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The First Lady
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The First Lady. And @tyleroakley. Talking about college (and it's importance). You need to watch → #ReachHigher
NEW VIDEO: "Tyler Oakley Interviews Michelle Obama" WATCH: (RT if you want a DM full of love. Sending them all day!)
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Happy Birthday @americorps! I'm honored to have served with them in Chicago and couldn't be prouder of all they've accomplished. –mo
The President & FLOTUS joined millions to #Remember911 with service by assembling backpacks with @kaboom volunteers.
"Our endless blessings bestow an enduring burden. But as Americans, we welcome our responsibility to lead." —Obama:
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Watch President Obama address the nation at 9pm ET on our strategy to degrade & destroy ISIL:
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This is wonderful! Thank you Mrs. Obama for helping make this happen MT @FLOTUS Take a virtual tour of
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Can't make it to DC to check out the new @WhiteHouse Visitor Center? Take a virtual tour →
We are delighted to welcome @FLOTUS Michelle Obama to the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new White House Visitor Center! #ourwhitehouse
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Great to be in Nashville to see their K-12 progress & their real commitment to expanding preK opportunities.
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Heard of a "Prep Rally"? High schoolers in Atlanta prepare to #ReachHigher toward college →
Rockets ✔ Astronauts ✔ #STEM education ✔ Thanks @SpaceCampUSA for the tour! Can't wait to visit again. #EdTour14
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Good news: More than 7 in 10 parents support strong national standards for school lunches & snacks → via @pewtrusts
"Completing high school is not the end, but the beginning of your life’s journey." —FLOTUS in Atlanta: #ReachHigher
New research shows 72% of parents favor strong standards for school meals & snacks → via @pewtrusts
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The First Lady's got a back-to-school message for students: It's time to study hard, do your best, and #ReachHigher:
"If somebody tells you that you’re not college material...prove them wrong." —FLOTUS:
"Neither of my parents graduated from college, so...I was a little overwhelmed." —FLOTUS on @Upworthy: #ReachHigher
"I really hope the parents of these people get to see what they said here." —FLOTUS on @Upworthy: #ReachHigher
Worth reading: FLOTUS on @Upworthy about what it's like to be a 1st-generation college student → #ReachHigher
"It's up to all of us to make sure we're helping our young people @ReachHigher" - @FLOTUS Michelle Obama
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"If somebody tells you that you’re not college material, brush them off and prove them wrong." - The First Lady #ReachHigher #edtour14
"In today’s world…you’ve got to continue your education after you graduate from high school." - @FLOTUS #ReachHigher #edtour14
"Everything you are doing in school right now is critical to the rest of your life." - @FLOTUS kicking off @usedgov's bus tour in Atlanta.
#backtoschool means it's time for our Back-to-School Bus Tour. Looking forward to meeting w/ parents, teachers, students & more! #edtour14
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Happy Birthday, @Beyonce! You're an incredible role model, a phenomenal mother, and a wonderful friend. Hope you have an amazing day! –mo
🍫 or 🍏? Check out the First Lady i@funnyordieie's "Snackpocalypse"
Congratulations and thank you, @CVSHealth. Creating a healthier future for our next generation is #OneGoodReason to live tobacco free. –mo
Behind the Work: Y&R and VML create talking water fountain for Drink Up initiative
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It's back to school time! Go to every class, #ReachHigher, and you can achieve your dreams. –mo
It's not too late to share your favorite #SummerSalad! We’re highlighting our favorite recipes and photos →
Let's keep working to give every woman the chance to realize her dreams → #WomensEqualityDay
Photo: Roasted corn, radish, salad tomato, hard boiled egg, and avocado. #csa #summersalad...
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@FLOTUS Spring greens, thinly sliced red onion, strawberries, pecans, bleu cheese, rasp. vinaigrette.#SummerSalad
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Challenge: Share your favorite #SummerSalad. Ours is made from fresh veggies in our garden →
Happy 98th Birthday, @NatlParkService! Celebrate by spending time outside today: #LetsMove
Happy Birthday, Bao Bao! Here's a look back at her first year at the #BaoBaoBday 🐼 🍰
Visitors are coming for the 200th anniversary of the 1814 fire, when the President's office was reduced to a chair.
The @WhiteHouse is opening up to visitors from across the U.S. to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the 1814 fire:
Worth a read: “Back-to-school: School lunches are packing a healthier punch” via
Find out how Jackson-Madison County Schools empower students to select, grow, & eat healthy food →
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In 2000, the @UN set a goal of getting every child in school by 2015. We've got 500 days left → #EducationCountdown
The First Lady is proud to serve as the honorary president of the @girlscouts. Check out why →
Congrats to Mo'ne Davis on becoming the first girl to pitch an #LLWS shutout. When girls succeed, we all succeed: