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Built in 1927, Inwood Elementary is proud to be part of Winter Haven’s Centennial Celebration. The school was originally built with three classrooms, and 2 teachers taught combined classes of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 5th, 6th grades. The rest of the school was comprised of an auditorium, clinic, eating area, and principal’s office. Since that time, Inwood has grown and expanded its facility to accommodate an average of 400 students (K-5) and 33 teachers. Our latest improvement – a brand new, beautiful cafeteria – was completed in time to be open for the first day of the 2012-2013 school year. Despite great growth and advancements, Inwood Elementary is still a true neighborhood school. All of our students either walk, ride bikes, or come to school in cars, since we use no busses. As we celebrate 90 years of learning, Inwood Elementary is proud to be a vital asset to the city of Winter Haven, and we look forward to our 100th birthday!

At Inwood Elementary we believe:Inwood Elementary School

  • Our students can learn.
  • Our students can make academic gains.
  • Our students must stop and think.
  • Inwood is a nurturing community.
  • Our teachers provide solid support.
  • Our school provides a safe and orderly environment.
  • Our students benefit from educational partnerships.

CAMPUS RULES

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May
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Inwood Student Showcase – come see displays of Art, Music, Science, and a performance by Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades. @ Inwood Cafeteria
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
May
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Holiday – Memorial Day – no school
May 29 all-day
May
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K-4th Student Award Programs
May 31 all-day
Kindergarten – 10:15 to 11:00 am 1st – 9:30 to 10:15 am 2nd – 8:45 to 9:30 am 3rd – 8:00 to 8:45 am 4th – 1:45-2:30 pm
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5th Grade Girls’ Annual Tea Party
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
5th Grade Awards & Luncheon
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Summer Camps Available

This link will take you to the Lakeland Mom’s guide to Summer Camps in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, and across Polk County: http://www.lakelandmom.com/summer-camp-guide-2017/ There are lots of opportunities that families may not be aware of for children ages 3 to 17. Most are for children ages 5-14.  Please note that the cost for each camp varies.

Former Inwood Student Moving Up on "The Voice"

Chris Blue, a young man who attended Inwood Elementary from 1995-2000, is really making a name for himself! He is currently a contestant on the popular TV show – “The Voice” – and is wowing the judges and audience with each performance.  We are so proud that this young man got his start right here at Inwood with our former music teacher, Jenni Wilson,  and it seems that all his hard work and dedication are really paying off! “The Voice” airs on NBC at 8:00 pm, Mondays & Tuesdays, and you can vote online to help Chris win and realize his dream. Please see the attached flyer for more details.

Calling all eligible new Kindergarten students for the 2017-18 school year!

If you missed our Kindergarten Round-Up last week, please call the school office (863-291-5369) to schedule a time to enroll your upcoming Kindergartner and have them go through the screening. Children must be age 5 on or before September 1, 2017 to be eligible. Areas that will be screened are letters, letter sounds, words, numbers, counting, shapes, and colors. We can’t wait to meet our newest students!!

More news for our upcoming Kindergarten students! FREE online subscription SMARTY ANTS!

We are excited to share a great opportunity for children starting Kindergarten in August 2017! Please read the attached flyers to sign up for the free SmartyAnts online literacy program that will help your child prepare for their first year of school at Inwood. Don’t miss this great chance to  let them start learning this summer!

Florida Scrub Jay

This painting was created by 5th graders at Inwood Elementary. The painting will be exposed in different galleries, including the Lakeland City Hall.  It will also be featured, in 2017, in an animated film related to endangered birds in Florida. The tempura painting was created by 64 students, successfully working as a team to reach one common goal. They learned that others work differently than themselves, and the students came to respect and accept the integration of their talents. They also learned patience and teamwork, two of the qualities we try to develop in our students. Special thanks to Mr. Robles-Bidot, our Art teacher, for undertaking this project and giving our students a chance to realize their talents, and to create this beautiful painting.

Inwood Elementary has a Facebook page!

If you have not already done so, please join the Inwood Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/InwoodElementarySchoolOfficialSite/

2016-17 Code of Conduct Parent Guide

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Childhood Fatality Prevention and Summer Safety

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