http://polkstudents.com Polk Central’s Howald named 2021 Polk County Schools Teacher of the Year Laura Jane Howald’s efforts to educate Polk Central pre-kindergarten students begin before any of those children set foot in Howald’s classroom http://polkstudents.com/polk-centrals-howald-named-2021-polk-county-schools-teacher-of-the-year/ Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:09:07 GMT Polk Central’s Walter receives Kenan Fellowship for Teacher Leadership Andrea Walter, a fifth-grade science and social studies teacher at Polk Central Elementary School, has been named a 2020-21 Kenan Fellow for Teacher Leadership http://polkstudents.com/polk-centrals-walter-receives-kenan-fellowship-for-teacher-leadership/ Wed, 09 Sep 2020 12:09:21 GMT “Old-school” approach lets Polk Central second graders chat from a distance Students in Michelle Richardson’s second grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been learning a tried-and-true method of communicating with friends from a distance http://polkstudents.com/old-school-approach-lets-polk-central-second-graders-chat-from-a-distance/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 11:08:52 GMT Photos: Polk Central group prepares campus for school year A group of Polk Central Elementary staff and students created an exercise activity sensory path to help students remain active during recess this coming school year http://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-group-prepares-campus-for-school-year/ Tue, 25 Aug 2020 10:08:47 GMT Polk Central staff creates video-driven presentation to introduce staff Staff and faculty members at Polk Central Elementary have put together a unique presentation for families to offer a peek inside classrooms as well as get to know the teachers in those rooms http://polkstudents.com/polk-central-staff-creates-video-driven-presentation-to-introduce-staff/ Fri, 21 Aug 2020 03:08:38 GMT