1. Are You Ready?: Whether it's bus routes for Johnston public schools [and private schools in the area] or a great blog post on choosing the right backpack for your kids, find what you need on our Back to School Guide.
And, just to save you a click, here are the bus routes for:
- Johnston High School and Ferri Middle School
- Early Childhood Center, Graniteville School, and Johnston elementary schools
- St. Rocco, St. Philip, Trinity Christian Academy, and Mount St. Charles Academy.
2. Still Warm: Yet another nice day on tap for today — mostly sunny with highs in the mid-80s. Repeat for tomorrow and through the weekend.
3. Share Your Talents: Yesterday, we debuted new JohnstonPatch blogger [and skilled photographer] Audrey Massart, who wrote about her upcoming
"Lemonade Stand" portrait sessions. Interested in blogging? It's almost criminally easy to sign up and get started.
4. We'll Tell You: JohnstonPatch also makes it easy to stay up-to-date with the latest news from around town — sign up for our email newsletter, and we'll send alerts right to your email Inbox.
5. Accio Birthday: Harry Potter sidekick Ron Weasley — er, Rupert Grint — turns 23 today. Also celebrating are the real iron man, Cal Ripken Jr.; MIA comic Dave Chappelle; and WWE chief Vince McMahon.