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PCPS Seeking Public Comment on Plans for COVID-19 School Relief Federal Funding

Polk County Public Schools is applying for important school relief funds through the American Rescue Plan Act. This federal grant…

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PCPS Announces New Administrators

Congratulations to our newest administrators, approved during this week’s meeting of the Polk County School Board: Shelley Camp, assistant principal…

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COVID-19 Test Kits Available to PCPS Staff, Students and Their Families

Polk County Public Schools is making at-home, COVID-19 test kits available to PCPS staff, students, and their family members. PCPS…

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New PCPS Teachers Celebrated as “Rising Stars”

Twenty-one new PCPS teachers have made this year’s list of “Rising Stars” by Delta Kappa Gamma. DKG is an international…

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PCPS Cuts the Ribbon at Modernized Mulberry High

The future of Mulberry High is officially here! Polk County Public Schools held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday to celebrate…

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Adult School Community Meetings Scheduled for Jan. 27 and Feb. 1

PCPS is hosting two community meetings to discuss a proposed relocation of the district’s adult schools (East Area Adult, West…

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Polk County Public Schools Announces 2022 Teacher and School Employee of the Year

Polk County Public Schools is proud to announce our Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year! Ashley Brannon, a curriculum…

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MLK Essay Challenge Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of Polk County’s 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Challenge! The contest is open…

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PCPS to Announce Teacher and School Employee of the Year on Jan. 20

Polk County Public Schools will announce the 2022 Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year on Jan. 20. PCPS will…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Available Next Week (Jan. 18-21) for PCPS Students, Staff and Families

Polk County Public Schools is hosting a series of pop-up vaccination clinics next week at high schools throughout the county.…

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PCPS Updates COVID-19 Protocols in Response to Omicron Variant

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is pervasive throughout Polk County and has been spreading rapidly in our community. Exposure in…

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