Back to School Check-In: How’s It Going So Far?

A new school year is underway for most students – in some form, anyway. While some schools have opted to re-open their doors, most are sticking with online learning, at least for now, with an eye toward returning to the classroom later in the...

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Under Armour Sportsmask and Carry Pouch

We Tried It . . . and We’re All Smiles Under This Mask

Here at SquadLocker, we can't stop talking about the UA Sportsmask. And we’re smiling because this mask scores in so many ways. It’s got you covered at every position:

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5 custom decorated items to add to your store in 2020 (other than...

One of the greatest benefits of your SquadLocker store is that it serves as a one-stop shopping “mall” for all your apparel essentials from school dress uniforms to sports uniforms and practice gear. But why stop there? Parents, kids, and...

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Get Personal with Apparel - The Difference Personalized Custom...

Research shows that when school spirit wear associated with a club, band, or sports team is worn, morale, along with the sense of belonging, is boosted. Personalization only adds to that sense of pride and comradery.

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How To Start Your School's eSports Team

We all know that an ideal school environment is one where the interests, opportunities, and activities available reflect the needs of the entire student body. The latest way to accomplish this and be inclusive to even more students? The world of...

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The School Community: Building a Sense of (Remote) Belonging Online,...

K-12 Clothing’s co-founder, PTA-mom, and frequent speaker in this area, Debora Jones, and SquadLocker’s K-12 Account Executive with 25 years experience in supporting schools, Karen Silveira, gave valuable insights on the subject of building...

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Full Webinar: Building a Sense of (Remote) Belonging - School...

   

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Hey Quarantine, Checkmate! How To Continue Your School Chess Club...

Even if your school isn’t in session in-person, doesn’t mean spirit teams or school clubs should come to a halt. When it comes to chess, there are many ways to keep the club alive and well while keeping students engaged and connected. Here are...

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Uniforms

What's holding back School Dress Uniforms from being awesome?

Branding is a key reason many schools require students to wear dress uniforms, so it stands to reason that you want your uniforms to look awesome. They should inspire confidence in the quality of your educational program. They should inspire...

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Live Webinar on Building Online School Community Hosted by...

Debora Jones of K-12 Clothing and Karen Silveira of SquadLocker discuss how to engage students and teachers with remote learning on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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Modernizing Custom Apparel: Out of Bulk and into ECommerce

Data just released by IBM in their latest U.S. Retail Index reveals that ecommerce growth is now five years ahead of expectations, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic pushing so many shoppers online. IBM predicts that for the year 2020, ecommerce...

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Spirit Wear as A School Dress Uniform? Yes!

Schools adopt uniforms to increase public awareness and branding, ensure a coordinated appearance, support discipline and reduce distractions and bullying related to inequities in personal clothing. Uniforms are far easier and less stressful to...

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Responsible for an Organization's Apparel Budget? Here's 10 Terrible...

If you’re spending organization money, your organization expects you to spend wisely, especially if you’re buying something like branded apparel. If you make decisions that are, shall we say, imprudent, there will be costs. Not only will you have...

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The best social media platforms for promoting your team's spirit wear

You’ve put a lot of thought into stocking your online store with fabulous spirit wear. You don’t want it gathering dust on your virtual shelves, you want it out there in public where it can do its magic – showing off your team’s brand and helping...

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Managing your Brand through Custom Apparel

You could simply order a big inventory of uniforms or various types of spirit wear, then hand them out with colored markers and let your community custom-decorate their own. You might get some pretty amusing results. But branding for schools and...

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Most Common Issue with Ordering School Uniforms - And How to Avoid It

Ordering school uniforms to outfit your students is no easy feat – for you or the parents you serve. The biggest issue is the sheer inconvenience.

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7 Tips for Picking the Perfect Spirit Wear

No one knows yet what the coming school year and sports seasons will look like, but one thing’s for sure: they will be way better and a lot more exciting if everyone is outfitted in exceptional spirit wear. After all, we’re all in this together,...

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Showing Your Spirit Builds Sense of Belonging

We talk about teamwork all the time -- at work, in sports, at home. What Mom hasn’t used the “teamwork” pitch to goad her teen into helping do the dishes or mow the lawn? Teamwork enables us to do more, and do it better. In most sports and the...

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Face Masks: Material Matters, for Safety and Comfort

Sports enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels know one thing for sure: if the clothes you wear aren’t comfortable, you can’t perform at your best. Fabrics that are breathable keep you cool and comfortable no matter how hard you play or how much...

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