Students from across BCPS are invited to a festival Saturday, Aug. 25 from noon to 4 p.m. at Security Square Mall, 6901 Security Boulevard in Windsor Mill.
The festival will feature educational games, free backpacks and school supplies, and live entertainment.
The 2012 Back to School Festival is an opportunity for school children of all ages to celebrate the arrival of the new school year, which begins Monday, August 27.
Sponsored by the Kevin Liles For A Better Baltimore Foundation, Inc., and co-hosted by BCPS Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, the festival is open to all county students and will include a variety of community resources and children's activities. The festival will include opportunities to learn about college and career options as well.