Sandy Springs will be the scene of a back-to-school rally and back-to-school party as parents and students prepare for the first day of classes in the Fulton County school system on August 9.
North Springs High hosts the Back-to-School Pep Rally on July 31
North Springs High School in Sandy Springs will be one of two locations where Fulton County Schools (FCS) hold their fifth annual back-to-school rally from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 31, the district said. school. First Day Fulton School at 7447 Roswell Rd NE is the district’s initiative for early summer enrollment.
Students and parents have the chance to learn about school services, support services and community programs. COVID-19 and other vaccines will be available on site.
Parents can register their students to avoid long lines or multiple visits to local schools in August to complete registration. New pupils, pupils who have moved, homeless pupils and those moving to the next grade level must be registered before the first day of school.
Students upgrading to the next level do not have to register for the event. They are welcome to come to the event for free supplies and to take advantage of community resources.
Parents are kindly requested to bring their child’s last report card or identity card to receive school supplies and be eligible for the raffles. More information on registration is available online.
Back to School Bash heads to City Green on August 3
Just days after the FCS event, Sandy Springs will be hosting its annual back-to-school year in conjunction with its National Night Out initiative.
The Back to School Bash will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on August 3 on City Green in City Springs at 1 Galambos Way.
The free event features carnival games, fire trucks, police cars, giant inflatable obstacle course, balloon artist, bubble man and daddy DJ playing music. Refreshments will be served.
The Back to School Bash will be hosted by the Sandy Springs Parks and Recreation Departments, Police and Fire Department. Those present will have the chance to meet the police, K-9 and firefighters who serve the city.
The city is partnering with Solidarity Sandy Springs to collect school supplies for families served by the nonprofit organization. A drop box will be available at City Green. A collection box is already in the lobby of the Sandy Springs Police Department Headquarters at 7840 Roswell Road, Suite 301. School supplies can be dropped off seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until August 3 .
Solidarity Sandy Springs has posted a list of needed school supplies online.