Polk County FFA cancels annual plant sale, distributes plants to area locations

Due to restrictions around the coronavirus pandemic, Polk County High School FFA has cancelled its annual plant sale

PANGAEA, Polk County Schools partner for free Internet access at district campuses

PANGAEA Internet has partnered with Polk County Schools to offer free Internet access at campuses throughout the district.

Duke Energy donation to help feed area kids through MANNA Food Bank

Duke Energy has pledged a contribution to an area food bank that will help provide hunger relief for K-12 students in Polk County

Polk County Schools to offer free daily food distribution for students

Polk County Schools will begin daily food distribution on Wednesday at all elementary schools in the district

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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

Photos: Sunny View students mark 100 days

Sunny View Elementary students in Shelley Upton and April Crowder's Pre-Kindergarten class found an active way to celebrate a school-year milestone.

Saluda fourth graders mingle vocabulary with study of light

Students in Stephanie Uhrich's fourth grade at Saluda Elementary School have been learning that that light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object

Field trip helps Polk Central fifth graders learn about force, motion

Polk Central fifth graders spent March 12 at the Walnut Creek Nature Preserve in Sunny View studying force and motion

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Saluda first graders get colorful introduction to Holi

Saluda Elementary first graders in Ellen Rogers' class recently learned about Holi, a Hindu festival, with a splash of color

Polk County Middle celebrates annual College and Career Week

Throughout the week of March 2, Polk County Middle School celebrated College and Career Week, with the PCMS school counselors holding activities for all students

Polk Central fifth graders join effort to encourage local tree growth

Fifth graders at Polk Central are partnering with Unity in the Community to encourage Polk County to plant at least 1,000 trees before March 20

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.

Governor Cooper closes all K-12 public schools through March 30

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has ordered the closing of all schools in North Carolina through March 30

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Polk Central to hold kindergarten registration for 2020-2021 school year

Polk Central will hold registration for kindergarten students in the 2020-2021 school year on Friday from 8-9 a.m. in the school media center

Sunny View students get new venue for GaGa Ball

Sunny View Elementary students have a new venue for the sport of GaGa Ball

Harris kicks off Women’s History Month in return visit to Saluda Elementary

Pearlie Harris visited Saluda Elementary School on March 3 as a kickoff to Women’s History Month. She spoke to a group of first, second, third and fifth grade students in the school auditorium

Saluda second graders create art for Sandburg Home exhibit

Second grade classes at Saluda Elementary School are participating in the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Art Show from April 1 through May 15

Saluda fifth graders studying force and motion

Students in Ginger Rackley's fifth grade class at Saluda Elementary are learning about force and motion

PCHS students shine in Showcase of Excellence juried art show

More than 100 students from eight area high schools currently have their works on exhibit until March 7 in Tryon as part of the Showcase of Excellence at Tryon Fine Arts Center

Holt: Polk County, and its FFA program, delivered valuable life-shaping opportunities

Polk County is a place where young people get to experience independence and try new things, but also holds them accountable with a watchful eye

Polk County Schools to make up missed day on March 9

The Polk County Board of Education has approved March 9 as a makeup day for Polk County Schools in the wake of the day lost to inclement weather on February 20

Polk Central Lego club offers girls chance to enhance STEM skills

Girls in both third and fourth grades at Polk Central Elementary are taking advantage of the opportunity to become Lego masters

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

Unified Champions to take Plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics

The Unified Champions of Polk County High and Polk County Middle have taken on the challenge of raising support for Special Olympics of North Carolina

Polk County FFA to hold pizza night in Spartanburg to kick off National FFA Week

Polk County FFA will kick off National FFA Week by celebrating Polk FFA Night on Saturday evening at Pizza Inn in Spartanburg