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)
Spessard L. Holland Elementary Recognized as Florida Arts Model School
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.
Teacher and Non-Instructional Employee of the Year 2015-16
Congratulations to Spessard L. Holland Elementary Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year 2015! Kris Newman-Lake is an outstanding ESE Resource teacher and Wayne Lovell one of our custodians goes above and beyond. Thanks for all you do for our students!
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!
Important Letter to Parents From the FLDOE
Please review the following letter from the Florida Department of Education regarding Polk County School’s Adequate Yearly Progress.