Schools Are Talking About SquadLocker

Seven months into the pandemic, school communities have faced enormous challenges with online learning and social distancing. SquadLocker is happy to be supporting school communities, helping to foster inclusion and comradery by providing custom...

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Virtual Learning Calls Attention to Student Privacy Laws

With millions of students now relying on online tools for virtual education, we need to be extra diligent in maintaining students’ data privacy, and PTA and PTO leaders play a large role.

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How PTAs Are Using Fundraising to Promote Inclusion

Did you catch the recent webinar we co-hosted on how PTAs are fundraising during the pandemic? What a lively and amazingly informative session! It was filled with advice from someone who knows well what she is talking about, Alicia Whitaker Pace...

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9 Things You Learned in Kindergarten That'll Help You Pick Your School's Apparel

9 Things You Learned in Kindergarten That'll Help You Pick Your...

During our recent webinar on How PTAs Are Beating Fundraising Goals, author and PTA past-president Alecia Whitaker Pace handed out a multitude of tips on putting the fun back in fundraising, even now during the COVID-19 pandemic. She laughingly...

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PE Clothes for online group sessions

“Nearly 60% of kids in America lack cardiorespiratory fitness.” That’s the alarming warning issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) in July. It underscores why PE remains a critical component of childhood education despite the COVID-19...

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Why face masks should part of school uniforms

Face masks have become a tremendous source of personal expression. Their surface may be smaller than a T-shirt, but nothing says “front and center” like your face. From the simple to the high-tech, colorful patterns or commentary, many people are...

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The Multipurpose Room Podcast

K-12 Clothing Launches New Podcast for PTAs, PTOs, and School Staff

SquadLocker’s strategic partner, K-12 Clothing has launched their own podcast!

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How school uniforms drive sense of community, even online

Last spring, most of us thought this “COVID thing” would be over by now. Back-to-school would signal back to normal, as kids and teachers returned to their classrooms. Parents (who by now really get what it takes to be a teacher) could get back...

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Our top 3 mask picks for any activity

Whether you're running around town, running around the field, or running around the classroom, it's important to stay protected this year. But, with all the different kinds of masks out there, how do you know which one is best for you? Below are...

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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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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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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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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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Order Delivery: Our Favorite No-Contact Sport

No touching, please keep your distance. As most of us headed home to self-quarantine for the COVID-19 pandemic, stores closed. Online shopping, already popular, surged. Stuck-at-home purchasers were thrilled to have an easy-access outlet for...

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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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Simplify Sports Gear Orders For Your Entire School With SquadLocker

SquadLocker isn’t only for private teams and parent-led initiatives. SquadLocker can also be the “secret weapon” for Athletic Directors looking for a sourcing solution to keep all their school’s teams outfitted throughout the year. After all,...

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Building a Better Way to Buy Team Gear and Uniforms -- SquadLocker

SquadLocker has set out to build a progressive company, enabled by world-class technology and executed by a group of team gear experts. We are launching a business model that will make it easier for consumers, coaches, athletic directors and...

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