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Polk County School Board Meetings Schedule for August 2022

The Polk County School Board will have a work session at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, followed by a regular board meeting…

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PCPS Offering $1,500 Bonus for New Bus Drivers

PCPS is offering a $1,500 sign-on bonus for bus drivers! Candidates must apply and have all required documents submitted by…

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PCPS Welcomes New Teachers for 2022-23

The start of the school year can be hectic and a little overwhelming for everyone — new teachers included. With…

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PCPS School Bus Call Center Opens Monday, Aug. 8

Polk County Public Schools’ transportation call center will be available starting Monday, Aug. 8. Parents who have bus-related questions and…

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PCPS on Forbes’ List of “America’s Best Employers for Women”

Polk County Public Schools has been named to Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Best Employers for Women. PCPS ranked 58th…

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Honoring a Special Group of Grads at Summer Commencement

We’re not done celebrating the Class of 2022! Last night we gathered at Ridge Community High for our district’s annual…

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PCPS Superintendent, Elementary School Teacher Honored by Florida Art Education Association

There’s an art to being a great educator. PCPS Superintendent Frederick Heid and teacher Rebecca Schempp are among this year’s…

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PCPS College & Career Fair Scheduled for Aug. 30

Our annual College & Career Fair is coming up soon on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. This…

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PCPS Offering $1,500 Bonus for New Bus Drivers, Apply Before July 22

PCPS is hiring bus drivers for the new school year! Our next driver training session is starting soon, and if…

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PCPS Responds to Reports About District Employee

On Friday (July 8), a blog post and podcast were published regarding the Polk County School Board’s hiring of Frederick…

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