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Charlestown Parks to hold 11th annual Back to School Bash on Friday, July 26th


Charlestown Parks & Recreation’s 11th annual Back to School Bash/Back Pack Give Away in Greenway Park is Friday July 26th at 7:00pm. Charlestown Parks & Recreation and their community partners will be handing out backpacks and school supplies to 400 kids in need. Supplies are for students grades k-12.

Children must attend a Charlestown school (Pleasant Ridge, Jonathan Jennings, CMS or CHS)  and be present to receive supplies – sorry, no exceptions. Parent or Guardian must be present and have proof of residency via an I.D. with a Charlestown address and a current utility bill with matching address.

Registration will open at 6:30 p.m. Free hot dogs, chips, drinks, and popsicles (one per person while supplies last). Free inflatables for kids 10 & under. If your business and/or organization would like to help sponsor this event you must contact Rhonda Davidson. 812-256-3422 ext 328 or by email


Pleasant Ridge Elementary, and Jonathan Jennings Elementary Back To School night will be held on Monday, August 5th from 4-7 pm. Families are encouraged to bring their child’s supplies at this time. The first day of school is Thursday, August 8th. Please visit for more Back To School information from GCCS.

Pleasant Ridge Elementary School Supply List

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Jonathan Jennings Elementary Supply List

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