The 15th Annual Tarrant County Back to School Roundup is Thursday, Aug. 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tarrant County College South Campus in Fort Worth. The event provides students and their families with school supplies and other “back to school essentials” necessary to return to school ready and equipped for a successful academic year. Families are encouraged to pre-register for the Back to School Roundup. Families that pre-register are guaranteed school supplies.
School supplies will be provided to eligible students in grades pre-K through 12th attending any public school in Tarrant County. Backpacks will also be provided to children grades pre-K through 5th grade.
Health Services and Activities
- Free school supplies will be given to approximately 10,000 students in pre-K through 12th grade
- Backpacks will also be provided to children grades pre-K through 5th grade
- Free haircuts for school children
- Free sports physicals for middle and high school students
- Free kidney health screenings for adults and children
- Free vision exams and eye glasses
- Free dental screenings, fluoride applications, free toothbrushes and toothpaste for students
- Free immunizations for schoolchildren
- Free health screenings and services for both schoolchildren and their families
- Kids activities, games and interactive demonstrations and booths
- Community resource booths will offer information on such topics as literacy, parenting, nutrition, financial literacy, fire safety, and social services