Cypress, TX News – CFISD Back-to-School Expo Set for Aug. 16 at Berry Center

Cypress, TX News (July 23, 2014) - The second annual CFISD Back-to-School Expo is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Berry Center (8877 Barker Cypress Road). The Expo will provide many helpful resources to incoming students, parents, and prospective employees to allow for a smooth transition into the school district.

New students can register for the 2014 – 2015 school year at the Expo. A birth certificate, immunization records, and proof of residency are required. Online registration will be offered in English and Spanish.

Health-related opportunities will also be available for parents and students. Immunizations will be administered by the Harris Health System for children who have Medicaid, CHIP, a Gold Card, or no medical insurance. Parents are asked to provide shot records.

Athletic physicals will be provided by Methodist Willowbrook Hospital for $25 apiece. One-thousand free first-aid kits will be given away to guests.

Employment opportunities will be available for various district departments:

  • Transportation
  • Food Service
  • Operations
  • Community Programs
  • Substitute Office
  • Berry Center
  • Human Resources
  • Support Staff

Other highlights of the Expo include:

  • Cy-Fair Swim Club FLEET water safety information;
  • H-E-B giveaway of fresh fruits and vegetables to qualified participants from 9 to 11 am; and
  • World Changers Fellowship Church of Houston distribution of 500 backpacks with supplies.

The following business partners have sponsored this year’s Back-to-School Expo:

  • Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Health Choice
  • Harris Health System
  • Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann
  • Harris County Sheriff’s Office
  • Bella Dental
  • Spring Branch Community Health Center
  • Radio Disney

“The Back-to-School Expo is a ‘one-stop shop’ for everyone who is new to the school district,” said Dave Schrandt, CFISD director of student services/admissions. “We expect another great turnout as we prepare for an exciting 2014-2015 school year.”