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Virtual job fair flyer

Online Teacher Job Fairs Scheduled for June and July

PCPS is recruiting teachers for the 2019-20 school year! We’ve scheduled three virtual job fairs that will allow candidates to…

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R. Bruce Wagner students performing their satire of "Macbeth"

R. Bruce Wagner Elementary Teacher Challenges Students with Lessons in Literature, Shakespeare and Empathy

It sounds like a syllabus for a college-level English course: “A yearlong exploration of empathy in literature that challenges students…

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Renier Crespo and Jaqueline Navarro were among the PCPS students who earned special recognition at the Dali Museum exhibit.

PCPS Well Represented at Dali Museum Exhibit

Note: A special thanks to Kathleen High teacher Jessica Mahmood for contributing this news story, and KHS freshman Zayn Ahmed…

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Photo of Tamara Opalek and Brittany Sampson

PCPS Teachers Receive Economic Education Awards

Two PCPS teachers were recently honored by the Florida Council on Economic Education. Tamara Opalek from Lewis Anna Woodbury Elementary…

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Breaking news from Polk County Public Schools

New Principals Announced for 2019-20

Every year we see new faces in our schools, and that includes the principal’s office. PCPS has announced the following…

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Stock bus photo via Lake Alfred Polytech

Now Hiring Bus Drivers for 2019-20

We’re hiring bus drivers for the 2019-20 school year. Come see us on Tuesday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to…

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Boys 2 Men participants from Eastside Elementary

Eastside Elementary Program Helps Fifth-Graders Grow from “Boys 2 Men”

No one has to teach fifth-grade boys how to tie a tie, or give a strong handshake, or say “ma’am”…

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Polk County Public schools news release graphic.

Walk-Ins No Longer Accepted for Student Records Requests

Polk County Public Schools is no longer able to accept walk-in requests for student records at our district offices. We…

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StateTech magazine cover

Bartow High Alum is Featured on Cover of Technology Publication

PCPS success stories are everywhere. Example: Bartow High Class of 2001 alum Suleima Salgado, who is featured on the cover…

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Academic Team Champions trophy

Winter Haven High Wins Inaugural Academic Team Champions Trophy

Which PCPS high school has the best athletics program? Clearly it’s … not for us to debate. But when it…

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