With Labor Day Weekend just around the corner and the first day of school right behind it, the sun is setting on summer ‘23, and it was one for the books. Whether you’re a teacher returning to the classroom, the parent of a little one starting a new chapter, heading back to college, or just really sad to see summer go, we’re kicking off the school year with The Montclair Girl’s first-ever Back-to-School Giveaway Series. The series will feature one Instagram giveaway per day courtesy of five local North Jersey businesses from Tuesday, August 29th through Saturday, September 2nd. Read on to learn about the details on how to enter each giveaway and a chance to win some fantastic local prizes for our 2023 Back-to-School giveaways!
Giveaway Entry Requirements:
- Like the post + Follow @themontclairgirl and IG account of business tagged in the post
- Must tag 1 friend in the comment section of the post (the more comments, the more entries)
- Must enter by 11:59 pm EST to be considered
- Winner will be announced via our IG Stories the day after the respective giveaway
- BONUS ENTRY: Follow our sister-account @thecatskillsgirl for a bonus entry in the giveaway
British Swim School | 199 Scoles Avenue, Clifton
IG Handle: @britishswimschoolhudsonwf_nj
Giveaway Gift and Value: $200 gift certificate for swim lessons
Summer might be over, but that doesn’t mean opportunities to swim are. British Swim School in Clifton doesn’t only teach little ones how to swim — it’s curriculum-based program begins with the foundation of water survival first, followed by learn-to-swim programs. One lucky winner will receive a $200 gift certificate for swim lessons with British Swim School’s exceptionally trained instructors. Rest assured: swimming might be a survival tool, but lessons at British Swim are also full of fun.
Dr. Yeh + Associates | 1460 Broad Street, Bloomfield
IG Handle: @drarthuryeh
Giveaway Gift and Value: In-office zoom whitening procedure ($550 value)
In the midst of preparing your little ones for school, it can be easy to throw self-care to the wind. Dr. Yeh + Associates, a premiere dental office in Montclair, is gifting a complimentary, in-office zoom whitening procedure. The treatment uses proprietary technology to provide an eighth shade of whitening within an hour — which, in layman’s terms, means you’ll be leaving the office with celeb-level white teeth.
theCoderSchool Montclair | 51 Upper Montclair Plaza, Montclair
IG Handle: @thecoderschoolmontclair
Giveaway Gift and Value: One-month of a group session ($179 value)
If your little one has taken an interest in computer science, there’s a way for them to grow these skills outside of the classroom. theCoderSchool of Montclair isn’t like a regular school, or even like an after-school tutoring program. Instead, theCoderSchool inspires coders-in-training through mentorship, creativity, and most importantly, fun. The winner will receive one-month of group sessions for the aspiring coder in their life to build new relationships and skills.
Moxie Salon + Beauty Bar | 504 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
IG Handle: @moxie_montclair_nj
Giveaway Gift and Value: Make up, blowout, haircut, and deep conditioning treatment.
There’s nothing quite like a new hairdo to get you feeling confident ahead of a new school year. Moxie Salon + Beauty Bar in Montclair is ready to get one lucky winner “moxified” with a haircut, blowout, deep conditioning treatment, and a makeup look. Bonus gift, because why not: the best back-to-school IG selfies on your whole feed (you’re welcome!).
Dutch’s Sandwich Shop | 16 Church Street Montclair
IG Handle: @dutchsmontclair
Giveaway Gift and Value: $100 gift card
The newest sandwich shop to arrive on the Montclair food scene, Dutch’s is a crossover between the charm of NYC bodegas and our beloved NJ delis. The menu is *big* (with tons of apps, salads, sandwiches, and other bites), but luckily, the local eatery is giving one reader an $100 gift card for a little local mukbang of sorts. MG Pro Tip: The Dutch Daddy sandwich is a must.
Don’t forget to follow @themontclairgirl + the IG accounts of the participating businesses — and you can receive a bonus entry for each giveaway in our Back-to-School series by following our sister-brand @thecatskillsgirl on Instagram! The winner will be announced via our IG Stories the day after the respective giveaway.