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Bella Citta Elementary Attendance Boundaries to Be Discussed March 4

A virtual meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, March 4 to discuss the proposed attendance boundaries for Bella Citta Elementary…

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PCPS 2021 Legislative Priority: VAM Scores

Every year, Polk County Public Schools identities top legislative priorities that state lawmakers should address to improve our educational system…

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At Daniel Jenkins Academy, Teacher Tara Boucher Finds New Passion in Environmental Science

At Daniel Jenkins Academy, Tara Boucher is proving that when you’re a teacher, every school year is a chance to…

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“Love the Bus” Month: Meet Clayton Keene

February is Love the Bus Month, a monthlong celebration created by the American School Bus Council to honor the contributions…

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“Love the Bus” Month: Meet Shemika Davis

February is Love the Bus Month, a monthlong celebration created by the American School Bus Council to honor the contributions…

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The Ignite Project Podcast: Krista Stanley, 2021 Florida Teacher of the Year from Okeechobee County

We’ve got a new episode of our teacher podcast The Ignite Project, and this one is extra special. Our latest…

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School Board Meetings Scheduled for Tuesday (Feb. 23)

The Polk County School Board will hold a work session and board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The work session…

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PCPS’ Culture Ambassador Program: Spreading Good News and Encouraging Unity on Campus

As Jesse Keen Elementary’s first-ever culture ambassador, Cora Rankins is keeping one word front of mind: celebration. “To me, being…

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Troops to Teachers: Free Virtual Event for Military Families on Feb. 24

Polk County Public Schools is joining other Florida school districts for a Troops to Teachers information session on Wednesday, Feb.…

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PCPS Now Offering Symptom Checker to Help Employees, Parents, and Students Make Health Decisions

Polk County Public Schools has contracted with Self Care Decisions to offer students, parents and employees an online symptom checker…

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