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Bus Drivers Needed, Apply Now!

PCPS is hiring bus drivers! We have immediate openings for drivers who would like to join our team. Please call…

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School Board Meetings Scheduled for Tuesday (Jan. 26)

The Polk County School Board will hold a work session and board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The work session…

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Superintendent Search: Citizens Screening Committee Meetings Open to the Public and Broadcast Live

Remember next week will be the first meeting of the Citizens Screening Committee. This group of people will help narrow…

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The Ignite Project Podcast: Andrea Peters, Acting Senior Coordinator of Teacher Training

Check out the latest episode of our teacher podcast, The Ignite Project. This week’s guest is Andrea Peters, PCPS’ acting…

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Polk County Public Schools Announces 2021 Teacher of the Year, School-Related Employee of the Year

Maude Graham, a third-grade teacher at Rosabelle W. Blake Academy, was unveiled tonight as the 2021 Polk County Teacher of…

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PCPS to Scale Back Involvement in Youth Fair Amid COVID-19 Surge

Polk County Public Schools will limit its involvement in the upcoming Polk County Youth Fair, as part of the district’s…

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Online Survey is Important First Step in Securing Vaccines for PCPS Employees

Polk County Public Schools is taking another major step in the fight against COVID-19, partnering with the Florida Department of…

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“They’re Our Babies Too”: Jesse Keen Elementary Seeks Community’s Support in Helping Family Recover from House Fire

When staff members at Jesse Keen Elementary learned one of their families had recently suffered a house fire — losing…

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PCPS Livestreaming Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year Celebration Tomorrow (Jan. 21)

Polk County Public Schools is ready to spotlight our outstanding teachers and school staff with a special celebration tomorrow (Jan.…

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PCPS Welcomes New Assistant Superintendent of Learning Support

As the son of an educator, Dr. Joshua Lutz grew up with an interest in working with kids, which later…

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