5th Annual HCS Back to School Bash!
Saturday, August 6th

First Horizon Pavilion

To celebrate and kick off the 2022-23 school year, Hamilton County Schools (HCS) will host its fifth annual Back to School Bash Saturday, August 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Horizon Pavilion. Families attending will have the opportunity to participate in many activities and learn about important community resources such as:

  • Learning & Fun: Enjoy a mini-Literacy Festival featuring learning activities and resources with HCS educators and community partners such as the Chattanooga Library and Read 20; ArtsBuild will have an interactive art exhibit; TN Valley Robotics will have a fun STEM activity; Good News Club will be offering face painting; and so much more!

  • Health & Wellness: BlueCare Tennessee will be offering well check screenings for students who are BlueCare members; the Hamilton County Health Department, Health Connect America, Cempa Community Care, LifeSpring Community Health, and others will offer health resources for families; Scenic City Therapy Pets will have therapy dogs on site; and Operation Get Active will have an inflatable soccer field for kids to play.

  • Resources: There will be many community resources for families available at the event from energy assistance programs to job opportunities.

  • Food: The YMCA will offer sack lunches for kids and Greater Emmanuel Church will host a cookout for families. Food trucks will also be there to add to the delicious food options.