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Today is the day! We're celebrating 22 years of #LightsOnAfterschool by taking the #LightbulbChallenge- with Superintendent of Schools, Kurt Browning!

The lights are always on in Pasco County because our Afterschool Enrichment Programs serve over 2800 students every day- and we can't wait to join in on the nationwide celebration of #LightsOnAfterschool!
Now more than ever, afterschool programs are rising to the moment to keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families! Please join us as we celebrate our programs today!

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Denham Oaks PLACE program is full of chances for every kid to start his/her day off great! ... See MoreSee Less

Veteran’s Elementary PLACE program gives students plenty of opportunities to develop fine motor skills through construction, crafts, and much more! ... See MoreSee Less

Veteran’s Elementary PLACE program gives students plenty of opportunities to develop fine motor skills through construction, crafts, and much more!Image attachment

PLACE at Odessa Elementary has joined in on the fun! Check out kids enjoying the Lights on Afterschool Games! ... See MoreSee Less

Connerton PLACE students have mastered cooperative play! ... See MoreSee Less

Trinity PLACE kids are still into this game: ... See MoreSee Less

Mary Grey, Afterschool Enrichment Programs director, stopped by Chasco PLACE program to have some fun before the school day starts! ... See MoreSee Less

The students at Seven Springs PLACE have been all about the fun and games these past few weeks as we get ready to celebrate Lights On Afterschool! ... See MoreSee Less

Do you have a PLACE kid who wants to say “Thank You” to her favorite PLACE staff?!

We’re ALL EARS

Send your video as a message and we will include it in a fun message to staff!
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Bexley PLACE program always makes educational connections through play! ... See MoreSee Less

At Charles Rushe Middle School, the Beyond the Bell program offers students an alternative to afterschool- Keeping preteens and teens safe and engaged in activities that will enrich their education and skill set! ... See MoreSee Less

The students at Wesley Chapel PLACE are hyped up- we are challenging them to Minute-to-Win-It style games all week as we prepare for Lights on Afterschool this Thursday- October 28th! ... See MoreSee Less

Longleaf PLACE program has been celebrating being the BEST afterschool program with games and crafts and FRIENDS!

You can send a message of your student doing the #lightbulbchallenge for Lights On Afterschool, and we will post!

The #lightbulbchallenge is easy! Make your body into the shape of a lightbulb to remind the community to Keep the Lights on Afterschool with quality Afterschool programs like PLACE.
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We can't wait to join in on the nationwide celebration of #LightsOnAfterschool. This year will be a celebration like no other as we put the spotlight on how afterschool programs are rising to the moment - supporting students, schools, and families so they can stay safe & learning!
ASEP PLACE, STAR, and BTB programs will be spending the next 2 weeks gearing up for an exciting Oct. 28 with lots of special STEAM activities that celebrate the importance of Afterschool programs AND the joy of Afterschool students!

If PLACE families want to join in on the fun- join us for the 2021 Lightbulb Challenge: PM a photo of your student doing the Lightbulb Challenge to see your child celebrated!
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We cant wait to join in on the nationwide celebration of #LightsOnAfterschool. This year will be a celebration like no other as we put the spotlight on how afterschool programs are rising to the moment - supporting students, schools, and families so they can stay safe & learning!
ASEP PLACE, STAR, and BTB programs will be spending the next 2 weeks gearing up for an exciting Oct. 28 with lots of special STEAM activities that celebrate the importance of Afterschool programs AND the joy of Afterschool students! 

If PLACE families want to join in on the fun- join us for the 2021 Lightbulb Challenge:  PM a photo of your student doing the Lightbulb Challenge to see your child celebrated!
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Beyond the Bell at Charles Rushe Middle School challenges students to active STEM learning experiences every day!
Sometimes, it’s so much fun, Principal Salerno has to get in on the action!
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PLACE had so much fun this week- it’s gonna take 2 posts to catch you up! ... See MoreSee Less

Check out this week at PLACE! ... See MoreSee Less

Bexley PLACE program brings out the best in every student before and after school! ... See MoreSee Less

Mary Giella PLACE program challenges students with EXTRA opportunities for cool science every week! ... See MoreSee Less

Pasco PLACE staff encourages students to play with their peers in a safe way with educational games and toys! ... See MoreSee Less

Pasco PLACE staff encourages students to play with their peers in a safe way with educational games and toys!Image attachmentImage attachment

The drone visited Starkey Ranch PLACE for some talk about technology, photography, and flight! ... See MoreSee Less

Odessa PLACE kids are ENGINEERS! At PLACE, we BUILD to practice collaboration and fine motor skills! ... See MoreSee Less

Starkey Ranch PLACE has been dressing up for spirit week to celebrate READING! It’s been crazy hats, superhero’s, and pajamas so far!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Lights on Afterschool celebration continues at RB Cox! ... See MoreSee Less

Hudson Primary Academy continues the Lights On Afterschool traditions! ... See MoreSee Less

Lights on Afterschool is celebrating all week at Rodney B. Cox! ... See MoreSee Less

Hudson Primary Academy celebrates the Lights on Afterschool 2021! ... See MoreSee Less

Fox Hollow STAR Academy had a Family Bingo Night! ... See MoreSee Less

RBCox has the students celebrating the Lights on Afterschool event early! ... See MoreSee Less

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Club STEAM paved the way for a fun morning at Quail Hollow! ... See MoreSee Less

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Fox Hollow's STAR Academy was Sweatin' to the Oldies today for Fitness Friday! ... See MoreSee Less

Quail Hollow started their day with a fun game of Twisted Four Corners! A foggy morning won't stop us from exercise! ... See MoreSee Less

Hudson STAR Academy draws science experiment theories on "Exploding Apples!" ... See MoreSee Less

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This week at Fox Hollow the students learn about Colorado! ... See MoreSee Less

Quail Hollow spends the Early Release Day learning how to make 3D models! ... See MoreSee Less

RB Cox Elementary is celebrating Scotland with Tartan Weaving, Archery Math, and a dash of Engineering! 👨‍🔧 ... See MoreSee Less

Reading and Tablet Time at Quail Hollow! ... See MoreSee Less

We design our own video games like Wreck-It-Ralph at Quail Hollow's STAR Academy! ... See MoreSee Less

RB COX Elementary STAR Academy is weaving towards the end of September! ... See MoreSee Less

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Quail Hollow students "Make Their Wishes Come True" with detailing and drawing our very own genies! ... See MoreSee Less

Exploring Space and Tablet Time at Hudson Primary STAR Academy! ... See MoreSee Less

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The STAR Academy at RB Cox Elementary School takes their own Magic Carpet Ride and makes their Dream Castle! ... See MoreSee Less

Go to myasep.com/star/newsletters/ to see the August STAR Academy newsletters!

It is not too late to register for a spot at STAR Academy for this school year. Go to myasep.com/star/registration/ to register today!
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After learning about jungle amphibians, students practiced jumping like frogs to see who could get the longest frog jump! ... See MoreSee Less

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Students at QHES STAR Academy built campsites to keep food safe from a bear. Students had to work in teams to design a pulley system to keep food off the ground and high enough up on a pole that bears couldn't get it! Thank you Challenge Island Tampa Bay for such a fun, educational STEAM project! ... See MoreSee Less

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Pasco County Animal Services taught students about the career of Animal Control. Thank you so much for this interesting and educational visit! ... See MoreSee Less

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FHES STAR Academy students really know how to make fitness fun! ... See MoreSee Less

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Students at RBCES STAR Academy built campsites and engineered a contraption to keep food away from a hungry bear! Thank-you Challenge Island Tampa Bay for such a fun, engaging STEAM project! 🐻🌳🏕 ... See MoreSee Less

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Governor DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education have outlined new recommendations for schools. Governor DeSantis has closed all Florida schools, including Pasco County Schools, until April 15, 2020.

All Afterschool Enrichment Programs (PLACE, STAR Academy, DELTA Academy, Beyond the Bell and Explorations) will be closed through April 15, 2020. More information will be shared as it becomes available.

* Fees will continue to be suspended! *

We also have a FAQ up on our webpage which is www.myasep.com/
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***Update*** Pasco County Schools has added a day to the student feeding schedule. The sites will now open on Monday, March 23 – a day earlier than originally planned.

Pasco County Schools will offer pre-packaged meals to students at seven designated sites from Monday, March 23, to Friday, March 27, at seven locations.

The school feeding sites will offer lunch and breakfast for the next day. They will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

School Feeding Sites
• Crews Lake Middle School – 15144 Shady Hills Road, Spring Hill
• Fivay High School – 12115 Chicago Avenue, Hudson
• Gulf Middle School – 6419 Louisiana Avenue, New Port Richey
• New River Elementary School – 4710 River Glen Boulevard, Wesley Chapel
• Pasco High School – 36850 State Road 52, Dade City
• Sunray Elementary School – 4815 Sunray Drive, Holiday
• Zephyrhills High School – 6335 12th Street, Zephyrhills
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Below you will find answers to the FAQ questions we have received about the weeks of 3/16 and 3/23.

Do I have to pay for these two weeks?
- No, a credit will be added to your account to cover the tuition for the weeks of 3/16 and 3/23.

Will I have to use my vacation weeks?
- No, you will not have to use your vacation weeks during this time. You will receive a credit on your account that will cover the tuition for the weeks of 3/16 and 3/23.

What if I paid just for Spring Break and won’t be able to attend?
- Refunds will be provided on a case by case basis. Please email asep@pasco.k12.fl.us to request your refund. We will process the requests as soon as our District Office re-opens for business.

Will late fees and re-registration fees be charged if we don’t pay?
- Late fees and re-registration fees will not be charged for the weeks of 3/16 and 3/23.

Just signed into my pro care account for the PLACE program and still says I owe a balance. Should I being paying that or will you be updating that this week?
- All Procare accounts will be update to show a tuition credit for the weeks of 3/16 and 3/23. All accounts will be updated in the next few days.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update!

All Afterschool Enrichment Programs (PLACE, STAR Academy, DELTA Academy, Beyond the Bell, and Explorations) will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 and returning on Monday March 30, 2020.

*Billing for services will be suspended for the next two weeks.*

For further updates please visit: www.pasco.k12.fl.us/ssps/page/student-health-illness-prevention
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The students at RBSMS DELTA Academy are participating in their STEAM activities. ... See MoreSee Less