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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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Help PCPS Name Our New High School; Cast Your Vote by Aug. 28

Polk County Public Schools is asking the community to help name our newest high school. The school, located adjacent to…

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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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PCPS Employees Will Receive Paper Paychecks in August

Polk County Public Schools will issue paper paychecks in August, a one-time measure that will ensure all employees receive their…

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Deadline Extended Until Aug. 2 for Parents to Choose Learning Option for 2020-21

Polk County Public Schools is extending the deadline for parents to register their children for one of three learning options…

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An Important Update About Face Coverings for 2020-21

During today’s School Board work session board members gave preliminary approval to the following requirements about face coverings. This language…

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By the Numbers: PCPS Families Choose Learning Options for 2020-21

Polk County Public Schools School Board members received an initial look at parents’ intentions for the 2020-21 school year during…

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Sandhill Elementary Art Teacher Selected for Rockefeller Center’s Flag Project

New York City’s Rockefeller Center is preparing to debut its Flag Project, which will feature unique flag designs submitted from…

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FHSAA Board Votes to Delay Fall Sports Season

The board of directors for the Florida High School Athletic Association has voted to postpone the start of the fall sports…

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School Board Work Session and Meeting Scheduled for July 28

The Polk County School Board will hold its next work session on Tuesday, July 28, at 11:30 a.m., followed by…

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