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Back-to-School Healthy Eating
By: Michael Hodges and Annie Sheldon The summer has come and gone, and the school year is already on our doorstep. Paper, crayons, binders, and glue are all going to be high on parents’ shopping lists, but this year we should all focus on more than just school supplies


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Teens Try On College Life at 4-H University
Who:    Florida 4-H Youth Development Program, part of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension What:    At 4-H University, youth ages 14 to 18 get a taste of college life, and explore career opportunities and community service projects. Activities include special interest workshops, competitions and awards


Is this Extracurricular Right for My Child? Try this 10-Point Checklist
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- With so many extracurriculars available these days, parents and kids are overwhelmed with choices


Back to School: UF/IFAS Expert Offers Tips for Student Civility
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- When children return to school this fall, some will encounter uncomfortable situations


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Back to School: Lunches Evolve With Variety
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mom’s school cafeteria may have offered a lunch of a hamburger, fruit, chips and milk


UF expert offers ways to cut “screen time” as kids return to school
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- To some parents, it can seem like children scan social media, TV and the Internet almost constantly