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Polk County FFA chapter celebrates National FFA Week

Polk County High's FFA Chapter took part in a wide range of activities on and off campus to help celebrate National FFA Week in late February

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders staying busy

Whether taking part in Career Day and learning from a manager at Facebook's Forest City Data Center or playing with a chick recently hatched, students in Leann Wilson's fourth grade at Polk Central Elementary have remained busy of late

Polk Middle students report on local environmental issues for competition

Students in Jeanne Ferran's eighth grade English Language Arts class at Polk County Middle School have recently been developing stories relating to animal and environmental issues in the area



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Saluda staff, students help collaborate on Little Library project

To promote the love of reading, community member Frank McNutt designed and constructed a Little Library located near the tennis courts of Saluda Elementary for the community to enjoy

Foothills Music Club awards scholarships to PCHS, PCEC students

In the wake of two days of auditions, the Foothills Music Club has announced its scholarship winners for the 2017-18 academic year, with six Polk County High School and Polk County Early College students receiving awards

Polk Central wins district Battle of the Books competition

Polk Central Elementary captured top honors Thursday in the Polk County Elementary Battle of the Books at Polk County Middle School

Tryon fourth, fifth graders bring songs to life during annual musical

Tryon Elementary recently held its annual fourth and fifth grade musical, presenting "Music We Love Awards Show" to a packed house in the school auditorium on March 1

Tryon Elementary salutes Cowan with Lifetime Achievement Award

Tryon Elementary recently honored longtime music teacher Woody Cowan for his years of service to Polk County Schools students

Polk Central fourth graders study rocks and minerals, hatch chicks

Fourth graders at Polk Central Elementary recently enjoyed a lesson on rocks and minerals as taught by guest presenters from Foothills Equestrian Nature Center

PCEC student wins award in NCDOT art contest

Polk County Early College student Alexandria Anderson has been named an award winner in the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Aviation Art Contest, sponsored by the DOT's Division of Aviation

Early College students earn spot on Isothermal Dean’s List

A group of Polk County Early College students taking classes at Isothermal Community College qualified for the Dean's List for the fall semester

Photos: Guests help Tryon Elementary celebrate Dr. Seuss week

Tryon Elementary kindergarten and first grade classes celebrated Dr. Seuss Week by having special guests read Dr. Seuss books, dressing up as characters from Dr. Seuss books and learning more about the famous author and illustrator

Polk Central recognizes Terrific Kids for February

Polk Central Elementary has honored its Terrific Kids for the month of February