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Back-to-School Teacher Celebration & Community Supply Drive

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Event: The Back-to-School Celebration is a two-part event that will take place at four Metro Nashville Public Schools. The celebration will be an opportunity to distribute FREE school supplies to ALL MNPS teachers before the school year begins, as well as an opportunity to boost morale for the upcoming school year and host a city-wide school supply drive.


  • Northeast: McGavock High School (3150 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214)

  • Southeast: Eagle View Elementary School (1470 Eagle View Blvd., Antioch, TN 37013)

  • Southwest: Bellevue Middle School (655 Colice-Jeanne Road, Nashville, TN 37221)

  • Northwest: Creswell Middle School (3500 John Mallette Drive, Nashville, TN 37218)

Activities: In addition to distributing teacher care packages and collecting school supplies, each location will include a hospitality zone with music, activities and food for MNPS teachers.

  • Teacher Celebration: Every Metro Nashville Public School teacher is invited to attend the celebration and pick up a back-to-school care package assembled by the LP PENCIL Box and caring community volunteers.

    The Care Package will include:

    • Starter School Supplies

      • 15 pens

      • 3 pencil cases

      • 18 pencils

      • 6 erasers

      • 9 glue sticks

      • 3 rulers

      • 3 small packs of markers, crayons, colored pencils

      • 3 pencil sharpeners

      • Rubbermaid Tupperware lunch set

      • Portable charger and portable charger cord set

      • Tissue box or paper towel roll

    • LP PENCIL Box shopping information

    • Coupon(s) from local merchants

  • Community Supply Drive: PENCIL will collect school supplies at all four celebration locations. We invite ALL organizations, businesses and individuals in Nashville to participate!
    Recommended school supply list:

    • Wide Rule Filler Paper

    • Spiral Notebooks

    • Dry Erase Markers

    • Glue Sticks

    • Pencils

 For more information about the celebration, contact Kiley Johnson, Events & Marketing Manager, at KJohnson@PENCIL615.org.

Special thanks to all of our Back to School Celebration Supporters:

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