Robotics, engineering focus of AIG Summer Seminar

A group of Polk County Schools students spent the week of August 3 learning about robotics through an AIG Summer Seminar

Polk County High’s Rhinehart receives Kenan Fellowship for Teacher Leadership

Polk County High School chemistry teacher Leslie Rhinehart has been selected as a 2020-21 Kenan Fellowship for Teacher Leadership, one of 19 selected across the state

Students craft mosaics with Rubik’s Cubes as part of Summer Seminar

A group of local students enjoyed the first week of August learning about mosaics using Rubik's Cubes as part of an AIG Summer Seminar offered through Polk County Schools

PCEC graduate receives diploma in impromptu ceremony

A recent Polk County Early College graduate finally enjoyed the capstone moment of her high school experience


Photos: Polk County Early College Graduation 2020

Polk County Early College held its 2020 graduation exercises on Saturday, May 30 in G.M. Tennant Stadium

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

Greene: Community can help students return to school – and stay there

I am writing today to give you an update on our local COVID-19 numbers and to ask for your help

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Bell joins Polk County Board of Education as Saluda representative

Entrepreneur Sara Bell has officially joined the Polk County Board of Education as its newest member

Early College’s Reedy earns House Page appointment

Polk County Early College student Kristen Reedy earned appointment as a North Carolina House Page for the 2020 legislative session

Polk County Schools: Supply lists for 2020-2021 academic year

Polk County schools are releasing their supply lists for the 2020-2021 academic yea

Polk County Schools extends deadline for Return Decision Survey

Polk County Schools wants to remind families who have not done so to please complete the Student Return Decision Survey

Polk County Schools reschedules first day of classes for students

All Polk County Schools will open for students a week later than previously planned in order to provide more time for schools to prepare for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year

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District offers additional information about student options for 2020-2021 school year

We understand it is difficult to make choices for your student(s) when specific details are not available. Though some small changes may be necessary as we progress, we offer the more detailed descriptions below in an attempt to further clarify the differences in each educational service option we are working to provide

Polk County Schools seeking input on Student Return Decision Survey

Polk County Schools is asking families to complete a Student Return Decision Survey to help inform the district as to interest in in-person and remote learning as well as Wolverine Academy

Polk County Schools to survey families on school choice for 2020-2021 academic year

Polk County Schools is asking families to read this information and to be prepared to make a decision regarding your students returning to school

Local students develop coding skills through AIG Summer Seminar

A group of local students recently took part in the Power of Code, a summer learning experience offered as part of Polk County School's AIG Summer Seminars

Polk County’s Hall part of 2020 Governor’s School West class

Polk County High School rising senior Kristen Hall earned selection to attend the 2020 session of North Carolina Governor’s School this summer in High Point

Polk County Board of Education approves mix of in-person, remote learning for reopening schools

Polk County Schools students will return to school in August with a choice of in-person and remote learning options

Polk County Middle accepting registrations for sixth grade Jump Start

Polk County Middle School is now accepting student registrations for its annual Jump Start Program, slated for August 6-7 from 8 a.m. until noon.

Family survey: Share your thoughts as PCS prepares for fall

Polk County Schools is asking families to help us once again by completing the first of several surveys. Your input will help inform and guide us as we work to finalize our plans for this fall.

Schools to reopen in August with hybrid of remote, in-person learning

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Tuesday that public schools can reopen in August under an updated plan that will require face coverings for all in attendance, fewer students in the classroom and other safety measures

Polk County Schools accepting applications for AIG Summer Seminars

Polk County Schools is fortunate to partner with the Polk County Community Foundation in offering the fifth annual AIG Summer Seminars series in July and August 2020

Veteran educator named next principal at Sunny View Elementary

A veteran educator with more than two decades of experience has been chosen as the next principal of Sunny View Elementary School

Greene: Wolverine Academy just part of preparation for 2020-2021 school year

Despite many unknowns created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Polk County Schools has been working diligently to prepare for the 2020-2021 school year