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School Uniforms "Rock"

As parents of tweeners and teens, we all know they want to look great and “rock” their clothes, even when their apparel is school uniforms. It’s just a natural occurring phenomenon that goes hand in hand with the cycle of development.Some schools have a very strict dress code with only one color pant, plaid uniform [...]

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Curl Up!

Anytime is a perfect time to find a great read and get lost in a sea of words. On a rainy, spring day, what better than to curl up with a great book! Here at Educational Outfitters of Phoenix, we think so! Children love to cuddle up with their mom, dad, grandparent, or caregiver to read books together. [...]

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Spring is in the Air!

Spring is in the air and the fever is setting in with many of us as well as our children. With beautiful weather and warm sunny days comes much excitement. Not sure about you, but when we, at Educational Outfitters of Phoenix, think of spring, we think of spring cleaning. However, our spring cleaning at the store might [...]

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Daylight Savings Time is Here!

Clocks across the country were moved forward one hour on Sunday, March 13 for the annual Daylight Savings Time occurrence. While many would choose to leave well enough alone, others enjoy the time switch because it extends an extra hour of daylight for all to enjoy.Have you ever wondered who came up with the spring [...]

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Donating to a Good Cause

Educational Outfitters donates to a foundation that provides clothing for children around the world called Project 61-3 Ministries. This project has distributed clothing around the world to children in need. These pictures are from Project 61-3's Facebook page during their trip to Haiti after the devastating earthquake. https://www.facebook.com/Project613Ministries.

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Corporate Swag - Brand Your Business Better!

How many times have you received pens or note pads with a company logo? These types of giveaways are great to receive and bring to mind that plumbing company when you have a broken faucet or leaky pipe. While the pens and post it note pads are nice to have, there are so [...]

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Affordable Sports Uniforms with Style and Function

Youth sports have become something very different than when I was a kid. Fancy trips to all sorts of fun places to play in tournaments, high end, name brand uniforms and equipment that are costing parents a pretty penny, one on one instruction outside of normal practices, paid coaches, you get the drift. [...]

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New School Anxiety

For many students, starting a new school can be an exciting adventure. The new sights, school uniforms, classrooms, playgrounds, teams, teachers, and friends can be a fresh start to an incredible academic voyage. However, others might not see their journey in such a positive light. Some students experience severe anxiety about going to a new school or being a [...]

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Show The Love

Spirit is alive and well in many schools across the country. However, school pride is not just wearing your school’s colors. It goes much deeper than that – it’s more than just on the surface. Spirit and pride gives the students a sense of belonging to something far greater than themselves. It is extremely contagious and can [...]

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Facts & Figures on School Uniforms & Dress Code Apparel

Facts and FiguresAlmost 10 years ago to improve school safety and discipline, President Clinton issued a statement encouraging the use of school uniforms as an important part of an overall program. After his speech, the Department of Education prepared guidelines to encourage all states and school systems to set up dress code policies. Both large [...]

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