District provides swag for school
Special to the News-Times
COLDSPRING — Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD is providing school supplies for all students for the first day of school this year. No school supply lists needed.
With the exception of backpacks and zippered binders, the school district is making sure every child has what he or she needs to get off to a great start for the 2022-23 school year.
It should be noted that some secondary teachers may have specific requirements for extra items for their classes. In those cases, they will let students know after school starts.
With the tax-free holiday coming up on the first weekend in August, COCISD families will now be able to focus on purchasing clothing, shoes, and other essential items without the worry of long lists of school supplies.
From Aug. 5-7, tax-free items in the state of Texas include backpacks, binders, book bags, clothing, shoes (excluding athletic footwear), lunch boxes, and various school supplies.
Not included as tax-free is athletic clothing or footwear, athletic bags, computer bags and computers, among other items.