Students have opportunity to receive free school supplies
July 15, 2019—Students across the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) District will have an opportunity to receive free school supplies at a dozen back-to-school events scheduled throughout July and August. The events are sponsored by the JCPS Family Resource & Youth Services Centers and various community partners, including Neighborhood Place and the Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.
All of the back-to-school events are free and open to the public. Students must be accompanied by an adult to receive supplies, and supplies are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. School supplies, information and services vary by site.
2019-20 Back-to-School Events List (also available online here):
Saturday, July 20, Westport Middle School, 9 a.m. – noon
Located at 8100 Westport Road.
Thursday, July 25, Valley High School, 9 a.m. – noon
Located at 10200 Dixie Highway.
Saturday, July 27, Kindergarten ReadyFest at Farnsley Middle, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Located at 3400 Lees Lane. Kindergarten ReadyFest features music, games and other activities for students and their families. JCPS representatives will be on hand to provide students with free workbooks and supplies, help families complete paperwork for free and reduced school meals, and more.
Saturday, July 27, Emmanuel Assembly of God, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 5701 Johnsontown Road.
Thursday, August 1, The Academy @ Shawnee, 1 – 4 p.m.
Located at 4001 Herman Street.
Friday, August 2, Cochran Elementary School, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Located at 500 W. Gaulbert Avenue.
Saturday, August 3, Lighthouse Community Center, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 5312 Shepherdsville Road.
Saturday, August 3, Olmsted Academy North, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 4530 Bellevue Avenue
Saturday, August 3, Meyzeek Middle School, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 828 S. Jackson Street.
Thursday, August 8, Southwick Community Center, 4 – 7 p.m.
Located at 3621 Southern Avenue.
Saturday, August 10, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Road.
Sunday, August 11, New Birth Church, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 3301 Linda Lane.