Polk Central Elementary

Student-first focus drives new Polk Central principal

A student-first philosophy rooted in creating a positive atmosphere for students and staff. That is the approach that Jan Crump brought to her new role as principal at Polk County Elementary School.

Polk Central fourth graders busy writing, learning

Students in Leann Wilson's fourth-grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been working on plansĀ for personal narratives. Other students have been using Chromebooks to do MobyMax and ClassWorks to do reading and math on their...

Polk Central third graders get ‘happy’ on a rainy day

A rainy day recently provided a unique indoor recess opportunity for Polk Central Elememtary students in Sherrie Ford's third-grade class.

Polk Central pre-kindergarten class mixes things up in colorful way

Patricia Stevens' pre-kindergarten class at Polk Central Elementary recently learned how mixing colors can make a new color.

Composting bin latest project for Polk Central science area

Fifth grade students at Polk Central Elementary have established a composting bin adjacent to the newly-constructed arbor outside the science lab.

Natural attraction: Polk Central students learn about magnets

Students in the first-grade class of Kristy Cox at Polk Central Elementary recently learned about magnetism as part of a Force/Motion unit.

Polk Central first graders learn safety, perform theater

Students in Kristy Cox's first grade class at Polk Central learned about safety during the month of October.

Principal for a day? Polk Central student gets that chance

A recent Polk Central Elementary fundraiser gave students an opportunity to win a chance to be "Principal for the Day."

Perfect attendance gets students on a roll at Polk Central

At Polk Central Elementary, classes are rewarded for having whole-class perfect attendance

Need a H.E.R.O.? Polk Central has plenty

Polk Central students show off their H.E.R.O. superpowers of being safe and healthy students.

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