Loughman Oaks Elementary

Owl News!!

Orientation times and dates!!

Tuesday August 8, 2017, 12:30-4 P.M.


Wednesday August 9, 2017, 8-11 A.M.

See you soon, Owls!!!!


Fall 2017 registration is happening now!

Our office is taking registration for the fall semester daily from 8:30-11:30am Mon-Fri.

You may go online to pre-register your child at www.polk-fl.net. Click on the Parent tab, then Parent Portal, then the blue Parent Portal button (you will need to create a Parent Portal account if you don’t already have one), and follow the directions to pre-register your student.  Along with the pre-registration number you will receive from the website, you will need to bring the following information to the office to complete the process:

*Birth Certificate

*Florida Immunization Record

*Physical Examination dated within 1 calendar year of today’s date

*Proof of what grade your child will be going into

*2 Proofs of residency in your name

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The 2017 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item; and personal computers and certain computer-related accessories purchased for noncommercial home or personal use selling for $750 or less per item.

For more information and a list of qualifying items, please review the Department of Revenue’s Tax Information Publication (TIP) on the 2017 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, as well as the Frequently Asked Questions document. For your convenience, the digital downloads and social media posts below are provided for individuals and businesses interested in sharing information about the sales tax holiday.


Loughman Oaks T-Shirts and Sweatshirts are for sale!

Check out the flyer below for pricing. All items are available in the office. Please see Mrs. DeGraaf or Mrs. Vickery for assistance.


Loughman Oaks Garden wins 2017 Golden Shovel Award!!


The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today announced the winners of the third annual Florida Farm to School “Golden Shovel” Awards, which recognize Florida students, educators and community members for their extraordinary school garden efforts. The program received applications from 20 counties.

The recipients of the 2017 “Golden Shovel” Awards are:

Best New Garden

Primary Division: Loughman Oaks Elementary, Polk County

 Loughman Oaks’ ITV team takes Best In Show in Polk County!!!

   Loughman Oaks 2016-17 ITV program took home the prestigious 2017 David Yates Best In Show award for the second year in a row! This award is given to the Elementary school in Polk County with the highest rated ITV program. Also winning this year, was our news anchor team of Yensen Dale and Jenaysia Baker for Best Announcing Team! Benjamin Gamache and Diana Roman were also finalists in the Best Male and Female Reporter categories. Mr. DeGraaf and Mr. and Mrs. Gamache are so proud of their students who worked incredibly hard this year. Way to go, Owls!!!!