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Polk County Public School Kindergarten Registration

I received the following in a recent email from Polk County Public Schools, thought it might help some of you looking to register an in-goi…

Started by Shawn Spivey

1 Apr 3
Reply by MandyJay

A market for serving virtual school students..a virtual school co-op!

As a mother who works in the community, I don't have the ability to invest the time into doing home school for my child.  I have a wonderfu…

Started by Gloria Graham

7 Mar 4
Reply by Gloria Graham

P.E. Through Florida Virtual School

We are looking to go through this for our son rather than him taking the course in high school.  Does anyone here go through this as well w…

Started by Tabby

0 Feb 22


Hi, I am putting this out there asking for either help or opinions.  I am considering homeschooling my children, at least my kindergartener…


18 Feb 6
Reply by Gloria Graham

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 Jan 27

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


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