Attention all District 6 students and families!

Come out and join us for the third annual School Kickoff Community Celebration, to be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 13 at Island Grove Regional kickoff event

Funded totally through private donations, we will be giving away 2,700 backpacks filled with school supplies, serve free lunch to 2,500 and provide onsite $10 sports physicals for students. The celebration also features four student entertainment groups performing throughout the day and more than 70 community booths and activities such as a petting zoo, games, free balloons and face painting.

Student must be present to receive a free backpack. Families can begin lining up to receive a wristband to receive a backpack beginning at 8 a.m. The backpack giveaway will begin at 10 a.m. and continue while supplies last. Lunch will begin at 11:30a.m. 

Please plan on joining us Saturday, August 13, and start the new school year off right!

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