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Polk Middle hiking club completes trek through Saluda Nature Park

Polk County Middle School's new hiking club, The Nature Navigators, recently completed its second hike, tackling the trails at Saluda Nature Park

Polk Middle drive produces large donation to Thermal Belt Outreach

As part of the culminating activities for Anti-Bullying Month, Polk County Middle School students participated in a food drive for a service project.

Open House gives parents firsthand look at Polk County Middle

Polk County Middle School parents had an opportunity to get a firsthand look at the school and meet with teachers during the school's Open...

Fifth grade leaders handle duties for Tryon Elementary Safety Patrol

The Safety Patrol offers Tryon Elementary fifth graders an opportunity to take on leadership roles in the school

Saluda fourth graders sing school song

Saluda School's theme this year is "TEA+M Saluda" (Together We Achieve More), with emphasis on community involvement. Part of the year's community celebration involves learning the Saluda School Song

Polk Central kindergarteners learn, have fun at Strawberry Hill

Kindergarten students at Polk Central Elementary took a field trip to Strawberry Hill on Oct. 19 to continue learning more about life cycles of pumpkins, how things grow and the changing seasons.

Polk Middle science students turn photosynthesis into cartoons

Students in Rowann Hoy's sixth grade science class at Polk County Middle School were asked to make a comic strip that explains the process of photosynthesis

Polk Central fifth graders ‘spread kindness like confetti’

Polk Central fifth graders "spread kindness like confetti" by cleaning buses and the parking area on Oct. 21.

Scavenger hunt part of Polk Central’s focus on leadership, anti-bullying

As part of a year-long effort to learn about leadership, as well as Anti-Bullying Month in October, fifth grade students at Polk Central took part in a scavenger hunt on Friday to learn about bullying and how to prevent it

Polk Central preschoolers keeping close eye on playground work

Pre-kindergarten students at Polk Central Elementary are excited about work being done on the school playground.

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