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Tryon Elementary students get ‘Mad About Mammals’

First graders in Wendi Owens' class at Tryon Elementary recently enjoyed a visit from staff at Foothills Equestrian Nature Center, who presented a lesson from their Project FENCE catalog entitled Mad About Mammals

PCHS Key Club raises money for UNICEF

Members of Polk County High School's Key Club collected $760 for UNICEF's Eliminate Project

Grants to help Saluda fourth graders integrate Serafina, puppets and Biltmore...

A Learning Links grant provided by the Ben W. and Dixie Glenn Farthing Charitable Fund of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina will help Saluda Elementary fourth graders learn more about science, reading and social studies



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Polk Central fourth graders use Rudolph to learn about following steps

Fourth grade students in Marsha Davis' class at Polk Central Elementary have been working hard of late to study procedural texts

FENCE talks energy and matter with Saluda students

Staff members from Foothills Equestrian Nature Center recently gave a presentation on energy and matter to Ginger Rackley's fifth grade class at Saluda Elementary to help with the class study of those topics

Polk FFA teams shine once again at state land judging competition

Owen High School agriculture teacher Tim Paseour knows well the impact of seeing Polk County's FFA team arrive at a competition

Cooperative Extension helping Polk Central students grow ‘fast plants’

In collaboration with Helen Blackwell from Polk County Cooperative Extension, third grade students at Polk Central Elementary are getting a hands-on opportunity to study plants

Saluda Elementary lands grant for hands-on STEAM project

Saluda Elementary School has received a Learning Links grant totaling $2,508 to be used for an Innovation Nation STEAM project providing hands-on learning opportunities to students in grades 3-5

Community Foundation grant helps Polk Cadets enjoy successful fall

The Polk County Cadets are celebrating yet another successful marching season thanks to the Polk County Community Foundation’s All Thrive 365 Grant. This generous grant enables students to participate in the band without any associated fees, allowing any and all interested students to join without financial burden

Photos: Saluda students, staff don book character costumes

Students and staff at Saluda Elementary School dressed up as their favorite book characters during Spirit Week

Sunny View Terrific Kids honored for November

Sunny View Elementary has honored its Terrific Kids for the month of November

Polk Middle students fill shoeboxes to help those in need

Students in Polk County Middle School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter recently filled 17 shoeboxes for Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child

Polk Central salutes November Terrific Kids

Polk Central Elementary has honored its Terrific Kids for the month of November