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BIG grant helps Saluda students visit Biltmore House as part of...

Fourth graders in Stephanie Uhrich's class at Saluda Elementary recently had an opportunity to visit the Biltmore House in Asheville

School nurses help with fight against flu in schools

Flu season is upon us, and school nurses play a key role in sharing information about flu prevention in schools

Saluda Elementary students using dance to learn about other cultures

Students at Saluda Elementary are learning about different cultures in physical education class

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Polk County Schools to be in session on Monday, Jan. 22; PCHS revises exam...

Polk County Schools will be in session on Monday, January 22, for all students, with a previously scheduled workday now a regular school day

Polk Central salutes Terrific Kids for December

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

Polk Central kindergarten students keeping eyes on the weather

Kindergarten students in Caroline Edwards' class at Polk Central Elementary are learning about different types of weather and seasons

Saluda fifth graders put STEM skills to use for sleigh building

With a half-day of school before Christmas vacation, students in Ginger Rackley's fifth grade class at Saluda Elementary made the most of the short day

Photos: Polk Central fifth graders enjoy freeze dance

Students in Andrea Walter's fifth grade class at Polk Central Elementary recently prepared for their holiday vacation and the arrival of winter by taking part in a freeze dance in their classroom

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders find dough-y use for procedural text

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central Elementary put their study of procedural text to use by creating playdough. Some students then turned the playdough into Christmas ornaments

Sunny view students, families spend evening on gingerbread houses

Sunny View Elementary prepared for the holidays with a special evening on Monday, with students and their families working together to decorate gingerbread houses

Tryon third graders deliver a Big Chill to families, friends

Tryon Elementary third graders delivered some holiday cheer to families and friends on Dec. 14 with a holiday musical performance entitled "The Big Chill."

Vining’s class attendance pros at Tryon Elementary during first 12 weeks

During the first 12 weeks of the current school year, no one attended class more at Tryon Elementary than the students in Pam Vining's class

Community Foundation gifts fruit to all Polk elementary schoolers

A Polk County Community Foundation grant not only supported the recent fruit fundraiser held by Polk County High School's FFA, but also helped spread some of that fruit and a bit of holiday joy throughout the county's elementary schools