back-to-school-in-chalkHENDERSON, Ky. (7/10/14) — The Henderson County Schools Back to School Readifest is scheduled for Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at South Middle School (800 S. Alves Street, Henderson, Ky.) from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

The annual event is hosted by the Henderson County Schools Family Resource /Youth Services Centers. The purpose of the event is to make sure all students who attend Henderson County Schools have access to proper medical care and school resources needed to start a new school year.

The following screenings will be available, free of charge, to students (parents/guardians must be present at all screenings):

  • School physicals required for preschool, kindergarten, 1st and 6th grades conducted by Dr. John Jenkins, CATCH - Methodist Hospital Primary Care and Nurse Practitioner Sharon Shields from Dr. Crick, Fife, and Ervin’s office;

  • Dental screenings;

  • Hearing screenings;

Several booths will be set up including: Henderson County Schools, Family Resource Youth Services Center, UK Extension Services, Mental Health, Migrant Program, Child Find, 21st Century, KHEAA, Matthew 25, Lighthouse Counseling, Foster Care Adoption, River Valley, Impact Program, Deaconess Cross Pointe, Girl Scouts of America, Dr. Cottingham and many more.

A Family Resource/Youth Services Center representative from each school will be present to provide parents/guardians and students information needed to help students start a successful school year.

For more information please contact Shawna Evans, Henderson County High School Youth Services Center Director at (270) 831-8867 or via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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