Mission and Vision
Cannella Fairy Tale Bowl
Cannella Elementary students and teachers participated in the annual 2nd grade Fairy Tale Bowl.
Dorothy Thomas Drum Magic
Students at Dorothy Thomas Center enjoyed a Drum Magic presentation.
Sligh Aquarium Visit
Sligh Middle Magnet School students enjoyed a recent visit to the Florida Aquarium and meeting author Dr. Prager.
Students at Tampa Bay Tech, Wharton, Middleton, Benito, and Stewart particpated in the 2015 GulfCoast MakerCon and Electrathon. STEM at its best!

District Calendar

Upcoming Events

Jul 14, 2015
Board Meeting

Jul 21, 2015
School Board workshop

Jul 28, 2015
Board Meeting/Public Hearing on Budget

Aug 1, 2015
Back 2 School Fair - Free Physicals and Immunizations
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Aug 8, 2015
Back 2 School Fair - Free Physicals and Immunizations
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District Welcomes New Leaders

The Hillsborough County School Board unanimously approved the appointment of several individuals to Superintendent Jeff Eakins’ staff. They are dedicated to putting students first and ensuring students are successful.
We welcome these individuals and encourage you to read a little more about their backgrounds.

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District Launches New Communications Platform

We are excited to announce the launch of newsdesk, our new online source for good news happening in HCPS!  newsdesk will feature some outstanding and engaging stories relevant to students, families, employees, and the community - focusing on what makes HCPS so special and unique. We look forward to informing, engaging, and celebrating YOU!

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Summer Safety Tips & Resources

As the summer approaches, parents look for opportunities for their children to learn new things, stay safe and have something to do in the summer. The city, county, churches, and other agencies have programs to meet all of these needs.

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Acting Supt. Eakins and Board Members address state math EOC exams

On May 18, the Florida Department of Education announced the state will not require that math End of Course exams (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry) will count for 30% of a student’s grades. HCPS has coordinated a strategy to provide options for students to ensure they are not harmed by this decision. Click the link below to read the letter that will be sent to all affected families about the district’s plan. Families can choose the option that will ensure their child’s academic success. 

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Proposed Policy Updates

The Divisions of Curriculum and Instruction, Human Resources and Information Technology are seeking approval of proposed revised and new policies.

The proposed form of each policy may be viewed and inspected by clicking the "More Info" link below.  A hard copy is also available in the Hillsborough County Public Schools Communication Office located at 901 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa.

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2015-16 Student Calendar Approved

The Hillsborough County School Board approved the student academic calendar for the 2015-16 school year.  Click More info to view the calendar.

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Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Summer 2015

Spotlight on McLaneFree summer prekindergarten program for children entering kindergarten in fall 2015. Child must have been born between September 2, 2009 and September 1, 2010 and may not have participated in a school year VPK program. Click more info to start the online registration process today!

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Attendance Boundary Changes

The School District assesses school attendance boundaries based on a variety of reasons including, but not limited to, programmatic changes, enrollment growth, and newly constructed capacity.  In order to access information regarding current and future attendance boundary changes, please click more information.

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mySPOT... The One Spot for Parents

mySPOT Parent RegistrationmySPOT, the Student Parent Online Toolkit, provides HCPS parents quick access to key district resources and links.  mySPOT connects parents to a single "Hub" of information that supports a child's academic achievement and social growth--enabling parents to easily navigate through what's important when it comes to the progress of their own child.

mySPOT... The One Spot for Parents, automatically places important resources for each child, front and center!  For more information on how to register your mySPOT account, click the "more info" link below.

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