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Hiring Event for Custodians Next Tuesday; Other Positions Available

We’re having a hiring event for custodians next Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the CareerSource…

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Polk School Board Approves Raises for Paraeducator and Educational Support Personnel

The Polk County School Board voted today to approve pay raises for paraeducators and educational support (clerical) personnel. Polk County…

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PCPS Installing Desk Shields in Elementary Classrooms

Polk County Public Schools has begun installing desk shields at elementary schools throughout the district. The clear plastic shields are…

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PCPS Assistant Principal of the Year: Tammy Ruhl from Floral Avenue Elementary

Tammy Ruhl is one of the busiest Bees at Floral Avenue Elementary, and there always seems to be a positive…

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PCPS Principal of the Year: Amy Heiser-Meyers from Horizons Elementary

Amy Heiser-Meyers brings the sunshine to Horizons Elementary, and she’s a bright light among our school leaders. We’re pleased to…

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Polk County School Board Meetings Schedule for October 2021

The Polk County School Board will hold its next work session at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, followed by…

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Virtual Polk District College Fair

Polk District College Fair is Going Virtual, Scheduled for Oct. 13

The Polk District College Fair is almost here! This year’s FREE event will be held entirely online on Wednesday, Oct.…

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East Area Adult School Racks Up Awards

East Area Adult School and its supporters are feeling pretty proud these days. The EAAS family took home four awards…

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Instant Acceptance: George Jenkins High Partners With Colleges for Onsite Admissions Events

George Jenkins High and Polk State College have a good thing going. For several years now, the schools have teamed…

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PBIS Project Recognizes 44 Polk Schools With “Model” Status

The final count is in, and it’s official: PCPS had an outstanding year in 2020-21 when it comes to PBIS…

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