07.31 APS’ Annual Back-to-School Bash is Back In-Person, Saturday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                
July 29, 2022

APS’ Annual Back-to-School Bash is Back In-Person, Saturday

ATLANTA – The metro area’s premier back-to-school event is BACK, live and in-person for the first time in two years!

The Atlanta Public Schools Back-to-School Bash will be held Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Georgia World Congress Center, Halls C1 and C2. The pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 event and the 2021 Bash was a drive-thru event. 

This event for Atlanta Public Schools families is made possible by our outstanding partners:  Amazon, Amerigroup, Gas South, Georgia Natural Gas, Mercedes-Benz, Verizon and Waffle House! It provides free backpacks, school supplies, vaccinations, and other resources – including free COVID at-home testing kits thanks to a donation of 2,000 units from PHASE Scientific, a high-growth biotech company with marketing and sales offices in Atlanta. 

Additionally, COVID vaccinations and boosters will be available, and students and families will have voter registration opportunities and opportunities to get information on products and services from upwards of 50 vendors focused on maximizing the educational experience for our students.

This year’s Bash also will feature a unique layout on the exhibit floor as vendors and experiences have been grouped by the district’s APS 5 themes – Personalized Learning, Whole-Child Intervention, Curriculum and Instruction, Data, and Signature Programing – which are the five measurable methods for preparing all scholars for college, career, and life.

WHAT:      APS’ annual Back-to-School Bash is back in-person this year.

WHEN:      Saturday, July 30 | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                  

WHERE:    Georgia World Congress Center (Halls C1 & C2) | 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard, NW

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About Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the state of Georgia, serving approximately 50,000 students across 87 schools and five programs. The District is organized into nine K-12 clusters with 64 traditional schools, 19 charter schools, six partner schools, two alternative schools and five alternative programs. To learn more about Atlanta Public Schools, follow us on social media – Twitter (@apsupdate), Facebook (Atlanta Public Schools), and Instagram (apsupdate) – or visit us online at www.atlantapublicschools.us.