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IMPORTANT: No backpacks

The students must leave all backpacks at home for the last week of school (May 21-24). Children may bring a lunchbox and a small bag to carry small items. This bag can be about the size of a small purse. 

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Camp Ready! Summer 2018

“Camp Ready!” is a tuition-free, school-readiness program for rising and repeating kindergarten students. The camp for the Haines City area will be located at:  Bethune Academy, 900 Ave F, Haines City, FL 33844 The schedule for Haines City is: June

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Last Day of School: Early Release

The last day of school is Thursday, May 24th. Students in Polk County Schools will be released 2 and 1/2 hours early. Dismissal at Bethune Academy will be at 12:30. Please adjust your schedule for bus schedules and car pick

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Bethune Academy Yearbooks On Sale

It’s your time to order your Bethune Academy Yearbook! Order now and save money… Price Now is $25.00. The price will go up after April 2, 2018 (cost: $35.00). Order online at www.leonards.com/yearbooks   Access code: C411997 If you would like

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Istation Home

Parents, Polk County Schools is providing a new resource for students to extend learning beyond the traditional school day. Istation’s innovative reading, math, and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. With Istation Home, students pick

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IMPORTANT: Hurricane Make-up

VERY IMPORTANT:   In response to Hurricane Irma, district staff decided the six remaining EARLY RELEASE DAYS in the 2017-18 school year will be extended to full instructional days. (The remaining early dismissal days are:   Oct. 11, 2017; Nov. 15, 2017; Jan. 24, 2018;

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Telephone Notification System

Telephone Notification System: In order to receive important messages from your child’s school, you must “opt in.” Please follow these directions to be able to receive important phone messages.

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“Full STEM Ahead” Duke Energy Grant

Bethune Academy is proud to have been a recipient of Duke Energy’s 2016/2017 Full STEM Ahead Education Grant! With this funding, Bethune Academy was able to purchase Lego’s Mindstorms Education EV3 Systems. With the addition of these STEM resources, our

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Important Campus Guidelines

School Hours: 8:00AM – 3:00PM Walkers must go directly to the crossing guard for safe crossing. Car Riders must be dropped off between 7:30 – 7:55 AM. Car riders must be picked up by 3:20PM from the car rider line. Car

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Morning Guidelines

Morning Arrival: No cars should be parked in the bus zone. Do not drop your children off at the bus zone – this is a safety issue! If you are walking your child onto campus, please park and take them

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