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PCPS Announces Next Steps in Superintendent Search: Online Surveys and Community Forums

The next steps in Polk County Public Schools’ search for a new superintendent are surveys of parents, employees and community…

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PCPS Expanding Meal Distribution Program Beginning Nov. 4

Starting Nov. 4, Polk County Public Schools will be able to provide meals to all children 18 and under at…

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Help PCPS Name New Elementary School; Cast Your Vote by Oct. 21

Polk County Public Schools is asking the community for help in naming a new elementary school being built in the…

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PCPS eSchool Students Can Begin Returning to Campus This Month

This is an important update about our learning options for the 2020-21 school year. We previously announced that next week…

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“Polk’s Finest” Exhibition Features PCPS’ Top AP Art Students

We’re holding a special event featuring some of our top student artists … and you’re all invited. Polk’s Finest is…

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PCPS Thanks Custodians for Keeping Schools Safe and Clean

Today (Oct. 2) is Custodian Appreciation Day! Even in “normal” times our custodians don’t get enough credit for all of…

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PCPS Begins Search for Next Superintendent of Schools; Web Page Unveiled

The search for Polk County Public Schools’ next superintendent is officially underway. PCPS has contracted with the Florida School Boards…

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PCPS Mourns Rodney Turner

For Rodney Turner, pride was found in the campuses he designed during his nearly 30 years with Polk County Public…

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Florida Department of Health Website Now Featuring COVID-19 School Info

UPDATE (3:30 p.m.): We’ve reported concerns about the accuracy of the data (regarding missing schools and cases) on the state…

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School Board Work Sessions Scheduled for Oct. 13

The Polk County School Board will hold two work sessions on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The first work session will begin…

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