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Polk Central student earns spot in state Farm to School calendar

Polk Central fourth grader Amon Villarreal is one of 13 elementary school students across the state to have artwork chosen to appear in the North Carolina Farm to School 2018-2019 calendar

Polk County High Class of 2018 turns its tassels

Poised at the edge of celebration, Polk County High's graduating class received some final words of wisdom Friday night from Board of Education chairman Geoffrey M. Tennant

End of an era: Farewell approaches for Polk Middle’s Utz

The songs come around the corners at Polk County Middle School well before the tie and tennis shoes. The tunes could be anything - rock standards, ballads, country classics. But they come, always, a sign that Hank Utz is soon to follow.



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Live video: Polk County High School 2018 graduation

Watch streaming video of Polk County High School's 2018 graduation ceremonies, set for June 8 at 7 p.m. in G.M. Tennant Stadium

Video: Polk County High School 2018 Senior Awards

Watch video of Polk County High School's 2018 Senior Awards Night, held June 7 in the school auditorium

Sunny View students use math skills to help St. Jude’s Hospital

Students in Gina Kelly-Price’s fourth grade and Kellie Bradley’s fifth grade math classes at Sunny View Elementary recently took part in a St. Jude Math-a-Thon fundraiser.

Photos: Tryon fourth graders fashion lighthouses

It's a Tryon Elementary tradition - fourth grade students create replicas of North Carolina lighthouses as part of their study of the state.

Veteran educator named next principal at Tryon Elementary

A veteran educator with experience as a teacher and administrator has been chosen as the next principal at Tryon Elementary School

Local students earn Rotary Club camp scholarships

The Rotary Club of Tryon is excited to award Rotary Youth Leadership Awards scholarships to four local students. Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) provide the...

Sunny View recognizes academic, attendance standouts for fifth six weeks

Sunny View Elementary School proudly announces its Honor Roll and students with perfect attendance for the fifth six weeks of the 2017-2018 school year

Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation awards scholarships to PCHS seniors

The Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation awards college scholarships to high school seniors in support of their continuing education at two-year and four-year colleges and universities

PCHS FFA plant teams dominate Western Regional competition

The Polk County High School FFA Chapter Career Development Event Plant Teams recently again showed why they are consistently one of the top teams in Western North Carolina

Polk Middle’s Project UNIFY holds color run

The Project UNIFY club at Polk County Middle School helped celebrate a special group of students and the approaching end of school by hosting a color run on the school track