St. Louis Public Schools host back to school rally

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - St. Louis public schools and the Urban League teamed up Saturday to help get kids ready for the start of the coming school year. They hosted the "back to school and community empowerment festival" held at the Chaifetz Arena in midtown.

Venders handed out school supplies, provided free health screenings, and school district officials were on hand to assist with enrollment.

The first day of school in the city is Monday August 11th.