POLK COUNTY 2018-2019 SCHOOL CALENDAR Find Polk County Public School dates including first and last days, student holidays and early release days here! Interested in assessment dates for the 2018-2019 school year? Scroll down for a list of significant calendar dates affecting your PCSB student. Graphic by Designed by Freepik 2018 August 13 … Continue reading Polk 2018-2019 School Dates to Remember
It’s that time again! Find 2018 back-to-school bashes and donation drives in Polk County by scrolling below. Graphic designed by Freepik Upcoming Dates Student orientation: Thursday, August 9 First day of school for students: Monday, August 13 Tax-free holiday: August 3-5 Bashes Back to School Snack Pack When: Wednesday, August 1, … Continue reading 2018 Back-to-School Events and Supply Drives
Shop, and save on sales tax August 3-5! The 2018 sales tax holiday will take place over three days beginning on Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5. This year’s tax-free rules apply to clothing, footwear and certain accessories that cost $60 or less per item and school supplies that costs $15 or … Continue reading Shop Back-to-School During the 2018 Tax-Free Weekend
We are truly grateful for the many votes LRC received during each round of The Ledger’s Best of the Best Polk competition last year. Your nominations and votes awarded us the title of Polk’s 2017 Best Learning & Tutoring Center. The time has come, and the first round of the 2018 competition is taking place … Continue reading Nominate Learning Resource Center as Polk’s 2018 Best
Join LRC and All Saints Academy for weekly academic adventures at Camp Discovery! Camp Discovery grants students entering first though fifth grade in Fall 2018 the opportunity to examine, inquire and create from the world around them through individual, week-long adventures. These science-themed camps also challenge students to use critical thinking, reading, writing, science and … Continue reading Take adventure to the next level at Camp Discovery
The Learning Resource Center has added a new elementary program to its summer lineup. Camp Rockin’ READ! is designed to help students who have completed grades 1, 2 or 3 enhance their reading, writing and spelling skills using the Orton-Gillingham multi-sensory approach as well as the Barton Reading & Spelling System. The Orton-Gillingham Approach: … Continue reading Gain Success in Reading at Camp Rockin’ READ!
Camp READY! dates are set for Summer 2018, and camps are kicking off soon. If you have a rising or repeating kindergartner, ensure they’re prepared for school and academic success by enrolling them in the Learning Resource Center’s annual kindergarten-readiness program. On average, Camp READY! students have shown growth of four to seven … Continue reading Get “Kindergarten-Ready” with LRC
Summer break is here! It has been shown that the majority of students may lose about two months of skills during the summer (summerlearning.com). Don’t let summer learning loss or the “summer slide” affect your children! Join us in programs suited for kindergarten through high school levels. Kindergarten Rising and repeating kindergartners can gain the … Continue reading LRC Presents 2018 Summer Programs
The Learning Resource Center Achieves Phase 1 of Matching Fundraiser, Moves On to Phase 2 The Learning Resource Center of Polk County (LRC) has successfully reached its goal during the first phase of the matching fundraiser. In this initial stage of a two-step matching campaign, LRC needed to reach a goal of $20,000 by May … Continue reading LRC Progresses to Phase 2 of GiveWell Matching Fundraiser
2018 Graduates Congratulations to all the 2018 high school and college graduates! We’d like to give a special “congrats” to two of our very own. Jadie Riffe, an LRC PEP counselor and a 2018 graduate of Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School Lacie Walls, an LRC office & event volunteer as well … Continue reading Congrats, 2018 graduates, including two of our own!