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Mulberry High Class of 2019 graduates

Hard Work Pays Off: Fast Facts About the PCPS Class of 2019

The numbers are in, and it’s no surprise: Polk County Public Schools’ Class of 2019 is well-prepared for the next…

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PCPS Sees Increase in Teacher Retention Rate

Polk County Public Schools is improving how it attracts new teachers and keeps them serving in local classrooms, according to…

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An Important Reminder About Student Use of Cell Phones

Please see the letter below from Deputy Superintendent John Hill. Text: Dear Parents, At Polk County Public Schools, the safety…

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Students performing in the All-National Honor Ensembles

Two PCPS Students Selected for All-National Honor Ensembles

Two of our students have been named to the 2019 All-National Honor Ensembles by the National Association for Music Education…

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PCPS Strategic Plan Update Shows Gains in Key Academic Areas

Polk County Public Schools is making gains in each of the five goals contained within its strategic plan, including student…

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Students getting on bus.

Bus Driver Hiring Event Scheduled for Oct. 8

We’re hiring bus drivers on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Bartow. Please see the flyer…

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PCPS booth setup for job fair

Teacher Hiring Events Scheduled for October

Teachers can explore career opportunities with PCPS during two events this month. We’re holding a virtual job fair on Thursday,…

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PCPS principals recognized for completing USF degree program

Principals Recognized for Completing Advanced USF Degree Program

During last week’s School Board meeting we recognized three of our principals for a “special” accomplishment. Denison Middle’s Terri Christian,…

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George Jenkins High hockey players in action

A New Ice Age for George Jenkins High’s Hockey Team

Joe Niemas is the first to admit it: As recently as a few weeks ago, almost nobody knew about George…

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