Our Portfolio night is Thursday from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Bring your child, as they are excited to show you their Leadership Notebooks and some of their accomplishments! Free dress down pass for your child for attending! See you Thursday!
Online Volunteer Applications Set to Go Live Jan. 7
Polk County Public Schools is transitioning to a new volunteer system and will no longer accept paper volunteer applications after this Friday, Dec. 21. The new online application system is scheduled to go live on Monday, Jan. 7 at polkschoolsfl.com/getinvolved.
For security purposes, the new volunteer system will screen applicants with a national criminal background check, as well as a FDLE (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) background check. Approved volunteers must reapply and renew their application/background screen every five years from the date of approval. Volunteers can check their status by contacting their school, or by calling 863-457-4708 and pressing 2.
The volunteer application fee will remain at $25 at least through the end of the 2018-19 school year (June 30, 2019). At this time, Polk County Public Schools is covering the cost of the additional background check.
Picture Day – Wednesday, October 3
Early Release Day is also Picture Day! Wear your Wednesday Leadership Dress, red top and khaki bottoms!
Reminder – Tuesday, September 18th is Open House! The Kona Ice man will arrive at 5:00 PM, for those purchasing Kona Ice! The doors will open at 5:30 PM for the Title 1 Meeting and pizza in the cafeteria! Then off to visit the classrooms! Everyone is invited to the Title 1 Meeting and to Open House! Open House will end at 7:00 PM, so we can prepare for learning Wednesday morning!