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Magnet School Enrollment

Open Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year will be: November 5th, 2019 through December 13th, 2019. For more information, please visit: https://polkschoolsfl.com/magnetchoice/ TO ENROLL: Please visit this link – –  https://polkschoolsfl.com/applicationinstructions/ For questions about Magnet applications, please call 863-534-0631.  

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School Supply List for 2019-2020

View the School Supply List for Bethune Academy (all grades): Student Supply List 2019-2020 PDF   You may also pick up a paper copy at the school office.  Stores should have copies available as well. Donation request: please donate hand soap to the

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2018-19 Bethune Academy Yearbook

Buy your yearbook today! Yearbooks are now here! Keep the memories of friends, classmates and teachers forever. They are $35.00 and there is a limited supply. Checks made payable to Bethune Academy. Call the school office for more information 863-421-3334.

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Outdoor Classroom

We have an awesome new classroom on campus! This new classroom is out in the fresh air and supports our STEaM program at Bethune Academy.  Our grant “STEAMING UP Polk!” funded this project along with our sponsor Polk Education Foundation.  Thank

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Garden Upgrade

Our hydroponic garden has recently gotten an upgrade! Our ground cover was about 7 years old and needed to be replaced. We moved 48 stacks and replaced the ground cover. Everything was put back and now we are ready to

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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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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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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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