Submit Your Plans to Celebrate Lights On Afterschool in October and Win Gift Card to Help Support Event

In America today, 7.6 million children are alone and unsupervised after school. Afterschool programs keep children safe, help working families and inspire learning. They provide opportunities to help young people develop into successful adults.  Lights On Afterschool was launched in October 2000 with celebrations in 1,200 communities nationwide. Today, more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool rallies are held annually, attracting about a…

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Choose a High-Quality Afterschool Program for Your Child this School Year

Contact: Katie Jacob, Director of Communications  Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.  (561) 732-8066 kjacob@primetimepbc.org    Research shows that high-quality afterschool and summer programs can lead to substantial academic, social and emotional benefits for children and youth. As families begin to think about the new school year and plans for their children and youth during after school hours, Prime…

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Palm Beach County Organizations Came Together to Host Successful Virtual Youth Summit to Promote Building a Better You, Future and Community  

This spring, community partners in Palm Beach County came together to begin planning for the Palm Beach County Youth Summit, a momentous event that gathers more than 600 local middle and high school students, community groups, volunteers, and law enforcement for a day of empowerment, education, and great entertainment.    In Palm Beach County, thousands of…

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Lake Worth Playhouse and Local Summer Camps Present American Bandstand

Prime Time expanded learning opportunity provider Lake Worth Playhouse and Early Learning Academy, Acts of Kindness Summer Camp and Barton Elementary – For the Children Summer Camp presented American Bandstand on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Performance included classics such as “Dancing in the Streets,” “American Bandstand,” and “The Hustle.” Prime Time’s Communication Team captured the…

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Two New Initiatives from the U.S. Department of Education are Reminders of the Vital Role that Afterschool and Summer Learning Programs have in Our Children’s Education

Contact: Katie Jacob, Director of Communications  Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. (561) 732-8066kjacob@primetimepbc.org   On July 14, 2022, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and the Afterschool Alliance, AASA, the School Superintendents Association, National League of Cities, National Summer Learning Association, and the National Comprehensive Center at Westat on came together for a special event that…

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