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Virtual Career Day: Videos and activities to encourage career exploration

It doesn’t matter if you are five years old or a high school senior, it’s not too early or too late to talk about your future job or career.

Field trip helps Polk Central fifth graders learn about force, motion

Polk Central fifth graders spent March 12 at the Walnut Creek Nature Preserve in Sunny View studying force and motion

Polk Central fifth graders join effort to encourage local tree growth

Fifth graders at Polk Central are partnering with Unity in the Community to encourage Polk County to plant at least 1,000 trees before March 20

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders earn awards for six weeks

Students in Leann Wilson's fourth grade class at Polk Central Elementary recently received awards for the fourth six weeks.

Polk Central to hold kindergarten registration for 2020-2021 school year

Polk Central will hold registration for kindergarten students in the 2020-2021 school year on Friday from 8-9 a.m. in the school media center

Polk Central Lego club offers girls chance to enhance STEM skills

Girls in both third and fourth grades at Polk Central Elementary are taking advantage of the opportunity to become Lego masters

Puzzle solving helps Polk Central fourth graders learn about empathy

Fourth graders in J.J. Waddell's class at Polk Central Elementary recently learned about empathy through an escape room-type activity

Fractions hit Polk Central students’ eyes like a big pizza pie

Students in Lori Byars' third grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been studying fractions

Polk Central fourth graders getting firsthand look at how animals adapt and survive

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central Elementary have been creating and maintaining habitats for African dwarf frogs and will observe them to study their adaptations.

Green thumbs growing for Polk Central third graders

Third graders at Polk Central are putting knowledge gained from a recent study of plants to good use through hands-on learning