Students ring in the 2018-2019 school year

As a new academic year begins, students heading to Florida public schools will be welcomed to campuses that are now protected by armed security. The Florida Legislature mandated the armed guards at public school campuses across the state in response to the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 students and staff members dead, and 17 others … [Read more...]

Super snacks coming to select Pasco schools

Pasco County is getting the chance to test a new after-school meals pilot program with the new offering of a "super snack" at select schools in the district. A component of the Child Care Food program, it's designed to provide nutritious snacks and meals to children in after-school programs. It's funded through the U.S. Department of Health — unlike the school meal program, which is done with … [Read more...]

Pasco schools to host meetings on DELTA program

Pasco County Schools is hosting two community meetings to gather input on a proposal for an after-school enrichment program focused on core subjects like science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. The first meeting is July 21 at 6 p.m. at Hudson Middle School, with the second July 22 at Stewart Middle School. Both meetings start at 6 p.m. The meetings are designed to talk about … [Read more...]