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Ease Back Into School

Tips for easing into 2018 school year

Get a jump on the 2018 Back to School Season in Frankin, TN

Is it back to school time already? It does seem to sneak up on us a little more each year. While the summer isn't over, it is still a great idea to start preparing for the inevitable change of routine. It's going to happen whether you're ready for it or not, so why not be meet the challenge head-on? There are some great tips out there for easing the family back into school time habits without bringing your summer vacation to a screeching halt.

Save the Date

To get ahead of the back to school bottle-neck, it is always helpful to have a few facts under your belt, so here are the dates!

  • Franklin Special School District starts on August 8th, 2018 with Kindergarten beginning the16th.
  • Williamson County School District begins on August 10th, 2018 with Kindergarten following on the 20th.

Some school calendar events to note are:

  • Free Immunization Clinic offered July 30-Aug 10
  • All Schools will be hosting a "Meet and Greet" on August 6

Check Online

The schools have upped their game when it comes to their online experience. There are some fantastic resources to help parents prepare their students for success!


  • Franklin Special School District has gathered all of your need-to-know info into one place: bus schedules, calendar, after-school care, cafeteria, and a host of other valuable information
  • The District's parent and student information pages are loaded with resources for your family.
  • The Williamson County School District website contains links to each school in the county. The individual school sites house specific resources for parents and students as well.

Get the shopping out of the way

There is no time to waste getting the shopping out of the way. Avoiding the last minute rush pays big dividends in stress relief for your family!

Know what you need

Visit the Williamson County Schools website, follow the links to your child's school, and you will find complete supply lists. Likewise, visit the Franklin Special School District website, follow the links to your child's school, and you will see complete supply lists for each class.

Tax-Free holiday weekend

  • The 2018 tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 27 and ends Sunday, July 29 at 11:59 p.m.

Ease into the school routine

  • It is good advice to set the kids' sleep schedules back to "school-time" two weeks before the first day of class.
  • With the children tucked in bed early, you will have time to brainstorm last year's problem areas.
    • Do you need to rethink your command center?
    • Does your homework area "work"?
    • Does the morning routine need an overhaul?

Check out more tips from Aspen Grove Dental Associates for taming your back to school routine.

Don’t give up on the summer yet…

This is a great time to pull a few final events out of your family's Summertime Bucket List and lock in some great family memories.

Make an appointment

If you haven’t already arranged for physicals and dental appointments, try to get those scheduled before busy school days kick in.

Call Aspen Grove Dental Associates at (615) 790-8494, or request an appointment online.


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