Hard to believe, but the first day of school for kids in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Stafford is quickly approaching! Looking for school calendars, Fun back-to-school events or where to go for your kid's back-to-school shopping in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Stafford? We have it all, plus advice and tips for dealing with that first-day anxiety, printables to make those first-day pics special, and even ideas on what to pack for lunch! Check it all out here!
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First day of school: August 8, 2022
Lafayette Upper Elementary School 8:25 A.M. -3:15 P.
Walker-Grant Middle School 7:40 A.M. -2:40 P.M.
James Monroe High School 7:45 A.M. -2:45 P.M.
Head Start 8:30 A.M. -1:30 P.M.
Preschool 8:30 AM to 11AM
First day of school: August 10, 2022
✏️School Supply Lists
31 Stafford Avenue,
Stafford, VA 22554
Elementary school is on August 8
Middle school is on August 3
High school is on August 2.
Visit www.staffordschools.net/openhouse to find out what time your child's school will open its doors.
First Day of School: August 8, 2022
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Know of a community back-to-school event in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania or Stafford that we're missing? Let us know!
Back to School Supply Drives
- Collect for Kids at 11 drop-off sites or via mail from March 29, 2022 - August 1, 2022
- Stuff the Bus: August 6, 2022 at Staples 2003 Plank Rd, Fred. VA 22401
- Back 2 School Community Drive: August 6, 2022 from 8am to 2:30 pm at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 6823 Harrison Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
- Stafford Co Public Schools - Amazon Wishlist
Back to School Supply Giveaway
- August 2, 2022 for Stafford County Public School Students at the North Star Early Elementary Education Center
- August 6, 2022 - Stafford Commuter Lot from 10am to 1pm (God's Girls LLC)
Visit our Event Calendar for Food Distribution Dates/Locations
- School supplies, clothing, and footwear
- Qualified school supplies - $20 or less per item
- Qualified clothing and footwear - $100 or less per item
- Hurricane and emergency preparedness products
- Portable generators - $1,000 or less per item
- Gas-powered chainsaws - $350 or less per item
- Chainsaw accessories - $60 or less per item
- Other specified hurricane preparedness items - $60 or less per item
- Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products
- Qualifying Energy Star™ or WaterSense™ products purchased for noncommercial home or personal use - $2,500 or less per item
Detailed lists of qualifying items and more information for retailers can be found in the Sales Tax Holiday Guidelines.
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