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Home invasion suspect fires at deputies



Two arrested, one still at large after manhunt

By BRIAN ACKLEY a law enforcement kcnow him call recognizing
BACKLEY@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM officer. Suarez is law enforcement Suarez as a wanted
described as a immediately, he is subject atAt least one suspect in a Frostproof Hispanic male, very dangerous." tempted a traffic
invasion was still on the loose Tuesday 5-foot-4, 140 According to stop in the area of
after firing at Polk County Sheriff's Office pounds, with black reports, at approx- County Road 630
deputies who found him at a local store hair and brown imately 2 am., on and Hopson Road,
early Sunday morning. eyes. Saturday, Suarez but Suarez did not
According to police, efforts so far to "We are asking was seen in the stop and deputies
locate 21-year-old Eleno Suarez have for your help area of the Town began to pursue
come up empty, although others be- in locating a Star convenience the Focus, accordlieved involved in a July 21 break-in were very dangerous store at the ing to reports.
arrested. MALCOLM LEWIS subject," said intersection of JARAMILLO During the purLaw enforcers have posted a $5,000 Sheriff Grady Judd. ELENO SUAREZ U.S. Highway 27 suit, Suarez, who
reward for information that might lead to "If you will shoot at armed deputies, you and U.S. Highway 98 in Frostproof. was driving the Focus, started shooting Suarez' capture. Police said he is consid- will shoot at anyone. We need him in Suarez, along with five other indi- at law enforcers, the department alleges. ered armed and dangerous, and will face custody before anyone else falls victim viduals, fled the area in a Ford Focus. charges including attempted murder of to this nasty thug. If you see him or Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies SUSPECT I5



Orange Grove drops 160,000 textbooks + 7,824

restaurant roots in Frostproof highlighters = new school year

By BRIAN-ACKLEY District supplies are by the thousands for county's 96,825 students
BACKLEY@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM

When cousins Jordan Caraxis and ByCATHY PALMER INSIDE
Paul Houvardis went looking for
potential restaurant sites, they couldn't Back to School seaion inside today's edition.
help but notice that Frostproof dubbed- As the summer vacation winds students is still tentative,
itself "The Friendly City." down, parents are busy getting according to school officials,
Open barely a week, the pair said the together the supplies their cause many parents wait
community had already lived up to its school children will until the last minute to
moniker. need before utltels iuet
enroll kindergarteners. The
"We are grateful to be here. We never classes start, total from the school dislived here, and didn't know anything and the trict is currently 96,825.
about the town until we came here. Polk County When doors open,
The people are very nice and we want Schoolstudents will find some
to serve them with great food and District has 45,000 computers
great service," Paul said. "We want to been doing ready tous
do everything we can to please our the same on with 1.60,000 new
customers." a much, much textbooks.
"Like the sign says, everyone is larger scale. Other items the
friendly. It's true," Jordan added. "We're In Polk's school district has
very happy." 166 schools, about been amassing
The Orange Grove restaurant opened PHOTO BY BRIAN ACKLEY 97,350 students
officially on July 27 for breakfast and will head back to 3,780 boxes
lunch, and will likely add a few dinner Owners spent about six weeks getting the their classrooms on f crayons with
nights probably by late summer or fall. former Frostproof Family Restaurant spruced Aug. 19, many of them six colors per
The eatery is located at the site of the up before opening. on the school district's bx
former Frostproof Family Restaurant 511 buses. They will be b 6,348boxon Scenic Highway. orange paint and lots of interesting greeted by 166 princi- es of crayons
The Orange Grove is open seven items to create a western and country pals, 6,580 teachers and es of cons
days a week from 7:30a.m. to 2:30 p.m. motif. 1,620 teaching assistants.16 col(3 p.m. on Sunday for their family Their menu, both breakfast and Of the students regis- ors per box
favorite specials). The two worked for lunch, is extensive and features many tered, 48,063 are in kinder- *14,496 art markers about six weeks inside and outside the traditional items, and a few unusual garden through fifth grade; 83 bottles of paint
then closed restaurant to get it into ones. 21,803 in middle schools and 26,959 in
shape, including lots of coats of fresh ORANGE I high schools. The total number of SCHOOL j S


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Frostproof band ready to open the 'Buffet'



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PHOTOS BY BRIAN ACKLEY
Members of the drum line were fortunate enough to work inside in the air conditioning Monday morning, but they were hard at work learning new cadences and drum rolls.

Frostproof Drum
Major Lydia
Goodman checks over members of the band to make sure they are in
the proper position. The band is working on a new
show this year
that srould prove
very popular
since it features The color guard is some two dozen strong this year, and they too were being put through the
the music of paces Monday at the Frostproof band camp.
Jimmy Buffet,
induding every- 4
thing from "Fins" 4 -4
to "Cheesburger
in Paradise" and a swing version of
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band start to
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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7 on hand to present a special program former co-workers, and all community 6:30 p.m. featuring Polk County Sheriff
on fossils at the Latt Maxcy Memorial members to come to the Frostproof Grady Judd as emcee. The evening will Library Story time Library starting at 10 a.m. Youngsters United Methodist Church Social Hall include heavy hors d'oeuvres, dancing
The Latt Maxcy Memorial Library will get a special Kids Dig It! kit that will between 2 and 4 p.m. on Saturday, and musical entertainment. Tickets will host its final Wednesday story allow them to work with real dig tools August 17, to help us celebrate Lois's are $35 per person may be purchased time event, starting at 10 a.m. Stories and paleontology reference books to 90th birthday. She is a special lady and online at www.ramontheater.com are geared for children pre-K through uncover and identify fossils. we want to celebrate her special birth- or at 11 E. Wall Street or by calling grade 5, and are free to attend, lasting day, family members noted in extended 863-635-7222.
about 30 minutes. 0 MONDAY, AUG. 12 the invitation to all.
1THURSDAY, AUG. 8 Family Night at the Library UFRIDAY, AUG. 23
The final Family Night show will start
Budget workshop at 6:30 p.m. at the Latt Maxcy Memorial Kickoff Classic
The Frostproof city,66until will have Library, and will feature a return The Frostproof Bulldogs will host its its third budget workshop,starting at engagement of the Fritzy Brothers annual Kickoff Classic this year, a pre4 p.m. in city hall. The meeting is open One Man Circus with everything from season game against the BartowYellow to the public, but no official action can unicycle riding to fire-eating, all at the Jackets at Faris Brannen Stadium. be taken. library no less! Show is free to all. Admission. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

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Swiftmud ends Florida Friendly funding

By CRAIG PITTMAN the $30,000 to $40,000 per county that agreed to promote assistant executive The South Florida Water
TAMPA BAY TIMES Swiftmud had been supplying for a director Robert Beltran of Lakeland Management District board voted 7-2
decade. who until March 2012 was an en- Thursday to hire Guillory, who has
TAMPA Despite pleas to continue But Rathke said the agency wants to gineering consultant helping clients *been for the past two years executive it for another year, the Southwest shift its support to a marketing pro- get state permits to be their new director of*Swiftmud. Guillory said he Florida Water Management District gram called Water Star that's aimed at executive director, replacing Blake was "very honored" to be picked to board voted unanimously this week to persuading builders and developers Guillory, who is leaving to take the run the largest of the state's five water cut off further funding of the Florida to build homes and businesses that executive director post at the South management districts and the one Friendly Landscaping Program. don't use so much water. Florida Water Management District in in charge of the multi-billion-dollar
Without the $500,000 that the Swiftmud paid for a survey that West Palm Beach. Everglades restoration program.
agency commonly known as Swiftmud found 77 percent of the people in the was spending to help homeowners 16-county district had already heard use less water for sprinkling their of the Florida Friendly Landscaping lawns, officials from 16 counties in Program, which Rathke said showed the region will have to scramble to that it had reached a saturation point find their own funding or else shut and "was starting to reach a diminishdown theprogram. ing return on our investment." ake W al
Swiftmud chief of staff David "People know Florida Friendly
Rathke Said-the agency had an- more than they know Swiftmud," ... c
nounced in 2008 that it would phase said Swiftmud board member Todd Pharm acy
out its funding for the program in five Pressman. Your Friendly Pharmacy"
years, "and here we are in year five." Pressman urged his colleagues to FREE Delivery
But officials from several counties renew the program for one more year,
said they had not been notified prior to no avail. FREE Oral Antibiotic Program
to last month that Swiftmud would be "I can't believe Florida Friendly will pulling its financial support. fall off if we do this," said board mem- GENERICS for only $2.99
"We're trying" to find funding to ber Randy Maggard.
continue the program, said Doris And board member Tommy Lowest Prices, If Not; We'll Beat the Competitor
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Friendly Landscaping outreach program became self-supporting, 1In l 1I1322StatenRad 0 E
coordinator. "But it's very late in the rather than continuing to rely on 'Lane Groe Laza53 process." state aid. :1Ir ..i,: i OF:LaeWae, L335
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Representatives from Polk, So Pressman ended up joining the --I- (863) 6760400
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VIEWPOINT

Your neighbor's role in the war on terror



Early last month, a milestone was reached that few This "operational reserve" status also means that'
Floridians noted: the 100th mobilization of a unit of Our Viewpoint today's Guardsmen and Reservists serve. with the
the Florida National Guard for service in the Global knowledge that there is a high probability that over
War on Terror since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. That is a result of a change in doctrine on the role the course of a 20-plus year career, they can expect
Some 50 soldiers of the Second Battalion, 111th of the reserve forces. Historically, the Guard and several mobilizations, each typically lasting one year. Aviation Regiment, joined more than 17,000 of their Reserve have been a "strategic reserve" or "contin- What is Polk County's role the part played by colleagues in arms for service in the longest-running gency force," to be mobilized when the vast majority your friends and neighbors in this defense strucmilitary conflict in America's history. of active forces were committed to the battlefield. ture? The Florida National Guard has 61 armories in
The Florida National Guard has some 12,000 Today's concept is an "operational reserve" of units 39 counties.
members (10,000 in the Army National Guard, 2,000 which are needed as part of the total military com-: Polk County has six units'in five communities in the Air National Guard), so how can more than munity to carry out any major mission. (Bartow, Lake Wales, Haines Cit, Lakeland, and
17,000 have served? Multiple deployments. This serves several purposes, of which two perhaps Winter Haven). And many Polk Countians serve in
For the 2/111 th Aviation, it was their third are most important: It reduces the cost to maintain Guard units in other counties.
deployment, the volume of militarymanpower to protect the Polk Countians have reason to be proud of their
The Second Battalion, 116th Field Artillery, which interests of the most powerful nation on earth, since sons (and in increasing numbers, daughters) who has its headquarters and two firing batteries in Polk Guardsmen and Reservists are paid for one weekend serve in a dual capacity in the Florida National County, has been mobilized twice. drill per month and 15 days of annual training, and Guard: as members of the state militia subject to the
And unlike in yesteryear, when Guardsmen (and receive only a fraction of the benefits received by call of the governor for hurricane recovery or other Reservists) were mobilized for stateside missions while full-time soldiers. And it ensures that Guard and disaster relief, and as members of an "operational full-time units were sent to the battlefield, units mo- Reserve forces, for the most part, have comparable reserve" of soldiers serving on foreign battlefields. bilized in the GWOT stand shoulder-to-shoulder with equipment and training to enable them to respond They are major players in the Global War on Terror, their active duty counterparts serving in foreign lands. on minimum notice for battlefield duty. and they have our utmost respect.

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issue is an itch that must be scratched. Derek
Obamacare is a law that runs many Ounn-Rankin
hundreds of pages. The regulations to 4Z .. .....
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will be much not to like and much that Tv r, T#4 E C 4ATIN&/ SOI, ZOOToO-r r,
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even one little bit They are stuck with pte.nts.into.a busy 4 ""' OL" LL 6' %
-a program that was approved by the try squeezing more patients into a busy Supreme Court. But they have some week.
wiggle room to protest. The court said Nearly a million Floridians without AA t *" it would be up to our legislatures to the means to get full medical care ..... -,4i ih
accept or reject the enhanced Medicaid coverage because they are disabled or /
program. Our Legislature said no unable to hold down a full time job ,..
thanks, the poor are on their- own. with an income to buy medical care, do i 74-4
A majority of our legislators don't like as best they can. They will be left out
the federal law. My uncharitable view of the new medical coverage umbrella is they have decided they will not get when it opens during the coming year. the votes of the million too poor to buy Incidentally, the legislators get excelinsurance, so they refused Medicaid lent medical coverage under state law. friendly Democrat to front for him. But citizens, are bunched into districts coverage amounting to about $50 bil- They voted themselves a plan that is late in the last century many conserva- where they are the overwhelming lion over the next 10 years. These would more generous than most of us enjoy in tive Democrats had reregistered as majority. As a result there are fewer be mostly federal dollars. In fact for the private sector and more generous Republicans. The shoe was on the other districts where registered Democrats the first three years they are all federal than Medicare. foot. will outvote Republicans. We operate as
dollars to provide medical coverage for Some poor Floridians will die because There are about 10 percent more virtually a one-party state. the poorestand most helpless among they were-not treated early enough or registered Democrats in Florida than The classic saying in politics is," us. This refusal will not save Florida examined soon enough. Legislators are Republicans. Nevertheless, the Florida You have to go along to get along." taxpayers any money next year or the' not purposefully cruel. They are human Senate majority became Republican in The small knot that forms around a two years after that. These are federal beings who are frequently overwhelmed 1992 and the House followed their lead .Republican leadership combination can dollars, Medicaid and Medicare dollars by a system that leaves them much less four years later. In statewide and na- determine a direction on most legislathat we all must pay into the system. If power than we realize. tional elections the vote is more closely tion of consequence.
the Legislature continues to deny poor If you are one of the hundreds of divided. For example, each party has a We would like to think a majority Floridians this:$50 billiorrin medical lobbyists who make a living influencing United States Senator. In the governor's of our representatives would do the care, these tax and payroll deduction or writing the drafts of the laws that race last time out a switch by less than right thing and not block medical dollars will go to other states. The cost pass each year, your livelihood depends one percent of the 'voters would have coverage for those dependent on the of some of this foregone coverage will on understanding the levers of power elected Democrat Alex Sink instead of 'Medicaid program. It isaa challenge to be paid for by hospitals that wind up and the strategy and timing needed Republican Rick Scott as governor, be optimistic. providing free careand making up the to get bills passed. For many years a Registered Democrats outnumber Derek Dunn-Rankin is chairman losses by developing new ways to pad Republican had no chance of getting Republicans but in many cases the of Sun.coast Media I Group. He an be the bill to the rest of us. Doctors may new legislation unless he could find a Democrats, including uninsured reached at detelr@suhe rauidcom.
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SUSPECT new information about Suarez possibly Road, Frostproof. Gaddy was charged
being at a residence on Constitution with violation of probation and resisting SCHOOL Lane in Frostproof, according to the arrest.
FROM PAGE 1 spokesperson. 22-year-old Warren Kennedy, FROM PAGE 1
Deputies responded to the residence 6032 Lake Ruth Drive, Dundee. Kennedy No deputies were injured. Members from and located 21-year-old Jesus Jaramillo, is charged with resisting without paper coming to 489,200 sheets the Lake Wales Police Department, the who was also wanted as a suspect in the violence. 1,244 packages of large construcHighlands County Sheriff's Office and July robbery. Jaramillo was placed under 22-year-old Martin Jaimes, 106 Shady tion paper coming to 72,750 sheets the Hardee County Sheriff's Office also arrest and has been booked into the Polk Oak Ave., Lake Wales. Jaimes is charged 9 35,604 whiteboard markers ultimately were involved in the chase. County Jail, however Suarez was not with resisting without violence. (whiteboards have replaced chalk'Police said Suarez ultimately lost there. 20-year-old Henry Stegman, boards in most classrooms)
control of the Focus in a rural area of A third suspect from the home 920 Thompson Ave., Frostproof. Stegman 7,824 highlighters
State Road 64 in Hardee County and that invasion, 19-year-old Malcolm is charged with resisting without e 377 rolls of 50 feet each of cordeputies were able to apprehend Suarez's Lewis, 25 Attucks Circle, Frostproof, was violence, rugated paper
five passengers. However, Suarez fled on in the Focus with Suarez on Saturday, Lewis, Gaddy, Kennedy, Jaimes, and 1,811 reams of notebook paperfoot, according to reports. There were no while Suarez was fleeing and shooting Stegman were booked into the Hardee coming to 905,500 sheets injuries to any of the passengers in the at deputies and was captured after the County Jail. 3,767 cases of copy paper coming
Focus. crash. Suarez's last known address Was 70 W to 18,835,000 sheets
On Sunday after receiving the infor- According to police, Lewis confessed Frostproof Baptist Church Road, accord- 9 6,881 stacking chairs
mation about Suarez's possible location: to deputies he was involved in the July ing to police. 1,301 new student desk and chair
in Avon Park, a command post and armed home invasion with Suarez and He was wanted in connection with a combinations
perimeter were established, according to Jaramillo. robbery that occurred on Oakridge Drive e 433 new student desks
a spokesperson from the PCSO. Members He has been charged with robbery in Frostproof around 10 p.m. on July 22. 428 new tables of the Florida Wildlife Commission, with a firearm, armed carjacking, armed According to reports, the suspects These supplies, according to Julie State Fire Marshal, Lake Wales Police burglary, and resisting without violence, forced entry into the victim's residence, Togba of the schools' communicaDepartment and Highlands County According to police, Lewis'also had an armed with a silver colored handgun. tions office, augment those items
Sheriff's Office assisted in the search. outstanding Miami warrant for posses- Once inside the residence, the suspects already in place in schools from
An extensive search that included sion with intent to sell and that there took the keys to the victim's vehicle, previous years.
SWAT teams, aviation and numerous is also an additional'charge of resisting police allege, a grey 2002 Ford F-250 "These are just some of the items
canine teams was conducted, but to without violence and trespassing from pickup truck. we've ordered for this year," she said.
no avail. The command post was not Hardee County Sheriff's Office. Suarez faces charges of armed robestablished Monday according to police. Also arrested following the crash: bery/home invasion and carjacking from (Julie Togba assisted in the compiAt one point Sunday deputies received 21-year-old Kurt Gaddy, 60 Herndon that incident. lation of this data)

0RANGE menu is the "Orange Blossom" special and third generation restaurateurs. Take out orders are available by calling
which included two eggs, two buttermilk "We're very close, very good friends, 863-635-3900. pancakes, bacon, sausage and home fries and we think we have good ideas," Paul They originally thought about naming FROM PAGE 1 or grits. noted. "We've always talked about differ- their restaurant Country Boys before
Omelettes run the gamut from western ent concepts, but whatever concept you finding their location in Frostproof, "We're using specials that were handed to hash and jack to the Porky Pig all meat open, itstill comes down to quality and which caused the natural change to down from our parents," Jordan noted. creation. good service. We want to do everything something more appropriate.
For instance, the lunch menu includes Their Sunday lunch menu is high- the right way, and I think the people will "We switched. We thought it was a fish, scrod and haddock and American lighted by several homestyle favorites see that and be grateful." better name for the town," Paul added.
farm raised cat fish, baked (not fried) im- includingVirginia baked ham, roast pork perial crab cakes, and spicy shrimp and or turkey with dressing, and daily special grits. Burgers are 100 percent angus beef. homestyle meatloaf and homemade Their barbecue pork is hickory smoked chicken and dumplings. for four hours and pulled on site. 'A lot of these are made from scratch,"
Their "big and famous" sandwiches in- Jordan noted. "We don't order anything clude philly cheese steak, classic Reuben ready made."
and a catfish po' boy, and the salad selec- The cousins grew up inWinter Haven, tion includes southwest chicken, chunky and family members operate a number tuna and a grilled chicken caesar. of many successful restaurants throughThe feature item on the breakfast out Polk County, making them second



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PHOTOS BY BRIAN ACKLEY
Jordan Caraxis and Paul Houvardas, right, are cousins and have long talked about opening a restaurant together. They did just that on July 27, bringing the Orange Grove eatery to Frostproof.





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Honoring IS. L.



Polk County Board of County Commission
Chairwoman Melony Bell (right), presented
S.L. Frisbie (second from right), publisher
emeritus of The Polk County Democrat, with a plaque honoring him for his recent induction to the Florida Press Association Hall of Fame.
The presentation was made at the Aug. 6 BOCC A
regular meeting. With S.L. Frisbie is his wife,
Mary (second from left), plus daughter and
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Rest of connector project Wninfancy stage


Funding scarce but project- is- high on priority list

By CATHY PALMER preliminary design is underway along
CORRESPONDENT with right of way negotiations with the

While area residents are still coping with Cla drwSpi s wneip.aydeino
ongong onstucton o maor ater U.S th billionn 40-mile Central Polk Parkway
Highway 98btenBro n~klnwhich will link 60 with the Polk Parkway
plans on both state and county drawing and ultimately with Interstate 4. The '
boards for more than $1 billion in new Parkway is divided into multiple sections:, roads are moving ahead, but have only adO0-mile part that links the Polk Parkway 4, reached the preliminary design phase. with S.R. -60 and a 30-mile, seven-part The second phase of the Northern segment that winds east, skirts U.S. _4
Connector which will complete the link Highway 27 and ties into Interstate 4-.J~, from 98 north of Bartow to State Road 60 Preliminary design already is un- rF east of the city is in its infancy as is the derway for the Florida Department of massive new highway dubbed by the state T1hansportation's Central Polk Parkway to ~J-
as the Central Polk Parkway the tune of some $15.6 million, with an- Or
The $11 million Ernest Smith Boulevard, other like amount to kick in later this year,
the first link from 98 to U.S. 17, opened in 2014 and in 2015, according to FDUI -several months ago and is already used Communications Director Debbie Tower~ by motorists avoiding the ongoing Tower also said the FDOT would be -GRAPHIC PROVIDED
60/98 construction in Bartow. seeking public comment on the Central
Phase 2 of the connector is going Polk Parkway next spring. "We are only funded for design engi- "No real negotiations transpired
to be a $39 million four-lane divided Skelton says the northern connector is neering with it scheduled for comple- and any agreement will likely be many highway and will snake 2.4 miles through regarded as a priority project of regional tion in 2015," he said, "But with the months away," he added. primarily Clear Springs property south importance by FDOT. absence of funding there is no schedule At the opening of Smith Boulevard,
of U.S.- 17 to 60, provide a reliever to the "I believe they will make a contribu- for acquisition of right of way or Polk County Commissioner Melony congested 60/98 Bartow intersection and tion to the project as they did for Smith construction." Bell had said the Board of County
accommodate future east Bartow area' Boulevard." ISkelton also said preliminary discus- Commissioners would be seeking federal
growth. He added no funds had been earmarked sions over right of way donation and/or funding assistance, but to date, according
Currently according to county for the project beyond the preliminary purchase had- been held, but no delini-' to reports, no funding from federal sources
transportation spokesman Bill Skelton, design phase. tive decisions were made. has been forthcoming or identified.



Webster to-speak at Purple Heart monume-nt unveiling



Congressm an to fill in for governor at dedication

U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Mass., "The majrcl dinner reception at the Lakeland
is scheduled to be the guest speaker mination of our Center that wil include the first, IF YOU GO
Wednesday at the unveiling of the effort to become annual Best of Us awards and a USO- WHO: Polk County Board of County Commissioners
Purple Heart memorial in Lakeland. a Purple Heart style show. and Rep. Daniel Webster in collaboration with
Originally supposed to be Gov. Rick County will be the The Purple Heart is the United the Military Order of the Purple Heart and City of
Scott, he said last week he could not unveiling of the, States military decoration awarded Lakeland
make it due to a conflict in scheduling brand new Purple in the name of the President to WHAT: Unveiling of the new Purple Heart monu-'
and Webster will take his place. Heart monument. those who have been wounded ment and celebratory dinner reception
The monument is to honor Polk in Veterans Park," or killed while serving. It is the WHEN: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, unveiling
County veterans who have been said Mike Mason, .oldest award that is still given to ceremony. 7 p.m., celebratory dinner reception
awarded the Purple Heart medal veterans services members of the U.S. military. The WHERE: Veterans Memorial Park (near The:
for their sacrifice and heroism and supervisor for heritage of the Purple Heart goes Lakeland Center), 150 Lake Beulah Drive, Lakeland
the Polk County Board of County Polk County. "We U.S. Rep. Da ebster back to George Washington, who
Co.mmissione in colao atiowth ar ver excte issued her shpdprl.ilw is napet




August 7, 2013 Frostproof News Page 7


OBITUARIES

Elsie Levon Bennett "Judy" Bernard Robert Martin


Elsie Levon Wars, Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post Judy, a Bernard Robert He served as vice president, treasurer and
Bennett "Judy" loving Mother and Wife, was an ac- Martin, 85, of president of Ridge Audubon Society in
died peacefully complished and avid bowler with many Lake Wales, Fla., Babson Park. He was appreciated for his
in her sleep of trophies and honors to her name. She died Wednesday, skilled portrait and nature photography
natural causes loved to dance and she enjoyed playing July 31, 2013, at. and frequently donated his services as
on Wednesday, bingo in her spare time. She recently his home due to event photographer for local groups.
July 24, 2013, in moved to Santee to live her final years cancer. His donation of framed prints of famous
Santee, S.C., at with care from her family. He was born paintings helped launch the 2005 Art-inthe age of 88. She is survived by her children, and raised in the Schools project of the Lake Wales Branch
She was born, Donald Albert Bennett, Chapin, S.C., Rochester, N.Y., of the American Association of University
Elsie Levon Roger Peter Bennett, Santee, William area and gradu- Women, which continues today
Woodward, on Grant Bennett, Newnan, Ga., and Laura ated from Lima Bernie is survived by his wife, Elizabeth
Nov. 30, 1924, in Elsie Levon Marie Slinkman, Tequesta, Fla.; seven High School. Bernard Robert Martin Bruns Martin; sisters, Adele Bright of
Tarpon Springs, Bennett"Judy" grandchildren; and eight great-grand- He entered service in the U.S. Navy Lake Wales and Sylvia (John) Montroy
Fla. She joined the Women's Army Corps children. She was preceded in death by at age 17. He was a plank owner on the ofWilliamsburg, Va.; three children, Les "WAC" and served as a clerk at AAB, her husband, Richard Lewis Bennett. USS Midway and also served on the Cordes of Minnesota, Therese Martin Key Field, Miss., and was discharged Funeral services will be held Friday, USS Proteus during World War II. He Newgard of California and Michael A. on May 27, 1944. She then married Aug. 9, at Florida National Cemetery, lo- earned a bachelor of science in educa- (ThuVan) Martin of Nevada; and one Richard Lewis Bennett on June 18, 1944. cated in Bushnell, Fla. Judy will be laid tion degree from SUNY Geneseo where grandchild, Robert Daniel Newgard. He was the love of her life. During their to rest alongside her beloved husband, he was a member of Kappa Delta Pi The family is grateful for the extraordilives together, they lived at Eglin Air Richard, following the service. national honorary society in education. nary care and kindness extended during Force Base, Fla.; New Hyde Park, N.Y.; Memorials may be made to VFW Later, he was recalled to service during his illness. Memorial gatherings of family
Binghamton, N.Y.; and Vestal, N.Y., Post 2420, Scholarship Fund, Lake Wales, the Korean conflict for three years. and friends will be held at later dates. until relocating to Lake Wales, Fla., in or Grove Park Hospice, Orangeburg, S.C. Bernie operated his own Los Angeles, In lieu of flowers, donations in 1975. While in NewYork, she served as The family requests that you go bowling, Calif., independent insurance adjusting Bernie's memory may be made to the Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star dance to your favorite music and yell firm, B.R. Martin Co., for 54 years. His Art-in-Schools project of the American in Vestal, N.Y., Chapter 864. After mov- "BINGO" in Judy's honor. work on major casualty losses led him to Association of UiiiversityWomen, Lake
ing back to Florida, she was a member Arrangements are by Dukes Harley become a small aircraft pilot and he flew Wales Fla. Branch or to Ridge Audubon of the Lake Wales Veterans of Foreign Funeral Home of Orangeburg. his Cessna planes from Alaska to Florida Society, Babson Park.
and most points in between. Condolences may be sent to the family
A Renaissance man, he became skilled at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com. Shirley M ae True at several hobbies (bowling, golf, rock Arrangements are by Marion Nelson
hunting, computer technology and Funeral Home.
photography) and he was remarkable
Shirley Mae True, 87, of Gainesville, Benton, 111.; 10 grandchildren, including for his broad and current knowledge on Words of Comfort Fla., passed away Wednesday, July 31, Kelly M. (John) Nesmith of Tallahassee, wide-ranging topics. He was a resource 2013, at Haven Hospice in Gainesville. Fla.; and many great-grandchildren, whom family, friends and clients readily Recall it as often you
She was born May 30, 1926, in West including granddaughters Julia and consulted for problem solving. V
City, Ill., to B. Roy & Opal L. Loman; she Charley Nesmith. Shirley was preceded In 1999, he and his wife began a grad- wish, a happy memory moved from Gainesville to Lake-Wales, in death by her parents; first husband, ual move into retirement in Lake Wales Fla., in 1980 and returned to Gainesville Kenneth M. Gilbraith; second husband, where he enjoyed the life of a gentleman never wears out. in 2003. Charles E. True Sr.; and son, Kenneth R. citrus grower while also lending his -Libbie Fudim
Shirley was a homemaker and of the Gilbraith. talents to local charitable organizations.
Methodist faith. Graveside service was at 2 p.m.
She was a member ofhe Lake Wales Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the Lake Wales
Country Club, enjoyed golfing, was Cemetery. L z D o"v A
an avid Gdt6iFf and likedaatching in lieu of flowers, donations may be L Djordje ic-"SAM
all spo Its,-Sbpe was employed by:thk-. "etdththe American Heart Association, RetiredAccountant, Controller,
University of Florida as an executive- P.O. Box 840692,Dallas, TX 75284-0692 husband of 50 years, and father
secretat. ... (forms are available at the funeral h
Survivors-include her daughter-in- home) and Haven Hospice, 4200 NW
law, Mar'yE. Gilbraith of Gainesville; 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. ,'kstepsons, Charles E. (Carol) True Jr. of Condolences may be sent to the fam-
Frostproof, Fla,; Ronald L. (Marcella) fly at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome. True of Lake Wales and Mark C. com.
(Debbie) True of HighlandVillage, Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in
Texas; sister-inaw, Doris Loman of charge of arrangements.

Harold A. Charles M.


Dunsford Whetsell

Harold A. Dunsford, 71, of Winter Charles M. Whetsell, 72, of Frostproof, Haven, Fla., passed away Thesday, Fla., passed away Friday, Aug. 2,.2013, July 30, 2013, at the Winter Haven at the Florida Hospital in Sebring, Fla. *-
Hospital. Arrangements are by Marion Arrangements are by Marion Nelson #Nelson Funeral Home of Lake Wales. Funeral Home of Frostproof. 41




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Page 8 Frostproof News August 7, 213


Frostproof electric customers


to pay for failed plant R~tT erA n

By JIM TURNER the Levy County project under a controNEWS SERVICE FLORIDA versial 2006 state law.
Sua Gikmn acnslan orteErnest Robinson, an assistant hihsho aktalcah a escorting two of his female ?'
Florida customers of Duke Energy, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, team members from the building one evening when they were approached by two teenage Y.
which includes the greater Frostproof which has opposed the Levy County boys. One of the~ teenagers wielded a gun. The gun man ordered the girls to leave as the
area, should expect to pay more next nuclear plant, said she had seen esti- other-teen yanked at the chain Robinson wore arund hisnck Robinson quickly pulled
year for nuclear projects, even as the mates that placed construction of the ou his concealed pistol and fired at both assailants, kihling'cone and woundiing the other.
company reduces its planned nuclear nuclear plant in Levy County at $25 bil- The surviving perpetrator is now being charged with one count of armed robbery and one
footprint. lion if it had been built. count of assault with intent to rob while armed. (The Detroit News, Detroit, MI, 2/15/13)
Meanwhile, Florida Power & Light, "Even if we spend $1.5 billion, it's far
which has recently completed upgrades better than if we spend $25 billion," Three masked -men, entered -Plaza Jewelers one afternoon, one carrying -a gun while the
of two nuclear facilities, will lower the Glickman said. "That could be as much other two wielded hamnmers. Store-owner Alfonso Angela spotted the men through the amount it collects for nuclear projects. as $50 to $100 (a month) on top on the store window and grabbed the gun he kept hidden behind the counter. The two men with For a homeowner who uses 1,000 electric bill." hammers, one carrying a bag, were approaching the glass cases of jewelry when Angela,
-kilowatt hours of power a month, that A $3.45 charge is expected to remain cocked the 'hammer of his gun. Within seconds, the men were making a hasty exit. Police
will save $1.17. in place for about three years as Duke were called and two male suspects were later taken into custody. (San Jose Mercury News,
The Florida Public Service covers the approximately $200 million Fair Oaks, CA, 1/21/13)
Commission on Monday approved remaining in costs from the federal
an agreement with Juno Beach-based licensing process for the Levy plant. A 34-year-old man entered a bank carrying a handgun that was later determined to be a
FPL that lowers residential customers' The 89-cent hike comes in addition to realistic plastic replica. He pulled a black mask over his face and de 'mandled money from.a
monthly nuclear fees to 48 cen Its per a $1.28 per 1,000 kilowatt-hour charge -teller. His robbery attempt, however, was thwarted by another bank employees very real 1,000 kilowatt hours of power. The PSC already in place at Crystal River, which Smith & Wesson .357 revolver. The employee, a legal concealed carry permit holder, fired backed an increase of 89 cents for the includes the damaged Crystal River his weapon after realizing the man robbing the bank was armed. The robber fled the scene
,same amount of power that will be 3 Nuclear Power Plant that has already -leading police on a high-speed car chase. The suspect was soon caught and hospitalized.
added to monthly bills of Duke Energy been closed, for a gunshot wound to the jaw. He was later charged with attempted bank robbery and.
cusomrs tatin i Jauay 014 Cstoer coldexpcttosee some leading police on a high-speed chase. There were reportedly no other injuries. (The,'Blaz~e,
The increase, expected to be on utility additional charges within a few years as TrmlMO //3
bills for seven years, is to cover a past Duke ensures the deconstruction of the -It was before dawn when Christine Lewis entered her bathroom and spotted the silhouette increase for a project at Duke's Crystal 36-year-old Crystal River 3 is safe and of a man outside the window. The man had torn off the Window screen and was attemptRiver nuclear facility the facility remains stable. ing to break in. Christine's husband, John Lewis, heard the commotion from the bedroom
The rate hike comes three years earlier The decision to halt plans for the and retrieved his .38 Smith & Wesson revolver. The man outside had failed to force open
than planned, as part of a settlement Levy County plant came less than three. the window and was now lurking outside* their home. Lewis walked out his front door and North Carolina-based Duke reached months after Gov. Rick Scott signed a law e"confronted the man. The man started'to approach Lewis despite repeated warnin gs. The
last week that will halt efforts to build a (SB 1472) that established new bench-ch- two remained in a standoff until deputies arrived and took the man into custody. He was nuclear plant in Levy County. marks for electric utilities that want to jailed on multiple charges. "I own a gun for reasons like this. I want to protect myself,"' Lewis
Commissioners approved the ad- collect controversial, advanced fees while -~said."The way I see it, your home is sacred ground, and you have the right to protect it!'(ail
ditional charge despite expressing planning nuclear-piower plants. Tribune, Wbite City, OR, 1/26/13)
concerns that they had not been able The measure altered the 2006 law
to thoroughly review the settlement intended to encourage more nuclear Kelby Smith, 34, pulled into his brother's driveway and was-carrying his.2-month-oldl son in
proposal that includes the fee increase. -power. Florida Power & Light and Duke a car seat when a man with a pistol approached them and dlemanded money. Smith kneitin
"It seems to me we're in an awkward have used the law to collect hundreds of front of his son to shield him as the robber held the gun to Smith's head. As Smith handed procedural position," said Commissioner millions of dollars in pre-construction over a small amount of cash, he pulled his own gun from its holster. Upon seeing the fireEduardo Balbis. "In this case we're rais- nuclear fees. arm, the robber fled, but turned and pointed his gun back at Sihwofred his gun. The
ing rates without a bit of evidence in the Duke spokesman Sterling Ivey said ma a ae dniida h nee optlseig ramn o so ond
record." the company pulled its plans for Levy (h li elr oubsO~ 15!3
The commission deferred the overall County because of delays in lcnigby
approval of the settlement until this fall. the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission-While the 89-cent increase is expected to along with the drop in natural gas costs. be included in that review, the monthly "esiltnkheLvy site is a very increase isn't expected to face much good site for nuclear," Ivey said. "If
opposition. things change in the next 15 to 20 years,

The hie comes as customers of Duke and nuclear becomes an option again, (formerly Progress Energy Florida) have "we want to have that ability to move already advanced nearly $1 billion for forward." Sbig t---

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Willie Harper, 52, of 46 Lincoln Avenue charged with DUL "We Buy Cold BUY *SELL* TRADE jewelry andgu
Street charged with possession of a&Sivr controlled substance without a pre- July 28
scription, possession of marijuana and John Wilson, 20, of 51 Queens Court ,ilsS O
possession of paraphernalia. charged with failure to appear.
Sheyenne Walker, 19, of 57 Oakbridge
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controlled substance without a pre- Jeffrey Hardee, 33, of 60 Black Jack I. 7tede wwlkwlspwso-o
scription, possession of paraphernalia, Avenue charged with shoplifting. possession- of marijuana.
July 31
July 25 Richard Jones, 5 1, of 8434 Hwy. 27
Rosendo Aguirre, 18, of 447 Raymond charged with armed trafficking methamAvenue charged with petit theft lar- phetamine, renting or owning a strucceny and possession of paraphernalia. ture or vehicle to traffic drugs, resisting ~~Attrie Bros 6 f 47 Queens arrest without violence, possession of
Cou~rt~2 charged with battery, p05- paraphernalia, trafficking amphetamine,
''S oil of maiunpssession of public crimes-use of 2 way communica'paraphernalia and resisting arrest tion device to commit a felony.
without violence., Preston Wilson, 45, of 112 C Street Repir
charged with violation of probation.July 26
Angus Blaze, 38, of W 325 9th Street Aug. 1
-charged with burglary, petit theft Ryan Revels, 20, of E. 307 9th
larceny and violation of probation. Avenue'- charged with possession of S l





















Polk State- Theatre


helps land actor


~in competitive


New York program


~ .jf months ago, Austin
Thomas was on
stage at Polk State
College, acting, singing, dancing and
dreaming of one day
making it tothe big city.
Now, the "big city"
New York, specifically -is
exactly where you'll find
J- Thomas, as he studies in
a highly competitive
program that
has produced

Polk State Aerospace Program Director Eric Crump, right, meets at the Winter Haven Municipal Airport with student Robert ners and TVAutnToa Gerber. The Aerospace Program will expand this fall to include an associate's degree in Aerospace Administration. stars.
And though he may be a long way from where he
came, thanks to the training he received through Polk
n State Theatre, he feels right at home.
"Polk State has great teachers ... it definitely preinn ovatio0 .,11n avi atio0 pared me for this," he said.
After nearly two years at Polk, Thomas is now
Polk State Aerospace expands with studying at CAP21, a professional theatre company
and conservatory that was founded in 1993 and has
A dron trt n De resaeinn tncina he trained performers such as Oscar-winner Anne
vinitraton D greetake no -traiiio approach Hathaway and Grammy-winner Lady Gaga.
He was first accepted to CAP2 I's Summer
Polk State College's Aerospace program wi *ll' with our management students, teaching them both Professional Program, a six-week intensive course in. expand this fall to offer a new degree in Aerospace simultaneously rather than in a vacuum," Crump acting, singing and dancing. Administration, readying students for management said. "Our professional pilot students wil under- Making it to the summer program is a huge feat in positions at airports, airlines, and a wide variety of stand the management side, and the management itself, as nearly 400 applicants from the United States related operations. students will. understand the pilot side. Aviation is and abroad vie for about 60 spots each year, said
Students who earn the Associate of Science in one big system and it's important to know how each Vernon Goodman, CAP21ls director of admissions.
Aerospace Administration will receive a broad, cog works together." However, Thomas built on that success just recently,
business-based understanding of the aviation Students. in Aerospace Administration and when he was also accepted to CAP2 I's two-year
industry. Polk State is the only higher-education Professional Pilot Science will be combined for Professional Musical Theatre Training Program. That institution in the county to offe r the degree. courses including Foundations of Air Transportation, program, which culminates in a certificate worth
"This is a business degree with an aviation focus," Aviation Meteorology and-Automation Management, 73 college credits, attracts nearly 900 applicants for said Polk State Aerospace Director Eric Grump. "It's U.S. and International Aviation Operations, Safety 36 spots each year. a great option for anyone who loves aviation but is Management Systems and Operational Risk Goodman said Thomas expressed interest in conalso business-minded." Management, and Business, Communications. tinuing at CAP21 soon after he arrived for the summer
Polk State Aerospace launched in January to offer Additionally, Istudents wil be encouraged to take program -in late June, which was the first sign he was an Associate of Science in Professional Pilot Science,. electives from the "other side" of aviation, Grump two-year material. preparing students for careers as pilots or flight said. "He has tenacity. Not all summer students have the
instructors. .The result for students whether they're aiming foresight to say they want to stay, but-he did that relaThat program, in a departure from traditional for the cockpit or the corner office will be a more tively quickly," Goodman said. "That kind of tenacity is pilot-training models, uses cutting-edge flight- complete understanding of aviation. what students need to succeed in a program as intense, simulation technology to augment students' in-air Grump gave the example of Foundations of Air as this. I think Austin has what it takes to be very sucinstruction. -Transportation, in which students discuss the airline cessful here and in the business at large.".
IThe Aerospace Administration degree builds on system and one of its historically pervasive issues Goodman also described Thomas as a strong thait innovation, Grump. said, as it wil go a long way. labor disputes. all-around performer with deep potential in acting,
in removing the divide between pilots and managers.
"We're combining our professional pilot students AEROSPACE13 .ACTOR 12


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2 Polk State College August, 2013

At Polk State, Ann Maggard


starts over once again

comfortable paycheck.
News@polk features content produced by Polk State She jumped, and didn't know where exactly
College to tell the stories of its impact on individual she would land.
students and Polk County as a whole. After months of temp jobs, Maggard, a
resident of Davenport, went to work as a
All content is from news.polk~edu, the College's news STUDENT paraprofessional at Boone Middle School in,
SOTLIGHT Haines City. She didntknow anything about
POTLIG T education, but the job would allowher to
keep the same schedule as her son.
Comments and news tips may be submitted by email She worked at Boo'Ff fieyas. For,
to news@polk.edu or by calling 863.298.6872. the last seven, she'sworked as aparapro:f
Additional information on the College is available .sional at Alta Vista Elenientary, Scbiolals
in-Haines City. iab... taf
online at polk.edu or by calling 863.297.1000. Tell Polk State student Ann Davant "I run the computer tb-64 deflita
Maggard that she's an inspiration, and she'll the programs that Polk Sbte College, established in 1964, serves over shrug her shoulders, give a hearty laugh, and in the lab," she said.
20000 students annually with a range of workforce- say that, nope, she's just doing what she has "The hardest part former was starting over.
related associate's and bachelor's degrees, as well to do. When I was managing properties, I was the
as a variety of continuing education and certificate But that's not the case. boss. Changing to the school system, I didn't,
Really, she's doing what so many others know anything. I'm working alongside people programs.. dream of doing but can't, or won't, or are with degrees and long careers in education.
too afraid to try. They're these mega-people and I'm at the
The College's physical locations include: After a slow, seven-year trod through her bottom of the totem pole."
coursework, she's finishing her first college Perhaps it was because she was working Polk S degree. She's also readying for the third with those who had attained higher degrees,
State Airside Center major career change of her life, or maybe it was because in her new line
3515 Aviation Drive She's following her interests, wherever they of work she was helping students advance
Lakeland, FL 33811 K take her, never afraid to make a new start. educationally. Either way, Maggard began to
And she's doing it all at 59 years old. think about going to college. Polk State JD Alexander Center "All I can say is you have to find what It took her two years of mulling the idea
152 E. Central Ave. makes you happy," she said. and mustering the courage, but by her
Lake Wales, FL 33853 "People think you have to pick one thing early 50s, she had enrolled, signing up for
and stick with it. We're programmed that's one course her first semester, then another
Polk State Lakeland how we're supposed to be. But you can., course in her second semester. In the terms
3425 Winter Lake Road always change your mind and try something since, she's kept a two-course pace, gradually
new." accumulating credits and confidence.
Maggard graduated from high school in "I kept thinking I can't do this, that I'm not 1972, but didn't want to go to college, instead smart enough," she said. "I would get into a Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center opting to go straight into the workforce, class, look at the syllabus, and not have any
1099 State Road 60 East dabbling in a variety of fields before she idea what the teacher was talking about. I
Lake Wales, FL 33853 ended up in property management, manag- just poured myself into it and did the best
ing hotels and eventually Section 8 housing; that I could."
Polk State College Section 8 is a federal assistance program. Maggard's "best" is pretty darn good; her
Ridge Community High School Fifteen years in, however, she became a grade-point average is 3.7, she said, and she
500 Orchid Drive single mother and knew her career didn't is a member of Polk State's chapter of Phi
Davenport, FL 33837 match her new responsibilities. She often Theta Kappa, the international honor society
had to work late nights and over holidays, for two-year-colleges. and the job wasn't worth the time she'd miss Her whole life, even as she thrived'at Polk, Polk State Winter Haven with her young son. So, she quit, giving up Maggard has been searching for an elusive
999 Ave. H N.E. the experience she'd gained, the relative
Winter Haven, FL 33881 seniority she'd achieved in the field, and a SPOTLIGHT 14

attention, Carbonell said. Pl tt har
ACTOR "He got bit by the craft bug," Polk State Theatre presents...TM
he said.
FROM PAGE 1 "In 'Richard II' (performed THEAT
in late 2012), he played King dancing and singing. Edward IV, which is a small part,
Thomas, the first Polk State almost a camneo," Carbonell
student ever accepted to CAP21, said. "But Austin turned it into Pride Prejudice
is a 2011 graduate of Auburndale 'a 360-degree, fully fleshed out Prejud i ..
High School, where he partici- character." .Novel by Jane Austen. Adapted by Marcus Goodwin pated in school plays. However, it Thomas shined again in the Runs October 2-5 9:12, 2013
wasn't until he came to Polk that spring during a production of"Al l he began to see theatre aspart of Shook Up," a romantic musical
his future. told through Elvis Presley hits; The Fantasticks
He originally intended to get Thomas played the lead role of Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones.
an Associate inArts degree and Chad.
pursue a-career in marketing, "He played the lead and he. Music by Harvey Schmidt
but in late 2011, at the urging of sold it," Carbonell said. Based on Les Romanesque by Edmond Rostand
his friends, he tried out for the This summer at CAP21, Runs November 13-17 & 21-24, 2013
College's production of "Picnic." Thomas' days have been filled
That play, and the direction he with memorizing scenes, rereceived from Polk State Theatre hearsing songs, and improving Brighton Beach Memoirs
Professor Paul Carbonell, re- his audition.skills. His typical . ....
kindled his love of theater and school day is about 10hours by Neil Sim'non, K
it's only grown since, long. Runs Febrary 5-8& 1-4,24I ;
"I learned to focus. (Carbonell) After he finishesat CAP21, he .. .
whipped me into shape," plans to pursue a career in actThomas said. ing. He may also apply both his William Shakespeare's Romeo & JulietThe instruction Thomas coursework from Polk and CAP21 FREE Preview April 2
received throughout his time at toward a bachelor's degree.
Polk helped him build skills that "Theatre is my passion, but Runs April 2-6 & 10-13, 2014
he's putting to work every day in I want to do it all, TV, film," he
NewYork. said.
"Particularly acting,"; he said., "I really attribute my lust,
"At Polk, I really learned how to my infatuation for this art form '
get into the emotions behind the to the mentors and the peersI
things, and get into the moment worked with at Polk State." PL TT
that the characters are feeling." In addition to Polk State" PLK AT
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seriously and developed his includes Music and Visual Arts,
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Polk State Lake Wales will host two free concerts by Vocal Trash, a performance group that makes instruments out of recycle. ,,ms'and'sings about environmental sustainability.
Polk State Lake Wales presents two free

p erformances by green-minded Vocal Trash'

Polk State Lake Wales will present two free anti-bullying message. concerts by a group that makes music with bottles, Vocal Trash has been performing for more than a buckets and brooms, and bases its lyrics on decade at venues of all kinds across the country. protecting the environment. Polk State officially opened the doors to its Lake
Fort Worth, Texas-based Vocal Trash will perform Wales Arts Center, 1099 State Road 66 East, earlier at 5:30 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 15 at Lake Wales High this year after taking ownership of the building School, I Highlander Way. Both performances are from the Lake Wales Arts Council in 2011. The free and open to the public. College also operates its JD Alexander Center at
"..Vocal Trash is a ftm, high-energy performance 152 E. Central Ave. in downtown Lake Wales. group that sings about sustainability and anti- In addition to providing an array of arts probullying," said Osubi Craig, director of the Polk gramming at its facilities, the College is committed State Lake Wales Arts Center. to enhancing arts opportunities offered at loca"The College thought they would be a great tions throughout the Lake Wales community and.... group to welcome into this community to help our beyond. children, get excited and ready for a great start to "Vocal Trash is a great example of a group the the school year." College felt could have a positive, fun, educational I f
Vocal Trash, which has been described as impact on the kids and parents who attend, and "'Glee' meets Stomp," uses discarded items as we're excited to support their visit to Lake Wales," instruments, including an old toolbox fashioned Craig said. into a guitar and garbage can lids as cymbals. For more information on Vocal Trash's perforThose instruments are used to form the melodies mances in Lake Wales, contact the Pol State Lake behind green-themed songs about conservation Wales Arts Center at 863.298.6883 or LWAC@polk., li06
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AEROSPACE ~~~like'im, don't want to be pilots; Conrad holds a cnein o m bmt
degree in Aviation Administration from Ohio State
FROM PAGE 1 University. Plus, he added, just like the College's feil ceuig
Professional Pilot Science students, those studyA classic case study, Crump said, is Eastern_ hag Aerospace Administration will benefit from Airlines, a now-defunct airline brought down in the wide variety of aviation operations -fromex lenfi aclad
the early 1990s by an employee strike involving airports to Fantasy of Flight -in Central Floida. : pilots, flight attendants and machinists. "Polk State students are going to get a lot of real"The pilots werg saying, 'we want more money' world exposure and hands-on experience that will and the managers were saying 'we want more bring it all to life on a daily'basis," he said. money,'" Crump said. "There was bad manage- Also pleased by the addition of the new degree met and bad labor relations." is Ricardo Garcia, owner and operator of Gulf .....
By combining future pilots and managers to Coast Avionics and a Pol State District Board of discuss issues such as Eastern Airlines as well Trustees member who alsoserves on the advisory
as more current examples, such as the American- board of the Central Florida Aerospace Academy E nr ll.no
US Airways merger -all will garner a broader (CFAA). Ji!!
perspective on aviation and the vario s dynamics "There's a great need for this degree in our involved in the industry area," Garcia said. "CFAA is graduating 75to00 f Fall
"This is real-world stuff that you can't just learn students each school year, and now, they have a ''i : out of a textbook," Crump said c h local option for pursuing their careers i an aviat
Another hallmark of the new degree, Crump whether they want to be on the pilot side or the said, will be internship opportunities at airports, business side." alknscostcutr airlines and fixed-base operations across Central Garcia described the new degree as the missing Florida; fixed-base operations are businesses that piece in Pol 1 State's Aerospace program. rlie operate at an airport to provide a specific service, Polk State Vice President for Academic and like fueling r flight instr ctperfio r a fStudent Services Kerneth Ross said the Aerospace
Students will have the otonofdoing an Administration d egree nicely complements the !l
internship at o the program, rotating .,College's other business offerings, but because ft among various areas of aviation,l and again later- of the nature of aviation, having a new degraere ofaa in the program, to concentrate iere of the Pof iir focused on the field only makes sense. c particular interest. "The field of Aerospace Administration is wide locaMemberol Pole Count's aviation community andvaried. You could earn this degree and go on have warmly received the expansion of Pol State to work in management at'an airport, an airline, Aerospace. or a vast array of otheraviation-related busitheyre all prexate and more exprsge, said "With this degree, wexre offering students a pat Lakeland Linder Regional Airport Director Gene to enter ae rospac administration, and putting all "'Glee' met Stmp" .se discrde itm as : we're texpoitiesppor their i ithi to e reaeh. in kStruets includg an ldtooboxfashiedg, Craig, egsa. rtefllsmse t okSae] into ar gitrsnd~i gabae cafieds as cymb ials'i 7crefUdra. For moreiifrato n ora'snperforTinstr men ts ae eued o formte meodst f mace .pl~din .. Lak Wales cotc the. Polk State Lake,. ,~ ,,=mat~t ,,,q.
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Parents: Use these tips to help kids, High School'Seniors:


have a successful school yearBeicolg
Beverly Woolery is the director of Polk State College's
Educator Preparation Institute, a cornpentency-basedea l
teacher Certification program for those who hold bach- preparation ea l
elor's degrees in non-education fields. She is also a former
elementary school teacher, mother and grandmother Here For high school seniors, the upcoming
Woolery who knows the demands of back-tot-school time -school year will be incredibly busy, but f-rom all sides, offers her tips for getting your children ready Kdon't let all the hubbub of senior activifor a successful school year ties get in theway of also preparing for
at-, college -it
School will be back in session in just a matter of days will be here YY
- eeek! sooner than
Whether yuhave a new kindergartener in the house or yutik
an anxious-to-graduate senior, this is such a hectic time Polk State
of year. There are supplies to buy, forms to fill out, a huge Registrarshift in your daily routine. and Student
As parents, the bottom line of everything you do during Enrollment
this time of year should be helping your children have Services
the most successful school year possible, and that means her assignments, how many attempts he or she should Director Kathy getting them off to a strong start. make at a problem before you help them figure it out, etc. Bucklew offers
Here are my top 10 tips for helping your kids have their These procedures -you guessed it -should be carried her top tips for best school year yet: out consistently every day, too. (Another tip: To keep your what seniors
Attend open house with your child to meet the child in the homework routine, assign 30 minutes of quiet should be Bucklew
teacher(s) and complete any forms required by the school, reading even if he or she doesn't come home with work doing now, to' including contact information, physicals, immunizations, from the teacher.) prepare for the next level of education:
bus schedules, lunch forms, etc. This is also a good time *Stay organized and reduce stress for you and. your Make sure you have residency to let the teacher know of any medical issues or special child by designating a place for backpacks, lunchboxes documentation for both the student and needs your child has. Kids today are so tech-savvy, but and important notes to and from the school. parent(s). The most comm-on forms of that doesn't mean that they can bring their gadgets to Got a latchkey kid? Make sure he or she knows the these documents include driver's licenses, school. Make sure you find out your school's policy on procedures for going home alone. This is paramount to voter identification cards,. automobile regbringing cellphones, Kindles, iPads, etc., to make sure your child's safety, so practice, practice, practice! istrations, a lease or proof of a Homestead your child doesn't encounter any problems later in the *If your child will ride a bus, make sure he or she, Exemiption.You're going to need these school year. View open house as a foundation for the knows where the bus stop is and what time it departs and documents to proVe that yo Iu sho Iuld relationship you'll share with your child's teacher for the returns. If possible, during those first few days of school receive in-state tuition, so don't wait until next, 10 months. Take the time to get to know this impor- it's a good idea to take your child to the bus stop and be the last minute to get them all in order. tant person in your child's life you'll be glad you did so there in the afternoon when he or she returns. If you have Begin watching the Polk State College as the school year progresses. a walker, make sure you practice the route home before website in February and March for
*Purchases school supplies -backpacks, calculators, school starts, and have that important "stranger talk" with information on how to Apply for scholarlunchboxes, school uniforms, etc. as early as possible. your child. ships through the Polk State Foundation.
Stores do run out of these important items close to the If your child is in the upper elementary or middle- Students who doeit think to check the first day, and you don't want the stress of running all over school grades, let him or her set their own alarm *or website early may miss out on valuable town to check items off your shopping list. Also, in the cellphone to get them up in the morning. Communicate scholarships offered by supporters of the case of items like scientific calculators, buying them early with them that it's their responsibility to get up in the College. gives your kids time to figure out what all the buttons do. morning and start getting ready for school. This'is a great File the FAFS-A (Free Application for That way, they'll be ready to go on the first (fay of math way to start teaching responsibility and independence. Federal Student Aid) early. Don't walt until class. v Get up a little earlier on the first morning of school to after you graduate high school. You can
*About a week before school starts, begin transitioning avoid anxiety and turmoil. Prepare a healthy breakfast, add several schools as recipients of your your children to school bedtime hours and routines. This or for older students, have quick, healthy breakfast foods FAFSA.Be sure to in clude Polk State! midght require turning off the TV and other electronics available. Finish high school strong.
earlier in the evening. You might want to read books or do Most importantly, no matter how old your student is, Keep your math and English skills some practice schoolwork with your child to help estab- don't forget to say, "I love you and have a great day." You strong by practicing with educational lish the new routine. might even want to slip a note in your child's lunchbox -.software and games. Parents, give your
Establish a place to do homework. Consistency is or backpack reminding them that you love them. That's students incentives to keep practicing, key when it comes to homework. Pick a quiet, organized something I did with my own kids, and I wished I'd done Practicing your math and English skills place in your home that is dedicated solely to your child's it even more. (And don't forget the lunch money!) all year long and during the summer will study. You should also give some thought to homework The 2013-14 school year begins Aug. 19 for Polk County help you. start college offsharp. procedures, like what time of day your child does his or Public Schools and the Lake Wales Charter Schools.


is a high likelihood that there will be anywhere from 7 percent to 29 percent that during the process of earning SP TL GH ,a job waiting for them when they're through 2020. Here in Polk County, -the degree she could also complete
finished with one of our workforce- a regional hub for distributors and' workforce certificates, allowing her to FROM PAGE 2 based degrees," he said. warehouse operations, supply chain enter the field before she graduates.
Ross referred to recent state data management and logistics accounts She'll chip away at her next degree "something" in her life. That feeling that showed Polk State ranks No. 1 for the second-fastest growing cluster like she did the first. It won't be quick may have to do with her having been. among all public colleges for the rate of the economy, according to the or easy -as Maggard knows well, startadopted as a young child she's been at which graduates of its workforce- Central Florida Development Council. ing over never is but in her pursuit of trying to find where she belongs ever based programs get jobs; in 2010- 11, "This isn't going away. It's just going that elusive "something," any amount since, she said but it may just be the most current year available, 86 to get bigger and bigger and it's of time and effort is worth it. that, like so many of us, she hasn't yet percent of Polk grads were employed something I know I'll enjoy doing," she ."You can't live to please your parfound what she wants to do "when she within just months of graduation. said. ents, or your girlfriend, or your boygrows UP-" Polk State is particularly appealing Maggard. was pleased to learn that friend. When all that falls apart, you're
Which is why Maggard plans on for career-changers not only because Polk State not only offered a degree left with yourself and you have to find continuing at Polk State even after she of its wide variety of workforce-based in Supply Chain Management, but what makes you happy," she said. completes her AA in the fall to earn an degrees from Nursing to Early
Associate in Science degree in Supply Childhood Education to Supply Chain Chain Management, the first step Management but also because
toward what will be her third career they're offered at the county's lowest' switch. -price point.
As a career-changer, Maggard is in "The vast majority of our student's
good company at Polk State. -don't have to take out student loans,"
Kenneth Ross, vice president for he said. "You can get a degree that will ~
academic and student services, said earn you money without having to
about two-third of the College's take on that debt." 1 9
students are career-changers. Maybe For Maggard, all of those factors N"
they entered the workforce and real- played into her decision to pursue the Ne pu lchghs h o
ized their fields would lead to a dead Supply Chain Management degree.
end, or maybe, like Maggard, they just She worked as a purchasing agent. 91 arpIi~f tkJ 9




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Ultrasound an integral part of veterinary medicine',


Dr. Cori Murphy


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As a recent graduate from Auburn on one of her
University College of Veterinary patients.
Medicine, I have-come to realize
that ultrasound is an integral part of veterinary medicine and an expected standard of care. Ultrasound is a
diagnostic tool that uses sound waves to form an image of an organ or other structures within the body. It is a
simple, safe, and painless procedure to perform on animals.
To many veterinary practices,
ultrasound is still a new tool because it had limited use years ago and high costs prohibited it from being a part of the practice. This is quickly changing as ultrasonography (the use of
an ultrasound machine) becomes
more available and new veterinary
graduates become more proficient in its use. Because of this, I see ultra- help give a clearer picture making it with exceptional clarity and detail. procedure recommendations. sound ascending to nearly the same easier to rule out or diagnose disease. Because of these advances in ultra- The benefits of ultrasound are importance as radiographs (X-rays). Another reason why ultrasonogra- sound imaging technology, it has also vast. It is an excellent tool aiding This does not mean that ultrasonog- phy is increasing in popularity is that made it easier for veterinary practices veterinarians in evaluating internal raphy is a better means of diagnosing technology is advancing and newer to transfer ultrasound images and abdominal organs (liver, gallbladder, disease than radiology. Instead, it ultrasound machines are allowing video clips to boarded specialists, a kidneys, spleen, urinary bladder,
simply complements what radiology for greater imaging details. I am sure process known as telemedicine. intestines, lymph nodes), staging has to offer. many women can account for this as Telemedicine is a useful service for cancer, checking for pregnancy,
Radiographs are efficient at imag- human sonograms have gone from general veterinary practitioners as evaluating heart conditions, and
ing bone and gas where ultrasound black and white 2D imaging to now boarded radiologists can offer their obtaining tissue samples. Ultrasound excels at imaging soft tissue and 3D and 4D real-time imaging provid- combined expertise in case manage- use and technology has improved fluid. Using both tools together can ing pictures and videos of their baby ment including a description of significantly over the past decade their findings, differential diagnoses, and I predict its use to become more treatment and additional diagnostic routine in ,veterinary i medicine ,.
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Dngers o evigyu pet in a hot, parked car


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With the summer months upon us, '
pet travel is at it's height and it's time A .
for a reminder about the dangers ''f
of leaving' your pet in a parked car.
Whether you're parking in the shade,
just running into the store, or leaving
the windows cracked, it is still not OK
to leave your-pet in a parked car.
The temperature inside a car can ~
skyrocket after just a few minutes.
Parking in the shade or leaving the
windows cracked does very little to
alleviate this pressure cooker.
On a warm, sunny day try turning
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few short minutes before it becomes Leaving a pet in a parked car is a bad idea and the hot summer is not -POOPOIE
unbearable. the only bad time'. Stanford University School of Medicine conductedPHT dv.DE
imagine how your helpless pet a study to measure the temperature rise inside a parked car and it On an 85-degree day, for examplethe temperature inside a car With will feel. On an 85-degree day, for showed that the interior can heat up by an average of 40 degrees F' the windows cracked can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After example, the temperature inside a car within an hour, regardless of ambient temperature: 30 minutes, the temperature Will reach 120 degrees. with the windows-cracked can reach
102 degrees within 10 minutes. After- of leaving their pets in their parked the pet's head, neck and chest only. A good start is to let friends know' .30 minutes, the. temperature will car,.they wouldn't do it," states Kim Allow the pet to drink small about the dangers of leaving their reach 120 -degrees. At 1 10 degrees, Salerno, TripsWithPets.com President amounts of cool water or -lick ice pets in* a parked car and remind them pets are in danger of heatstroke. On & Founder. "Pets'are very 'susceptible cubes. .to keep their pets at home on warm hot and humid days, the temperature to overheating as they are much less Then take the pet to the nearest sunny days if they'll .be g&ing anyin a car parked in direct sunlight can efficient at cooling themselves than vet, where pets are not allowed.
rise more than 30 degrees per minute, people are," adds Salerno. The solu- Animal Services Officers or other The Humane Society of the United and quickly become lethal. tion is simple leave. your pets at law enforcement officers are autho- States has posters available for a
Stanford University School of home if the place you are going does rized to remove any animal left in an nominal fee that store managers Medicine. conducted a study to *. not allow pets. unattended vehicle that is exhibit- can post inside their windows to
measure the temperature rise inside a Dogs are designed to conserve heat. ing signs of heat stress by using the remind shoppers that "Leaving Your parked car on sunny days with highs- Their sweat glands, which exist on amount of force necessary to remove Pet in a Parked Car Can Be a Deadly ranging from 72 to- 96 degrees E Their. their nose and the pads of their feet, the animal, and shall not be liable for Mistake." They also have similar hot results-showed that a car's interior are inadequate for cooling du ring any damages reasonably related to car flyers. can heat up by an average of 40 hot days. Panting and drinking water the removal. The pet owner may be Get involved. If you see a pet in degrees F within an hour, regardless helps cool them, but if they only charged with animal cruelty. a parked car during a warm sunny of ambient temperature. have hot air to breathe, dogs can Creating greater awareness is the day, go to the nearest'store and have
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matter it's whether it's sunny out. just 15 minutes. Short-nosed breeds, unnecessary suffering. TripsWithPets. local police officer or security guardEighty percent of the temperature young pets, seniors or pets with con, offers, some'tips to help spread or call the local police, department or rise occurred within the first half- weight, respiratory, cardiovascular or the word: animal control office.
hour. Even on a relatively cool day, other health problems are especially the temperature inside a parked car susceptible to heat-related stress. CATS *DOGS OTHER SMALL ANIMALS can quickly spike to life-threatening Signs of heat stress include:, heavyCaoTo ps ,VM
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Robey hoping to catch on with Buffalo Bills


Former Frostproof football standout as a free agent with the Bills shortly listed at 5-feet, 8-inches, 165 pounds, Nickell Robey, who left the University thereafter. small for an NFL defensive back. But
of Southern California after three Most published reports indicate that he started for USC as a true freshman seasons of college football, is hoping Robey is in competition to become as a cornerback, an almost unheard of to continue his sports career with the one of the team's nickel backs, that is feat. In fact, he was the first since World Buffalo Bills. an extra defensive back that comes War II, according to the school's media
The diminutive cornerback was onto the field in obvious offensive guide. not drafted in this spring's National passing situations. Ironically, Robey is on the same
Football League draft, but signed According to the team's official team as fellow Trojan Robert Woods, website, Robey caught who the Bills drafted in the spring in the attention of coaches the second round, meaning the two during team workouts will square off again on the practice in the offseason leading field just as they did during their colup to the start of training lege years. camp. "That's exactly how it feels and
I feel like I play with we talk about it all the time," Robey a big chip on my shoul- told Buffalobills.com. "We've been in der," said Robey in a different meetings, but we talk about report posted July 6 at the same thing that we did as USC. www.buffalobills.com. It's good to see things come together "I come out here every and see him out here healthy running day, listen to coach and around and seeing me out here healthy I be coachable and just do running around. So all in all it's great."
what I've got to do for Robey is hoping to make the most of the Buffalo Bills. That's his chances. the main objective, do "I come out here and I want to show what I've got to do for everybody that I'm worthy to play and the team." be a Buffalo Bill and make the team.
Buffalo's defensive So I just strive every day to get to that coordinator Mike Pettine point," said Robey. "It's good to play is one of the coaches out there with the ones just to see who noticed Robey. where your skill level is and see how
"Nickell Robey has good you are and how good you fit in AP PHOTOS
come in and done a real with the players and how you work nice job," said Pettine. with them." Buffalo Bills Nickell Robey heads to the field
"You could tell he was He graduated from Frostproof High during their NFL football training camp in very well coached at School in the spring of 2010. Pittsford, N.Y., last Wednesday, July 31.
Southern California _he'smade big plays in
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Transport help -for the homebound


By LAUREN ALBRECHTsad
SPRING LAKE REHABILTATION CENTER Streamlining the process may serve seniors and thie
W many local companies that serve these populations.
Margaret Krak, 85-year-old resident of Polk County was :4One local company providing patient services found a
in a transport predicament similar to many seniors who solution to the transportation problem and patient need.
find that permanently or temporarily putting down their They assessed that there was a lack of continuity of care
car keys is a difficult decision. When their patients were discharged home.
It was especially frustrating for Krak She's always relied Although Spring Lake Rehabilitation Center is not
on herself and hard work In. the past, she was owner in the transport business, it became apparent that the
and operator of Stewart's Root Beer Drive-In Restaurant need was. so great that they acquired a specialized van
franchise in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. She appointed with wheelchair lifts and wide, doors with'
raised two children while acting as chief bookkeeper, railed entry for ease of access. Hiring and training drivmaintenance worker, food buyer and food prep maker for ;K3 ers to help seniors with ambulation from their homes
the restaurants to the van and to assist in wheelchair mobility was the
"My children knew the value of hard work They saw it ,next step.
every day as we worked together as a family" she said. "It's Krak feels fortunate to find transport to her therapy
just how things were done back then." appointments.
Her self-reliance has gotten her through some tough "I don't know what I would have done without this
times. So, when she had to rely on friends and family for service," she said. Now discharged from therapy, she
transportation, it was a great disappointment to Krak She relies on her new-found strength and amibulation
is just one of many face transport dilemmas. ability to get around town, She admits she knows many
'A 2004 study found that seniors age 65 and older who PHOTO PROVIDED seniors like herself who frequently have to rely on other
no longer drive make 15 percent fewer trips to the doctor, Margaret Krak experienced some disapointment when she had forms of transport and says that it gets tiresome to keep 59 percent fewer trips to shop or eat out, and 65 percent to rely on others to help her get from place to place as she was on asking friends and neighbors for help. "I was lucky fewer trips to visit friends and family, than drivers of the used to being independent. Here she is with Heather Brown, at to have this service to get to outpatient therapy," she same age," reported lhansportationforAmericaorg. the Spring Lake Rehabilitation Center. said.
Their recent case study shows current and projected By keeping seniors from isolation and empowering
transit services up to 2015 and reveals a dramatic mis- there is a real need for more community involvement them with added mobility, many companies may find match between tranit services and senior demand. Out in regards to senior access and mobility within their they are making a positive effect on, the well-being of of the three ratings of "good," "moderate," or "poor," the communities." their patients and improving their sense of belonging to
Lakeland-Win~ter Haven area was surveyed as "poor," and In March, 2013, Polk County consolidated their cus- a larger community., their projection up to 2015 shows that the population tomer service and dispatch sections into a "one-click, For information regarding outpatient therapy between ages of 65-69 is projected to have poor transit one-call" center. This will not only streamline the entire transport, call 863-294-3055. Spring Lake Rehabilitation access. process for consumers but produce additional savings and Center offers comprehensive outpatient and inpatient
President and CEO for Aging Resource Center for West provide the opportunity to shift the savings to the delivery therapy servicesfor sho rt or long term care. They are loca tad Central Florida, Maureen S. Kelly, said, "I do believe that of transportation services throughout Polk County, she at 1540 6th StreetN W, Winter Haven.



Art in Grief workshops aim to help through rough. times

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care word? This experimental workshop Participants should RSVP -by calling lobbies, driveffhetourtesy parking' and Kersey Funeral Home in partnership involves participants painting their grief Cornerstone Hospice at 888-728-6234 or shuttle golf cart, help in the gift shop, with the Healing Arts Ensemble, has three using water colors as away of expressing send an email to bereavement@ work behind the scenes in several freemworkshops designed to help anyone, their feelings. cornerstonehospice.org. departments,. deliver flowers to -patients,
no matter what stage they are in, in their .Unmasking Your Grief (Sept. 19) with "Arts Ensemble is proud to partner and perform a number of other essenjourney through grief, to find comfort artist Glenda Mink. When people are with organizations that offer arts for tial, rewarding tasks. and release through art. grieving, how they really feel and what the purpose of exploration, healing, Volunteer shifts are available seven
"Research has proven that art is an they say to others may be very different, and growth," said Jane Waters Thomas, days a week, mornings or, afternoons. effective mode of expression and means Often, they wear a mask that hides their Executive Director, Arts Ensemble Volunteers must be at least 18 years for coping for people who are griev- true pain and sorrow. Participants in this Education Foundation. "Together with old, complete an application, submit a; ing whether you lost your loved one workshop begin with a blank mask, and Cornerstone Hospice, we will guide indi- letter of recommendation, and pass a recently or years ago," said Judy Thye, using different mediums,-recreate the viduals and watch as minds relay, hearts background screening. Cornerstone Hospice Bereavement mask into an outward express ion of the open, and pain fades to color for those that Hospital volunteers receive a free .meal
Counselor, inner grief that the word never sees. have experienced loves lost." ticket for the hospital cafeteria for each
Led by a certified bereavement Giving Words to Your Grief (Sept. 26) shift worked, a volunteer uniform, and
counselor, The Art in Grief workshops are with writer Jane Waters Thomas. This is a Lake Wales Medical Center a free flu shot once per year. Volunteers to take place at The Non-Profit HUB in workshop on journaling and the healing seeks volunteers ages 50 or older who work at least
Winter Haven, 220 W Central Ave., from aspects of putting your feelings on paper. four hours per week will receive free
4 to 6 p.m. Sept 12, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26. A journal serves as a tool to measure Lake Wales Medical Center is seeking membership to LWMC's Senior Circle Artistic talent is not a requirement. how far a person has come in the healing volunteers to fill a variety of available program.
The Color of Grief (Sept. 12) with artist journey. It is also a way to remember, to positions. For more information, call Eric
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Frostproof, Fort Meade to combine Relay for Life


First event will be 2K, 5K race on Sept. 14 at Fort Meade High School

Fort Meade/Frostproof Relay For Life On Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m., planhas scheduled a couple events to kick off ning committees and folks who want to ..............
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First, there is a noticeable change in a."community meet and greet" at the Fort ':
the name of the host as the two cities, Meade City Mobile Home Park activity .
which in the past have staged individual center. Relay events, will be joining forces for The joint effort will get into full swing one gigantic extravaganza in 2014. with the First Annual Relay For Life 5K "We are excited that Fort Meade and and 2KWalk/Run, which will be held o"n Frostproof have joined talent and energy Saturday Sept. 14 in Fort Meade at Fort as one to raise money in a united effort to Meade Middle Senior High School, where fight all types of cancer," noted Priscilla parking is available. Perry, the chairman for the last two Relay The entry fee is $20 for 5K (adults) events in Fort Meade. and $10 for 2K (children 12 and under).
She noted that the American Cancer Wheelchair participants are welcome. Society has reformatted Relay For Life Fees are payable to American Cancer nationwide, which affects the host cities. Society and are to be mailed to Denise "Both south Polk County cities are pas- Harrell, P0. Box 36, Fort Meade, FL sionate about the cause and I know will 33841. be looking forward to working together To pre-register, visit www.fort for Relay for Lfe," she added. Bartow and meadechamber.iconosites.com, which is Lake Wales will also be holding one event the Fort Meade Chamber of Commerce's neat year instead of individual ones. website. Click on Relay For Life and followinstructions.
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Polk County schools


phone numbers

All area codes are 863 Pinewood Elementary, 298-7977

Bartow Eaton Park
Bartow Adult and Community School, Oscar J. Pope, 499-2992 534-7450
Bartow High, 534-7400 Eloise
Bartow International Baccalaureate, Snively Elementary, 291-5325 534-0194
Bartow Middle, 534-7415 Highland City
Floral Avenue Elementary; .534-7420 Highland City Elementary, 648-3540 Florida Sheriffs Youth Villa, 533-0371 Gause Academy of Leadership & Lake Alfred
Technology, 534-7425 Karen M. Siegel Academy, 965-5566
Gibbons Street Elementary, 534-7430 Lake Alfred-Addair Middle, 295-5988 Jean O'Dell Learning Center, 534-7440 Lake Alfred Elementary, 295-5985 New Beginnings, 533-7252
Polk Virtual School, 534-7214 Lakeland
Spessard L. Holland Elementary, Bill Duncan Center, 499-2860
648-3031 Carlton Palmore Elementary,
Achievement Academy (charter), 648-3510
533-0690 Churchwell Elementary, 853-6011 w t
Bartow Elementary Academy Cleveland Court Elementary,
(magnet), 534-7410 499-2929 i our R
Compass Middle (charter), 519-8701 Combee Elementary, 499-2960 SummerlinAcademy (choice), Countywide ESE, 413-2838 )
519-7504 Crystal Lake Elementary, 499-2966
Union Academy (magnet), 534-7435 Dixieland Elementary, 499-2930 Doris Sanders Learning Center,
Lake Wales 499-2980
McLaughlin Middle And Fine Arts Dr. N. E. Roberts Elementary,
Academy, 678-4233 815-6633
Roosevelt Academy, 678-4252 George Jenkins High, 648-3566
Spook Hill Elementary, 678-4262 Griffin Elementary, 8536020
Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary, Harrison Center for the Visual and 678-4664 Performing Arts, 499-2855
Janie Howard Wilson Elementary, Highlands Grove Elementary,.
678-4211 6830
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Hillcrest Elementary, 678-4215 Jesse Keen Elementary, 499-2880
Polk Avenue Elementary, 678-4244 Kathleen Elementary, 853-6030 ..._. :

Lake Wales High, 678-4064 Kathleen High, 499-2655
EdwardW, BokAcademy, 638-1010 Kathleen Middle, 853-6040
Lake Gibson High, 853-6100 Aug'ust 19 2013
Fort Meade Lake Gibson Middle, 853-6151
Anna Woodbury Elementary, Lakeland'i,499-2900Dates Adult
285-1133 Lakeland Highlands Middle, 648-3500 Additional Intake for Students
Fort Meade Middle-Senior, 285-1180 Medulla Elementary, 648-3515 Lewis Elementary, 285-1150 Oscar J. Pope Elementary, 499-2992
PACE Center for Girls 688-5596
Frostproof Padgett Elementary, 853-6044
Ben Hill Griffin Jr. Elementary, Philip O'Brien Elementary, 499-2950 635-7820 Sikes Elementary, 648-3525
Frostproof Elementary, 635-7802 Sleepy Hill Elementary, 815-6768
Frostproof Middle-Senior, 635-7809,- Sleepy Hill Middle, 815-6577 South County Center, 635-6846 Socrum Elementary 853-6050
Southwest Elementary, 499-2830
Haines City SouthwestMiddle, 499-2840
Alta Vista Elementary, 421-3235 TeerParent, 499-2700
Boone Middle, 421-3302 Tenoroc High, 614-9183 "
Eastside Elementary, 421-3254 Traviss Career Center, 499-2700
Haines City High, 421-3281 Valleyview Elementary, 648-3535
Haines City International Wendell Watson Elememntary,
Baccalaureate, 419-3371 853-6060
Sandhill Elementary, 419-3166 West Area Adult& Community, nall Accred
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Auburndale Central Elementary, Mulberry High, 701-1104
965-5450 Mulberry Middle, 701-1066
Auburndale High, 965-6200 New Horizons, 428-1520
Boswell Elementary, 499-2990 Purcell Elementary, 701-1061
Caldwell Elementary, 965-5470
East Area Adult & Community, Poinciana
965-5475 Lake Marion Creek School, 427-1471
LenaVista Elementary, 965-5464 Laurel Elementary, 427-1375
StambaughMiddle, 965-5494 Palmetto Elementary, 427-6012

Avon Park Polk City
Avon ParkYouth.Academy, 452-3815. Polk City Elementary, 965-6338

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Horizons Elementary, 419-3430 Chain of Lakes Elementary, 326-5388
Loughman Oaks Elementary, Denison Middle, 291-5353
421-3309 Elbert Elementary, 291-5364 44
Ridge Community High, 419-3315 Garden Grove Elementary, 291-5396
Garner Elementary, 965-5455
Dundee Inwood Elementary, 291-5369 E
Donald E. Woods Center, 421-3325 Lake Shipp Elementary, 291-5384 Dundee Elementary, 421-3316 Ridge Career Center, 419-3060
Dundee Ridge Middle, 419-3088 Teen Parent, 419-3060 S
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Eagle Lake Westwood Middle, 965-5484
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Magnet, Choice, and Charter schools

Magnet and choice schools (charter), 678-4216 Ridgeview Global Studies Blake Academy (choice), South McKeel Elementary
offer themed learning environ- Janie H. Wilson Elementary (charter), 419-3171 499-2870 (charter), 510-0044
ments, such as math, science, (charter), 678-4211 Crystal Academy of Science & Teneroc Step Up Academy
technology, communication or Lake Wales High (charter), Haines City Engineering (magnet), (charter), 614-9183
the arts. Students must apply 678-4222 Bethune Academy (magnet), 499-2970
to attend magnet and choice Our Children's Academy 421-3334 Kathleen Step Up Academy Winter Haven
schools. (charter), 679-3338 Daniel Jenkins Academy of (charter), 499-2655 Achievement Academy
Charter schools operate as Our Children's Middle Technology(choice), Lake Gibson Step Up (charter), 965-7586
autonomous public schools Academy (charter) 421-3267 Academy (charter), 853-6100 Brigham Academy (magnet),
and work under an account- Polk Avenue Elementary Haines City Step Up Academy Lakeland Montessori 291-5300
ability contract with the (charter), Pending, 678-4244 (charter) 421-3281 Schoolhouse (charter), Chain f Lakes Collegjate,''
district. These schools are 413-0003 High charteri), 298-6800
required to meet the same state Bartow Auburndale Lawton Chiles Middle Hartridge Academy (charter),
standards as traditional public Achievement Academy Berkley Elementary (charter), Academy (magnet), 499-2742 956-4434
schools. (charter), 533-0690 968-5024 Lincoln Academy (magnet), Jewett Middle Academy
Magnet, Choice, and Bartow Elementary Academy Berkley Middle (charter), 499-2955 (magnet), 291-5320
Charter Schools, 534-0631 limagnet), 534-7410 984-2400 McKeel Academy (charter), Jewett School of the Arts
Compass Middle (charter), Polk Pre-Collegiate Academy 499-2818 (choice), 291-5373.
Babson Park 519-8701 (charter), 98d-2400 Montessori Middle School LakeRegion Step Up
Dale R. Fair Babson Park Summerlin Academy (charter), 688-7743 Academy (charter), 297-3099
Elementary (charter), (choice), 519-7504 Lake Alfred North Lakeland Elementary New'Beginnings High-School
678-4664 Union Academy (magnet),. Discovery Academy (charter), (choice), 499-2850 (charter), 272-1816
534-7435 295-5955 Polk State College Collegiate Winter Haven Step Up
Lake Wales High School (charter), Academy (charter), 291,5330
Bok Middle (charter), Davenport Lakeland 669-2322
679-2517 Davenport School of the Arts Achievement Academy Rochelle School of the Arts
Hillcrest Elementary (choice), 420-2557 (charter), 683-6504 (magnet), 499-2810

How to enroll your child in Polk County Public Schools
If you are newto Polk County, please A physical dated within one year, if No driver's license, personal bills, together take some time to browse this website this is the first time in a Florida school. automobile registration, or insurance Once the necessary documents are in
www.polk-fl.net/. The Parents section Two proofs of residence can be used. hand, take all of them to the school for
is geared-specificallytowards parents The proofs must be from different which you are zoned.
and offers access to OnlineGrades, Bus categories and show your name and If you are not able to provide any Contact PupilAccounting at 863-534Delays and Required Immunizations physical address: two of the documents listed above 0716 for questions.
while the Schools section offers-a listing Apartment or home lease agree- because you live with someone else, of all the schools, a profile page on ment, mortgage document, or property you may use an affidavit of Residency. How to transfer your child to another each school and a link to each school's tax record The affidavit must be notarized by a school
website. Current utility bill (electric, gas, notary public of the State of Florida, Parents seek to enroll their children in
phone, cable, water) and along with that we will need two a school other than their zoned school
The following documents are required Voter registration document proof of residence for the person you for a variety of reasons. For example, to enroll in a Polk County school: Proof of government benefits are staying with. some parents desire a schoolthat is
9 A certified birth certificate (disability, Medicare, food stamps, Request for Temporary Assignment geographically closer to their home, Immunization record (transferred to Department of Children and Families Affidavit of Residence a Florida blue card) (DCF) correspondence) Both forms must be submitted ENROLLIS











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School uniforms, dress School Uniform &


codes have no new wrinkles dress code informationBy BRENDA EGiGERT BRUDER describes the overall safe uniform Dress Code Benefits Tops: White or navy with collar
BBRADER@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM seetosfrbt okCut col The Polk County School Board has a Must have long or short sleeves
secton frth Pakl Cntecho mandatory dress code for all elemen- Knit polo-type, Oxford or woven Dress codes for both the public: Schools for the 2013-20 14 school year. tary and middle school students. dress shirts, blouses, turtlenecks schools and the charter schools in Lake The Florida State Legislature passed a There are many positive reasons for a School t-shirts are OK (available Wales will remain the same this year, code of student conduct that in effect, school dress code, including: through our school office) officials said.. cited dress code effective July 1, 2011. *A dress code encourages students *Every school may add another
Th 'dress c6de does not alwlbr And, even though some uniform poli- to express their individuality through collared shirt color. Call schools for clothingAwith colored trim, stripes, cies may still .have a few wrinles, both personality and academic achieve- school colors. embroidery, decoration, etc. It also the Polk County School District and the meats, not outward appearances. does not provide for overalls (overalls Lake Wales Charter Schools successfully A dress code puts the focus on Other dress code rules: with pants or shorts), sweat pants, knit have the dress code tiger by the tail... academics, not fashion, because they 9 A belt is required if the garment pants/skirts, leggings,-etc. er.. shirt tail that is. project a neat, serious, businesslike has belt loops.
A small logo is acceptable on other- General dress code rules for the image Shirts (including t-shirts) must be
wise approved clothing items. school districts include wearing a belt is fee Scipolinhes robles eause ts/sk irtutemd-hg
Bottoms include navy black or khaki/ required if the garment has belt loops, fwdstud ne disrabectue or longer. smstb i-thg tan, walkng shorts, slacks, skorts, skirts, shirts (including T-shirts) must bestdnsae'dirced -olng. skirted jumpers must be plain, solid- tucked in; shorts/skirts must be mid- Dress codes can be less expensive Shoes must be safe and color twill, corduroy or denim fabric, thigh or longer; shoes must be safe and -. Dress codes eliminate the vis- appropriate. Tops include collared shirts oxford or appropriate; clothes must be appropri- ible'differences between needy and Clothes must be appropriate woven dress shirts, blouses turtlenecks, ate size with waist of garment worn wealthy children size, with waist of garment worn at
long or short sleeves. School T-shirts are at student's waist; clothing that is too Dress codes eliminate pressure student's waist. OK (available through the school office); tight or too loose is not appropriate for to wear brand name clothing, "gang Clothing that is too tight or too every school may add another collared school and school administrators will colors," etc. loose is not appropriate for school.
shirt color to the standard navy Call determine if clothing is appropriate for Dress codes create a sense of # School administrators will deterschools for school colors. school and complies with district rules. school pride and belonging mine if clothing is appropriate for
McLaughlin Middle School and Fine Lake Wales Charter High. School school and complies with district
Arts Academy features specific colors Principal Donna Dunson initiated a Listing of Acceptable Clothing rules. For more specific information for the sixth-, seventh- and eighth- school uniform for the first time last Traditional (non-.winter) Dress on the student dress code, graders to wear navy blue, dark green school year and that easy dress code Code or burgundy polo shirts, no T-shirts. continues this year and has remained clThin withs Coleoe tm stofrips Ontvery/Cold dastuentrh Only black hoodless jackets may be extremely successful. cohn ihclrdtisrps nvr oddysuet h
worn. Spook Hill Elementary School In an effort to eliminate dress differ- embroidery, decoration, etc. It also walk, bike, etc. may need to wear includes tops in colors of white, navy or ences across economic and individual does not provide for overalls (overalls sweatpants, etc. over their school light blue With collar and long or short selections, the Lake Wales Charter with pants or shorts), sweat pants, clothes on their way to/from school. sleeves; knit polo or woven dress shirts, Schools administrators felt the selection knit pants/ skirts, leggings, etc. A However, any clothing that doesn't blouses and turtlenecks and Spook Hill of a dress uniform allows the students small logo is acceptable on otherwise meet dress code requirements must T-shirt (any color). to concentrate on what they are in approved clothing items. be removed before school begins.
For more specific information on school for in the first place to get their Bottoms: Navy, Black or Khaki/Tan
the student dress code, check with the educations. Walking Shorts, Slacks, Skorts, Jackets, sweaters, coats; etc.
school where your children attend. All the charter schools have dress Skirts, Skirted jumpers Any kind of jacket/coat /cardigan is
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LWHS uniforms for students has leveled playing field

By BRENDA EGGERT BRADER families hardest hit with financing uniforms is a
BBRADER@E R LANDTWSPAPERS.COM uniforms. Now, Dunson says graduating great decision."
seniors and students who outgrow the Uniforms
The use of school uniforms have uniforms donate them to the school contribute to the made a remarkable difference in the so the school has a recycle closet of positive impact attitude, morale and furthering the khaki pants and polo shirts available to on the classroom promotion of education at the Lake anyone who needs them. environment
Wales Charter High School. If someone needs financial help to and discipline,
Two years ago the Lake Wales High purchase uniforms, they just need to agreed the School went with a uniform for stu- share that with the school staff for as- teachers. A lot dents, basically khaki pants and a polo sistance, Dunson said' of the students
shirt. With the recent graduating class, one have com"It leveled the playing field for of the questions in their exit survey was mented to them PHOTO BY BRENDA EGGERT BRADER
students," said LWHS Principal Donna about uniforms. The question was 'I that it is easy to Dunson. "There was a teacher and staff think uniforms made education bet- get dressed in Janie Howard Wilson Elementary in Lake Wales will be featuring royal blue committee already in place considering ter' and the percentage was 82 percent the morning for or gray collared polo shirts (long or short sleeves) or royal blue JHW T-shirts the idea because they didn't like the way sayingyes. school because for all students for the new school year beginning Aug. 19. Modeling the
the students dressed and I went with Comparing with the survey before the you know what shirts are Amilela Chapman, 6, going into first grade, left; Kylor Sanford, what they started." uniforms went into effect two years ago, you are going to 5, going into kindergarten, and Preston Smith, 8, third-grade student,
Dunson says the research on school 66 percent of the students, at that time, wear. who models the polo shirt with logo. Chapman is the daughter of Lindsy uniforms is compelling because of the thought it would help. "The girls have and Jaxon Chapman of Winter Haven; Sanford is the son of Don and Angela
difference it makes. The students in the "The vast majority agrees," Dunson been so creative Heyward of Lake Wales; and Smith is the son of Nicole McClain of Lake top charter schools in the country wear said. "They get it. Some of the female with the uni- Wales. uniforms. students say they can spend more forms in adding
"It is like baseball or band, with a money on clothing for fun." necklaces, scarves and even belts and that with all the changes at the high
uniform you have a sense of unity," And the teachers see the tremendous we have told them how clever and cute her feel smart and that school has a Dunson said. "We are of one mind and difference school uniforms have made. they-look," said Elmore. children can still think as individuals Working together, Dena Elmore, Anna "One comment from a student was purpose," Coconato said. even though they are wearing khakis Barcenas, Bee Coconato and Tammy and an orange or black polo." Shields, English and reading depart- Must be solid white, solid navy or
She said one student said, after only meant at the high school, unanimously U F the school's additional solid shirt color
two months of wearing the uniform "applaud the decision and the kids don't (school sweatshirts with no hoods are
in the beginning, that she looked at think it is any big deal," Elmore said FROM PAGE 4 OK)
the people and not at what they were who took a poll among the other three Must not have any colored trim,
wearing. teachers who were gathered with her for OK if it meets regular dress code** rules stripes, decoration, etc. (small logos-are
"When you are in a socio-economic a luncheon. May not be disruptive, distracting, OK)
situation, it levels the playing field," "To be honest with you, we believe a display offensive language/symbols, Dunson said. lot of the success in the school can be etc. *Applies to all Elementary and
The first year the community came attributed back to uniforms," Elmore School staff may ask students to Middle School students
through with financial help for those said. "We definitely agree having remove jackets **Polk County Public Schools Student
Any pullover garment that is worn Code of Conduct, Section 2.10, E.5.E polo shirt or navy Gnat school T-shirt. all day (sweater, sweater vest, sweat- (Elementary); Section2.09, E.5.E U Hillcrest Elementary wears the same shirt) should: (Secondary)
pants and skirts, tops are hunter green Have a collar OR be worn with a FROM PAGE 4 polo shirts, long- or short-sleeved, or collared uniform shirt or official school Courtesy the Polk County School
hunter green Hillcrest T-shirts. Fridays t-shirt underneath District website, http://www.polk-fl.net/
and Bok Academy Middle School. only, students many wear other colored
Thos_ res codes will continue Hillcrest T-shirts or school club shirts.
this school year with Janie Wilson Janie Howard Wilson Elementary G
Elementary keeping the code, but goes with-the same basic pants and
changing its colors for the new season. skirts Tops are royal blue or gray
The basic dress for school is a collared polo shirts (long- or shortuniformed T-shirt of the'school colors sleeved) or royal blue JHW T-shirts. and basic khakior navy blue pants, or Fridays only, they can mix it up with the BACK- TO SCHOOL SPECIAL
skirt or shorts, regulationi length and JHW T-shirts. fit. In additionto the T-shirt, the school PolkAvenue Elementary's colored Mention this ad for
color, any brand polo shirt is permitted. collar shirt color is red (long or short- 20% F F
(No logo on the shirt or very small logo sleeved) or red Polk Avenue T-shirts. 20 /0
preferred.) Edward W Bok Academy has selected a standard tune-u
Shirts are to be tucked in: pants and Navy blue polo with the Bok logo p
skirts, pants not baggy or worn low purchased from the official vendors- Offer good for entire month
on hips and no cut-off clothing. Only only. Friday is the only day students of August 2013
LWHS seniors can wear jean pants can wear Bok T-shirts or uniform shirts
Monday through Thursday with their with blue jeans. black, orange or white LW poos. Friday Anyone in the charter School System everyone can wear jean pants. Head needing assistance with the purchase of gear is a definite no-no. school uniforms should confidentially
Briefly, the general uniform code for check with the administration in the the charter schools follows, school where your children attend to
Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary see what financial assistance may be
dresses in the khaki/tan or navy blue available, said Francis McMichael,
twill or denim sorts, pants, skorts ad community outreach for the LWCS.
skirts or jumpers. Tops are the navy

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dissatisfied with their child(ren)'s cur- Voter registration document rent school(s). Note that these are not Proof of government benefits sufficient reason to grant transfer re- (disability, Medicare, food stamps, quests. The Polk County School System Department of Children and Families operates under federal guidelines and (DCF) correspondence) judicial rulings, and is thereore not No driver's license, personal bills, able to grant transfer requests based on automobile registration, or insurance Highland City Town Center
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School district rules on bullying

Introduction 3. Intimidating Question 3: How do I tell the Having nightmares
Bullying is the first form of violence 4. Stalking difference between bullying and Possessions or money is missing
that many experience and it is not fun. 5. Cyberstalking harassment? Unexplained bruises, cuts, etc.
The American Medical Association has 6. Cyberbullying Answer 3: Bullying occurs when a Anxious when their cell phone rings
determined that bullying is a public- 7. physical Violence student or group of students targets an or they get a new email
health issue witkshort and long term 8. Theft individual repeatedly over time, using
consequences for everyone involved. A 9. Sexual, religious, or racial physical or psychological aggression to Question 6: How Can IHelp My Child study reported by Time magazine (April discrimination dominate the victim (Hoover & Oliver, If He/She Is Bullied?
18, 2005) states that 47 percent of sith-: 10. Public Humiliation 1996; Rigby, 1995; USDOE, 1998). Answer 6:
graders said they were bullied at least 11. Destruction of The repeated incidents func- Affirm the Child "You were right to
once in the course of five school days. tion to create and enforce an tell me about this." "I'm glad you asked
Victims of bullying imbalance of power between me to help you with this."
report being unhappy, bully and victim. Harassment Ask Questions "Telln me more
often earn lower grades, 5 'involves any action that can be about what happened." "Has this hap-,
and occasionally. severe enough that it keeps a pened before?" "Did anyone try to hel
retaliate. child from being successful in you?"
Warning signs that a school. However, unlike bully- Assess the Student's Safety
student is being bullied ing, which involves repeated Determine what the child needs in
may be subtle, so it is .incidents, harassment can be order to feel and be safe now.
importantffor parents to a one-time occurrence. Take Action Talk to the teacher,
keep a vigilant watch for school counselor, or administrator. You
any changes in behavior can also fill out the
which may indicate bully- Bullying Report Form
ing is takingplace. If you online or download"
suspect that your child.is school a copy and give a
being bullied, report the or personal property completed copy to the
incident to school personnel and talk 12. Rumor or spreading of school.
with educators at your child's school falsehoods
about bullying. 13. Bullying can take many Question 7: What
Overall, everyone is affected bya forms; boys and girls tend to are ways for your
classroom climate that allows bullying, bully differently and generally child to address bullybecause such a climate is not conrdu- their methods target whatever ing in school?
cive to learning. Teachers, pants, and the bully's group values the Answer 7: There
children are encouraged to use bullying most. Boys are oftenphysi- are several ways your
prevention activities, materials and cal and threatening; girls will child can protect his/
computer/internet resources to create attempt to alienate the victim herself
a school cliniate that eliminates bul- froin their social groups. Remindthemno
lying: Childrten learn best in environ- to fight, this is danments where they feelsafe', respected, 2. Harassment means any gerous and will only
andare encouraged totake risks. threatening, insulting, or mae e problem
dehumanizing gesture, use of worse ,
Quation 1: What isPolk County's technology, computer software, or writ- Question 4: What Causes People to Bullies tend o iik on children ,ho definitioni ofbullyifig and ten, verbal or physical conduct directed Bully? are isolated. See ifyou ca4 pair your
harassment? against a student or school employee Answer 4: In general, bullies are us- child with other children who do not
Answer 1: The Polk County Schools that: ing behavior that they have determined support bullying.
definition of bullying closely follows 3.1. places a student or school em- will gain them status and feelings w Remindthen to avoid places where the terms of the Jeffrey Johnston Stand ployee in reasonable fear of harm to his of control, and they derive satisfac- supervision is limited Up for All Students Act, and defines or her person or damage to his or her tion from inflictiigeither physical or Areathreadaptive skills that-your bullying as: property; has the effect of substantially emotional pain on others. They-usually child needs tQ learn? It might help
1. Bullying means systematically negatively impacting a student's educa- seek victims they can successfully bully them to krow : and chrono6logically inflicting physi- -tionral performance, or'employee's work Victims do not "ask for it," but tlere is .. cal hurt or psychological distress on performance, or either's opportunities, a group of victims who are not socially Question 8,1ow do I report b lying!, one or more students or employees, or benefits; successful, and may annoy others, AnsW r8 Aereae several m
It is further defined as: unwanted 3. Has the effect of substantially perhaps in an attempt to gain atten- odsifp rfing sfipected bull ing. purposeful written, verbal, nonverbal, negatively impacting a student's or tion from their peers. Bullies use this incidents: or physical behavior, including but not employee's emoti6dnal or mental well- annoying behavior to justify their own o CoiitacVa.shooby phone aid limited to any threatening, insulting or being; or has the effect of substantially actions. To many bullies, their victims .reportit to scholipersonnel dehumanizing gesture, by and adult or isupting the orderly operation of a were "asking for it." You cainmake a report in person
student, that ha the potential to_ create, school You1 ca cop.'te the Bullying and/
an intimidating, hostile or offensive / Question 5: What are the signs and oorHarassment Forhm
educational environment or cause symptoms of bullying?
long term damage; cause discomfort or Question 2: How do Itell the difer- Answer 5: Qieestion9 W nI expect the
humiliation; or unreasonably interfere ence between rough play,fighting and Frightened to walk to school school to do dnee report bullying? with the individual's school perfor- bullying? Schoolwork is going downhill Answer 9: Once a bullying incident is
mance or participation, is carried out Answer 2: The first step in untangling Has damage clothing, etc. reported, the following actions occur: repeatedly and is often characterized the differences between bullying and Becomes withdrawn Administrators will acknowledge
by an imbalance of power. Bullying other forms of aggression is to define Starts fights with peers or friends receipt of your report in three school may involve, but is not limited to: what bullying is and how it differs from Has headaches, stomachaches, or days
1.unwanted teasing "normal" childhood conflicts. other stress symptoms
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Bus driver benefits will not get cut, substitutes hard to find
Dy ALIDA SCHAT amount of time. Charter schools can choose how they the ones that they had last year," added
ASCHAT@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM "Our drivers and attendants don't want to provide school transportation Davis.
have to worry about anything for their stu- Davis is pleased that bus drivers will
With the start of the school year this year and I think not suffer any drastic
quickly approaching, transportation hopefully we will be able A;1 ~v; /~ j changes
authorities have reached an agreement to come up with a ti
regarding public school bus driver win-win situation,yer benefits and route changes. by either guaran- adh
Recommendations to get rid of teeing drivers 30hoe
healthcare benefits for bus drivers that hours per week 0 t
work fewer than 30 hours per week have or splitting up the eoi
been eliminated for this comig school hours to where K..,ate a year. Bus drivers will continue to receive they're getting that," Sii
health benefits for working a miimm ad avs of 18 hours. -Splitting up the hours poitv
"For this school year, for the health could mean adding outcome for the
benefits, nothing will change," said extra hours through following school
Rob Davis, senior director of Support field trips and activity ya."This year they
Services for Polk County Public Schools. runs so that drivers can tlywill have the benefits for 18 hours and The recommendation to decrease a total of 30 work hours., dents, some schol choose we will do everything we can to -keep
health benefits in an effort to bal- "I would say that 98 percent of our to use public school bus transportation. benefits. They may work 30 hours but aie the budget, arose because of the bus drivers drive for benefits," said Compass Middle School in Bartow we will give them those opportunities," recently changed national healthcare Davis. "The benefits bring them in the provides most of their transportation said Davis. mandate that all employees are guar- door and I'm scared that if we lost it, through the public school system. anteed health insurance for working that could be a difficult situation for-us "We use the same buses as Bartow a minimum of 30 hours per week. in recruiting future drivers." Middle, except for one bus to Winter]B sd ly
Because the Polk County School District Recruiting substitute bus driv- Haven," said Assistant Principle of guarantees their bus drivers 25 hours ers has been more difficult this year 'Compass, Anita Fine. Compass pays a The school district's website has per week, this change would have af- than in past years. Davis is not sure certain fee to use the county's buses. a page informing of bus delays. Go fected the large majority of bus drivers what the reasoning is for this but the The trip to Winter Haven is for a small1 to http://www.polk-fl.net/parents/ working for the Polk County schools. economy turning around is a possible number of students and the county transportationservices/busdelays. Changes to school bus driver benefits explanation, does not provide that transportation., aspx to see this page.,Ilt is updated
may still change for the 20 14-15 school 'It seems when the economy was bad "It's very difficult to find-someone to on an as-needed basis to notify' year, but that has yet to be negotiated. in 2008, 2009, and 20 10, we had 150 cover that route," said Fine. parents and school personnel of bus In 'order for changes to benefits to take applicants at all times. We're trying to .Though each charter school is differ- delays of more than 30 minutes. effect, the union has to agree. fill up classes with 30 and we're getting ent, Fine said Compass Middle School For the first few weeks ofischool,
"Because it's a union and it hasn't 15 and 10,,' said Davis of the current sub follows the same umbrella for health there may be a high number of bus been negotiated through the union, the pool. benefits as the public schools do. delays. The delays are common due
district can't take away benefits from Davis plans to contact the bus drivers Another concern for school bus' to the verifictothtsues them if they work less than 30 hours," that have decided to not come back and drivers was losing routes and further cr e gofato th erasig bu s said Davis. find out why. downsizing. "(With) downsizing were arop gen roufts. their aiie u
Once the issue comes to the negotia- "It may be as simple as the economy pretty much at the limit. We can't two to three weeks after lfe begirition phase, the union can either agree turning around or it may be 'I've read downsize anymore," said Davis. "At one pning of school. to accept 30 hours as the minimum eli- things in the paper that we may not get, time we were looking at different bell Contactthe Dispatch Office at gibility to receive benefits, or the issue benefits' said Davis. schedules but we're reverting back to 863-534-7300 with questions about can go to impasse, which would further Recruiting drivers for charter schools the bell schedules of 2012-2013, so their a bus being late. extend negotiation for an indefinite is a task on hand as well. Though routes should, be almost identical to.

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Helping students at home Early childhood

Kindergarten facts up to 20 and multiplying 0,1, 2, 3,
Read books together and talk about 4, 5 times 10 develop ent and health
the pictures Help your child measure items
While reading to your child, take around the house Head Start's commitment to opportunities and support for
time to ask questions and listen to the Encourage your chl to write often wellness embraces a comprehensive growth, so that they can identify answers Find where you live on a map vision of health for children, fami- their own strengths, needs and
Play rhyng word games lies, and staff. The objective of Child interests, and find their own
Make an alphabet book with your Third Grade Health and Development Services solutions. The objective of Family
child Help your child learn the correct is to ensure that, through collabo- Partnerships is to. support parents
Point out words and shapes on signs, spelling of words ration among familiesstaff, and as they identifyand meet their own
cereal boxes, magazines another Help your child use a dictionary and health professionals, all child health goals, nurture the development of
items in daily life thesaurus and developmental concerns are their children in the context of their
Count and sort objects Read often with your child and stop identified, and children and families 'family and culture, and advocate for
Talk about why we have rules at while reading to discuss what your child are linked to an ongoing source of communities that aresupportive of home and at school has read continuous, accessible care to meet children and families of all cultures.
Give your child opportunities to their basi health needs. The building of trusting, collaboraFirst Grade estimate items in the house -.candy in The objective of Education and tive relationships between parents
Read to and with your child, stop- a jar, socks in a drawer, etc. Early Childhood Development is and staff allows' them to share with ping often to talk about what you have Give your child opportunities to to provide all children with a safe, and to learn from one another. read measure items at home -the length, nurturing, engaging, enjoyable, and Head Start serves families within
Play word games like blending of the table, the height of a chair, the secure learning environment, in the context of the community,-. sounds to make a word and replacing a weight of a box, etc. order to help them gain the aware- and recognizes that many other
letter to make a new word Review basic addition, subtraction, ness, skills, and confidence neces- agencies-and groups work with
Encourage your child to write often multiplication and division facts scary to succeed in their present the same families. The objective (letters, notes, fists and stories) Have your child create mathematics environment, and to deal with later of Community Partnerships is to
Involve your child in budget plan- problems and then work together to responsibilities in school and in life. ensure that grantee and delegate ning, shopping and measurement solve them Each child is treated as an indi- agencies collaborate with partners
activities Provide writing oppqrtunities for vidual in an inclusive community in their communities, in order-to
Provide your child with an allowance your child that values, respects, and responds provide the-highestlevelof services
and let him/her plan how to spend it Talk to your child about why people to diversity. The varied experiences to children nd families, to foster
Play games that improve number vote in elections provided by the program support the development of a continuum
sense, such as dommnoes the continuum of children's growth' of family centered services, and
Contact your child's teacher about Fourth and Fifth Grades and development, which includes to advocate for a community that
concerns Ask your child about their day by the physical, social, emotional, shares responsibility for the healthy:
Talk to your child about why we asking him/ her to share at least one and cognitive development of each development of children and celebrate holidays thing learned Ifamilies of all culture
Read a variety of text with your child, child. Second Grade both stories and informational text Family, community Courtesy the Polk County School
Ask your child to re-read a paragraph Review vocabulary words, spelling partnerships District, www.polk-fl.net "
or page to build fluency words and mathematics facts
Help your child learn the correct Provide your child with opportuni- Head Start offers parents spelling of words ties to write
Help your child use a dictionary After your child completes mathAsk questions about what your ematics homework, ask him/her to exchild has read or have your child ask plain how he/she solved the problems questions Courtesy the Polk County School Pg
Practice addition and subtraction District website, http://www.polk-fl. neto p
Polk County Schools provides five If, after completing the checklist,' different programs for children under you have significant concerns about
kindergarten age. Each program has eli- your child being successful in kindergibiity requirements which are unique garten, you may wish to call CHILD to that program. FIND, (863) 647-4262.
Is your child ready for Kindergarten? The checklist is designed as a guideline only.
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Checklist Before you begin, remember:
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What the middle schools have
Polk County Public School system reading and math courses for those In addition, students may apply for a language, business, science, technology,
offers many choices for students in students who test at Level 1-2 on FCAT, range of middle school choice programs student government, academic honor grades 6-8: and most campuses offer one or more in environmental studies, science, clubs, broadcasting, drama or music.
Curriculum high level courses for high school credit, technology, engineering, mathematics
Course choices include core academ- such as Algebra I, foreign language and and the arts to appeal to every student's Helping at Home
ics, fine arts and vocational electives as science. Link to the middle schools interests. Require your child to read somewell as extracurricular activities. Our online at www.polk-fl.net. Click on thing that interests them for 30minutes
schools are student-centered, family- SCHOOLS/Middle. Elective Choices each day
oriented and business-friendly We Robotics, humanities, fine arts, choral Have your child read aloud to you,
welcome volunteers. Academy Life music, dance, band, orchestra, foreign or to a sibling
Many of our middle school campuses language, drama, journalism, technol- Be sure your child has at least 8 Academics have academies within schools, such as ogy, IT, culinary arts, agri-science uninterrupted hours of sleep at night
Middle school students are required career academies and STEAM acade- and integratedlab are just a few of the Involve your child in activities that by the State of Florida Department of mies (Science, Technology, Engineering, elective courses our schools may offer. involve measurement, such as cooking Education to take and pass three years Arts and Math). and building
of core academic coursework in order to Each is unique and offers something Physical Education and Sports Provide a place and a time for your
be promoted to the next grade level, to enhance and enrich your child's basic The physical education curriculum child to study every day that is away These core classes include mathemat- education. Currently the middle school focuses on student fitness and healthy from noise and distractions ics, social studies, English and science. STEAMacademies use SPRINGBOARD living habits. All courses assess students Be sure your child comes to school These courses are specific in content as the core curriculum. This curriculum in the five health related areas of fitness, and arrives on time; try to avoid checkand geared toward providing a solid is designed to provide students with and reports are sent home/shared ing your child out before the school day
academic foundation for high school. In a rigorous academic foundation for with the families. Health standards are is over addition, civics, economics and career Advanced Placement coursework in integrated into the physical education Ask about your child's homework planning are required middle school high school. curriculum along with concepts pre- and tests
educational components. sented by visiting nurses. Many middle 9 Sign up for Parent Portal at your
Calendars show what is taught. See Magnet Schools -' schools offer extramural sports. child's school to view current informait at http;//publish.learningfocused. In Polk County we offer, through an Programs vary by school and include tion regarding your child's attendance, com/307643 application process, three middle mag- basketball, volleyball, wrestling, soccer, grades, discipline, lunch account balPolk middle schools provide a rich net schools. The three middle magnets tennis, golf and track. ance and more via the internet.
academic plan for all students, includ- are International Baccalaureate Middle Senior Director of Middle Schools,
ing those with special learning needs Years Program schools, which provide Extracurricular Student Activities 863-534-0956 as well as those who qualify for acceler- an academic background for attending Students who have specialized interated or advanced learning activities, students to transition to 1B programs in ests may join chibs involved with topics' Courtesy the Polk County School Many middle schools offer intensive high school. such as math, computers, chess,. foreign District website, http://www.polk-fl.net/


High School

Parents will receive high school There are specific grade-point average fcatpass.pdf. your student's academic skills in
schedules before or at the beginning and credit requirements to be promoted math, reading and writing. It is used
of each high schoolyear. Parents and in high school. High school report cards Postsecondary Education Readiness to determine if a student is ready for students will review the schedule along provide updated progress toward meet- Test college level course work. You cannot
with the personalized education plan ing these graduation requirements. The purpose of Florida's pass or fail the PE.R.T. You may access
and make necessary changes with the Postsecondary Education Readiness
high school guidance counselor. Testing Test (P.E.R.T.) is to adequately assess HIGHSCHOOL 115
High school counselors assist stu- Students must pass the required dents and parents with academic and statewide assessments: Florida post-secbndary piing Counselors Comprehensive Assessment Test
answer questions about course sched- (FCAT), FCAT 2.0, and /or Florida rules, testing, vocational programs, ca- End of Course (EOC) Assessments.' reer choices, colleges, universities, the Depending on the school year and the Florida Bright Futures Program, schol- grade level, students who do not pass arships and other financial aid sources. the required Florida EOC Assessments Complete information about the high may not receive course credit. Passing school curriculum can be found in the scores on the statewide assessments High School Guidance handbook. are determined by the state Board of
Student Services Department, Education. Specific information about DT2003% ,
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Polk Schools test student eyesight

By CATHY PALMER reading an eye chart mounted on the
NEws CORRESPONDENT wall. Switch eyes and hands and do it
again.
When Polk County children go back Today, it's a quick five-second stint in to school this fall, they'll all take tests, front of a Sure Sight machine that reads but only kindergarten, first, third and refractions in the eye and prints out a sixth graders will take this test. A vision pass or fail ticket. The machine detects test. common problems like near or farEach year, the school system, sight., edness, astigmatism
partnered with the Polk County and anisometropia,
Health Department, which is an unequal
administers power in both eyes.
vision tests' "This is a great
to about thing, says
25,000 kids. Audrey Kelly-Fritz,
Of those, Senior Manager
about 1,250 for Prevention,
may get a Health and
note to take Wellness for the
home telling Polk County a Glaser Family Foundation grant. Each Even children who aren't scheduled
their parents School Board, device is listed for sale at about $6,000, for testing may be screened at the
they could referring to but Kelly-Fritz did not have the total schools, Kelly-Fritz adds. "If a teacher
have a vision the Health grant amount available. suspects one of her students may have
problem, says Department's The student is given a form letter to a vision problem, they can send them to
Nancy Rafferty, Sure Sight parents indicating the child may need the school nurse and get them screened
the Health machine. glasses or have a vision problem and right there. They'll be using the wall
Department's "It's so should be seen by a doctor of undergo charts, but they can still detect a probSupervisor of much further testing, "Then, its up to the lem and help the parents in getting help
Community and quicker parent," says Rafferty; "to do what they if they need it."
School Health than the deem best for their child."
programs. old read- Kelly-Fritz says there are still some Some students have been referred
Each year, ing chart children who don't get follow-up exami-. to the local Lions Clubs that have
teams of six Health and the nations and "We try to find ways to get established vision health as one of their
Department health print-out them and glasses if they need them. primary public service programs.
services technicians is almost "We do our best to find resources Vision screening follow-ups are also
head to the elementa- instanta- and direct parents to organizations that part of the Health Department's charge.
ry and middle schools --e- e,.ye dnatt IOby igh1tcoan6s, neous." take Medicaid, but for some it's not a "We check back with those students schools where children hut as vislou 1T- aUt- The pressing priority. There are a myriad who seemed to have problems to see
are screened for vision toe, "ht 'tastre machine of reasons why sometimes there's no if they have been addressed," said
anomalies. has lights and sounds to follow-through," she adds. "But, we Rafferty. "And, if not, we look even
"We've been testing distract younger children and makes make every effort possible. harder for a way to meet those needs."
children's vision forever," she says, "it's it easy to keep the child engaged while "We know if a child can't see they "We want every child to be able to mandated by the state." the brief test is administered, can't be a part of the education process. participate in learning and We'll do
It used to be standing in a semi- She explains that the equipment was If they can't see the board, they can't what we can to make sure that hapdarkened room, one hand over one eye, obtained by the school system through follow and learn." pens," Kelly-Fritz adds.










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August 2013 BackTo School 11


Ten ways to drug-proof your child

1. Set a family standard on drug and 3. Peer pressure
alcohol uise: Tell your children the rules 4. Adult examples
early in grade school and repeat them 5. To feel grown up
often. Live by them yourself. 6. For kicks
2. Let kids know there are conse- 7. Older siblings do
quences and punishments for violating 8. Become more creative
all family rules, like no car or TV Make 9. Deal with negative feelings
them clear and fair and enforce them. 10. Look for spirituality
3. Set aside time every day to talk with 11. Relate to others better
your kids about their lives, how they 12. Low self-esteem
feel, what they think. Listen and care. 13. On a dare
4. Help your children establish
realistic personal goals in academics, Signsand symptoms of drug use
athletics and social life. Then encourage among kids
and help them to achieve their goals. 1. Abrupt change in mood or
5. Know your children's friends and attitude.
spend time with them. 2. Sudden decline in attendance or
6: Get excited about the things your performance at school.
kids care about. Do fun things as a 3. Sudden resistance.to discipline at
family. home or school.
7. Be aware. Find out the warning 4. Increased borrowing of money
signs of drug abuse, from physical from parents or friends.
changes to hostility to loss of interest in 5. Heightened secrecy about actions
school or hobbies, and watch for them. or possessions.
8. Talk with your children about the 6. Changing groups of friends.
future. Discuss responsibilities yours It is important to know that all six of
and theirs. these things can just be simple growing
9. Enjoy your kids. Make your home a pains. These often coincide with horhappy, positive place. monal changes the child goes through.
10. Be a nosy parent. Ask your The key here then becomes observing
children questions, know where they and knowing your child so that you
are and who they are with. Let your can determine the difference between
children know you are asking because growing pains and when your child is
you love them.. using drugs.
Eleven warnings to avoid if you If a child is iisingdrugs
want to increase the chances of your 1.,Don't be sarcastic with the kid.
child using drugs 2.JDon't be accusatory who gave
1. Be your child's lawyer. Don't let your child the drug, why they gave your
them accept personal responsibility for child the drug are secondary issues.
their actions.- Primary issue is that your child is using
2. Be your child's banker. Provide something.
money, for-them whenever she/he asks 3. Don't be seeking sympathy -the
without earning it. kids care less what you or others think.
3. Be your child's insurance company. 4. Don't be self-blaming.
No matter what she/he does, he/she is 5. Don't ever try to talk to a child
covered and protected. while he/she is high on drugs.
4. Be your child's agent. Always
represent her/him. Ways of dealing with peer pressure
5. Be your child's mechanic. Fix lustrationBy JohnMcMullen 1. Have something else to'do.
everything for them. of value, communication with their parents. d2. Be prepared for th dffereiht kinds
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room; clean up after him/her; etc. "What could you do to remind yourself 3Keep it simple your dedication to
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him take out her/his-frustration on you. Teach responsibility based on cause/ 2. Poor family support 5. Talk about thins.you want to not
9. Beher/his apologist.,Whatever she;: effectlimitsndsconsequences eg: 3. Poor friendship skills about drugs.
he does, always have an exctise for her I ose living privileges if they've mixed 4. Poor decision-making skills 6. Hang out with friends who do not him. drinking withdriving.. 5. Immaturity use drugs.
10. Be your child's administrative 3. Children need positive role models. 6. Low pain tolerance 7. Learn how to handle feelings
assistant. Do her/hi homework for her/ Values are caught not taught. 7. Problems with communication without use of drugs.
him, etc. Religion is an avenue for this. 8. Problems with authority 8. If we feel good about ourselves,
11. Fail to teach your child a family 4. Children need confidence that they 9. Lack of purpose other's teasing will nothurt us.
belief system. can affect what happens to them.
Must work within limits they recog- Why kids use drugs Teens and parties
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1. Allergic reactions could occur. effectively with others. pot before the party.
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Five principals named

The Polk County School District ap- Kirby began her ca- -reading coach serving schools district- 2013 she served as assistant principal at
proved five new principals at its meet- reer with Polk County wide. In 2009 she became an Academic Elbert Elementary. Smith, 32, will make
ing on July 30. Public Schools in 2004 Intervention Facilitator reading teacher $80,491 a year.
will be cozprincipal at Elementary, where

Bartow High and she worked until 2009.
serve in that role with From 2009 to 2013 she' A attention:
Ron Pritchard until Antionette Kirby was employed as an Dec. 31 when Pritchard assistant principal at
retires. Clemons' ap- Auburndale Central Elementary. Kirby, sixth and seventh grade
Emilean Clemons ointment as principal 33, will make $81,271 a year. Clemons will be effective Jan. 1. VanceLinholmwillbe principalat im m unization required cents
began her career with Polk Combee Elementary
County Public Schools in 1983 as a effective Aug. 1.
classroom teacher. From 1983 to 1990 Linholm began Students will not be able to attend
she was employed as a teacher at Polk his career with Polk classes if they have not received the Lake Wales Clinic
Avenue Elementary. From 1990 to 1994, County Public Schools required immunization. Phone: 678-4144
she stayed at home to care for her in 1999 as a teacher The Florida Department of Health 835 W Central Ave.
children. From 1994 to 2003, she served at Garner Elementary, requires seventh graders to have the
as a teacher at McLaughlin Middle. She Vance Linhoim where he remained following immunization: Auburndale Clinic
received a promotion in 2003, filling in the same position @ Tdap (1 dose) Phone: 965-5400
the role of assistant principal at Bartow until 2001. From 2001 to 2008, he served Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis 1805 Hobbs Road' High. She remained in this position as a teacher at Polk City Elementary. Documentation of the Tdap is reuntil this year. Clemons, 56, will make From 2008 to 2012, he seNred as as- quired before your child starts seventh Lakeland Clinic $92,771 a year. sistant principal at Rochelle School grade. Phone: 413-2620
Sybille Oldham will of the Arts. From 2012 to 2013 he 3241 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
serve as principal of served as Assistant Principal at Padgett Current sixth graders should already
Blake Academy effec- Elementary. Linholm, 36, will make have received the immunizations listed Required immunizations for school
tive Jan. 1. $81,271 a year. below: entry
Oldham began Markeishia Smith will MMR (2 doses) Your child must receive all of the reher career with Polk be principal at Snively Polio (4 doses) quired immunizations (shots) to attend
County Public Schools Elementar effective DTP/DTaP (5 doses) school in Florida. If your child does not
Sybille Oldham in August 1.997 as a Aug.j" Hepatitis B Series have all of the required shots, you must
history and science Smith began her Varicella vaccine (1 dose) or signed arrange for your child to receive the
teacher at Lake Wales High. From career with Polk proof of the disease remaining ones.
1999 to 2004, she was employed as a County Public Schools Immunizations are available from You should contact your child's health
teacher at Lakeland High. From 2004 to in 2003 as.a language your private medical doctoror the local care provider to receive the immuniza2007 she served as a dean at Lakeland Markeishia Smith arts teacher at Boone health department. tions. You may also call the Polk County
High. From 2007 to 2013 she served as Middle, where she Take your child's complete immuni- Health Department clinic nearest you to
assistant principal at Blake Academy. stayed in the same role until 2004. From zation record with you when you go to have your child immunized. Oldham, 38, will make $84,771 a year. 2004 to 2005 she served as a substitute obtain the vaccine. Immunizations at these clinics are
Antionette Kirby will be as principal teacher. From 2005 to 2008 she served Contact the school office ahead of available for free for those 18 and atPadgett Elementary and that became as a teacher at Eastside Elementary. time to pick up your child's immuniza- younger. effective July 1. From 2008 to 2009 she served as a tion certificate. Bring your child and'a copy of his
Return the DH 680, Florida or her previous immunizations to the
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August 2013 Back To School 13



Union gets -1B -accreditation



Magnet school is 2nd middle lB school in county

By ALIDA SCHAT accredited the first time it applied,
ASCHAT@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM said Bridges.
Prior to a school adopting the
After successfully complet- LB practices, more than 50 percent
ing a three year International of the schools teachers have to
Baccalaureate accreditation process, be in support of learning the LB Union Academy in Bartow has World School teaching guidelines. '
officially become an International Additionally, the administrative staff Baccalaureate World School. Union must be in support of the change. Academy has received approval Union Academy spent the past
from the IB accreditation team to three years training their teachers to offer the three year, IB Middle Year implement LB curriculum and teachProgramme. ing strategies. It's a very lengthy and
The TB program is designed to offer intensive process, said Bridges. a rigorous level of education with an The process, which included techemphasis on global awareness and nology updates and teacher training, 5
community service. Carolyn Bridges, was paid for by the. Magnet School senior director of Magnet, Choice Assistance Program Grant. Most of and Charter Schools said the Middle the teacher. training was done during Year lB Programme prepares students weekends and summer breaks but in ~ to succeed in the high school IR some cases substitutes were brought program, which can give students the in, said Bridges. Though teachers opportunity to receive college credit often had to give up their Saturday's for taking certain advanced level and breaks, the grant paid for those classes. Placement in the lB high extra hours. school is not guaranteed for Middle The benefit to the teachers is learnYear Pr ogramme students though. ing new ways to help students sucSteve Petrie, Principal of Union ceed with the content. Additionally, Academy said he was drawn to be- there is a great deal of respect for coming an IB accredited school when teachers that are LB trained, said he heard the 'Middle Year Programme Bridges. Each IB program follows the had changed to a whole school same standards on an international
model. In the past, the Middle Year scale, giving students equal tools to Programme required an application succeed in the future. process, as does the current IB high "One difference in the TB method PHOTOS BY JEFF R OSLOW
school'program. Only select students -of teaching is that interdisciplinary are granted admission in to IB high learning is strongly implemented. Leah Fennelly paints a peacock at Union Academy on May 13. Working with Taylor Keene the pair schools, but there is no application I've seen results in this already, have been working on this painting for about a week. Eighth graders at Union Middle undertook process for the middle school pro- exploring relationships through this project to not only brighten the campus but help it pass regulations in trying to become an gram. The Middle Year Programme interdisciplinary learning and mak- lBI school. It became the second International Baccaleaurate in Polk County this week. is now an all school model, so all the ing connections across different kids ctan benefit from theLB program, disciplines," said Petrie. said Petrie. Community service is also an
important part of the TB method.
Sixth and seventh grade students are
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Turn- around model will assist poor schools to get more attention

By ALIDA SCHAT -- schools. Those are the schools.that will and. making sure we're offering them
ASCHAT@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM ~~'receive enough support to reach full across the district,." said Byrd with
autonomy. regards to decreasing the achievement
Despite the factthat six Polk County "High schools are grouped on the gap between schools in the same comschools got failing grades one in first 800 points of the scale, because munity with the same student grade
Lake Wales and one in Bartow the the first -800 points deal with reading, levels.
school superintendent eased pos- math, writing, and science. It does For example, Bartow Middle School
sible concerns of parents having their not deal with all the acceleration and Union Academy in Bartow, which
children attend those schools. programs adding on to it," said B~yrd are the two middle schools in Bartow.
McLaughlin Middle School in on how support will be determined However, Bartow Middle School
Lake Wales and Bartow Middle for high schools. The second half of received an F grade this year, while
School received an F grade from the high school grades include additional Union Academy was recently accredDepartment of Education for the year tests and graduation rates, as well as ited as an International Baccalaureate
2012-13. The grades for elementary acceleration programs. World School.
and middle schools are based of a Katherine Leroy "Right now (the turn-around model) "We're going to bring (our grades)
schools FCAT scores. The grades for is a budgetary item because it deals up. There's no question about that,"
high schools are based off FCAT with money," said Byrd. "A lot of the said Pam Henderson, principal of
scores as well as additional factors Jacqueline Byrd, on the turn-around things that involve turn-around, we're Bartow Middle Sch ool. "We're just such as graduation rates* and end of model.* Byrd is *one of five top admin- not able to do right now because we going to do what the state and district the year exams. High school grades istrative positions LeRoy hired upon don't have the funds. But we're looking asks us to do." Henderson became have not, been -released yet. taking office. All five come from the down the road to implement some of principal there in April.
Other Polk County Schools that. Duval County School District, where those," added Byrd. Both Henderson and. Sharon
received F's were the elementaries they had success ena Icting the turn- For the coming school year, the Chipman, principal o f McLaughlin. that include Fred Garner, Griffin and around model. focus of the turn-around model will Middle School, said questions regardDundee and middle schools of Lake. "I encourage (parents) to stay the be providing academic coaching for ing their schools grades are to be Alfred Addair, BMS and McLaughlin. course with us. We're here to take care schools with poor grades. directed to thle Superintendent's office.
Due to the re cent changes .in of their children and provide for our "The coaching in itself is a fund, so Consistency across the district is assessment, the grades are not neces- children. The school grade is an F, but we've already captured the funds for the ultimate goal. The transition to a sarily an accurate representation of I can guarantee that we don't have F that so we can put those experts in the common. core. assessment'this year a schools academic performance teachers. The teachers and administra- field," said Byrd. will also provide a consistent testing
though. "Last year we went through 32 tors in those buildings are committed to ."Thiose coaches are working with policy. However, the common core changes to the school grading model," education for all students," said Byrd. the teachers in the building, the assessment is known to be a difficuft said Wilma Ferrer, Senior Director IFor parents that are worried about administrators, and even working with test and Ferrer predicts that at first for Assessment, Accountability, and sending their children to-schools with the children to ensure that they cover test scores may fall, but then go back Evaluation. With so many changes to poor grades, Ferrer encourages parents everything that they need to cover, not up once schools become accusassessment, it is difficult to compare to think the opposite way- for a test, but we're preparing them for tomed to teaching the-common core past years grades to this years grades. "If anything, a parent would be the next step that they need to go to in curriculum. "You're not comparing apples to welcoming of the fact that the school -high school and then post secondary "We have, curriculum that's pretty apples," said-Ferrer. will be getting a lot of support from the education after that," said Byrd. much going to be consistent. So if your
Though parents may feel uneasy department of education," said Ferrer. Funding for additional turn-around child moves from one school to thel
sending their- students to a low The goal- of the turn-around model components suchas early return have next, the curriculum-will stay the same,".
grade school, new Superintendent of is to provide ext ra. support for schools not yet been budgeted. said Byrd. Though the district will face Schools, Kathryn LeRoy,,has a plan to with D and F grades. Byrd said "Early return is like a 'pre, pre- changes this year, Byrd has high hopes ease some of that worry. The plan is schools will be clustered for sup- planning' for turn- around schools for the future. of Polk County. called a turn-around model and gives port in to three categories based on where those teachers willhave the "I actually hope. that we as a team
-schools with D and F grades extra-sup- -a point system. Middle -schools and opportunity to Ico Ime back alew days here in Polk County, the entire Polk port to increase student achieve ment. elementary schools with- fewer- than earlier before pre-planning to 'receive County district, we can bring calmness "They look at the three C's. They --435 points are classified as below D some in-depth professional develop to the district and we can show every look at changing the culture, the schools and require a lot of support. ment from the experts," said Byrd.- one that we're succe5ful. If we move climate, and the conditions in the The next group is categorized ,as Also on this year's agenda,, is a focus our schools forward and others draw to
-school. And around all that you're -trescol.Tseaeshoswih on equally distributing acceleration -Polk County and build their businesses
going to provide services, so basically average grades that require enough programs throughout the district, here in the district, then, that will not you're looking at time, money, and support to be kept from falling to a D "Ri.ght now we want to look at all of only add to the district, but to the city people,"-said Deputy Superintendent, grade. The third category is sustained the programs in all of ourbuildings as a whole," said Byrd.



Parent Self-Assessment school times to remain the same
Academics accomplishments.
I equre y cild o cmplteBy BRENDA EGGERT MRADER transportation).
homwor asignent. -Buidin ReponibiityBBRADER@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM "Anytime we m,#e a change it af" I encourage reading at home. My child has a nutritious breakfastTh-fetevrbykeaswelluid
child has a consistent time and each morning, h school bells in the Polk Countyr routines and it makes it hard," Sellers
MySchool District schools will ring at said. "Still there ,are studies that indiplace to do homework. -*My child has a regular routine that the same hours this year that they cate a 7 a.m. hour. i s too early for high
I ask to see my child's schoolwork. includes chores, homework, family time did during the 20 12-13 school year, school adolescent kids to function so
-I talk to my child about schoolwork. and bedtime. according to school district. we continue to look at ways to best" I attend workshops to help my child My child accepts responsibility for "Some schools may have changed -serve the students."
at home. his/her actions. bell- schedules due to the' fact mdl --A special school district board work
*I check backpacks every day My child attends school and, is on schools were going to have a later' session was held in April to explain
Beavortime every day. start time (9:15 a.m.);".a district-press the proposed changes in middle and
e I limit TV, video time and non- School/Home Connections release said. "That has since changed -high school classes, thus changing
academic computer time. -.I update address & phone numbers and the middle schools will go back school bell times. That was a suggest*I expect my child to be respectful, with the school office. -to the same schedules they had last ed proposal as the school-district waswor had ad b reponibl. *I cmmuicae rgulrlywit my year.,Please note, since these changes exploring everything in an attempt to
wor rade oesofpondute. cI' tcheru. iaerglrywt have taken place, itis imperative all find the best route to balancing the:
I eadtheCod ofCondct.chid'steaher schedules stay the. same as they were 2013-14 school district budget.
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in the district. Visit wwwpolk-fi.net/ a Designations
PARENT community/volunteers. HIGHSCHOOL Diploma designations will be.
Community Involvement, awarded to students earning Standard
FROM PAGE 14 863-534-0636 FROM PAGE 9 High School Diplomas based on the
successful completion of the following
I 1 volunteer in the school when Parent Organizations additional information at: http: /www criteria:
possible. Parent associations make a big fldoe.org/cc/pert.asp, Four or more accelerated college
I read everything that comes home impact on school improvement by credit courses in Advanced Placement,
from school. sponsoring fundraisers and programs End of Course Assessments International Baccalaureate or dual
I attend school events in which my for the school. Florida is transitioning into EOC enrollment
child participates. assessments for certain high school Career education certification
School Advisory Councils (SAC) courses. Currently, EOCs are adminis- Florida Ready to Work Credential Getting Involved at School Schools are required by law to have tered in Algebra 1, Biology, Geometry, Senior Director of High Schools,
a School advisory Council to write and U.S. History. Depending on the 863-534-0624 Volunteer the annual School Improvement Plan. school year and the grade level, a
Volunteers are welcomed. They must Parents are elected to the School student must earn a minimum scale Opportunities for Advanced
complete an application and purchase Advisory Council every year. Ask your score in Achievement Level 3, in order Students a $25 money order payable to Polk school principal about the election for credit to be awarded. This require- Honors Courses County School Board for a background process at your school. ment also applies to all middle school A student may take classes that have.
check. Volunteer approval is continu- Courtesy the Polk County School studetits seeking high school credit in been designated'as Honors or Level ous from year to year at every school District website, http://www.polk-fl.net/ Algebra 1, Biology and Geometry. You 3 classes in the Florida Course Code may find additional information at Directory. These courses are considered http://fcat.fidoe.org/eoc/. to be more rigorous than other courses.
need to be established ahead. No college credit is earned.
Let the kids have input into what Two.Options for Graduation,, should happen if they break rules. Students ean choose the standards Accelerated Graduation FROM PAGE 11 2. Not taking each child's personality fouryiar program or a three-year High school students may choose
into consideration. progr a one of two accelerated options:
2. Notify your neighbors that there When establishing guidelines for Students'choosing the fhree-year An accelerated 18-credit three-year will be a party. behavior and consequences, take those option will meet with school person- college preparatory option
3. Notify the police when planning a differences into account. nel and sign a form that includes an An accelerated 18-creditthree-year
large party. 3. Punishment not appropriate to the explanation of the possible impact of career preparatory option
4. Plan to have plenty of food and offenses. choosing the three-year route.
non-alcoholic drinks on hand. While the offense needs a punish- Regardless of the option chosen, Advanced Placement (AP)
5. Plan activities with your teen prior ment, it should be immediate and passing scores on the 10th grade AP Credit is for eligible secondary to the party. short-term. Florida Comprehensive Assessment students in a course being offered
6. Limit party attendance and times. Punishment is not the goal, observ- Test (FCAT) and a grade point average through the Advanced Placement
7. Avoid open house parties. ing the rules are. of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale are required to earn Program administered by the College
8. A parent should be athome during 4. Allowing children to play off the a standard diploma. Board. Post-secondary credit for an
the party. adults. Communicate with high school Advanced Placement course may
9. Do not allow any guest who leaves Kids know instinctively if they can' administrators and guidance counsel- be awarded to students scoring a
the party to return, get the adults to argue with each other ors about promotion and graduation minimum of 3 on a 5-point scale on the
and let them off the hook. requirements. corresponding Advanced Placement
Attending a party 5. Not gathering sufficient informa- Examination.
1. Know where your teen will be. tion (not listening). Courtesy the Polk County School
Obtain address and phone number. Get all the facts behind an incident District.
2. Be sure your teen knows when she/ before taking action.
he is to be home. 6. Taking too much time or too little
3. Know how your teen will get to and time to settle problems.
from the party 7. Not being willing to apologize.
4. Contact the parents of the party This provides a valuable model or
giver to verify the occasion. Be sure that behavior to follow. __"_-----_,__-_o_!-_-_--____-_
a parent will be present and certain 8. Not showing enough affection. that alcohol and drugs will not be Let them know regularly how much
permitted. you do care. -K
5. Be aware or have your teen awaken 9. Not taking enough time to explain II
you when she/he arrives home. the world to your child. P R E S 0 V-K
6. If your teen stays overnight with Share with your kids, and the majora friend after the party, check with the ity of your kids will begin to share with parents of the friend beforehand. you. AFTER SCHOOL
7. You and your teen may want to 10. Giving too many things and not
phone the party giver the next day to enough self. Begins Monday, August 19th
express your thanks. A thing that will last through the B
years is the relationship of a parent and Youth memberships available for $171month Common parenting pitfalls child, not the things.
1. Inconsistent rules. Courtesy the Polk County School
Consequences for breaking rules District website, http:llwww.polk-fl.net/ Childcare Hours: 6:30am 6:00pm Preschool
BULLYING o fleareport ofbuling? -Fochd ren6 weeks 4 years old
B Focused on positive social, emotional, cognitive and motor si delopment
There are several methods for reportFROM PAGE 6 ing suspected bullying incidents in the VPK
Polk County School System:
A preliminary review of the incident You can contact a school by phone Free with Early Learning Coalion Ceriicate may be conducted to determine need and report it to school personnel Class Tee: 8:30am 11:00am
for the investigation You can make a reportin person All day care is available at an addtonal cos
If warranted, an investigation will *You can complete the Bullying and/ be conducted and completed within 10 or Harassment Form days This form can be downloaded, Before and Aftr School
Parents of the victim and bully will printed and returned to the school at Homework assistance, team sports, art projecs, and more!
be notified of the results and the school http://www.polk-fl.net Drop off and pick up available at HitlcreAst Spook Hi, Jarie Howaid Wso
will take appropriate action and Polk Avenue Elementary Schools.
*In addition, an Online Bullying
Question 10: What can the school do Report can be made by following the *Pinancial Assistance available for those who qualify. to support my child ifhe's bullied? instructions in this link. License #C10P00252
Answer 10: Once school personnel
have determined a bullying incident What happens next? !
has occurred, an official plan will be Administrators will acknowledge 1001 Burns Ave. Lake Wales developed to support the child who has receipt of your report in three school 863-676-944 been bullied. This plan will be imple- days
mented as written, with follow-up and o A preliminary review of the incident modification if necessary. Plans will may be conducted to determine need involve a variety of means of keeping a for the investigation child safe and might include: If warranted, an investigation will
Increasing supervision be conducted and completed within 10 "
Restructuring schedules days
Pairing the Targeted student with Parents of the victim and bully will
other children who will not support be notified of the results and the school ,
bullying will take appropriate action
Counseling, to learn effective coping skills Courtesy the Polk County School
Additional education for targeted District website, http.,/www.polk-fl.net/ u groups of students "
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carpeting, kitchen layout, real estate company, the or rule to how much is 2012-.0.3 8306 2011-2012 7520
if there are appliances' buyer and sellers usually needed however; many. 2010-2011 8123 20092010 7100
and if they are new or don't communicate di- times a practice standard 2008-2009i 5142 2007-2008 5161
outdated and such. rectly, they go thru their is $1,000.00 to 2% of the 2006-2007 8268 2005-2006' 10075
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have scented candles or determining how much offer is not accepted, or 20,42005 8557 2003-2004 7127
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real estate agent is their offer to the selling agent. accepted by both parties Home sales are on a too, so the competition to buy. valuable insight.to their Upon the agent present- and the buyer should rise in Polk County as to get the house for the
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w p p room/bathroom & screen on the corner with paved Realty Inc 635-0030 A Bargain I W art Ave.
JUST OVER 5 BEAUTIFUL porch "OWNER SAYS BRING roads. Asking Wales, FL 33853
ACRES This amazing country US AN OFFER!" ASKING $187,500.00 Call Fort Meade Hunters
is located in a gated $56,000 Michelle 528-1136, Key- 308 S. Orange Ave. Short Ht
setting istlocted iniatd Call Estelle @ 863-632- stone Realty Inc. 635- Sale:3 bedroom/i bath con- Delight deed restricted community 2062 Estelle Sullivan 0030 crete block home, carport,
and its just waiting for you to Realty fenced back yard, utility Check the Undisclosed-Frostproof
build the home of your 109 N Scenic Hwy Frostproof shed, roof a/c and windows 2/i Bungalow home on a
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$45,000 ID #LT30 Frostproof FI 9 Keenan Way-Three full less than five years old Ask- lake, rural location within an
$ 0I D #LTA www.EstelleSullivan.com baths for each of the three ing only $59,000.00 Call first! orange grove, asking only
PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC Cindy___528-0366,___ frst- 5550/month, 5550 deposit
863-676-7040 REEDY LAKE! Newer 2 bed- bedrooms, block home with Cindy 528-0366, Key- A Whol CalMcel
www.primeplusrealestate.com room 2 bath home, cathedral ceramic tile, family room stone Realty 635-0030 A Whole Call Michelle
ceiling, split bedroom plan, all with fireplace, two open Babson Park BEAUTIFUL CORNER LOT tile flooring, nice kitchen/appli- lanai's, one partially Markete 209 S. Scenic Hwy-FrostNEAR BLUE LAKE, if you abces, spacious screen porch screened, in town location, 642 Hillside-2 or 3bed- proof 3/1 concrete block are looking for a spot to w/slate flooring and an open very close to Lake Reedy room/1.5 bath concrete o ping home, centrally located in
build your dream home, patio on the lakeside! Asking only $95,000.00 block, single carport, par- is right at town, garage Asking
this is the perfect location, REDUCED $207,500 obo (Home is also for rent, tially fenced back yard, S550/month Call Michelle
near blue lake, close to US Call Estelle @ 863-632- $800/month $800 security ceramic tile throughout, your
27, area of nice homes; 2062 deposit) Call Cindy 528- hardwood cabinets, current- 10 Keen Road$29,900 Estelle Sullivan Realty 0366 Keystone Realty ly being used as three bed- fingertips! Frostproof-Villa style aparl
PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC 109 N Scenic Hwy Inc. 635-0030. room rental unit Asking mnt: 2 bedroom, 1 bath All
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stone Realty 635-0030 linens, cable.
well maintained Spacious stoneRealty __35_003 37 ACRE MIDDLE TN FARM $1000/month. Internet
HOME SITE, Nice half Acre Sun Ray-Frostproof Family Style. Brick Split Level with 13 acre lake, nice home. available for $30 per month:
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1300 DUPLEXES FOR RENT 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE 1520 OUT OF TOWN LOTS
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Lake Side close in. (863)-676- road, may have horses ASK- LAND LIQUIDATION! 6201... ING $10,000. Own your own mountain
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:863-559-7035 109 N Scenic Hwy NC mountain property
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Blue Jordan Forest: 3.53 Ac $25,000 OBO, great for l
BARTOW, 495 E. Guava wooded for Home $14,500. home or Cabin. (828)394-. Street. lbr/lba $350 9298. Ask for Richard
month plus $300 security 3.08 Ac wooded For Home OWNER MUST SELL! / /
_ deposit. One year lease. $14,900. Beautifully wooded homesite ,
863-533-3900 or 3. w located next to crystal clear
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863-6 1 M.H. $18,000. and brand new golf course,
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SPRING SPECIALS building spot PLUS well/elec- finance. Call 301-387-8100
1 and 2 Bedroom apts with "c ASKING S19,900. Ext. 91. central a/c and heat, large 3.5 Ac Corner-Lot in the back floor plans, big closets of the Forest, wooded for M.H. 1610 BUSINESS RENTALS
& FREE WATER ASKING $29,500. REDUCED!Commercial prop- 4// <
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DR. Lawn & City water inc. No home and horses are allowed 46
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APARTMENTS 109 N Scenic Hwy 2001 HELP WANTED
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All units have central high school, tennis courts,
heat/air, stove, fridge, blinds baseball field and track field!. www.meltontruck.com & storage area, on-site laun- ASKING $12,500. CDA. Preschool Instructor. new spa per
dry. Need immediately Please
1 bedroom starting at 1 Acre paved road subdivi- call 863-223-8443.
$455 sion, Lake Reedy Access! DRIVERS- Great Pay!.40 C EN TS!
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$485 Call Estelle @ 863-632- Great company! Company
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EQUIPMENT
SAWMILLS -Band/Chainsaw F rew
SPRING SALE Cut lumber
any dimension, anytime.
MAKE MONEY and SAVE 2 e b iC r04r
MONEY In stock read to ship. 1995 Chry sler Cirrus LX 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 2002 Chevy Malibu Classic 2003 Chrysler PT Crusier 2004 Chrysler Town ia Starting at N95.00 Sedan.$2,495. Purple. Stock# 4x4 Skyjacker Lift Super White Auto,AC,54K Miles, Touring SUV. $5,600. White. Country Touring Minivan/ Stawww.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 531780. Well maintained and Swamper Tires. Leather Low Local Trade. Was $7988 Now Stock# P7774. 2.40 2.4L 4- Van. $5,600. 4dr. 3.80 3.8L
www.NorwoodSawmills.comn/ 51780. Well maintained and Swamper ires. Leather, Low '$5998. Call Joe at 863- cylinder SMPI DOHC 16V. Call V6 OHV. 4-speed. Automatic.
300N (800)578-1363 ready for its next enthusiastic Miles 67k, Winch,,Call or $5998. Call Joe at 863- cylinder SMPI DOHC 16V. Call V6HV. 4-speed. Automatic.
30N (800)578-1363 owner. Call Sorensen & Details JPL Auto Empire 471-2885. Cannon's Car City 863- Butane Blue .Stock#
Ext.3OON Schade. 800-639-5337. 863-268-1226 s 248-8665. B14002A. Call Cannon's Car
E_____ "_ 80063-537 2 City 863-248-8665.
6260 MISCELLANEOUS, I
FOR SALE .
For sale Pre-school red 2002 Ford Mustang. Blue. .
Apple activity table setting of Automatic. $6,499. Stock# 2004 Ford Mustang Coupe.
6 childrens. Also selling 2 1995 Jeep Wrangler S SUV. 167623. 2dr Coupe, 5-spd, 6- $12,995. 2dr. Automatic
$490 d. .025 1 Mli $12,995. 2dr. Automatic.
office tables. Excellent condi- $4,900. 2dr. 2.50 2.5L 14 cyl 190 hp engine, MPG: 20 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Torch Red. Stock#
tion price is -negotiable. If MPI SOHC 8V Gasoline. White. City29 Highway. Call Corona Pickup Green Automatic. D5109110A. Call Tom at
interested please call 863- Stock# B13044B. Call Can- 2000 Ford Explorer SUV Auto Sales 8 3-551-8041. $4,995. Call Sal at 863- 863-402-4230.
interested please call 863-non's Car City 863-248- Auto, 6 cyl, A/C, 154,119, 956-2277.
521-8508. 8665. $2,250.
Orchids, Palms, other plants, Cash N Carry ONLY J
& pots'. 863-635-3824. .or Layaway ..
J's Auto Mart 4
Sun Conur with cage. Yel- 16580 Hwy 27
low naped parrot plus other Lake Wales, FL 2004 Ford Ranger Sport
cages. 863-635-3824. 863-676-5283 2002 Hyundia Sonata 4x4 40,000 low low miles
Women plus size fashion. Loaded,2.7 L,low miles ,alloy 2003 Ford Explorer p/w, p/1, Super Clean Call For
Starting from size 20 to 26, 1996 Chevy PK, Auto, 6 cyl, whls.$7,995 call very nice $6,000- U384309B. Ca Details JPL Auto Empire
and 1X,through 4X. Quality A/C, Util. LT, 4x4, 99,880, 8636320988 Tony at 863-438-3333. 863-268-1226
clothing, along with fashion- $2,300. 3 V.
able shoes. Name brand. Dil- Cash N Carry ONLY '/ i 1d
lards, Macys, JcPennys, etc. or Layaway
Reasonable price. Call 407- J's Auto Mart 2001 Acura CL Coupe Black
272-1556 or 863-934- 16580 Hwy 27 Automatic. $3;295. Call Sal 2002 Infiniti QX4 Luxu 2003 Lincoln LS V8 Sedan.
8726. Lake Wales, FL at 863-956-2277. SUV. $7,800. 4dr. 3.50 3.5L $5,000. 4dr. 3.90 3.9L V8 2004 GMC Envo Green.
8726. 863-676-5283 Seize the sales V6 DOHC. 4-speed Automatic DOHC 32V. 5-speed select Auto, V6, Tow Pkg, 59K Miles.
6270 WANTED TO .. .th Clasfied! with override. Dark Blue. shift. Automatic. Silver. Stock# Was $11995. Now $9998.
BUYJTRADE with Classified! Stock# P7788. Call Can- P7577A. Call Cannon's Car Call Joe at 863-471-2885.
non's Car City 863-248- City 863-248-8665.
48665 ...
BUYING
GOLD, SILVER,
GOLD, SILVER, 1996 Ford Ranger Pickup 14.
COINS,'JEWELRY Burgundy Manual. $2,895 2001 Cadillac DeVille
Highest Prices In History! Call Sal at 863-956-2277. Sedan Gold Automatic./.
$3,895. Call Sal at 863- 2003 Mitsubishi Montero
ANY CONDITION 956-2277. 2002 Nissan Sen3tra Sedan Sport. $6,999. Black. Auto- 2004 GMC Sierra 1500
AYCNIINWhite Automatic. $3,495. Call mtc tc#033.42
WE BUY IT ALL, and Pay So Much "" PSal at 863-956-2277. matic. Stock# 013437. 42, $15780. 863-665-2800
We Almost Want to C N. You, of 4-spd, 6-cyl 197. hp engine,
Course, Wili Laugh Wt Giee!! MPG: 17 City2l Highway. Call CrWlgr eCorona Auto Sales 863See PHIL at the former 1997 Mazda Miata Base 551-8041.
HOLLY'S ARMY NAVY STORE Convertible. $5,500. 2dr. ,
3440 Ave G NW 1.80 1.8L 14 SMPI DOHC. 2001 Chevrolet Bla zer SUV Gra Deals i
WinterHaven- Classic .. Red. Stock#SivrAtmic$425Cal;retD lsn
call first to confirTh I'm there S14049A. Call Cannon's Car Sal at 863-956-2277. 2002 Toota Tacoma 2004Lincoln S- 8,50
863-299-6031 City 863-248-8665. Double Cab- $14,000. the Classifieds K634509A. Call Tony 863Our 33rd Year. U164397B.Call Tony at 863- 438-3333.
438-3333.
REAL GOVT SURPLUS r 3 3. ,
Military Boots,Uniforms, A
Ammo Cans, Sleep Gear, A -Folding Shovels,Hats,Bug Out 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0L,
Bags, Survival Kits, Auto,great bedliner,alloy whls. 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier
Paracord, Officer Duty 1998 Dodge Dakota, 5SP, 4 $4,995 call for more info Base Sedan. $3,550. Blue. 2003 Saturn LW-300- 2004 Mazda 31- 6,999Gea, nies cl, o /C 28,08,Blck 83-32-98. or ifo Base Sedan. $3,550. Blue. 2003 Saturn LW300- U202584A. Call Tony at Gear, Knives, cyl, No A/C, 208,608, Black, 863-632-0988. Stock# P7573A. 4dr Sedan. $4,600- U611957B. Call 863-438-333.
PAYING CASH FOR USED Cash N Carry ONLY- 2.20 2.2L 4-Cylinder SPI Tony at 863-438-3333.
PAYING CASH FOR USED Cash N Carry ONLY- DOHC SPI 16V. Call Cannon's
MILITARY GEAR or Layaway Car City 863-248-8665.
across from Home Depot, J's Auto Mart
2346 US 27 North 16580 Hwy 27
Sebring, Fl 863-382-0600 Lake Wales, FL
Sebrng,_I86-382060 863-676-5283 2001 Hyundai Tiburon Red. ..
Leather, Auto, 60K Miles, 2DR. 2003 Volkswagen Passat. 2005 Buick CXL SUV.
7000 GET RESULTS Was $7998. Now $5988. Call Gray. Automatic $7,499 $9,995. 4dr. Automatic. TitaniUSE CLASSIFIED! Joe at 863-471-2885. 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Stock# 274699. 4dr Front- um. Stock# N017274A. Call
SUV. $10,695. 4dr. Automat- wheel Drive Sedan, 5-spd, 4- Tom at 863-402-4230. ic. Indigo Blue Light Pewter cyl 170 hp engine, MPG: 21 ^ W
Metallic. Stock# D6398677A. City30 Highway. Call Corona A Call Tom at 863-402-4230. Auto Sales 863-551-8041.
2001 Mazada B3000 Super- ,2005 Buick Lesabre Tan. TI 998 Ford F-150 Pickup Cab.Auto 83,000 A/C P/W' Auto, V6, P/W P/L Clean. Was
iRAPRAI N Green Automatic. $4,295. P/L.Call For Details JPL Auto $8998. Now 56988. Call Joe
Call Sal at 863-956-2277. Empire 863-268-1226 2004 Cadillac CTS Sedan, at 863-471-2885.
7009 USED CARSITRUCKS Silver green. $6,994. Stock# Employ Classified!
C13112A. 4dr Sedan. 3.60 .. .. .- ,- ..
2003 Chev S-10, Auto, 3.6L V6 WT. 5- speed Auto- ,4cyl, A/C, 145,779, white. matic with over drive. Call
$ ,650. Cannon's Car City 863S 2001 To ota Camry- Casho N Carry ONLY 248-8665.
1999 Dodge RAM Van Con- $5,500- P589220A Call J's Auto Mart
version van passenger. Tony at 863-438-3333. 16580 Hwy 27 2005 Chrysler 300 Touring
01 Mercury Grand Marquis $5,975. Black. Stock# ;. -- '.Lake Wales, FL w/ leatherpower seat,aluLS $6,995 57k,loaded,4spd CC1600A. Call Sorensen & --- 863-676-5283 minum wheels, cd,power winauto, 8 cyl. Very Nice call Schade. 800-639-5337. ""dows, power locks, tilt & 863-632-0988. 12004 Chev Silverado cruise warranty. Stock#
S2 Ic al. 1500 SuperCab. Auto, A/C B8070A $10,970. Call Tom
S n.2002 Buick$4,289.Regal Stock# PA P/L,Call For Details JPL Edwards Chrysler Dodge
Sedan.Black. $4,289. Stock# Auto Empire 863-268-1226 Jeep at 863-533-0793
B13134A. 4-Speed Automatic "
1999 GMC Suburban 4DR with Overdrive, GRAND SPORT, 2003 Chevy Trailblazer 2WD 1500. Price $3,999. and VALUE PLUS. Call Can- Blue. Auto, AC,Two, 69K DOnate A Boat
02 Cadillac Deville Sedan Stock#: P5121A. 8-cylinder non's Car City 863-248- Miles. Was $11995. Now low miles,White Diamond 5.7L V8. Automatic 4-speed. 8665. $9998. Call Joe at 863- d u
Paint, 8cyl.,auto, Call car is Kellev's Used Cars. 863- m 471-2885. UI CaE U a
loaded 863-632-0988 269-0977. ,I,' i-i-. -I ,' 8,

/ 2002 Chevrolet Impala, "2Nih
Burgundy, $6,999. Automat- "2-Night Free Vacation !
ic. Stock# 370208. 4dr 2003 Cheys S-10 4x2 X- a gAA Al
1996 Toyota Avalon Sedan Sedan, 4-spd, 6-cyl 180 hp Cab V-6. Auto guaranteed
White Automatic. $1,995.Call 2000 Chevrolet S10 Pickup engine, MPG: 21 City32 High- credit approval. $6995. Very "
Sal at 863-956-2277. Black Manual. $3,995. Call way. Call Corona Auto Sales nice truck. Family Auto 863- w ww.boatange l.com Sal at 863-956-2277 863-551-8041. 679-7888. \ .t. m mma /




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2006 Ford Fie Hundred 2007 Ford Explorer Sport 2009 Scion XB. Aluminum R 2012 Chevrolet Malibu
2005 Chrysler Town and 20y Se Hundr 6- r d xlo re wheels 2010 FUION HYBRID,1-2L2. Price $19,995. Stock#:
Country Touring Mini-Van. SEL Sedan. $9,995. 4dr. 6- Trac XLT 4.L. Price wheels. Power windows. OWNER,NAV, MOONROOF, LEAT P5083. Silver. 6-cylinder 3.6L
$6,995. Gold. Stock # speed. Automatic. Black. $17,995. Stock#: P5069. 6- Power locks. Tilt & Cruise. Cer- HER,WHITE PEARL, 43200 V6. Automatic 6-speed. KelStock# N289467B. Call Tom cylinder V6. Automatic 5- tified w/ 110 pt inspection. MILES. CLEAN $19195.00. leu's Used Cars. 863-269CAII Sorensen & at 863-402-4230. speed. Blue. Kelley's Used Limited powertrain warranty. 863-773-3992 0977.
Schade. 800-639-5337 Cars. 863-269-0977. Stock#J4OlOB $11,970. Call
eize the sales Tom Edwards Chrysler
with. Clas .iid Dodge Jeep at 863-533- j' .

2005 Dodge Caravan. ... ... 2012,Chew Malibu Silver
White. Automatic. $4,999. 2007 Ford Focus SE 4cyl 20t,1 Chae Paibu 33M .
Stok# 1618. assnge Auto, AC P/W, P/L, 33MPG.
Stock# 416108. Passenger Auo ra ie 600 w~ 2010 Toyota Camry 4drWa$198No$59.
Van, 4-spd, 4-cyl 150 hp hp Auto. Great miles 9 6, 00. W(as$199. Nw 1598
Vng, 4-P: 2-Cy2 h 2006 GMC Sierra 1500 Guaranteed credit approval $16450. 863-665-2800 Call Joe at 863-471-2885.
engine, MPG: 20 City2HihCalJet86-7285 way. Call Corona Auto Sales .SLT. Red. Automatic 4-speed. $7995. Family Auto. 863863-551-8041. Price $17,980. Stock#: 679-7888. 2009 Toyota Corolla
P5040. 8-cylinder 5.3L V8.5. To3-ta Coroll > >'-. '
Kelley's Used Cars. 863-269- ,$14675. 86-665-2800
2012 Chrysler 200 Convert.
2011 EXPEDITION LIMITED. Convertible. $17,500. White. 1 OWNER, LOCAL TRADE, Stock# CC1596. 2DR. Call 2005 Dodge Grand Cara- NAV,. DVD'SNEW TIRES, Sorensen & Schade. 800van Light blue. Stow N Go, SUPER CLEAN, 49400 MILES, 639-5337.
Capt Chairs, Pwr doors. Was 2010 Chevrolet Equinox LS $31899.OOSILVER 863-773$9998 Now $7998. Call Joe 2006 Honda Civic EX 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SUV. $13,999. 4dr. Automat- 3992 at 863-471-2885. Coupe. $13,995. 2dr. Auto- $19289. 863-665-2800 ic. Cardinal Red. Stock# 3992
cRalye_$1,995_____Ato-K446066A..Call Tom at 863matic. Rallye Red. Stock# 402-4230.
...... : : iRA439A. Call Tom at 863- ;;4 402-4230.Fidi ntC ConrTornw/lah,
-Mat 4 3 2012 Chrysler Town &
[ ; Country Touring w/ leather,
I [ IassifiedI 2011 Ford Fusion SEL. dvd/video, dual power sliding
t 2007 Pontiac G6 Base I ___ Price $14,999. Stock#: doors & liftgatepower seat,
2005 Ford Escape SUV. Sedan. $8,249. 4dr. 2.40 P4981. 4-cylinder 2.5L 4cyls. aluminum, wheels, rear park
Dark$10996d 4dr. Autoock# ECOTEC 2.4L 14 MPI. 4- Automatic C-speed. Steel blue assist, certified w/ 110 pt
speed. Automatic with over- 2 metallic. Kelley's Used Cars. inspection, pentastar V6, blueN902133B. Call Tom at 2006HyundiaElantraGLS drive. Green. Stock# P7780. 863-269-0977. tooth, dual a/c,sunscreen
863-402-4230. low miles,4 r cyl.- cruise, Call Cannon's Car city 863- glass, power windows, power
p/w/cold a/c, Sunroof price to 248-8665. locks, tilt & cruise,balance of
) sell $8,995 Come See 863- loc t limited factory, warranty,
USE CLASSIFIED! 632-0988 = iie atr arny
2010 Chevrolet Malibu stock# B8140 $21,970. Call
2Tom Edwards Chrysler Jeep .$15475. 863-665-2800 at 863-533-0793.
2011 White Chevrolet
207 R eEquinox L T with automatic .. .2007 Red Ford F-150 ST, trans. Power windows, power
Local trade. Regular cab 4x4, locks, alloy wheels and black
2005 Ford F150 Supercab 2006 Kia Spoilage Gray automatic trans. With 29,000 cloth interior. Has a 2.4 liter
XLT package automatic. 5,4 Auto, AC, Low miles, Finance miles and cold A/C.Stock #Finnc engine and cold A/C. Stock # 2012 EXPRORER, XLT
V8. Hitch certified w/110 pt Available.Was $10988. Now FD87026A. Price is $19,842. e A S #ER
inspection. Limited powertrain $8988. Call Joe at 863- Call Rick La Flamme for RA47A. Asking price is OWNER, LEATHER, TRL TOW,
$21,1876.Call Rick La CLEAN, BRONZE. 7800 MILES
warranty. Stock#T3145A 471-2885. d Flamme for details at $30295.00 863-773-3992
$10,970. Call Tom Edwards 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan 863.202.6886.
Chrysler Dodge Jeep at ........4. 863863-533-0793. 65-280a4,/,. ..">

-.2006 Mercury Grand Mar- 2008 Buick Lucerne CXL IN
Vuis LS Sedan. $7,995.' Sedan. $15,975. 4dr. AutoU green. Stock #C6076A. Call matic. Gold Mist. Stock# Sorensen & Schade. 800- RC6056. Call Tom at 8632005 Hummer H2 SLIT. Gall 639-5337. 402-4230.
for price. Stock#: P5127. 8- -C S
cylinder 6.OL V8. Automatic 4speed. White. Kelley's Used C A S E
Cars. 863-269-0977.

;,' 2006 Saturn Ion 4-Door 2008 Dodge Durango Lim... : ;:. ... 4cyl Auto. Very low miles ited SUV. $15,997. Silver.
,, 'w"75,000. Guaranteed creditStc# C2A. al
approval. $7995. Family Sorensen & Schade. 8002005 Pontiac Grand Am Auto. 863-679-7888. 639-5337.
Sedan Silver Automatic. .
$3,995. Call Sal at 863- ,E '
956-2277. ',"" 4'

2008 Honda Civic 2DR CPE
2007 Chrysler Sebring EX AT. Stock#: P5046A. Auto. Touring w/V6. Power-seat, matic 5-speed. Black. 4-cylinAluminum wheels, cd/mp3, der 1.8L 4 cyls. Price 2005 Saturn Vue Silver. Power windows, power locks. $10,999. Kelley's Used Car. Auto, AC, P/W, P/L. Was Tilt & cruise certified w/1 10 pt 863-269-0977. $9998. Now $ 7998. Call Joe inspection. Limited powertrain Y O U R
at 863-471-2885. warranty. Stock# B8042A 4.
$9,970..Call Tom EdwardsD YO..... .
Chrysler Dodge Jeep at K '% } .....
// / 863-533-0793. LIY.I....
0- 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe
A, Limited. Price $11,999.
'Stock#: 13481A. 6-cylinder
3.3L V6. Green. Automatic 52006 Chevrolet Colorado speed. Kelley's Used Cars.'
$18265. 863-665-2800 2007 Dodge (Silver) Grand 863-269-0977.
Caravan V-6 SXT. Power
doors, keyless. All the toys. *
/ A Very low miles 69,000. Guar- ...66-34
,",',,;Q anteed credit approval.
-~~ 'i' S"i $9995. Family Auto. 863.. 679-7888....
i. ,;,, t 2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlim,' ited Silver Auto, AC, Alloys,./ 8 5 3 C H E O U
2006 Chevrolet Silverado ,, 4DR Hardtop. Was $15995
250OHD $16589. 863-665- AL', Now $13988. Call Joe at low O LK C
2800 /. ; 863-471-2885.
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4':. ,<. ,. automatic, cd, V6nscreen
glass, power windows, power --'
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ImaaL.w/1 10 ptnspection, limited k 009 $1'Eanr *. .
2006 Chevy Imaa tS owertrain warranty,' stock meac l99uk i Silvr.Elatock#uto
Auto X-Clean. Guaranteed T 3084A $9,970.-Call Tom matic24. OucallvTomato863credit approval $7995. Fami- Edwards Chrysler Dodge 470243. Cl o t83 ly Auto. 863-679-7888. Jeep at 863-533-0793. 40-2.




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D J e 2 o2013 F250 CREW CAB 94' Pontiac Trans AM E339150 2012 Ram 2500 SLT 2002 JAGUAR XKR 2DR
2 Dodge Journey SX 20 yota Tundra EXT 4X4. 6.2 V8, POW WIN- modfied in 2003 to a 383cid Mega Cab 4x4 diseal automatic Convertible. Price $13,999.
w/ power seat. Dual A/C. 3rd CAB Truck Quad Cab. DOWS/LOCKS, CRUISE TRL 440HP "Lindenfelter perform- Was $53,500.00 Now Stock #: P5074. 8-cylinder seat. Aluminum wheels. CD $23,997. White. Stock# TOW, 40/20/40 SEATS ELE- ance engine". 6 speed, $44,241.00 Call 863-773- 4.OL V& Automatic 5-speed.
w/sirius. Keyless/Security. C6077A. Call Sorensen & CLOCK. R AXLE, MSRP leather interior, T Top. Very 4629 Kelley's Used Cars. 863-269Pentastar V6. Sunscreen Schade. 800-639-5337. $40065, SELL $35599 AFTER good condition. Price 0977.
glass. Certified w/110 pt REBATES. 863-773-3992 9,800.00 Call 863-465inspection. Power windows. -9127. ',
Per locks. Tilt & Crui rr
ance, of limited factory warran-7 ty. Stock#, B8094 $17,970. E373829 2012 Dodge JourCall Tom Edwards Chrsler 2013 Chevrolet S ark 1LT ney SXT Was $26,080.00 Now This Silver 2012 Ford
Dodge Jeep at 863-33- Auto Hatchback. $13,9 ES $21 55.00 Call 863-773- Fusion is practically brand
079 4dr. 4-speed automatic LESS ENT, POWER, MSRP 4629 new!! It only has 1,800 miles
Denim. Stock# RA434A. Call $18085, SELL $16099 AFTER2012 Chrysler Town on it and almost all of the facREATS.86-73-99 & Countr Torn L Wasi
-:: ;;: Tom at 863-402-4230. REBATES. 8637733992 $35,620.00 Now $31,564.00 :-tory warranty still left. It has a
mploy Classified! Call 863-773-4629 'Tan cloth interior with power.
FIND YOUR windows, power' locks, Ailt,'
21 Edge SEL. Price BEST FRIEND .E378485 2012 Chevrolet cruise, am/fm radio and CD
12ruze LT Was $21,835.00 Now player. The asking-price for $26,495. Stock#: P5120. 6- IN THE Cruze IT Was $2,3.0NW lye'Teasig'pcefo
$26,49cylinder 3.5L V6. Auto maticck#: P5120 6- CLASSIFIEDS! $19,515.00 Call 863-773- this Fusion is a low $19,999.
cylinder 3.5L V6. Automatic 6- CLASSIFIEDSI 62 Stc #-F61 o eal
4629 Stock # PF0631., For details.
speed. Kelley's Used Cars. E131 593 2012 Chevrolet 4629 all #.Ry3an Ward at
863-269-0977. 1500 Crew Cab LS 4x2 Was l863 243 .3342.
2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport $33,710.00' Now $24,919.00
4x4 Unlimited, pentastar V6, Call 863-773-4629
S automatic, aluminum wheels, A Garage
2013 Dodge Charger SE cd, power windows, power
2013 Dodge Charger SE. locks, tilt & cruise, certified 50 XLT 4-Door ry ale
Power seat, aluminum wheels, lcstit&ruecertified F"Pste w/110 pt inspection, balance ,' nice truck. Low miles 93,000.
2012Jee Grnd herkeecd/mp3, keyless/security,=2J v
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee cd/mp3, keyless/scurity, of limited factory warranty, Guaranteed credit approval
Overland SUV. $34,995. pentastar V6, power windows, stock# B8126 $24,970. Call E178994 2012 Ram 2500 Price to sell $6995. Family ''"'
Blue. Stock# CD4089. Call power locks, tilt & cruise, cer- Tom Edwards Chrysler Laramie Crew Cab 4x4 diseal Auto. 863-679-7888.'Sorensen & Schade. 800- tified w/11 p ct rrba- Dod e Jeep at 863-533- automatic Was $51, 410.00 639-5337. dance of limited factory warran- 079e Now $42,311.00 Call 863-773- N,
ty. Stock# B8152 $20,970. 09.4629 This Tan. 2006 Mercury
Call Tom Edwards Chrysler Classified SalesMountaineer is super clean
Dodge Jeep at 863-533- I _and loaded.1t comes equipped
S0793. 1 F09 with power windows, power
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2011 edge limited locks, power seats, power 3rd
$25,711 row, tilt, cruise, am/fm radio,
2012 Nissan Rogue SV 93 Ford Ranger low 01 6 disc CD changer, and beauti2U0 18,00 Blsack R ock# d agr I6cy o 40,710 miles. Silver. Leather fuletrsas.Tebtpr.
SUV. $18,900.Black. Stock# miles call for more details E201090 2012 Chevrolet Heated Seats. Power seats. fl leather seats. The best part
CD4097. Call Sorensen & $2,995. Hillman .Motors. Sonic LS Was $16,740:00 Now Back Up camera and Sensors! is, this SUV has less than
Schade. 800-639-5337. Dodge Durango. 863-967-4628. $15,510.00 Call 863-773- Still Under Warrant! Call 50,000 miles. The asking
2013 Dodge Durango. Crew Stl 4629r pnrny! al ce for this beauty is only
w/leather, heated seats, 469Jonathan Perez 863-444- pri'for5 ti ea i n6ly
seat, certifiedw/110 t 0444 Hablo Espaniol. 13For d95. tailstock # RF0626A.rd
power p eat, certifid w1 10 p IFo details callR
inspection, blue tooth, sun- at 863.243.3342.
screen glass, power windows,
power locks, tit & cruise, bal-222251 2012 Ram 2500 7260 AUTOSWANTED
ance of limited facto E222251 2012 Ram 250070 TW E
stock# 88118 29,970. 94 Ford 150 abs, cyL.,auto onghorn Mega Cab 44 diseal t l Tom Edwards Chrsler $3995. Call nie tr 63- automatic Was $61,325.00 Now Rf63 AMl Autos Bought With or with2012 Nissan Sentr all Tom Edwards Chrslr $399 nice truc $51,242.00 Call 863-773- explorer 2013 Limited out title any condition, year,
$15489. 863-665-2800 Ddge Jeep at 863-33- 632-0988 4629 $34,766 make or model We pay up to
0793.BeauitiftifWhite platinum.! $20,000 and offer free towing
.w-.. .13,640 miles. Remote Start. call: 8 13 -5 16 -0 84 7
... oPush button start. vista sun
roof 8 passenger. Leather
Heated Seats. Back up cam- 7333 MISC. BOATS
97 Chevy ilverado 4x4 E339098 201 Ram 2500 SLT era and sensors! Powered 3rd 2013 Dodge Avenger SE 2013 ESCAPE BLACK, 110,000 Miles ,A/C P/W Mega Cab 4x4 diseal automatic row seats. 24+ miles in HWY! JON BOAT, 14ft. 6hp JohnSedan.$16,600. Black. Stock PW,PL,CRUISE,MSRP $23365, P/L,A/C P/W P/L,Call For Was $53,500.00 Now Still under warranty! Call son w/ galvanized trailer. 28# #CC1597. Call Sorensen & SELL $20499 AFTER Details JPL Auto Empire $44,241.00 Call 863-773- Jonathan Perez @ 863- thurst trolling motor. Live well.
Schade. 800-639-5337. REBATES. 863-773-3992 863-268-1226 4629 444-0444 Hablo Espafiol. $1200 Call 863-899-2648.

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