2018 Kingsport City Schools 9th Annual Back to School Expo

Published on July 24, 2018 at 1:56 p.m.
WHAT: 2018 Kingsport City Schools 9th Annual Back to School Expo 

WHEN: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 from 3 - 6 p.m.

WHERE: Kingsport Farmer’s Market, Downtown Kingsport

Kingsport City Schools will host the 2018 9th Annual Back to School Expo, on Tuesday, July 31 from 3 - 6 p.m. located at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market. There will be 95 vendors on-site for parents/guardians, students of Kingsport City Schools, and the Kingsport community to enjoy.

In addition, there will be free carousel rides, putt-putt, pets available for adoption, face painting, Kingsport Times-News Happy Snaps photo booth, live entertainment, demonstrations, the Bristol Motor Speedway pace car,  WJHL news truck (to explore) and various free activities for kids. Shaved ice, hot dogs and kettle corn will be available for purchase. 

The event will kick-off at 3 p.m. with the National Anthem and Dobyns-Bennett High School fight song performed by the Dobyns-Bennett High School Band Ensemble and the presentation of colors by the Dobyns-Bennett High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard. Various entertainment will continue until 6 p.m., hosted by 90.3 FM WCSK Radio, including: Dobyns-Bennett Cheerleaders and Spirit Shakers; demonstrations by the Dobyns-Bennett AF JROTC and performances by Kingsport City Schools students.

Parents/guardians will be able to pick up information needed to get their child(ren) started back to school. They will also have the opportunity to sign up for programs and activities for this fall in locations throughout Kingsport.

Vendors range from Kingsport City Schools services and school programs; health, nutrition and safety-related services; animal welfare/pet adoption; financing for college; tutoring, library/literacy programs; pre-school programs; wellness activities; arts, sports and recreation activities; children’s services and various others providing interactive activities, demonstrations and prizes.

For more information on the event and/or a complete list of vendors for 2018, click here or visit k12k.com.

This event could not be made possible without the support of our partners, City of Kingsport – Kingsport Cultural Arts and Kingsport Times-News.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,700 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).

For more information on KCS, visit k12k.com, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, download our mobile app for Apple / Android devices or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook(Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District), LinkedIn (Kingsport City Schools) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).