Local Back to School Information, Events


The first day of school for all Greater Clark County Schools is August 8th.

Back to school nights (5-7 pm each night)

Elementary – August 6th

Middle – August 7th

High School – August 6th

CHARLESTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL: The Pirate Preview for incoming 6th grade students will be held at CMS on August 1 from 9:00AM-12:00PM. If your child isn’t registered yet, they may register at the door. The cost is $5 and includes lunch. Parents may drop off or check students in at 8:45AM.

2018-2019 School Year Calendar (Printable)

Greater Clark County Schools Supply Lists 

Elementary Supply Lists (Printable)

Middle School Supply Lists (Printable)

The first day of school for West Clark Schools will also be August 8th. Please see the West Clark Schools website for more information about supply lists and registration.

2018-2019 West Clark School Calendar (Printable)

Rock Creek Academy returns to school on the 9th.

Printable Rock Creek Academy school year calendar here.

St. Paul Catholic School Info here.

St. Michael Catholic School Info here.

School for Wee Ones

CHARLESTOWN STUDENT ATHLETES: Charlestown High School will host a School Physical Night on July 24th at Charlestown High School from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. More info here.

Greater Clark will now use Final Forms to keep track of school physicals for all student athletes. This information is saved and can be updated from year to year. More information is available here.


The City of Charlestown Parks Department will hold their 10th annual Back to School Event on Friday, July 27th at Greenway Park at 7:00 pm. The event is free for Charlestown school kids grades K-12. Kids must be present, must attend a Charlestown school and have parents present to receive supplies. One per child while supplies last. Movies in the park to follow, presenting a showing of Cars 3. Please see the City’s website for more information.

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church will hold a back to school event on August 4th from 11-1. The giveaway will include free socks, undergarments, and hygiene products for school aged children. The church will serve hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks.

Splish Splash Back to School Bash at Sellersburg Pool. More info.

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