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Polk County students engage in TED-style talks as part of summer...

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Richardson attends health care program at Johns Hopkins

Polk County High School rising senior Brianna Richardson recently attended a 10-day National Youth Leadership Forum on Advanced Medicine and Health Care at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

Polk County Schools finalizing plans for After School program

Polk County Schools is pleased to announce the district is finalizing plans for a comprehensive After School Program to be offered to students and families for the 2017-2018 academic year



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Saluda students fashion Shrinky Dinks during summer program

Students in the Summer School Enrichment Program at Saluda School recently made Shrinky Dinks with Polk County Library Program Coordinator Amelia Hill

College, careers focus of day for Sunny View students

Fourth and fifth graders at Sunny View Elementary took part in a College and Career Day at the school on June 5

Sunny View students welcome free books for summer reading

To help promote reading during the summer, Sunny View Elementary School held a book distribution on June 6, when all students received free books to keep

Openings remain for Polk County Schools preschool program

Spots are still available for four-year-olds in Polk County Schools’ Preschool Program for the 2017-2018 school year

Students whiz through robotics projects at Summer Seminars class

Rising seventh graders enjoyed a week of building and programming LEGO EV3 Robots as part of this year’s AIG Summer Seminars, funded by the Polk County Community Foundation

Sunny View third graders earn book party

Being diligent readers earned a special reward for four Sunny View third graders at the end of the school year

Saluda Elementary teachers enrich skills during two-day workshop

Teachers from Saluda Elementary School recently participated in a two-day summer conference, "Engage. Enrich. Empower."

Polk Central teachers attend NCCAT programs

Kristy G. Cox and Kelleigh A. Powell of Polk Central Elementary recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers, in Cullowhee

Saunderson honored for completing agricultural leaders’ program

Polk County High School rising senior Noriana Saunderson was recently recognized for completing North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) Program

Community Foundation gives more than $210,000 in scholarships to area students

Since 1975, the Polk County Community Foundation has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for all in our community. Assets managed by the Community Foundation now exceed well over $55 million. The Foundation receives charitable donations of all sizes from community members and then distributes grants to local nonprofits and educators as well as scholarships to students