The nonprofit organization sends students home with backpacks full of food to get them through the weekend.
School Showcase Highlights Options For Students
The event is Thursday, Jan. 19, 4 to 7:30 p.m., at Lakeland Square Mall.
Two Students Arrested After Gun Found at Lakeland Highlands Middle School
Police found no evidence of threats made against students or staff,
Chief Sam Taylor said.
School Board Gets Tutored on $2.3 Billion Budget
Polk’s school district is 24th largest in U.S. but ranks 995th our of 13,588 districts in funding
Lakeland High School Chorus Selected to Perform at Carnegie Hall
Singers now raising funds to travel to the prestigious National Youth Festival in April.
Heid Receives High Rating, Contract Extended To 2027
Six School Board members rated the superintendent as highly effective and one rated him as effective.
Nolte Says Campaign Finance Issues Are ‘Being Taken Care Of’
Questions have been raised about a record showing the new School Board member contributed $5,200 in cash to his campaign.
School Board Delays Vote on 37,000 Library Books After Complaints
Protesters requested more time to review the books, which will outfit the media centers at two schools under construction
Polk Public Schools Recognize 39 Presidential Scholars
Two Lakeland students were honored as districtwide winners in the national program.
Lake Gibson High’s Natalie McSwain Named Polk Teacher of the Year
The Spanish teacher receives a $5,000 check and the use of a Hyundai Elantra for two years. “I love my students. I love what I teach,” she said.