Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Do you feel that the “fun” part is missing from most fundraiser experiences? Put the fun back by picking a unique monthly theme for your fundraiser. Here are ideas for each month of the year.

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The Easiest Way to Communicate with Your PTA or PTO

Elena Krasnoperova - Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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In a previous post, we talked about why it is important to communicate regularly with your PTA members. The good news is that managing all of that communication does not need to be a full-time job. All you have to do is pick the right platform for your group communication. SimplyCircle fits the bill on all accounts.

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Survival Guide for PTA Fundraising Committee Chair

Elena Krasnoperova - Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Are you nervous about being a PTA Fundraising Committee Chair? Don’t be.  We have some tips and guidelines that will help you meet your group’s financial goals and be a raving success.

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An Easy (and Cheap!) Way to Show Volunteer Appreciation

Elena Krasnoperova - Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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One of your “jobs” as a PTA leader is to make sure there are enough volunteers for every PTA or school event. To help encourage more people to participate, make them feel extra-special with these “I make the difference” volunteer stickers.

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10 Easy Tips for a Successful Bake Sale

Elena Krasnoperova - Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Bake sales are an important part of our culture, and are often a major fundraising source for schools and PTAs. But I’m sure you’ve been to some bake sales that were great, and others that were subpar. So what separates the great bake sale from the rest? Follow these 10 easy tips to make your next bake sale a huge success!

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12 Unique Fundraiser Ideas for Your School or PTA

Elena Krasnoperova - Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Do you moan every time you hear the word “fundraiser”? Do you still have all of the wrapping paper you bought at last year’s fundraiser? You are not alone! The same-old-same-old routine can sometimes be the death of a fundraiser. But breaking out of the ordinary can spark a new fire in your fundraising efforts and even add some fun. Check out these really unique ideas for your next fundraiser:

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Easy Homemade Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Elena Krasnoperova - Friday, April 8th, 2016

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Teacher Appreciation Day is coming up soon, on May 3. Are you looking for ways to give your heartfelt thanks to your child’s favorite teacher? Here are some great ideas for homemade gifts you can make with your child.

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Our Favorite Teacher Appreciation Quotes

Elena Krasnoperova - Friday, April 8th, 2016

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Words can’t begin to express how we feel about the extraordinary teachers that changed our lives. Or can they? Here are some of our all-time favorite teacher appreciation quotes. Some are funny, others serious and profound. All are full of gratitude and recognition of the unique role that teachers play in our lives.

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Announcing the $7,500 Teacher Appreciation Day Giveaway!

Elena Krasnoperova - Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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SimplyCircle was created for dedicated teachers like you. We are excited to announce that on May 3, 2016, in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, we will be doing a $7,500 Giveaway! We will be giving away 100 Pro Silver Gift Certificates, valued at $75 each. Here is how you can participate in the Giveaway.

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