Home of the Lions
Polk County Public Schools and district offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Students and staff will return to campus on Friday, November 12.
Don’t forget to fall back this Sunday, November 7.
Wednesday, November 17, is the next early dismissal day. Students will be released 2.5 hours early at 12:30 PM. Please make plans accordingly.
Congratulations to Ms. Caren Hiam, Teacher of the Year, and Mrs. Marie Sagnella, School-Related Employee of the Year. Ms. Hiam currently teaches students in grades K-5 who receive ESE services. She is the ESE grade level chairperson and also serves on the PBIS committee. Ms. Hiam is an alumni of Philip O’Brien Elementary School and has taught here since 2014.
Mrs. Sagnella is a Title One and Family Involvement paraeducator. She can often be found pulling small groups of students to accelerate them to success. She plays a vital role in increasing family and community involvement at Philip O’Brien Elementary. Mrs. Sagnella has been a Philip O’Brien Lion since 2019.
Congratulations ladies! You ROAR!