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Minecraft Fun at Winter Haven Library

Young Minecrafters: Winter Haven Program Offers Building Blocks for Life — And Fun If you have school-aged children, and maybe pre-schooler…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 on Tuesday

5-Year-Old Receives Invoice After Missing Friend's Party

Apparently this is no joke (yeah, I thought so too) a 5-Year-Old Receives Invoice After Missing Friend's Party. I do realize there is expen…

Started by Shawn Spivey

1 Jan 21
Reply by Jmarr

School Asks Students to Bring Canned Goods For Defense Weapon Use

I'm serious.  If you want a video introduction to this story, here's a, to-the-point, option: School Arms Students With Canned Goods to Fig…

Started by Shawn Spivey

2 Jan 15
Reply by Shane

Are Your Kids Learning To Type Before You Did?

Before the school winter break I saw my son tapping out a homework assignment on the keyboard to print out. I never noticed before how well…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 Jan 12

Application Window Dates for Polk Magnet and Choice Schools

The application window will be open from November 18 through 5 PM on January 9th. To apply, you must fill out an online application at Polk…

Started by Shawn Spivey

4 Jan 9
Reply by Shawn Spivey

Heads Up Parents: Florida Law Change for Child and Booster Seat Use

Booster, Car Seat Rules Change for Children 4, 5 As noted in the link above, a new Florida law makes it mandatory for children until their…

Started by Shawn Spivey

5 Jan 6
Reply by Shawn Spivey

Tooth Fairy Tips and Tales

On our previous PolkMoms site there was a wealth of knowledge about the Tooth Fairy.  Since I am now heading back into the tooth fairy busi…

Started by Shawn Spivey

32 Jan 1
Reply by Julie Kuhlmann

Polk School Bus Fire on I-4

It has been reported a Polk County school bus carrying students from Discovery Academy, a middle school in Lake Alfred, caught on fire this…

Started by Shawn Spivey

1 Dec 4, 2014
Reply by Shawn Spivey

27 Sure Signs You Were In The I.B. Program

27 Sure Signs You Were In The I.B. Program For you IB parents out there, a lot of this behavior is going to look familiar to you and it wil…

Started by Shawn Spivey

1 Nov 6, 2014
Reply by MandyJay

Homework Help: PhotoMath app solves equations for you

Oh snap!  Literally.  Use your smartphone's camera to grab a printed equation and the app delivers not only the answer, but the steps to ge…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 Nov 5, 2014


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