O’Brien Expectations

  • Respectful
  • Organized and Ready to Learn
  • Always safe
  • Responsible

Mission Statement

The mission of Philip O'Brien Elementary is to provide a high quality education for all students.

Campus Hours

  • Office hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Breakfast is served 7:30 to 7:50 AM.
  • Campus guests must check in at the office with photo identification and receive a visitor's badge before proceeding onto campus.  No exceptions.

 

Home of the Lions

 

School Closed

All Polk County Public Schools will be closed September 27 and 28 due to Hurricane Ian.  Please monitor local news media and the district Website (http://www.polkschoolsfl.com/) for further updates.  Stay safe Lion family!


Rainy Day Dismissal Procedures

Rainy Day Dismissal Procedures


Visiting Campus Update

Please click here to view procedures for visiting campus this year.  Photo ID is required.

ID Camera


Technology Information

Please click the link below to view technology information for the new school year.

Technology Information for Parents


Eating Lunch at School

We are excited to welcome families back on campus to have lunch with their child or children.  Please review our policies for eating lunch on campus by clicking the link.  Lunch Procedures


Free Meals for All Students

For several years now all PCPS schools have been covered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), so there is no charge for students to have breakfast and lunch. Breakfast and lunch are free for all students. This will continue through the new 2022 – 2023 school year. If you have any questions, please contact our food service manager, Michelle Yborra, at (863) 499-2950. Thank you.

CEP Philip O’Brien


Right to Know Letters

These letters inform families of their right to know teacher and paraprofessional qualifications.  If you would like a paper copy, please E-mail or call the school at (863) 499-2950.  These letters will also be included in back to school paperwork that will be available in August.

Right to Know Letter – English 2022-2023

Right to Know Letter – Spanish 2022-2023

Right to Know Letter – Haitian Creole 2022-2023


Dress Code Update 2022 - 2023

Please read our dress code update for the coming school year as you prepare to shop for student outfits and shoes.  Click the link below to view the update.  Crocs shoes are not permitted this year.  Please call the school at (863) 499-2950 if you have any questions.

Dress Code Update 2022-23


Safe Schools for Alex

Safe Schools for Alex is a Web site for an organization that works to promote school safety and provide resources to parents, students, and other stakeholders.  We encourage you to visit the site to learn more!

https://www.safeschoolsforalex.org/


Absences

Upcoming Events

Oct
6
Thu
3rd/4th/5th Grades FAST Curriculum Night
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Oct
7
Fri
ROARabration
Oct 7 all-day
Early Dismissal Day
Oct 7 @ 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Oct
10
Mon
Know & Grow: Feeding Minds and Bodies
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Parents will learn computer skills and children will have fun learning about healthy eating. Families who complete all three sessions will be eligible for an iPad provided by the Lakeland Rotary Club!
Parents will learn about Parent Portal, Schoology, and resources to help them support their child’s online learning.
Spaces are limited so sign up today! To sign up, please E-mail Marie Sagnella, Parent Involvement Coordinator, at marie.sagnella@polk-fl.net or call her at (863) 499-2950.
Know & Grow is a partnership between Polk Vision & Polk County Public Schools to build technological equity within Polk County.
Oct
11
Tue
Know & Grow: Feeding Minds and Bodies
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Parents will learn computer skills and children will have fun learning about healthy eating. Families who complete all three sessions will be eligible for an iPad provided by the Lakeland Rotary Club!
Parents will learn about Parent Portal, Schoology, and resources to help them support their child’s online learning.
Spaces are limited so sign up today! To sign up, please E-mail Marie Sagnella, Parent Involvement Coordinator, at marie.sagnella@polk-fl.net or call her at (863) 499-2950.
Know & Grow is a partnership between Polk Vision & Polk County Public Schools to build technological equity within Polk County.

Site Last Updated

October 6, 2022 - 8:59 am