EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Many El Paso students return to school for the 2021-2022 school year starting Monday.

To help get your kids ready for the first day of school, an El Paso Independent School District Pre-K teacher shared tips on Tiktok on how to start a great year. Mrs. Reyes, a pre-k teacher at Don Haskins School, advises students and parents to follow these simple tips:

  1. Go to sleep early and get a good night’s sleep everyday.
  2. Get your school supplies ready the night before.
  3. Eat a good breakfast.
  4. Lay out all your outfits the night before.
  5. Mentally prepare your brain to have a successful day.

And though not technically tips, Reyes reminds students to have fun and don’t forget to breathe.

You can view the video below:


Get your kiddo ready for the first day of school with these tips! #IamEPISD #elpaso #915 #episd

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