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Virtual - First 4 Weeks
After hearing from a panel of expert medical professionals, the Board voted that the 2020-21 school year will start on August 24 with virtual learning for the first four weeks. Board Members will reconvene on September 8 to review the status of COVID-19 in our community and address the implementation of the current reopening plan.
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August 15, 2020
Back 2 School Health Clinic

August 18, 2020
CANCELED - School Board Workshop

August 18, 2020
CANCELED - Board Meeting

August 24, 2020
Students' First Day of School

August 25, 2020
School Board Workshop


Hillsborough School Board Votes to Move to 100% eLearning for First Four Weeks

After hearing from a panel of health professionals, the School Board voted to begin the first four weeks with 100% eLearning. All students will transition to eLearning beginning on August 24, the first day of school.

The Board will reconvene September 8 to review the status of the coronavirus in our community and discuss next steps.

Superintendent Davis extends Summer Meals Program

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Now that our students aren’t starting school until August 24th, Superintendent Addison Davis wants to make sure they continue to receive nutritious meals. He is extending the Summer Grab-and-Go meal distribution until Thursday, August 13th.

Kids and teens can continue to receive balanced meals Mondays through Thursdays until August 13th from 10:30am – 12:30pm at 70 select school sites throughout the district. Children do not have to be present to receive a meal; however, parents need to bring a student ID number (for enrolled HCPS students) or date of birth for children who are not enrolled.

Each student will receive a lunch for that day and breakfast for the next day. On Thursdays, each child will receive meals for Thursday and Friday.

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2020-2021 Reopening Information and Declaration of Intent

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The Declaration of Intent form is available for our families. We ask that you make a selection on the option that best meets your child’s educational needs for the upcoming 20-21 school year. Please check your email for the link to the form or go to The health and safety of our students and staff is our top priority.

If you’ve already made a selection and would like to choose another option, please log back in and select CHANGE. From there, parents can pick a new option and click submit.

If your child is an incoming kindergarten student or not yet enrolled in Hillsborough County Public Schools, please contact your child's school for a separate form.

School Reopening Plan for the 2020-21 school year

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On Thursday during the School Board Workshop, Superintendent Addison Davis presented his detailed School Reopening Plan for the 2020-21 school year.

This plan evolved after extensive discussions with our health partners at Tampa General Hospital and USF Health. It is a fluid plan that we will continue to modify as the need arises.

The plan includes information about what returning to school will look like, an extensive look at each of our three learning options, and what steps will happen if there is a positive COVID-19 case in one of our schools.

You can view the School Reopening Plan here.

Applying Online for School Meal Benefits is Quick, Confidential, and Easy!

Parents - it's time to complete a 2020-21 household application for school meal benefits. Applying online is simple, secure, and the quickest way for your child to receive free school meal benefits!

Great news! The online application is available in 7 languages – English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Filipino (Tagalog), Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt), and Chinese (Mandarin). The application is also easy to complete on a smart phone or tablet!

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Storytime Online - Promoting the Love of Literacy

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Continuing with her Storytime Online initiative to promote the love of literacy, School Board Member Dr. Stacy Hahn will be reading a story live every weekday at 11am on her Facebook page.

You can find a the Storytime Online library here:

Storytime Online is a literacy initiative in which members of our community have gathered to read stories to our students. We have been gathering them over the past few months and believe now is the perfect time to begin pushing them out to our families.

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Attendance Boundary Changes

The School District assesses school attendance boundaries based on a variety of reasons including, but not limited to, programmatic changes, enrollment growth, and newly constructed capacity.  In order to access information regarding current and future attendance boundary changes, please click more information.

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