Two days before Montgomery County Public Schools open their doors for the 2012-13 school year, the school district plans to host it's annual Back-to-School fair.
Held Saturday, Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the , located at 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, the fair features a little something for everyone, including information and resources for parents, to children’s activities and entertainment for all, according to MCPS.
Free backpacks and school supplies will be available to MCPS students who need them, MCPS said. Gift certificates and prizes will be given out throughout the day and free refreshments will be provided.
MCPS staff members will be available to answer questions and provide information about a variety of topics, including Curriculum 2.0, consortia and magnet programs, classroom instruction and much more.
Limited parking will be available at Montgomery College across the street from the event, but free round-trip shuttle buses will run throughout the day beginning at 10:30 a.m. from the following locations:
- Gaithersburg Middle School
- Montgomery Blair High School
- Albert Einstein High School
- John F. Kennedy High School
- Northwest High School
- Richard Montgomery High School
- Rockville High School
- Seneca Valley High School
- Springbrook High School
- Watkins Mill High School
- Wheaton High School
- East County Community Center
For more information, contact the Division of Family and Community Partnerships at 301-279-3100 or visit the Back-to-School Fair website.