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PCPS Extending Volunteer Credentials by One Year

Polk County Public Schools will extend the expiration of our volunteers’ credentials by one year due to the coronavirus pandemic.…

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PCPS Honors Volunteer of the Year Winners With Surprise Recognitions

Polk County Public Schools and MidFlorida Credit Union recently honored the school district’s 2020 Volunteers of the Year with surprise,…

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You Asked, We Answered: Will Volunteers Be Allowed on Campus This School Year?

Polk County Public Schools has received numerous inquiries from families and stakeholders curious about whether they’ll be able to volunteer…

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Polk Virtual Enrollment Deadline is Monday, Aug. 10

Due to web server maintenance on Friday, Aug. 7, the deadline for Polk Virtual School enrollment has been extended. Parents…

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You Asked, We Answered: Will Students Have Access to Fresh Drinking Water?

Polk County Public Schools has received several inquiries regarding the availability of fresh drinking water on campuses when school resumes…

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How PCPS is Preparing to Keep Schools Clean

As we move closer to the start of a new school year, the ongoing pandemic remains the number one concern…

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2020-21 Budget: PCPS Will Pay $9 Million More in FRS Contributions, Bracing for Harder Days Ahead

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recently signed budget includes a multimillion-dollar hit to Polk County Public Schools — and district administrators caution…

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PCPS to Use Distance Learning for Summer Programs

Polk County Public Schools will continue to use distance learning for our Summer Learning programs this year, as a way…

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Polk Virtual Teachers Offer Tips for Distance Learning

For many students and their families, learning at home can be strange and overwhelming. Instead of seeing students in person,…

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Schools Closed Through Wednesday, April 15

UPDATE: Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that K-12 schools in Florida will remain closed through Wednesday, April 15. All statewide…

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