Fulton County Schools to host drive-thru version of First Day Fulton on Aug. 1

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The event takes place at Banneker High School in South Fulton and North Springs High School in North Fulton. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The event takes place at Banneker High School in South Fulton and North Springs High School in North Fulton. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Fulton County Schools' back-to-school school supply fair will look a little different this year.

The fourth annual First Day Fulton event will be in drive-thru fashion this year, set to take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Aug. 1, according to a news release from the district July 30. The event will be held at Banneker High School in south Fulton County and North Springs High School in north Fulton County, according to the release.

Parents must register in advance due to limited supplies, which can be done at www.fultonschools.org/firstdayfulton. Parents will use a student identification number and receive an online confirmation, which will serve as the reservation for picking up supplies.

Families will also have the opportunity to receive food and other items from event sponsors including Atlanta Community Food Bank; Family Health Centers of Georgia; Georgia Women, Infants & Children; and others.

Banneker High School is located at 6015 Feldwood Road, College Park, and North Springs High School is located at 7447 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs.
By Kara McIntyre
Kara started with Community Impact Newspaper as the summer intern for the south Houston office in June 2018 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. She became the reporter for north Houston's Tomball/Magnolia edition in September 2018, moving to Alpharetta in January 2020 after a promotion to be the editor of the Alpharetta/Milton edition, which is Community Impact's first market in Georgia.


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