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Polk County School Board Meetings Schedule for December 2022

The Polk County School Board will have a work session at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, followed by a…

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Polk County Public Schools Announces 2023 Teacher and School Employee of the Year

Polk County Public Schools is proud to announce our Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year! Natalie McSwain, a Spanish…

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PCPS School Choice Application Window is Jan. 9 to Feb. 15

Polk County Public Schools will soon begin accepting school choice applications for the upcoming 2023-24 school year. This is an…

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New Polk County School Board Members Sworn In

Rick Nolte and Justin Sharpless were sworn in as new members of the Polk County School Board today, during a…

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PCPS Announces Presidential Scholars Honorees for 2023

Polk County Public Schools is proud to announce our honorees for the 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The U.S. Department…

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PCPS Adjusts School Calendar for Tropical Storm Nicole Closure

Polk County Public Schools will make a minor adjustment to our 2022-23 school calendar to address last week’s (Thursday, Nov.…

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PCPS Announces Expansion of Magnet School Programs

Polk County Public Schools has secured a grant that will allow us to expand and improve our magnet school offerings.…

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Polk County School Board Meetings Schedule for November 2022

The Polk County School Board will have a work session at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 15), followed by a…

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PCPS Schools and Offices Closed on Thursday, Nov. 10, in Response to Tropical Storm Nicole

Dear families, Like you, our team is closely monitoring the forecasts for Tropical Storm Nicole. The current track shows that…

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Subtropical Storm Nicole Update for Nov. 7

We are monitoring forecasts for Subtropical Storm Nicole as it approaches Florida. At this time there are no changes to…

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