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April Fool's Day - No Joke!

In spite of having no official recognition, April 1st has long been acclaimed for celebrating pranks, tricks, and just foolishness in general. As dearly as some enjoy making our family and friends feel like ‘fools’, there’s not much more than speculations and theories as to where the day originated.Discovery News suggests the most general widespread theory about the earliest [...]

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Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the air and the fever is setting in with many of us as well as our children. With beautiful weather and warm sunny days comes much excitement. Not sure about you, but when we, at Educational Outfitters, think of spring, we think of spring cleaning. However, our spring cleaning at the store might be a [...]

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March Madness

March Madness has arrived and some experts say millions of dollars will be lost during this work week due to distracted employees. Challenger, Gray, & Christmas is an outplacement firm who has estimated that “more than 50.5 million American workers, or 20%, could participate in office pools this year.” In their findings, that is an increase of 5% from [...]

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Spring Forward - Daylight Savings Time

Clocks across the country will spring forward one hour this upcoming Sunday morning for the annual Daylight Savings Time occurrence. While many would choose to leave well enough alone, others enjoy the time switch because it extends an extra hour of daylight for all to enjoy.Have you ever wondered who came up with the spring forward and fall back [...]

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2016 EO Scholarship Contest

EDUCATIONAL OUTFITTERS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE OUR 2016 SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST!As a national leader in school apparel solutions, Educational Outfitters’ vision is to partner with schools and families to advance their missions. We honor the sacrifices and commitments which our schools and families put forth for their children, and we consider it a blessing and privilege to come alongside you as a [...]

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Leap with Us

Did you realize your month was about to get one day longer? Yes, indeed! Leap Year is officially Monday, February 29, 2016. How exciting to have 366 days in a year instead of 365!Have you ever wondered why there is a leap year and why is it stuck to the end of February every four years? The [...]

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School Uniforms Rock!

As parents of tweeners and teens, we all know they want to look great and “rock” their clothes, even when their apparel is school uniforms. It’s just a natural occurring phenomenon that goes hand in hand with the cycle of development.Some schools have a very strict dress code with only one color pant, plaid uniform skirt, and embroidered top [...]

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Presidents' Day

On the third Monday in February is an honored American holiday, Presidents’ Day. Did you know that Presidents’ Day originated in 1800 after George Washington’s death? Yes, it all started after President Washington passed away and the people wanted to declare a day of remembrance in honor of the most respected man in American history during that time. Our [...]

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New School Anxiety

For many students, starting a new school can be an exciting adventure. The new sights, school uniforms, classrooms, playgrounds, teams, teachers, and friends can be a fresh start to an incredible academic voyage. However, others might not see their journey in such a positive light. Some students experience severe anxiety about going to a new school or being a [...]

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Go Red for Women

Did you know that stroke and heart disease affect1 in 3 women each year? Shockingly, this disease kills approximately 1 woman every 80 seconds. Good news - 80% of these deaths ARE preventable through education and awareness! Heart disease is no longer considered a “mans disease” and according to the American Heart Association, more women than men have died of [...]

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