WCES Summer Family Newsletter
Happy Summer, Wildcats!
We are so excited to have had yet another successful school year!
In the event that you need to contact our school over the summer, our office hours will be Monday thru Thursday from 8am-4pm. We hope everyone has a safe and restful summer and enjoy your time off.
Summer Opportunities for Kids in Our Community
- Fitness: Planet Fitness is letting students between ages 14-18 go to their gyms for free over the summer. Students just need to register for a pass on their website. Registration starts May 16th.
- Transportation: Pasco Public Transportation allows students to purchase a Student Summer Haul Pass for $20 that gives them unlimited rides over the summer
- Food: Summer BreakSpot will soon be opening up sites within Pasco and across Florida for students 18 and under to get free balanced meals served on-site. These sites include schools, libraries, as well as some low-income housing complexes.
- Reading: Barnes & Nobles has a summer reading journal available for download on their website. Any kid who brings in a journal with 8 or more books logged to a Barnes & Nobles location between July 1st - Aug 31st will get a free book
- https://dispatch.barnesandnoble.com/content/dam/ccr/h/summer-reading/2022/126443-06BNJournalSheetPrintable.pdf (Journal)
- Reading: Scholastic's Summer Reading Program will be available this summer. For every two days in a row kids track their reading streaks, Scholastic, with the help of other sponsors, will donate a book (totaling up to 100,000 books) to underserved kids across the country.
- https://kids.scholastic.com/kid/homebase/play/. (registration)
- Academics: Numerade offers free online summer camps for students who need a little help in various STEM subjects including SAT/ACT prep
- Volunteer: For students looking for volunteer opportunities Kids That Do Good connects students with the charity of their choice and helps track their hours.
- Crafting: Michaels offer Camp Creatology from June 20th - July 15th with free on-site and online workshops Ages 6+
- Sports: Kids Bowl Free lets kids play 2 free games a day (not inlcuding shoes) at participating locations (Lane Glo in New Port Richey) Parents can register kids online
- Sports: Kids Skate Free lets kids to skate for free once a week at participating locations (Astro Skate)
Sunshine State Young Readers
Are you ready to accept the Challenge? Take advantage of the summer break to get a head start on the Sunshine State Reading Challenge that will be coming to WCES this fall!
Pasco County Libraries
New Library Coming Soon to Wesley Chapel!
Tell us what you'd like to see in your new Seven Oaks/Wesley Chapel Library! Attend a listening session on Wed, May 11, 8:30 AM @ Seven Oaks Community Club House, 2910 Sports Core Cir, Wesley Chapel. Light breakfast served. Can’t make it to the meeting? Take our survey here: bit.ly/WCLibrarySurvey