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FWISD Back to School Event Kicks Off Tax-Free Weekend

Fort Worth ISD kicked off the first day of tax-free weekend with its fifth Creando Una Amistad, creando back-to-school event for families  that provided resources to help everyone get ready for the 2019-20 school year, Friday, August 9.

Fort Worth ISD Board President Jacinto Ramos, Jr. and Dr. Kent Paredes ScribnerFort Worth ISD Superintendent discussed with parents the importance of welcoming environments for students as well as other issues. Creando Una Amistad or Creating a Friendship is FWISD’s  commitment to listen to and talk directly with Spanish-speaking families as well as inform them about support and opportunities in the District.

Creando Una Amistad was held in partnership with Univision and La Gran Plaza. 

The fun, family-friendly event included: creando19

  • Online registration assistance
  • Back to school/book giveaways
  • Resources for families
  • Fashion Show
  • Student performances
  • Merchant coupons

View more photos from the event here


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