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Tryon students test skills with egg drops

Just before the start of spring break, kindergarten and fourth grade classes at Tryon Elementary held egg drops at locations around the school

Polk County High senior devotes senior project to Thermal Belt Outreach

“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.” This anonymous quote speaks to how we feel about our volunteers here at Outreach.

Polk Central second grader honored for spring break effort

Reeve Carol was the spring break work winner in Martha Halford's second grade class at Polk Central Elementary School



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Science Night gives Saluda parents, students chance for hands-on learning

Saluda Elementary School recently hosted Science Night, an evening of hands-on science activities facilitated by fifth graders and designed for students and families to complete together

Tryon Elementary’s Murphy chosen as Polk County Middle’s next principal

Tryon Elementary principal Todd Murphy has been selected as the next principal at Polk County Middle School

Polk County High agricultural students tour horticulture research facility

A group of students in Polk County High's agriculture program recently toured the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Center in Mills River. The students are currently enrolled in the horticulture classes taught by Chauncey Barber

Tryon Elementary salutes Terrific Kids for March

Tryon Elementary School recently honored its Terrific Kids for the month of March

Waddell driven to succeed, guided by faith

Amid the busy schedule required of an honor roll student and standout athlete, Reagan Waddell never fails to find time to help others

Polk County FFA competes in state poultry event

The Polk County FFA Chapter took part in the North Carolina FFA Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event on March 29 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds

PCCF grant sends school counselors to national conference

The opportunity to attend the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) Annual Conference was an amazing experience

Photos: Tryon fourth graders go electric to make snake dance

Students in Jennifer Edwards’ fourth grade class at Tryon Elementary recently created a dancing snake using static electricity

Polk Central students go West to celebrate literacy

Polk Central Elementary students have been celebrating Literacy Week by adopting a Western theme for the final days before spring break. In Caroline Edwards' kindergarten...

Photos: Tryon first graders study recycling

Tryon Elementary School first graders in the classroom of Wendi Owens and Rhonda Brown spent part of a recent school day learning more about recycling with staff members from Foothills Equestrian Nature Center