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Back to School Party to be held at the Bakery District

The event will feature live music, door prizes, vendors, food trucks, giveaways and a teacher supply drive.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — We're a week away from Fort Smith students returning to the classroom and the Fort Smith Education Association (FSEA) is hosting a Back to School Party at the Bakery District to celebrate.

The event will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 5 p.m.

It will feature live music, door prizes, vendors, food trucks and giveaways. 

A teacher supply drive will also be held to help with this upcoming school year.

Here is a list of items that are being collected: 

  • Kleenex
  • Hand sanitizers 
  • Clorox wipes
  • Glue sticks 
  • Crayola crayons 
  • Ticonderoga pencils
  • Hot glue sticks
  • Colored pencils 
  • Markers
  • Post-it notes 
  • Expo markers

There will be free snow cones for Fort Smith Public School employees who take their badges and free food for FSEA members.

The first day of school for Fort Smith students will be Monday, Aug. 22. Click here for a list of start dates for schools in our area


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