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Ready. Set. Return Stronger! Join Us This Summer for our Back to School Events to Register, Get Free Supplies and Celebrate the 901!

July 08, 2021 31682 views


As we countdown to Return Stronger for the 2021-22 school year, SCS is partnering with organizations across the city and county to engage families and ensure students have the resources and supplies needed for a successful school year. Information subject to change. Please monitor this site for updates.

Safe Summer Block Parties

  • Hickory Ridge Middle School – July 23, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Trezevant High School – July 30, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Whitehaven High School – August 5, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

SCS has teamed up again with our partners at APW Agency for family fun. Parents and students are invited to join the Recruitment, Alumni, and Multicultural Affairs team at block parties at Hickory Ridge Middle School (July 23), Trezevant High School (July 30), and Whitehaven High School (August 5). View flyer HERE.

Let’s Get Back to School

  • Saturday, July 31, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane

SCS is partnering with the City of Memphis and other stakeholders to host a back-to-school extravaganza at the Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane. Available resources will include school supplies, uniforms, haircuts, COVID-19 vaccinations, and more. View flyer HERE.

Family Week Dance Challenge

  • August 1-7

All week, we're asking families to submit a TikTok or family fun video to share on social media using the hashtag #901FamilyWeek.The family with the most likes during the week will win a special prize. 

Back-to-School Virtual Town Hall with the Deputies 

To support our stakeholders with the full reopening of schools, District leaders will be hosting a Back-to-School Virtual Town Hall via Microsoft Teams. During this session, SCS Deputy Superintendent of Schools and Academic Support Dr. Angela Whitelaw and SCS Deputy Superintendent of Strategic Operations and Finance Dr. John Barker will provide information on ESSER 3.0 Funding, Health Updates, and Back-to-School information. In advance of the session, families will have the opportunity to email questions to [email protected]. We invite you to join us online at https://bit.ly/SCSBacktoSchool21. View flyer HERE.

Parent Ambassador Kick-off

  • Wednesday, August 4 at 5:30 p.m.Memphis Botanic Garden

Parent leaders will kick-off the school year at the Parent Ambassador Orientation. We are looking for SCS parents/ guardians who want to be more involved at the district level by sharing their input and ideas. Parent Ambassadors serve as a representative body that acts as a liaison between the district and the parent community with an overall goal of supporting the educational success of all students and promoting parent voice. LEARN MORE and view flyer HERE.

Run with Ray on the River

  • Saturday, August 7 at 8 a.m.Beale Street Landing

Families, teachers, staff, and community partners are invited to participate in a 2.1K family-fun run with Superintendent Dr. Joris M. Ray at Beale Street Landing. This event features a community health fair and screenings. View flyer HERE. To register, click HERE.

Return Stronger: Family Festival

  • Saturday, August 7, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Board of Education (160 S. Hollywood)

Families are invited to celebrate the start of the school year at the Return Stronger Family Festival at the Board of Education. SCS Departments will be on site to support families with registration, immunizations, school supplies, bus safety, and a school supply giveaway to ensure that students are ready for the First Day of School (Monday, August 9). View flyer HERE.

Ready. Set. Register! 

Still need to register your student(s) for the 2021-22 school year? It’s not too late! Visit www.scsk12.org/registration or take advantage of one of our upcoming summer registration events. Haga clic AQUÍ para encontrar las ubicaciones dónde ofrecerán ayuda con las matrículas este verano. 

Para leer esta información en Español, visite Nota Escolar AQUÍ

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