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Aloha Friday: Back To School

In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that we take it easy and look forward to the weekend. So Kalani thought that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting, too. On her blog she’ll ask a simple question for us to answer. Nothing that requires a lengthy response. Then if we would like to participate, we can do the same. I am participating this week and my question is: When are your kids going back to school? Alternate question (if you don’t have kids) is “what is your favorite school supplies?” Please feel free to elaborate your answer, but if you are a “man or woman with a few words, few words are fine too 🙂

For me us, its starts this Friday! Yes, aloha Friday 🙂

For visit more participants, please go to An Island Life and click on the linkies 🙂


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0 Responses to Aloha Friday: Back To School

  1. Magen July 30, 2009 at 6:32 pm #

    My daughter is not in school yet, she will start head start in October though!! 🙂 I cant wait for that!! My favorite school supply was the folders, notebooks and binders!! I LOVED color coding everything for each class and making sure everything was just right! I remember packing my back pack and un-packing it hundreds of times before school actually started!!!

  2. Kris July 30, 2009 at 6:39 pm #

    No kids for us.

    I remember my Trapper Keeper, which seems pretty flaky looking back at it now.

    When I was in grade school, I guess I had a thing for graph paper because I was also drawing with it and making shapes and stuff when I should have been paying attention.

    Then, come 8th grade, we started using those graphing calculators, which were neat. Of course, that was when I was just getting starting with my techie ways, so it was long before I was programming games and stuff on it, too.

    Ah, memories. 🙂

  3. Jennifer July 30, 2009 at 6:44 pm #

    My kids go back on the 26th of August.

  4. kailani July 30, 2009 at 7:16 pm #

    My oldest started a couple of weeks ago and my youngest will start on Monday. YEAH! 🙂

  5. Heatherlyn July 30, 2009 at 7:18 pm #

    My kids go back at the end of August. I actually really enjoy school shopping. It can be a fun bonding experience to go with the kids and choose all of their classroom and clothing supplies. I just hate that with 4 kids in school that it can be quite expensive.

  6. Michelle July 30, 2009 at 7:20 pm #

    We homeschool year round so we take only short breaks, two weeks max through out the year. There is no “back to school” date.

  7. Jeremy July 30, 2009 at 7:22 pm #

    Thankfully my wife does all the school shopping. I used to love getting new school supplies as a kid though.

  8. CaseyDeuce July 30, 2009 at 8:04 pm #

    I think my kiddo starts kindy the first week of September… The info packet gets mailed out on Monday so I’ll find out soon!!

  9. Becca July 30, 2009 at 8:17 pm #

    I love pens – I own way too many! 🙂

  10. Ave @ Made in Canarias July 30, 2009 at 9:51 pm #

    I have no kids. But I like all kindso of pens and pencils.

  11. Janet F July 31, 2009 at 12:47 am #

    I also love pens and different kinds of spiral notebooks.

    When my sons were young I used to enjoy shopping for school supplies.

  12. Karen Johnson July 31, 2009 at 1:28 am #

    Crayons, of course. The big box with the crayon sharpener. It just made me feel special if I had the big box! Funny memories! Thanks Liza.
    Karen

  13. angie July 31, 2009 at 2:54 am #

    why does everyone else start earlier or at least it seems that way we don’t start til August 17 and a school where I am from does not start til after labor day

  14. TheAngelForever July 31, 2009 at 3:45 am #

    We go back after Labor Day here. It seems late, but you have to remember that our schools went until the last week of June.

  15. blueviolet July 31, 2009 at 6:32 am #

    School starts here the day after Labor Day!
    .-= blueviolet´s last blog ..Aloha Friday! Goodbye July version =-.

  16. Baba July 31, 2009 at 8:29 am #

    My favorite school supplies… hmmm markers, pens. I can never have enough.
    .-= Baba´s last blog ..Welcome to FeedBurner =-.

  17. Kim July 31, 2009 at 8:40 am #

    My kids will start school sometime in September. My favorite school supplies are pens and pencils. Fun, fun.
    .-= Kim´s last blog ..Aloha Friday =-.

  18. Melissa July 31, 2009 at 10:14 am #

    I think September 1st.
    .-= Melissa´s last blog ..Ravens R & G =-.

  19. Stacie July 31, 2009 at 10:21 am #

    My kids start after Labor Day in September. My favorite school supplies are pens!
    .-= Stacie´s last blog ..Top This Giveaway =-.

  20. Stacie July 31, 2009 at 10:21 am #

    My favorite school supplies are pens. My kids start sometime after Labor Day
    .-= Stacie´s last blog ..Top This Giveaway =-.

  21. Briitany July 31, 2009 at 11:18 am #

    My kids go back Aug 25!! We need to start school shopping soon!!
    .-= Briitany´s last blog ..Aloha Friday #6 =-.

  22. (thenotso) SuperMommy July 31, 2009 at 11:18 am #

    mine go back the 25th of august. i think. i better double check that 🙂
    .-= (thenotso) SuperMommy´s last blog ..Oh the thinks you can think…. =-.

  23. Erin @ Closing Time July 31, 2009 at 2:17 pm #

    The public schools here start on August 13, but we homeschool. I am planning to start our girls on August 10.
    .-= Erin @ Closing Time´s last blog ..Aloha Friday #15 =-.

  24. Audrey July 31, 2009 at 5:32 pm #

    I love my daily planners. I use one created for the school year and so I look forward to buying it each summer.
    .-= Audrey´s last blog ..Easy Veggie Casserole =-.

  25. Geotacs August 11, 2009 at 6:45 pm #

    kid are back in school when the holiday ends…

    and plasticine would be a favorite school supply 🙂

    cheers!
    .-= Geotacs´s last blog ..Sustainable Singapore Gallery and Gallery Cafe (Marina Barrage – Part G End) =-.

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