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Upcoming Event- Elementary Science Showcase

Upcoming Event- Elementary Science Showcase

Polk County, Florida-- The Polk County Public Schools' Elementary Science Showcase will be held next week.

The Showcase provides the public an opportunity to view science projects constructed by Polk County Public Schools' elementary students.

Students will participate in inquiry circles facilitated by adults, where they can share their projects and answer questions as budding scientists.

Judging will be school-based.

Fourth and fifth-grade students who place in the top three for each grade level may attend the county showcase at the mall.

George Jenkins High School Wins State Title in Veterinary Assisting CDE

George Jenkins High School Wins State Title in Veterinary Assisting CDE

Polk County, Florida-- George Jenkins High School placed first in the Florida FFA (Future Farmers of America) Veterinary Assisting Career Development Event (CDE).

The event was held Saturday, May 12 at Hillsborough Community College in Plant City. Forty-five teams from around the state gathered to compete for the top spot.

George Jenkins High School (GJHS) Instructors James Sweeney and Bridget Gilmore worked tirelessly with the team to get them prepared for the competitions.

Adult Computer Class

Adult Computer Class

Bartow, Florida-- The Bartow Public Library offers a computer class for adults.

One takes place on Monday, May 14, and the other takes place on Monday, May 21. 

Both classes begin at 1 p.m. 

For more information, visit the City of Bartow website

Adult Computer Class

Adult Computer Class

Bartow, Florida-- The Bartow Public Library offers a computer class for adults.

One takes place on Monday, May 14, and the other takes place on Monday, May 21. 

Both classes begin at 1 p.m. 

For more information, visit the City of Bartow website

Mr. Kier Goes to Washington - DSA receives grant

Mr. Kier Goes to Washington - DSA receives grant

 

Polk County, Florida-- Davenport School of the Arts (DSA) is the proud recipient of a $100,000 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Grant. 

Algebra I EOC Assessment begins today for Polk County students

Algebra I EOC Assessment begins today for Polk County students

 

Polk County, Florida-- New state-mandated high school graduation guidelines now require students who are taking Algebra I or Algebra I Honors to successfully pass the Algebra I End-of-Course (EOC) exam to receive a standard high school diploma.

Polk County Public Schools Earn Top National Honors in 2012 Magna Awards

Polk County Public Schools Earn Top National Honors in 2012 Magna Awards

Assistant Superintendent of Information Systems and Technology Abdu Taguri and Polk County School Board Chair Hazel Sellers recently returned from the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Annual Conference held April 21-23.