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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

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

“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

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

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

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