BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The first day of school for students in East Baton Rouge Parish is a little over a month away.
Students return to the classroom on August 11.
For those that have questions about what is going to be available to their children this year, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System is holding a gathering on Saturday, August 7.
The gathering is called Back to School Bash 2021 and is it happening at the Raising Cane’s River Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
EBRSS plans to provide all of the information parents need in one place.
Among other things, attendees can expect to learn about these aspects of the school year:
- School registration
- Bus routes
- Child nutrition services
“There will also be program representatives for our Gifted & Talented, Magnet, Charter Schools, ELA services,” according to the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.
If you come to Back to School Bash 2021 you can get free school supplies and have access to:
- Free child haircuts
- Exercise sessions
- Face painting
- A kids play zone
- Health screenings
- COVID vaccinations
“We are extremely excited to provide a true, first of its kind, city-wide back to school event for our entire community. This event will be a celebration of what we hope will be an amazing start to the school year and we remain grateful to our community partners for their continued support. We couldn’t provide these services and experiences to our families and scholars without each of them,” said Dr. Narcisse.
Organizers would like to remind everyone that there is a “clear bag/no bag” policy if you plan to attend Back to School Bash 2021.