Aug. 24: Ready for School? We Are!

JohnstonPatch is your source for back-to-school info — find out more in this edition of 5 Things to Know Today for Aug. 24, 2012.


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:

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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 . 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.


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