Track E year-round schools open Monday, August 9, and, to prepare Austin residents, the Chicago Public Schools are hosting a Back-To-School Festival in Columbus Park on Saturday, July 31. This event is being held at the Field House, 500 South Central Avenue, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
There will be health screenings for students, book bags, school supplies, other prizes and giveaways, plus fun and games. Everyone is invited to attend. Theme of this school year is: SHOW UP! First Day and Every Day. For information on Track E schools, call 773/553-1000.