We have less than nine weeks of school left before summer vacation arrives. Soon, students will begin the countdown that parents dread.
I joke, of course.
But there's a lot happening this month. Check it out:
•FCAT testing began Monday and runs through April 29
•April 19 will be the 12th Annual Laurel Hill School reunion, with a covered-dish lunch, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lunchroom.
•The Laurel Hill Student Council's pizza sales run through April 19
•VPK registration is open for children who will be 4 on or before Sept 1. A VPK voucher is required.
That's what the kids can look forward to. Now let me leave adults some helpful spring cleaning tips. These helped me out so much:
•When cleaning ceiling fans, cover each blade with a pillowcase so that dust falls into the case instead of on the floor. Empty contents into the trash or outside and wash the pillowcase. Doing this cuts down on allergens and mess.
•Instead of saving old magazines and taking up all that extra space, cut out articles and pictures that hold your interest and make your own scrapbook or magazine. That way, you have all your likes in one place! Plus, it's a fun activity for a group of friends or just by yourself.
Have fun, be safe and God bless!
Amber Kelley lives in Laurel Hill. Send news or comments to Hobo.firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 163, Laurel Hill, FL, 32567.