In preparation for the start of the 2021-22 school year, two free back-to-school events will be held next week, one by each school district that serves Richardson residents:
- Plano ISD Back-to-School Fair
Tuesday, Aug. 3
10 a.m.-noon (or while supplies last).
Clark Stadium, 6600 Stadium Dr.
Drive-through distribution will include backpacks filled with school supplies and a box of shelf-safe food. Proof of Plano ISD enrollment is required. No registration is needed;
- Richardson ISD Backpack Bash
Saturday, Aug. 7
Richardson High School, 1250 W. Belt Line Rd.
Families may pick up school supplies and learn about RISD programs and services in a back-to-school fair atmosphere. Registration is required and students should be enrolled in RISD schools for 2021-22.