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November 6th: 1/2 Cent Sales Tax

Queridas Familias, Este es un mensaje de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Polk. Este año, los votantes decidirán si renuevan el impuesto a las ventas de ½ centavo de Polk Promise para beneficiar a las escuelas públicas. Este no

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Early Release Day: November 7th

IMPORTANT: Polk County Public Schools will release students 2 and 1/2 hours early on Wednesday, November 7th. Bethune Academy will release at 12:30PM instead of 3:00PM. Please make proper arrangements for walkers and bus riders arriving home early. Car riders

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Free Educational Resources for Polk Students

These Media resources are available on the Polk County Public Schools Website and Bethune Academy’s Media Center Page. These Online Resources are FREE for Polk students to use all year long even on breaks and during the summer! For more information, use this

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11th. This special holiday honors our United States Veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. To observe this U.S. public holiday, there will be no school on Monday, November 12th. We will also have

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November Spirit Day

We invite our Bethune Academy families to attend the Spirit Day Celebration on Friday, November 30th at 8:00 AM. This is a special time to honor the students at Bethune Academy for their accomplishments.

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Tuesday, November 6th: Message from Superintendent Byrd

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Risse Brothers Uniform Special for Girls

Risse Brothers School Uniform company has 13 pair of plaid slacks for girls on sale for $15 per pair. They will ship for free. Available sizes: 4R (regular)   – 2 pair available 10R (regular) – 7 pair available 12R (regular)

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The Polk Promise 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Initiative

The 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Initiative is on the Nov. 6 ballot. Learn more at: https://www.polkpromise.net/ Safe, secure, quality schools are paramount to creating a positive learning environment for all of our students, where they may grow and flourish. We offer our

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Volunteer Application Fee

In order to volunteer and chaperone field trips, you must be an approved volunteer. We depend on our valuable school volunteers at Bethune Academy. Please apply now if you plan to attend any field trips or volunteer on campus.  Application: https://polkschoolsfl.com/getinvolved/

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Campus Entrance and Security

IMPORTANT:  Bethune Academy has a School Safety Guardian on campus every school day to help keep our campus secure.  All doors and gates will be locked during the school day. In order to be on campus, all visitors must check

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