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Polk Central fifth graders creating art for UNITY Project

Fifth grade students in Michael Darpino's art class at Polk Central Elementary are creating art for the UNITY Project

Parents share details about jobs at Polk Central Career Day

Parents from a wide range of professions took part this year for the first time in Career Day at Polk Central Elementary

Photos: Polk Central hosts Career Day

Polk Central Elementary hosted Career Day on March 30. A number of parents visited the school to talk with students about their careers

Video: Polk Central staff surprises students during glow dance

The schoolwide glow dance held March 16 at Polk Central Middle School took an unexpected turn when school faculty members showed off their glowing dance moves

Polk Central kindergarteners take Read Across America Week into forts

Polk Central kindergarten students in Sarah Bennett's class celebrated the end of Read Across America Week by reading in forts

Polk Central fifth graders use real-world application to learn scaling

Students in Julia Tackett's fifth grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been working for the past week on using multiplication as a form of scaling

Slice, slice baby: Polk Central third graders explore fractions via pizza

Polk Central third graders in Lori Dotson's class recently mixed their love of pizza with their need to learn fractions, exploring mathematical concepts using slices of Italian goodness

Teachers are superheroes – just check Polk Central Elementary

Polk County Schools is full of superhero teachers, and no better example could be found recently than at Polk Central Elementary, where J.J. Waddell donned her best hero wear to take part in the school's Super Saturday program

Chocolate and fractions a winning combination at Polk Central

Polk Central Elementary third grade teacher J.J. Waddell has been using a sweet approach to teaching fractions

Civil War research keeps Polk Central fifth graders busy

The Civil War has been the topic of interest in recent days for students in Sherrie Ford's fifth grade class at Polk Central Elementary. During...