Dress your kids in these outfits


On Julius:

Gray crew-cut sweatshirt with "Columbus Academy" screen print ($20 from Viking Corner), knee-length khaki shorts ($20 from Gap) and Sperry Top-Sider loafers ($50 from Nordstrom)

Julius

(his mother calls him J.B.)

Age: 5

Heading into: kindergarten

Favorite Food: tacos

Least Favorite Food: Mommy's chicken

Favorite Sport: ice hockey

Favorite Blue Jacket: Rick Nash (so much so that Julius rooted for Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics!)

On Claudia:

Plaid drop-waisted jumper ($33 from Viking Corner), pink polo shirt ($17 from Gap), plaid headband ($7 from Viking Corner), Dansko mahogany clogs ($70 from Von Maur)

Claudia

Age: 7

Heading into: second grade

Favorite lunch at school: chicken noodle soup

Favorite subject: reading

Favorite books: the Junie B. Jones series


On Abi:

Beige pleated Cherokee skirt ($12 from Target), navy Cherokee polo shirt ($10 from Target), zip-up gray sweater with Columbus Academy logo made by Port Authority ($50 at Viking Corner), Sperry Top-Sider loafers ($50 from Nordstrom)

Abi

(her mother calls her Abigail)

Age: 10

Heading into: fifth grade

Favorite lunch at school: tacos

Favorite subject: art

Favorite music star: Taylor Swift

On Caroline:

Navy Royal Park kick-pleat skirt ($29 from Viking Corner), maroon Vantage fleece sweater with Columbus Academy logo ($40 from Viking Corner), plaid hair bow ($7 from Viking Corner), Sperry Top-Sider loafers ($50 from Nordstrom)

Caroline

Age: 13

Heading into: eighth grade

Favorite subject: science

Favorite lunch at school: "breakfast for lunch"

Least favorite lunch: salmon

What you can trade salmon for at lunch: chicken fingers

Where to Buy: Viking Corner is Columbus Academy's non-profit supply store, 4300 Cherry Bottom Rd., Gahanna