In celebration of education in our community, Bastrop Independent School District hosts an annual Back to School Bash and Stuff the Bus school supply distribution to kick off the upcoming school year! The event for the 2017-18 school year will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the beautiful BISD Memorial Stadium in Cedar Creek. The Stuff the Bus distribution for Bastrop ISD students will start at 8 am followed by the Back to School Bash from 8:30 - 10:30 am.
STUFF THE BUS
Thanks to generous community partners and fundraisers at local businesses, Stuff the Bus will provide 1,500 backpacks with school supplies to Bastrop ISD Pre-K-12th grade students on a first come, first serve basis.
If you would like to donate supplies, donations are accepted at the following locations:
- Bastrop ISD Service Center - 906 Farm Street, Bastrop
- Greater Texas Federal Credit Union - 115 Hunters Crossing Blvd, Bastrop
- Classic Bank - 493 TX 71, Bastrop
- HEB Plus! - pre-package donation bags are available to purchase and donate at their store - 104 Hasler Blvd, Bastrop
- McCoy's Building Supply - 550 TX-71, Bastrop
- Schulman Theatres Lost Pines 8 - 1600 Chestnut Street, Bastrop (donate items at this location July 22-29)
BACK TO SCHOOL BASH
For the Back to School Bash, all games, activities and food will be available free of charge for all attendees. Vendors include businesses, civic and nonprofit groups, BISD campuses and governmental agencies and local organizations. To register as a vendor, click here. (Click "Beyond the Bell Community Services" and then "Community Events".)
To become a community partner, make a financial donation for school supplies (accepted year round), or if you have any questions, contact Lauri Anzaldua at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 772-7180.
PARTNERS for 2017
Gold - Dell Children's Health Plan
Silver - Lone Star Circle of Care
Bronze - Greater Texas Federal Credit Union, GoldStar Transit
Community - H-E-B Plus! in Bastrop, Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa, Chick-fil-A, Southside Market & BBQ, Orange Leaf, Panda Express, Wal-Mart, Classic Bank, McCoy's Building Supply, Schulman Theatres Lost Pines 8
Photos from the 2017 event