Polk Middle’s Flynn receives District Outstanding Science Teacher Award

Polk County Middle School's Elisa Flynn has been awarded the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) District Eight Outstanding Middle School Science Teaching Award for 2019

Photos: Saluda first graders dive into Whirlpools while learning numbers

Students in Ellen Rogers' first grade class at Saluda Elementary get more familiar with the numbers 1 - 50 with the help of the MC Escher print Whirlpools

Food webs weave their way into FENCE visit to Tryon Elementary

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center staff members paid a visit on Nov. 7 to Jennifer Schweitzer's third grade class at Tryon Elementary to talk about ecosystems and food webs

FENCE staff helps Saluda fifth graders learn about body systems

Staff members from FENCE (Foothills Equestrian Nature Center) visited Ginger Rackley's 5th grade classes at Saluda Elementary on Nov. 12 to present a program on body systems.

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Polk Central does a theme a day for Red Ribbon Week

Polk Central Elementary recently celebrated Anti-Bullying and Red Ribbon Week with a different theme each day of the week

Healthy foods the focus at Polk Central’s Day of Discovery

Science was the order of the day as Polk Central Elementary held its annual Day of Discovery on November 8

Tryon Elementary “blocks out” bullying with basketball fun

Tryon Elementary School marked the end of its Anti-Bullying Month with the help of basketball players from Polk County High School

Photos: 2019 Super Hero Day at Tryon Elementary

As part of its Anti-Bullying Month in October, Tryon Elementary School celebrated Super Hero Day, with students and staff dressing up to...

Polk Middle students think compassion every day during Kindness Month

Polk County Middle School spent the month of October thinking about and doing acts of compassion toward others as part of Kindness Month, sponsored by the school's counselors

Polk Central does a theme a day for Red Ribbon Week

Polk Central Elementary recently celebrated Anti-Bullying and Red Ribbon Week with a different theme each day of the week

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Polk County Schools honors Rimer as district’s Teacher of the Year

Polk County Schools honored Keith Rimer as the district's Teacher of the Year during the Polk County Board of Education's regular monthly meeting on Monday at Stearns Education Center.

Healthy foods the focus at Polk Central’s Day of Discovery

Science was the order of the day as Polk Central Elementary held its annual Day of Discovery on November 8

Tryon Elementary “blocks out” bullying with basketball fun

Tryon Elementary School marked the end of its Anti-Bullying Month with the help of basketball players from Polk County High School

Photos: 2019 Super Hero Day at Tryon Elementary

As part of its Anti-Bullying Month in October, Tryon Elementary School celebrated Super Hero Day, with students and staff dressing up to...

Polk County High FFA taking orders for fruit sale

Polk County FFA is holding its annual fruit sale for the holiday season

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Polk Middle students think compassion every day during Kindness Month

Polk County Middle School spent the month of October thinking about and doing acts of compassion toward others as part of Kindness Month, sponsored by the school's counselors

PCHS World History class take part in traditional Chinese tea ceremony

Susanna Ashworth and the Honors World History class at Polk County High School recently participated in a Chinese tea ceremony

Polk Central almost doubles goal for Hunger Awareness Food Drive

Polk Central Elementary students and staff collected almost 1,400 food items during their recent Hunger Awareness Food Drive

Tryon Elementary third graders visit Pearson’s Falls

Third grade students at Tryon Elementary paid a visit on October 25 to Pearson's Falls in Saluda

Photos: Tryon Elementary says it’s OK to be different during Tacky Day

As part of the school's Anti-Bullying Week, Tryon Elementary held Tacky Day, encouraging students to dress in any manner desired to understand that it's OK to be different.

Scarecrows the topic for Polk Central second grade writing activities

Polk Central's second graders have been writing a scary lot about scarecrows

Food drive helps Polk Middle display spirit of Kindness Month

As part of Kindness Month at Polk County Middle School, students and staff held a food drive competition to collect items for Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry and Steps to Hope

Puppetry workshop inspires Polk Central fourth grader

A recent workshop on the art of puppetry sparked an interest in the subject for Polk Central fourth grader Jillian Brown

Tryon Elementary celebrates autumn with 2019 Fall Festival

Tryon Elementary School got into the spirit of autumn on October 24 with the Tryon Elementary 2019 Fall Festival on the school playground

Magical seeds yield pumpkins for Sunny View Pre-K students

Magical seeds? That's what pre-kindergarten students at Sunny View Elementary recently planted

No bones about it – Saluda fourth graders have fun with fossil study

Students in Stephanie Uhrich's fourth grade class at Saluda Elementary have been learning how to write in cursive and and about fossils

Hot Wheels cars help teach Polk Central third graders about force, motion

Third grade students at Polk Central, with the help of Helen Blackwell from Polk County Cooperative Extension, studied force and motion with Hot Wheels cars.