Thursday, August 2, 2012

KCS announces back-to-school events

• KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has announced a variety of back-to-school events. Each school will hold special events to welcome students and families and provide information about the start of school. School will begin for Kingsport students on Monday.

Back-to-school events are scheduled for:

Jackson Elementary, Friday, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Jefferson Elementary, today, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Johnson Elementary, Friday, 4 to 5 p.m.
Kennedy Elementary, Friday, 2 to 3 p.m.
Lincoln Elementary, Friday, 4 to 5 p.m.
Roosevelt Elementary, Friday, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Washington Elementary, today, 4 to 6 p.m.
Robinson Middle School, today, 6 p.m.
Sevier Middle School, today, 6 to 8 p.m.
Innovation Academy, Friday, 1 p.m.
Cora Cox Academy, Aug. 10, 4:30 p.m.

Dobyns-Bennett High School new student orientation will occur Friday in the Nancy Pridemore Theater.

Students with last names A-J will attend the morning session beginning at 9 a.m. Students with last names K-Z will attend the afternoon session, which will begin at 12:30 p.m.

All new students and their families are encouraged to attend. A full listing of back-to-school events and information can be found on the KCS Web site at

For more information, contact KCS Administrative Coordinator Andy True at 378-2130.