InFocus: Back to school planning and preparations


CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – In three weeks, tens of thousands of local students will be heading back to school.

Parents and guardians will be hustling to get new clothes, school supplies, medical and dental appointments, and working to create the routines that the new school year brings.

This week on 22News InFocus we discussed what parents and guardians of students need to know to prepare children to go back to school, and what school districts and local organizations can offer to help make that transition smoother.

You can watch the entire program this Sunday at noon on 22News, or right now, here on

The United Way of Pioneer Valley has partnered with several local businesses to collect donations of school supplies and backpacks for homeless students in our region. Use this link to learn more about how you can help with this program, and to find out about the many resources provided by the United Way of Pioneer Valley.

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