Saluda fifth graders explore nature with Muddy Sneakers

Fifth graders in Ginger Rackley's class at Saluda Elementary recently enjoyed a day outside in nature reviewing what they had learned about energy by participating in Muddy Sneakers

Polk Central second graders learn about Pilgrims, Native Americans

Second grade students from Polk Central Elementary have been learning about Pilgrims and Native Americans

Photos: Polk County Middle celebrates Spirit Week

Polk County Middle School celebrated Spirit Week during the week of Nov. 9 with a different theme each day

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders use pies for text practice

Students in the fourth grade classes of Leann Wilson and Marsha Davis at Polk Central Elementary recently found a unique way to practice procedural text - making pumpkin cheesecake pies

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Saluda fifth graders explore nature with Muddy Sneakers

Fifth graders in Ginger Rackley's class at Saluda Elementary recently enjoyed a day outside in nature reviewing what they had learned about energy by participating in Muddy Sneakers

Photos: Polk County Middle celebrates Spirit Week

Polk County Middle School celebrated Spirit Week during the week of Nov. 9 with a different theme each day

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders use pies for text practice

Students in the fourth grade classes of Leann Wilson and Marsha Davis at Polk Central Elementary recently found a unique way to practice procedural text - making pumpkin cheesecake pies

Early College students turn pumpkins into science-themed treats

With Halloween approaching, Polk County Early College students have been having fun with science

Students explore Harmon Field ecosystems as part of AIG Summer Seminar

A group of Polk County students spent a week this summer exploring the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems around Harmon Field in Tryon

Morning outdoor PE no problem for Saluda Elementary students

Saluda Elementary students have learned to dress for the weather!

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Polk Central kindergarten students embrace Thanksgiving spirit

Loretta Edwards' kindergarten class at Polk Central Elementary has been taking part in a number of fun Thanksgiving activities.

Saluda Elementary salutes Honor Roll students for second six weeks

Saluda Elementary School has released its A and A/B Honor Roll lists for the second six weeks of the 2020-2021 school year.

Greene: Community can help keep Polk County Schools open

Hello, Polk Schools Family! I am writing to again ask for your help

Polk County High School moving to remote learning until Thanksgiving

Polk County High School will be moving to remote-only classes for students through the start of the Thanksgiving break.

‘Pre-K is absolutely crucial for student success’

Because of the pandemic, we are hearing about an increased need for pre-K in some districts and that our pre-K students are showing up with higher levels of need — academically, socially, emotionally, and a wide variety of other needs too — in many places and for many reasons

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Saluda first graders celebrate remote classmates

Students in Ellen Rogers’ first grade class at Saluda Elementary recently celebrated their fellow remote students during a Zoom party

PCHS Student Council brightens campus with Halloween activities

Members of Polk County High School's Student Council decided to bring some extra festive spirit to the recent Halloween season

Board of Education honors Tennant’s legacy, salutes Teachers of the Year

Geoffrey M. Tennant's legacy - a lifetime devoted to bettering his community and the lives of those in it - continues to reverberate throughout Polk County

No recount needed: Polk Central second graders vote for pajama day

Students in Michelle Richardson's second grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been learning about the election process

Mask-decorating contest part of Halloween week for Saluda fifth graders

As part of Halloween-related activities, Saluda Elementary fifth graders took part in a mask decorating contest.

Polk Central fourth graders study government, rights, voting

Fourth grade students at Polk Central Elementary have been studying government and the rights granted by the Constitutions of the United States and North Carolina

Saluda second graders study election process, take part in mock election

Students in Stephanie Fletcher's second grade class at Saluda Elementary learned about voting ahead of the 2020 general election

Barber becomes first PCHS student in 16 years to hold regional FFA title

Polk County High School junior Chan Barber has been elected to the Western North Carolina Regional FFA Officer Team, the school's first regional officer since 2004

Polk County Schools adds weekend meal pickup site at Sunny View Elementary

Polk County Schools is expanding the opportunity for families to pick up free meals for weekends

Polk County Schools: Two-hour delay on Monday, November 2

Polk County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Monday, Nov. 2.

Community Foundation grant helps Early College create outdoor learning space

Thanks to a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation, an outdoor classroom is nearing completion at Polk County Early College

Girl Scout troopers brighten Tryon Elementary restrooms

In August, shortly before the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Tryon Elementary staff member Jamie Weathers approached school administrators with a question