Polk County Early College to hold modified graduation ceremony on Saturday in Tennant Stadium

Polk County Early College will hold its 2020 commencement exercises on Saturday, May 30 at 9 a.m. in G.M. Tennant Stadium.

Greene: Too soon to know what reopening schools will look like

No matter what is decided, Polk County Schools will be right here ready to serve our students and families in the safest and most productive way possible. Better days are ahead

Area grocers partner with Polk County Schools on food distribution effort

Donations from two area grocery stores have helped Polk County Schools serve almost 75,000 meals to area children since the closing of schools due to the global coronavirus pandemic

Polk County Schools receives $45,400 Facebook grant to boost STEM education

Polk County Schools has received a grant of more than $45,000 from Facebook to help boost STEM education in classrooms across the district

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Polk County Schools food service team delivers almost 10,000 meals for area children

Polk County Schools campuses may be closed at present, but that hasn't stopped the district's food service staff from making certain students have healthy meals

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders earn awards for six weeks

Students in Leann Wilson's fourth grade class at Polk Central Elementary recently received awards for the fourth six weeks.

Saluda fifth graders studying force and motion

Students in Ginger Rackley's fifth grade class at Saluda Elementary are learning about force and motion

Polk Middle earns return trip to Science Olympiad state competition

Polk County Middle School's Science Olympiad team is once again bound for state tournament competition

Photos: Sunny View students mark 100 days

Sunny View Elementary students in Shelley Upton and April Crowder's Pre-Kindergarten class found an active way to celebrate a school-year milestone.

National rating: Polk County Schools state’s safest, best teachers, one of top districts overall

A national website has once again ranked Polk County Schools as one of the top districts in North Carolina

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Virtual Career Day: Videos and activities to encourage career exploration

It doesn’t matter if you are five years old or a high school senior, it’s not too early or too late to talk about your future job or career.

North Carolina Pre-K Committee meeting set for May 20

The annual North Carolina Pre-K Committee meeting will be held on May 20 at 10 a.m.

PCHS Class of 2020 donates marker for school entrance

The senior class of 2020 may have had its year cut short by a pandemic, but that's not stopping those students from leaving their mark on Polk County High School

Sign project honors Polk County seniors in Class of 2020

The idea that Dr. Brandon Schweitzer had to recognize the graduating classes of Polk County High School and Polk County Early College became reality on Monday.

Tryon Elementary earns recognition for support of military students, families

Tryon Elementary School has earned a Purple Star Award for demonstrating military-friendly practices and a commitment to military students and families

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Grant to help Polk County Schools expand Internet access points

olk County Schools plans to locate 12 new Internet access points throughout the county thanks to a grant from Dogwood Health Trust and the Western Regional Education Service Alliance (WRESA)

North Carolina schools to continue remote learning for rest of school year

Governor Roy Cooper announced Friday that public schools in North Carolina will remain closed for normal operations for the remainder of this school year

Early College student’s quarantine song catches ear of Kiss Country show host

The idea of writing the song “I Am Self Quarantined” came to me in the car while we were going to my mom’s work.

Polk County Schools opens enrollment for 2020-2021 preschool

Polk County Schools has opened the enrollment period for 2020-2021 preschool

McFarlane takes second in Lanier Poetry Competition

Cash McFarlane, a senior at Polk County Early College, earned second place in the student category of the 11th Annual Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition

Schweitzer: Updates for PCHS seniors in this unprecedented time

Wolverine Seniors, I hope this letter finds you and your family well. Undoubtedly, we are in the midst of one of the most surprising and unprecedented events of our lifetimes

Donations from community partners help brighten days for Polk County Schools students

Community partners have recently made generous donations of goods, money and time to help make days a little brighter for Polk County Schools students

Tryon second graders tackle Picasso-style self-portraits

Third graders at Tryon Elementary studied the life and works of Pablo Picasso during the month of February

Polk County Middle’s Rostick takes top student spot in Lanier Poetry Competition

Neil Rostick, a seventh grader at Polk County Middle School, earned first place in the student category of the 11th Annual Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition

PCHS chemistry students use home learning time to grow crystals

Nathalie Rameriz and Lacey Gosnell rose to the challenge issued by Polk County High School science teacher Leslie Rhinehart to her Honors Chemistry classes as part of their new online learning

Polk County Schools food service team delivers almost 10,000 meals for area children

Polk County Schools campuses may be closed at present, but that hasn't stopped the district's food service staff from making certain students have healthy meals

Artwork by PCHS students featured in Upstairs Artspace exhibit

Art from several Polk County High School students are among the works featured in the Rising Artists of Area High Schools exhibit at Upstairs Artspace in Tryon