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Controlled Open Enrollment Underway, Deadline is April 30

Polk County Public Schools is moving forward with controlled open enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year. The process of controlled…

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Fine Arts Festival to Take Place in Winter Haven on April 9-10

Polk County Public Schools will host a pandemic-safe version of our annual All-County Fine Arts Festival on April 9 and…

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A Message From Superintendent Byrd About 2020-21 State Assessment Data

From Superintendent Jacqueline M. Byrd: “Assessments are important tools in public education, and now more than ever, that’s exactly how…

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PCPS Announces Graduation Plans for Class of 2021

Polk County Public Schools’ 2021 graduations will once again feature important safety measures to reduce to spread of coronavirus, including…

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PCPS Distributing Meals for Spring Break; Registration Deadline is March 9

Because of spring break, PCPS will not have our regular meal pickup service on Wednesday, March 24. But we’ve still…

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School Board Reviewing List of Recommended Candidates for PCPS’ Next Leader

The search for the next leader of Polk County Public Schools is heating up! More than 50 people submitted applications…

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PCPS Now Offering Symptom Checker to Help Employees, Parents, and Students Make Health Decisions

Polk County Public Schools has contracted with Self Care Decisions to offer students, parents and employees an online symptom checker…

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PCPS Celebrates Black History Month

Polk County Public Schools is proud to celebrate Black History Month. Throughout February, our students will be participating in lessons…

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Tentative 2021-22 PCPS School Calendar Now Available

The Polk County School Board has approved the tentative calendar for the 2021-22 school year. You can view the calendar…

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