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Four Ways to Fundraise for Your School’s Athletic Program

As a school administrator, you know that raising money for your school’s athletic facilities is one of the most crucial aspects of the entire process. A great deal of effort and planning goes into coordinating marketing and fundraising campaigns. To successful gain the money you need to bring the branding and design vision to life in your athletic facilities, you need to create a budget and a plan to tie in any donation and sponsor money you may acquire with fundraising money to pay for all your expenses, as well as branding. Here, our team at SportsGraphics will discuss the best ways to raise money for your branding goals.

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Five Things to Consider When Building a New Gym

While there are a variety of things you need to consider when constructing a new gym, safety is one of the most prevalent issues to keep in mind. Additionally, you should consider the building plans for your new gym when deciding how to design the available space. Your sole focus should not be only on the size, capacity, and construction of your school’s new gym. You also need to plan ahead for design aspects. You need to factor into your budget the amount you anticipate spending on protective features, such as wall padding, and other design features, such as championship banners, wall graphics, and more.

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Proper Baseball Turf Maintenance in the Playing Season

School branding and wall mats aside, if you want a great playing season, the ground beneath your players’ feet is the most important factor.

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School Branding Basics: What it Is and What it Does

It’s becoming all the rage in districts across the country: school branding. Taking a cue from marketing companies, educational facilities are beginning to leverage the power of their public image to draw more students and give their districts a leg up over the competition.

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How to Make School Gym Classes a Blast

While athletics may come naturally to some kids, others may hate gym class—and, in their minds, for good reason. Competition and feeling behind the rest of their peers can lead to an ultimately negative experience, especially if they are somehow singled out or if everything feels beyond their ability level.

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How to Make a Column-Filled Space Safer

Columns—though they can be an important decorative and functional architectural aspect, they also can create major safety hazards in a school space. Crashing into a solid stone or concrete pillar with sharp edges can indeed result in something a little more serious than a trip to the nurse’s office. But how can your school keep its students safe, though, if it can do nothing to move these structures out of potentially active spaces?

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Three Outdoor Renovations to Make This Spring Sport Season Amazing

Sunny days and slush mean one thing, as far as athletics are concerned: spring sports season is just beginning. With a great school branding setup and the prerequisite helping-and-a-half of school spirit, your students are sure to play at their best this year.

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How to Make Sure Your Brand Has Timeless Appeal

Your school brand is an investment in your district’s culture, spirit, and success. When done right, it’s not something that should become less impactful with time. But certain school branding ideas just age poorly—we won’t name any, but we’re sure something just sprung to mind. On the flip side, other brand concepts are so generic that they fade into obscurity, their schools becoming just one of the many that share the same mascot.

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Top 3 Products to Show Off Your New Mascot Design

As we covered in our school branding ideas blog “What Makes a Great School Mascot,” there’s a lot that goes into a great one, too, which makes it even more exciting to show your new design off. On top of all that, as school branding pros we can safely say that displaying your mascot proudly is a great way to get folks excited about your brand.

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Why Bother Investing in Wall Decals?

If you’re the more practical sort, you no doubt can see the point in purchasing wall pads for your school. After all, we touched on the types of injuries wall pads can prevent in our blog “Recognizing the Symptoms of Concussive Injury.”

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