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Making back-to-school shopping easy…

June 27, 2012

Tech, Paper Scissors
Parent and Schoolhouse Supplies board member Eric Butler had an brilliant idea six years ago: Tiring of collecting all of his child’s school supplies by driving from store to store, wasting gas and time, he came up with novel idea of using technology to make the entire process as easy and painless as possible. Thus was born Schoolhouse Supplies Online, where the supplies you order exactly match the supply lists created by teachers at your school, and are delivered directly to your child’s classroom, ready for the first day of school.

With this unique program teachers win because the get exactly what they’ve requested, parents win because they don’t have to spend late August days driving from store to store, and students win as they have exactly what they need to succeed.  All this is only a click away. (more…)

Hack for Portland Schools Saturday!

May 31, 2012

This Saturday something remarkable is going to take place here in PDX with Hack for Portland’s Schools, where teams of coders, designers and UI geeks will try to use the might of technology to connect Portland’s public schools with neighborhoods… Read more »