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Internet Outage Resolved, Summer Classes Taking Place Today

Polk County Public Schools experienced an internet outage yesterday afternoon and this morning, but service has been restored. PCPS summer…

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PCPS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Happening This Saturday (June 19) at Ridge Community High

Polk County Public Schools is partnering with the Florida Department of Health in Polk County to make COVID-19 vaccines available…

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Breaking news from Polk County Public Schools

PCPS Ends Mask Requirement for Students and Staff

Polk County Public Schools is no longer requiring students and staff to wear face coverings. During tonight’s meeting, the Polk…

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Free Meals Available to Children During Summer Break

PCPS participates in the Summer Breakspot program, offering free meals to children while school is out. For more info, or…

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PCPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Scheduled for June 5 and June 19

Polk County Public Schools is partnering with the Florida Department of Health in Polk County to make COVID-19 vaccines available…

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An Update About P-EBT Cards

An update about Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) cards: The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service recently granted…

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Safety Protocols in Place for Class of 2021 Graduations

Graduation season is here! Many schools are holding their graduations at the RP Funding Center, and these ceremonies will be…

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PCPS Not Requiring Masks for Outdoor Activities

During this week’s Polk County School Board work session, board members and district staff discussed our face covering procedures, and…

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An Update on PCPS’ Mask Policy

The Polk County School Board discussed face coverings again during today’s work session. The following is a summary of the…

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PCPS Hiring Teachers and Bus Drivers for 2021-22

PCPS is recruiting teachers for the 2021-22 school year! We’ve scheduled three virtual job fairs where you can connect with…

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