How to Personalize Your Prom

As the highlight of the school year, it’s important that Prom stand out, but with so many schools choosing the same themes and colors, how do you create a Prom event that is unique to your school and to your students? Here are a few easy prom personalization ideas. Personalize Your Prom Invitations To add  Continue Reading »

12 Reasons Why Cheerleaders LOVE Anderson’s!

School spirit and cheerleading go hand in hand. Cheerleaders are responsible for pumping up school spirit before the game AND for keeping that school spirit and energy up during the game. Give your cheerleading squad the best, and trendiest, spirit products to help them do their jobs. Here are 12 products that entice cheerleaders to keep  Continue Reading »

8 Hot Trends for Post-Prom and Graduation Parties

Many students look forward to post-Prom parties almost as much as Prom night itself. And Senior Night or graduation parties are always memorable events that students want to be p-e-r-f-e-c-t. Give your students the best and trendiest post-Prom and graduation parties ever with these 8 hot ideas! 1. Classy and Classic Décor More schools and  Continue Reading »

Top 10 Fun Photo Op Ideas for Prom

Silly photo ops are a popular idea that high schools use for Homecoming, Prom, after-Prom parties, Senior All Night Parties, and more! No matter what your school event is, we have lots of unique photo op ideas you can use to add to the excitement and provide your students with memories that will last a  Continue Reading »

Use Character to Stand Up and Speak Out Against Bullying

Bullying appears in many forms (verbal, cyber, et al.) in middle schools and we know this is a real problem. While we don’t presume to be an expert on the issue, Anderson’s understands the unique challenges middle schools face when it comes to bullying. Schools have a lot of pressure and passion to put anti-bullying  Continue Reading »

10 Hot, New Prom Themes for 2015

One of the most exciting things about planning Prom is choosing a Prom theme. You want a theme that is fresh and fun, and one that students will want to be a part of during their special evening. We’ve put together our top 10 favorite Prom theme ideas for 2015. Choose one of these Prom  Continue Reading »

Fall Craft Projects

Fall Crafts Create Your Own Puzzle Schoolhouse & Ribbon Color & Cut Penguin Color & Cut Sunglasses Snowman Color & Cut Pumpkin Color & Cut Pumpkin Faces Color & Cut Pumpkin Examples  

What to Do BEFORE Building a Theme

Place your order at least 60 days in advance so you have plenty of time. Plan to start building your theme at least two days in advance to Prom, with the exception to balloons. Do not inflate balloons until the evening before or morning of the event if possible. Also, use High-Float to help the  Continue Reading »

Kit & Theme Construction: Top 10 Tips and Hints

Open boxes immediately upon arrival and take inventory of items. Compare to your order and the items listed in the kit instructions. Check all electrical devices to make sure they work. Read kit instructions carefully and form a solid plan before starting to build. Designate a “foreman” to assign resources where necessary and to oversee  Continue Reading »

Student Recognition Ideas & Tips

Academic Recognition Ideas: Every quarter, or ten weeks, recognize students who received a 3.0 GPA or higher, or students who have had perfect attendance. There are a variety of ways to reward these students. Rewards can include: key chains, lanyards, bracelets, t-shirts, ice cream social, pizza feed, etc. Athletic Recognition Ideas: Each Monday, send your  Continue Reading »