Everything is back to school these days – shopping for supplies, gathering lunch ideas, and trying to get back into a school year routine with bed times. Makes me think back my school days. The excitement and nervousness leading up to going back. Visiting the school a week before it starts to see who your teacher was and what friends were in you class. Heaven forbid your best friend be in a different class that was grounds for tears. After lazy summers by my Grandparents pool and summer camp adventures I always welcomed going back to school. Plus there was always the highly anticipated back to school outfit. Now most were just jeans and a new shirt, but check this one out from when I started grade 1:
Do you have a favorite back to school memory? I will never forget starting Grade 9, the big transition into high school and walking into my “homeroom” class and being the ONLY girl! Seriously how does that happen in a Grade 9 science class. I ended up making some great friends and one more girl joined the class for a total of 2 of us, but lets just say it was a unique learning environment!
Staples Canada is celebrating the first day of school with an awesome contest! You can enter to win 1 of 3 Canon Camera Prize Packs (valued at $600 each) by sharing how your child’s first day of school went
There are 3 fun ways to enter this contest
- Create a video and upload it in the comments section, click “Create a video response” and submit your video.
- Submit a photo via the Staples Canada Facebook App
- Submit a written story through the Staples Canada Facebook App
This contest is open until September 9, 2013 when myself and 3 other judges(Lena of Listen to Lena, Tenille of Feisty, Frugal and Fabulous, Meri of lil sugar) will be reviewing all of the entries and picking our favorites in each category. So go head, share what the first day of school was like for your kids this year and enter to WIN! Good Luck!