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Keep it fresh & up to date

Your homepage announcements should be timely and relevant for your students and families. Make the time elements clear, and avoid words like "tonight," "Wednesday," or "this month." Example: Our science fair is Jan. 15.

You can include the school year at the end of the announcement for clarity in your archives like this, flush left:

(2020-21)

Or, if the actual date is not germane to the body of the announcement, you can add it at the bottom like this, flush left:

(Posted July 12, 2020)

Tip: You can set each item's end date under "Display Duration," so you never have to worry about old information hanging out on your front page.

You can also add a horizontal rule if you want to divide your announcements like this: