Awards and Recognitions
Teacher and Non-Instructional Employee of the Year 2017-18
Teacher of the Year
Employee of the Year
Congratulations to Spessard L. Holland Elementary Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year 2017! Ms. Rodgers is an outstanding ESE teacher and Mrs. Marsh is one of our secretaries that goes above and beyond. Thanks for all you do for our students!
Spessard L. Holland Elementary Received Top Honors at Jim Harbin Media Festival Competition sponsored by FAME (Florida Association for Media in Education)
Students received top honors in the following categories:
First place: Documentary (grade K-2)
First place: Instructional (grades K-2)
First place: PSV (public service video) (grades 3-5)
3rd place: News Feature (grades K-2)
Once again Spessard L. Holland Elementary has entered all ten of the video categories for the 24th
Annual Video Awards Ceremony tomorrow night. Many students took part in Gator News Network throughout the year under the leadership of Mr. Cochran and Mrs. Lake. Below are the replay dates and time of the Ceremony and Best of videos. These will be aired on PGTV: Bright House: 622, Comcast 5, and Verizon 20. You can also view them live on the web at http://www.polk-county.net/boccsite/pgtv/
Ceremony Replay — May 7th and 14th at 6pm Best of Elementary — May 9th and 16th at 6pm We have already posted the ceremony and winning entries on our YouTube channel:
2016 Ceremony Playlist
Spessard L. Holland Elementary Recognized as Florida Arts Model School
Mr. Luis Rios
Spessard L. Holland Elementary has been recognized as a Florida Arts Model School in music!! We received word over the break and are excited to congratulate Mr. Rios! As you know, the teacher matters!! Mr. Rios makes things happen with children and music! He has high expectations from the minute the students enter the room. He deserves congratulations for all of his efforts day in day out. http://www.polk-fl.net/news/newsreleases/160331.htm
Accelerated Reader School Standings
Our school year average for AR is 86.9% Way to GO!!!
ITV Awards 2014-15
BEST IN SHOW for Elementary!! View our Best in Show Videos Here!