June 10, 2008 is the official start of the new school year in the Philippines. Millions of schoolchildren will be trooping back to their classrooms for another year of learning. I hope they had a good summer vacation and look forward to a productive year ahead.
Back to school sales are the norm at this time of the year. Notebooks and pencils are just some of the items you can get at low(er) prices…. ah, the smell of new school supplies is one of my favorite memories… This is also the time to get new shoes, bags and uniforms.