Kingsport City Schools announce 2014 5th Annual Back to School Expo


WHAT: 2014 5th Annual Back to School Expo

WHEN: Tuesday, July 29 from 3 – 6 p.m.

WHERE: Kingsport Town Center, 2101 Fort Henry Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664

Kingsport City Schools, Kingsport Town Center and are hosting the 2014 5th Annual Back to School Expo held on Tuesday, July 29 from 3 – 6 p.m. located at Kingsport Town Center highlighting over 90 vendors/exhibitors to parents/guardians and students of Kingsport City Schools and to the community.

There will be free entertainment, demonstrations and lots of activities for the kids found on the upper and lower levels of the mall. The event will kick-off at 2:55 p.m. with the Star Spangled Banner and the Dobyns-Bennett High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard located in the Sears Court with various entertainment including demonstrations continuing until 6:30 p.m. In addition, there will be a Back to School Fashion Show at 4:30 p.m. on the upper lever at the top of the escalators.

Parents/guardians will be able to pick up all of the information needed to get their child(ren) started back to school. They will also have the opportunity to sign them up for programs and activities for things to do this fall located throughout Kingsport.

Various stores within the mall will offer discounts during the event. The discount listing will be provided at the Kingsport Town Center table located in the Sears Court.

Vendors range from Kingsport City Schools services and school programs; health, nutrition and safety related services; animal welfare/pet adoption; fiancĩ for college; tutoring, library/literacy programs; pre-school programs; wellness activities; arts, sports and recreation activities; childrens services and various other vendors providing interactive activities, demonstrations and prizes.

For more information on the event and/or a complete listing of exhibitors visit and click the 5th Annual Back to School Expo banner image.

Kingsport City Schools will be back in session for the 2014-15 school year on Monday, August 4, 2014. For all back to school welcome events at individual schools, visit our Back to School webpage at In addition, mobile apps for download, school hours, report card information, enrollment forms, zoning/tuition applications, school calendar and supply lists, menus and more are provided for easy reference.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and a non-traditional school; with total enrollment over 7,000 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused -¦ World Class.

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FMThe Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, watch KCS Today on Charter Channel 16 or call (423) 378.2100. Were social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KptSchools) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).