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Bartow High School

Cancellation of events through May 29, 2020

Yellow Jacket Students and Parents, In response to coronavirus, Polk County Public Schools has cancelled all district and school sponsored activities and trips through the end of the current school year, which is May 29, 2020. This includes medallion ceremonies…

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BHS Coach McGriff

Congratulations Coach McGriff for being named 6A Coach of the Year!

Bartow boys basketball coach Terrence McGriff was selected the 2020 Florida Dairy Farmers Class 6A Coach of the Year following balloting by a statewide panel of high school boys basketball coaches and media members.   “Well I’m very thankful to…

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Bartow Senior recognized as Floral Elementary School's Volunteer of the Year

Bartow Senior Gives Back

Kayla Ammermann was recognized as Floral Avenue Elementary School’s Volunteer of the Year!  Over the course of the last four years Kayla spent many afternoons, after her own school day, volunteering in the same elementary classroom.  She has made a…

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2020 Bartow Boys Basketball Class 6A State Campions

State Champions!

Congratulations to the boys basketball team!  They came from behind in the fourth quarter to bring the Class 6A State Championship game into overtime, clinching the title 66-61 over Dillard!

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Four Former African American members sitting on a high school stage.

Celebrating Our African American Military Heros

Summerlin Academy put together a remarkable lineup for Black History Month. During a presentation for students today, these four veterans shared the stage in Bartow High’s auditorium: (from left) Van Wright Jr., an Air Force veteran who served in Vietnam; World…

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