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Chalk the Walk

Stafford County Public Schools invites the Stafford community to "Chalk the Walk" ahead of the 2024-2025 school year on August 9-11. Participants are encouraged to chalk the sidewalks leading to and at schools to welcome students, staff, and families back to the new school year.

All interested individuals are requested to complete an event registration form.

Whether you’re an amateur or a professional artist, this event is your chance to get creative. Unleash the magical power of sidewalk chalk and share a positive and uplifting message on sidewalks throughout Stafford Schools. 

Rules & Guidelines

  • All ages and abilities are welcome to participate.
  • Use chalk pastels (no oil pastels) or sidewalk chalk on a sidewalk. No other material besides is allowed.
  • Each school will be provided with a supply of sidewalk chalk, which will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Participants should plan to bring their own chalk. 
  • Children participating should have an adult present with them.
  • Be safe! All participants are responsible for their own safety and all chalking should be away from vehicle traffic and out of roadways.
  • Keep cool! Be mindful of the weather and heat conditions. All participants are responsible for their own safety and should follow safe practices to preventing heat-related illness. Participants should not chalk in hazardous weather conditions.
  • All chalking should follow the Stafford County Public Schools Code of Conduct. Stafford County Public Schools reserves the right to remove any inappropriate subject matter chalked from display.
  • All chalking should be completed by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2024. Individuals wishing to chalk at other times should contact the school principal to request permission to chalk. 


If you have any questions or concerns regarding this initiative, please contact Hunter Berry at Thank you for your support of Stafford Schools.