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2022 Shreveport-Bossier & Beyond Back-To-School Give-Away Guide

BackPack/Supply & Haircut Giveaways, School Calendar Quick Reference, Shopping Deal Info & MORE

By by Mimi Rankin Webb - Macaroni Kid Shreveport-Bossier Moms In the Know Publisher July 22, 2022



Hard to believe, but the first day of school for kids in the Shreveport - Bossier City area is coming up FAST! 

Looking for school calendars in and around our area? Check out our Back To School Guide with sections for each school district containing calendars, handbook links, supply links, uniforms and MORE!

Fun back to school events in Shreveport - Bossier City and the surrounding area? We've got you covered with our HUGE comprehensive calendar of area-wide events on our website HERE!

Need to know where to get your kid's back to school haircut or go back-to-school shopping in and around the Shreveport - Bossier City area? We can help!

We have it all, PLUS advice and tips for dealing with that first day anxiety, printables to make those first day pics special, and even ideas on what to pack for lunch! 

Check it all out here and watch for MORE to pop up on our website, in our weekly newsletters AND across all of our social media accounts!



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School Calendars

Bienville Schools
First day for Bienville Schools: August 15

Bossier Schools
First day for Bossier Schools 

August 10 - First day for students in grades 1st-12th 

August 17 - First full day for Kindergarten 

August 24 - First full day Pre-K

Caddo Schools
First day for Caddo Schools

August 3- First day for students in Elementary 

August 10 - First full day for High School

Claiborne Schools
First day for Claiborne Schools:

August 4 - First day for students  

DeSoto Schools
First day for DeSoto Schools:

August 4- First day for students all grades

Red River Schools 

August 2 - First day for students all grades

Webster Schools
First day for Webster Schools:

August 4 - First day for students in grades 1st-12th

August 15 - First full day for Kindergarten

Boy's Day 8/11, Girl's Day 8/12 9am-2pm

August 16 - First full day Pre-K 

Boy's Day 8/12/Girl's Day 8/15 9am-2pm

Check out our comprehensive Back-To-School Guide FULL of After-School Programs, Uniform Info, Calendars, Supply Lists, Art, Music, Sports Lessons & MORE 

🏫Support Area Teachers Wish Lists Find them HERE✏️ 


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Back to School Events 

Shots For Tots Schedule

✏️ School Uniform Give-away - FUMC Mansfield

Details: 7/22 10AM-12PM

✏️Back To School Bash - Ochsner St. Mary

Details: 7/23 9-12PM

✏️ Back to School Bash - Broadmoor Baptist Church

Details: 7/23 10-12PM

✏️Backpack & School Supply Give-Away - Sheriff's Safety Town

Details: 7/23 10-12PM

✏️ Annual school uniform giveaway - Mercy's Closet

Details: 7/23 10AM-6PM

✏️ Back To School Drive-Thru Giveaway - Healthy Blue Hattie Perry

Details: 7/23 11-1PM

✏️Back To School Giveaway - Yolanda's Tax Service

Details: 7/23 12PM

✏️ Back to School Drive-Thru Supply Giveaway - Young Hands- Turner Elementary

Details: 7/23 1-4PM

✏️ Friends in Unity Back To School Giveaway Event

Details: 7/23 3-5PM

✏️BACK 2 SCHOOL BLOCK PARTY - Hattie Perry Park

Details: 7/23 3-7PM

✏️ Back To School Uniform Giveaway - The Grace Closet Springhill

Details: 7/23 5-7PM


✏️ Back to School Giveaway - Keshia's Creation - Southern Hills Park Gym

Details: 7/24 2-6PM


✏️ Back To School Giveaway - Help A Kid Out Group

Details: 7/27 11AM-2PM


✏️ Backpack GIVEAWAY - Holmes Honda Bossier City

Details: 7/28 12-3PM

✏️ Back To School Bash - Cherokee Park Elementary

Details: 7/28 10-12PM

✏️ Parked with Popsicles - Midway Elementary Families

Details: 7/28 7:45 PM


✏️Sickle Cell Education Back to School Fair - Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

Details: 7/29 10-2PM

✏️Khaki Fair - Highland Center Ministries

Details: 7/29 5-7pm

✏️ Back To School Block Party - Success Insite

Details: 7/29 5-9PM


✏️ Back To School 6TH Grade Flight Camp - Elm Grove Middle School

Details: 7/30 8am

✏️ Back To School Giveaway - LSUS

Details: 7/30 8am

✏️ Back To School Giveaway Health, Beauty & Fashion Expo - Bill Crockell Community Park

Details: 7/30 9-11AM

✏️ Health and Resource Fair- School Uniform Drive - David Raines Centers

Details: 7/30 9-1PM

✏️ Back To School Shoe Giveaway - Pines Rd Walmart

Details: 7/30 10-1PM

✏️Back to School Brainy Painting Party - LearningRX Shreveport

Details: 7/30 10-12pm

✏️ Back To School Backpack Giveaway - Friends of Devin- Judson Elementary

Details: 7/30 11-2PM

✏️ Back To School Giveaway - FCC- Faith Community Church

Details: 7/30 11-2PM

✏️ Back To School Bash - NOMIE For Youth & Ameritas

Details: 7/30 11-1PM

✏️The Power of STEAM Back 2 School Event

Details: 7/30 2-5PM

✏️ Back To School Giveaway - Roy Cary & Associates

Details: 7/30 6-8PM


✏️Sunday Fun Day Backpack Giveaway - Winnfield Funeral Home of Shreveport

Details: 7/31 10:30 AM

✏️ Back To School Meet & Greet - Magnolia School of Excellence Grades 1-5

Details: 7/31 2-4PM

✏️ Webster Parish School Board Back To School Drive-Thru

Details: 7/31 2-5PM


✏️ Back To School Giveaway - The Sanctuary at Whispering Pines

Details: 8/1 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

✏️ Back to School Bash - Caddo Middle Career and Technology

Details: 8/1 12-6PM


✏️ Back To School Gordon Gives Backpack Giveaway

8/2 9AM-5PM


✏️Back To School Bash - Plain Dealing Branch

Details: 8/4 3PM


✏️ Back To School 6TH Grade Flight Camp - Elm Grove Middle School

Details: 8/5 6-8PM

✏️ Back to School Lock-In - Altitude Trampoline Park Bossier

Details: 8/5 9-8/6 7AM


Tools For School Giveaway - Arcadia

Details: 8/6 10am

✏️ Viking Adventure Day - Airline High School Freshman

Details:  8/6 10-1PM

✏️Dixie Diamonds Baton Twirlers Open House - Westview Christian Church

Details:  8/6 10-12PM

✏️ Annual Backpack Giveaway - Marvkevea's Learning Center

Details:  8/6 11-3PM

✏️ Back To School Giveaway - Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church

Details:  8/6 12pm

✏️ Back To School Giveaway - Shot Callers SC

Details:  8/6 3PM


✏️ Back To School Meet & Greet - Magnolia School of Excellence Kindergarten ONLY

Details:  8/7 2-3PM

✏️ Back To School Bash - Paradise 3020 Event Center

Details: 8/7 3PM

✏️ Back To School Backpack Giveaway - Kid Fresh Foundation Bossier

Details: 8/7 4-7PM


✏️Back To School Celebration & Backpack Give-Away - Phanum's Bossier City

Details: 8/8 10-4PM


✏️Back To School Celebration & Backpack Give-Away - Phanum's Bossier City

Details: 8/9 10-4PM


Know of a community back to school event in the area that we're missing? 

Add it to our Macaroni Kid Shreveport Bossier Moms In the Know calendar now!



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Back to school haircuts in & around Shreveport-Bossier

Looking for a great spot for a back to school haircut? Here are a few options in the Shreveport-Bossier City Area that are great with kids!

Avenue Beauty Bar Shreveport

Broadmoor Barber Shop Shreveport

Cuts by Courtney - Shreveport

Fant's Barber Shop Shreveport

Fantastic Sams (Bossier City, LA)

Great Clips (Shreveport, LA).

 Indigo Salon Shreveport

Saturday's Family Hair Care Airline Drive Bossier

Shear Artistry Shreveport

Snip-It’s -Bossier

Sport Clips Haircuts of Bossier City - Airline Drive

Running a back-to-school haircut event or stylist special in the area? 

Click HERE  & enter the details and we'll get them added!



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Back to school shopping

There's the big box stores, of course, but you can also support locally-owned businesses when doing your back to school shopping! 

Here are some of our favorite places for shopping for school supplies and clothes in the area that are locally owned:

Ranchland Uniforms - Bossier

School Aids Shreveport 

Shreveport Gymnastics - Shreveport (Uniforms & Embroidery) 

Sports World - Shreveport (Uniforms & Sports)


Run a favorite locally owned business for back-to-school shopping you don't see listed here? 

CLICK HERE to get it added!




More tips to make this school year in the Shreveport-Bossier area a great one:

FREE printables to make those first day of school pictures extra special!


5 Teacher-Approved Tips to Make Back-to-School Time Great

Foods that Make the Grade: Bento Box School Lunch Ideas