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Aug 14

Newport News Public Schools Preparing Families with Back-To-School Resource Fair

Posted on August 14, 2017 at 10:16 AM by Communications Department

School supply giveaway to students during the event

Newport News Public Schools is hosting the 2nd Annual Stand Together for Youth, a resource fair and back-to-school celebration, on Saturday August, 19 at Todd Stadium.  From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. families can connect with youth serving organizations and agencies for valuable resources that promote youth development and well-being.

Enjoy a day of entertainment, performances, demonstrations, exhibits, and interactive presentations. Organizers of the event are also helping to prepare students for school with free school supplies and other giveaways. Free transportation is being provided to families who need a ride to and from the fair. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., families can be picked up or dropped off every 30 minutes from the following locations: 

Peninsula Boys and Girls Club, 429 Thorncliff Drive
Courthouse Green Townhomes, Old Courthouse Way & Hustings Lane
Warwick Mobile Homes, 12095 Jefferson Avenue
South Morrison Family Education Center, 746 Adams Drive
An Achievable Dream Elementary, 726 16th Street
Doris Miller Community Center, 2814 Wickham Avenue
Ivy Baptist Church, 50 Maple Avenue
Living Waters Church, 15611 Warwick Boulevard
Newsome Park Elementary, 4200 Marshall Avenue

In case of rain, the event’s alternate location is Gildersleeve Middle School located at 1 Minton Drive. For more information, contact Bridget Adams at 283-7850 ext. 10318 or bridget.adams@nn.k12.va.us

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