Back-to-school events kick off in Bristol Public Schools

The first day of the 2015-2016 school year begins on Thursday, Aug. 27 for Bristol Public Schools. Here are some events and activities happening in different schools in the district:

  • Ivy Drive School: On Wednesday, Aug. 19, an ice cream truck will come on Shawn Dr. from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. On Monday, Aug. 24: Meet teachers and see your classroom from 3-4 p.m. On Thursday, Sept. 17, 5-7:30 p.m., a back-to-school barbeque and open house will take place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Greene Hills School: On Wednesday, Aug. 19, a welcome back to school ice/cream/book truck will be at Bristol Community Organization on Lake Avenue at 11 a.m., and will also go to other locations. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, kindergarten orientation will take place.
  • Northeast Middle School: On Thursday, Aug. 20, orientation for sixth graders will take place at 9:30 a.m. On Friday, Aug. 28, a school-wide assembly will take place to welcome students, introduce staff and discuss special events. On Thursday, Sept. 10, open house will take place from 6-8 p.m.
  • Bristol Central High School: On Monday, Aug. 17, Freshman Orientation picnic will take place at 10 a.m.
  • Bristol Eastern High School: On Tuesday, Aug. 18, Freshman Orientation will take place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.