fundraising

How to Start A School Store – FAQ

Why choose to start a school store? There are many different reasons why schools and/or student councils start a school store. One of the most popular reasons is wanting a central location where students and community members can go to in order to purchase school spirit products in your school colors. Another reason is to  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 Cool Ideas for School Spirit All Winter Long

When the temperatures drop, sometimes school spirit can drop as well. We’ve got eight great ideas to help your school combat those winter blues and keep school spirit up, and students energized, for as long as winter lasts.   Winter Fundraisers Get your PTA and booster club involved in planning a mega-size winter fundraiser that gets the  Continue Reading »

How to Put the FUN in Middle School Fundraising

Fundraising is something that almost every middle school has to do. And you have to do it every year, which can make it seem a little routine. We can help you put the “fun” back in fundraising with some fresh new ideas to either replace those cookie dough and magazine sales or complement them. Try  Continue Reading »

7 Tips to Help You Earn Rave Reviews at Your Elementary School Movie Night

A Family Movie Night is a great way to keep students and parents engaged in your elementary school, as well as an easy way to fundraise for your school. Here are 7 fun and easy tips for a five-star Movie Night event: 1) Make it Convenient Choose a day and time that works for both  Continue Reading »

Top 4 Must-haves For Your Middle School Cause Event

Hold a cause event to get your entire student body united around one special cause. Ideas for your cause event include a Pink Out day, homelessness, environmental causes, or volunteering at a children’s hospital. No matter what idea you choose, there are five must-have items you need for a successful cause event day.   1.  Continue Reading »

Use It or Lose It: How to Spend ‘Extra’ School Budget Funds

Some schools have a strict policy that all budgetary funds need to be used by the last day of school (aka ‘use it or lose it’). If your club or group is in this fortunate situation and has some money left in your budget, check out these ideas on how to spend those extra dollars.  Continue Reading »

5 Creative Ways to Pay For Preschool Graduation

Graduation is one of the biggest events of the year for preschool and kindergarten students, but all that pomp and circumstance doesn’t come cheap. We know you want to give your kids a special and memorable graduation, but how do you do it when money is tight and your budget just isn’t big enough? Here  Continue Reading »

How to Create A Great Senior All Night Party

Your Senior All Night Party is one last big bash your seniors will remember forever. It is one of the last times they will be together—having fun, laughing, and making memories. To make sure your Senior All Night Party is the best it can be we have put together a few tips to assist you  Continue Reading »

What’s New? 10 Hot New Products from Anderson’s

It’s 2014! A new calendar year means there is only half a school year left. Even though your middle school students may view that fact as a positive thing, as a middle school educator we know you have a limited amount of time right now to finish lesson plans, motivate middle school students, and hand  Continue Reading »