St. Louis’ Back to School and Community Empowerment Festival

ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - St. Louis Public Schools start next week. That is why this Saturday's Back to School and Community Empowerment Festival so important. Stacy Clay is here to talk about the event.

The annual Saint Louis Public Schools Back to School and Community Empowerment Festival on Saturday, August 13, 2016, from 9 a.m. to noon at Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University.

The SLPS Back to School and Community Empowerment Festival is free for all city residents. This year`s festival will feature a main stage on the arena floor, where student performances and academic showcases will be highlighted. Free school supplies will be given to students while supplies last. A free lunch will also be served.

Inside the Chaifetz Arena, SLPS officials will be on hand to assist with transportation, enrollment and other school-related questions and concerns. More than 50 vendors and exhibitors will offer important school-related information for parents and students.