school supplies

Positive Chiropractic Solutions donates school supplies

Positive Chiropractic Solutions donates school supplies

Dr. Amanda Williams of Positive Chiropractic Solutions in Navarre and her team members delivered $1,173 worth of items to Holley Navarre Primary School Sept. 11 as part of a community service project. Throughout August the company collected supplies and monetary donations from patients to help teachers. Williams also donated $20 from every new patient exam […]

Stuff the Bus to the finish line

Stuff the Bus to the finish line

School starts Monday and Stuff the Bus has raised enough donations to send a backpack full of all necessary school supplies with every student who applied for assistance. But there are still needs to be met, so the drive to raise funds continues. Read the full article in the Aug. 8 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Chambers set to “stuff the bus” for local students

Chambers set to “stuff the bus” for local students

Since United Way of Santa Rosa County has been dissolved, many community organizations are picking up the slack for the needs United Way filled. One such project is providing school supplies for children at or below the poverty line, including the district’s hundreds of homeless students.   Read the full article in the May 16 […]

Florida House passes school, hurricane tax holidays

Florida House passes school, hurricane tax holidays

Tallahassee (AP) — Floridians would once again enjoy sales tax holidays this year for back-to-school and hurricane supplies under legislation sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis by lawmakers. The holidays are part of a $121 million tax cut bill that passed the House 81-25 and the Senate 23-17 on Friday night. The House measure creates a […]

Holley Navarre Intermediate admin lose student bet

Holley Navarre Intermediate admin lose student bet

It’s not a bird or a plane, just two Holley Navarre Intermediate School administrators on top of the school. Principal Beth Mosley and Assistant Principal Elizabeth Ann Thompson spent their work hours Monday on the school’s roof after losing a bet with their students. Read the full article in the Dec. 6 issue of Navarre […]

Shop for tax-free school supplies

Shop for tax-free school supplies

The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday runs Aug. 3 through Aug. 5. The holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends 11:59 p.m. Sunday. During this holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax, including certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item, and clothing, footwear and certain accessories selling for $60 […]

2018 Tax Holiday for Back to School

2018 Tax Holiday for Back to School

The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 3, 2018, and runs through Sunday, August 5, 2018. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for […]

National Night Out brings resources to Santa Rosa students

National Night Out brings resources to Santa Rosa students

Hundreds of volunteers, families, first responders and children packed the Guy Thompson Community Center Aug. 1 for Santa Rosa County’s first ever National Night Out. The event, which is put on each year by Target, brought together in one place a menagerie of resources and service providers in the county. Aleisha Wiley, who led the […]

Back-to-school tax holiday coming in August

Back-to-school tax holiday coming in August

A back-to-school sales tax holiday, passed by the Florida legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott, will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, and end at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax, including certain school supplies selling for $15 or […]

Teachers end up paying out of pocket to stock classrooms with supplies

Teachers end up paying out of pocket to stock classrooms with supplies

While parents spend hundreds on back to school for their children, Navarre teachers are pitching in just as much of their own cash to supply their students and stock their classrooms. Holley-Navarre Middle School (HNMS) civics teacher Ashley Hall has invested $1,500 into her classroom this year, and she’s not alone in that spending. Hall […]

Parents shell out hundreds for back to school

Parents shell out hundreds for back to school

Back-to-school shoppers are set to spend $27.3 billion on their K-12 students nationwide according to the National Retail Federation’s annual back-to-school report, a nearly $4 billion increase over last year. In Navarre, parents can expect to spend between $55-$101 on school supplies alone for their grade schoolers plus anywhere between $10 and $40 for a […]