Culinary Competition
Six HCPS high school culinary programs participated in the ProStart Competition 2015, sponsored by the Florida Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.
Lake Magdalene Run
Despite the rain, Lake Magdalene Elementary had over 100 students and parents participate in their one mile Fun Run for the Manatees, benefiting both the school and the Save the Manatee Foundation.
Williams FBLA
Williams Middle Magnet School students took home many awards from the FBLA State Competition.
Ballast Point Black History
Ballast Point Elementary second graders presented their Black History reports to friends and family.
Ms. Blake Contest
Blake High School's school newspaper, The Jacket Publication, presented the return of the historic Miss Howard W. Blake Pageant.

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Upcoming Events

Apr 27, 2015
Early Release Day - students released 1 hour early
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Apr 28, 2015
Recognition Meeting

May 4, 2015
Early Release Day - students released 1 hour early
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May 5, 2015
Board Meeting

May 11, 2015
Early Release Day - students released 1 hour early
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Annual Education is Key Breakfast

Education is Key
The annual Education is Key Breakfast honored a Hillsborough County Public School teacher and student on April 17, 2015. Proceeds from the event supported the Museum's annual fund which provides needed resources for its Title 1 School Partnership Program.

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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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ESE Parent Survey

ESE Parent Survey
Each year, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) surveys parents of children with an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) to determine how well their child’s school is partnering with them and promoting their involvement in their child’s education.  If you are the parent of a child with an IEP, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey.  All information provided will remain confidential.  You can complete the survey online at

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Welcome Letter from Jeff Eakins

I would like to take this opportunity to say I am honored and excited to be selected as your next Superintendent of Schools. Coming, as I do, from a family of educators, I assure you that I appreciate the unique opportunity and the enormous responsibility that goes with the job.

My guiding principle as your Superintendent is based on the belief that every child can and will attain the education and skills necessary to achieve their dreams of a meaningful and bright future. I am humbled and grateful to the Board members for placing their faith in me, and I intend to work in partnership with them in guiding this district forward. Read more...

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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