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AmeriCorps Project’s Brice brings helping hand to Polk Central

A grant from the Polk County Community Foundation helped bring a much-needed extra set of hands to Polk Central Elementary during the 2016-17 school year

Little bit of dirt means lot of learning for Saluda fourth...

Fourth grade students in Stephanie Uhrich's class at Saluda Elementary enjoyed earlier this week getting their hands dirty to learn about the three regions of North Carolina

Summer interns help keep PCHS school farm going and growing

Two interns funded through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation helped keep Polk County High School's campus farm growing this summer

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Picture-perfect day helps make annual Saluda Play Day a success

A beautiful Saturday served as the perfect backdrop for the fifth annual Saluda Play Day, held at Saluda Elementary School

Buster the Bus makes stop at Saluda Elementary

Saluda Elementary School students in grades pre-kindergarten through second recently learned about bus safety thanks to a visit from Buster the Bus

Polk Central third graders share cookies with local cops

As part of Matthew Loman's senior project at Polk County Early College, third grade students at Polk Central got to spend Friday morning having "Cookies with Cops."

Hands-on experiment helps PCMS students learn about forms of government

Polk County Middle School seventh graders in Stephanie Gilbert's social studies class recently took part in a lab-style experiment to get hands-on experience with different forms of government

Saluda students preparing for learning with Muddy Sneakers

Fifth graders at Saluda Elementary School are busy preparing for a year of learning about the enviroment - and getting their shoes dirty

Polk County Schools students again deliver outstanding EOC, EOG results

Polk County Schools students once again have achieved outstanding results on North Carolina's end-of-grade and end-of-course exams

PCMS science students use teamwork to tackle challenge

Meet new classmates and work together with them - that was the challenge issued to students in Rowann Hoy's science class at Polk County Middle School

PCHS collecting items for Hurricane Harvey relief effort

With southeastern Texas, southern Louisiana and the Gulf region currently recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, Polk County High School students are gearing up to support those in need.

Polk FFA students spend immersive week studying horticulture at N.C. State

Three Polk County High School FFA students attended the 2017 Horticultural Science Summer Institute in mid-July on the campus of North Carolina State University

PCEC’s Lail pursues science interest at Summer Ventures program

Polk County Early College student Makayla Lail recently returned from Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics (SVSM) at East Carolina University