Tryon Elementary honors students during Awards Day for second six weeks

Tryon Elementary held Awards Day on Nov. 26 to recognize student excellence during the second six weeks of the school year

Tryon students decorate pumpkins for PTA fundraiser

Tryon Elementary students took part in a Pumpkin Character Contest just before Thanksgiving, with each class creating a pumpkin with a book character or Thanksgiving theme

Photos: Families help Tryon Elementary students celebrate Thanksgiving

Tryon Elementary students, staff and family members gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving in the school cafeteria

Tryon Elementary second graders publish book of stories, art

During the summer, the new Toy Story 4 movie introduced a character named "Forky." This inspired an idea for a project for my students

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Tryon Elementary honors students during Awards Day for second six weeks

Tryon Elementary held Awards Day on Nov. 26 to recognize student excellence during the second six weeks of the school year

Photos: Families help Tryon Elementary students celebrate Thanksgiving

Tryon Elementary students, staff and family members gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving in the school cafeteria

Tryon Elementary second graders publish book of stories, art

During the summer, the new Toy Story 4 movie introduced a character named "Forky." This inspired an idea for a project for my students

Polk Central does a theme a day for Red Ribbon Week

Polk Central Elementary recently celebrated Anti-Bullying and Red Ribbon Week with a different theme each day of the week

Healthy foods the focus at Polk Central’s Day of Discovery

Science was the order of the day as Polk Central Elementary held its annual Day of Discovery on November 8

Vaping, Internet safety, youth mental health focus of Parent Information Night at PCHS

In an effort to inform parents about significant issues and trends impacting students and young people, Polk County Schools is hosting a Parent Information Night on Dec. 3 with presentations on vaping and electronic cigarettes, social media and Internet safety, and youth mental health and wellness

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Polk Central students talk about value of herbs during Day of Discovery

Almost 300 Polk Central students, ranging in age from 3-12, kept a trio of their classmates busy during the school's annual Day of Discovery

Polk County Cadets entertain Your Carolina audience

The Polk County High School Cadets spent the morning of Nov. 8 making an appearance on the Your Carolina television show on WSPA-TV

Honor Band Clinic to conclude with free concert on Saturday

Polk County High School is hosting the 2019 Foothills Honor Band Clinic on Friday and Saturday, two days of training for regional band students that will end with a public performance on Saturday

WSPA shines spotlight on PCEC dress giveaway set to begin Thursday

Students at Polk County Early College had a chance Wednesday to step into the spotlight on regional television

Polk Middle’s Flynn receives District Outstanding Science Teacher Award

Polk County Middle School's Elisa Flynn has been awarded the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) District Eight Outstanding Middle School Science Teaching Award for 2019

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Photos: Saluda first graders dive into Whirlpools while learning numbers

Students in Ellen Rogers' first grade class at Saluda Elementary get more familiar with the numbers 1 - 50 with the help of the MC Escher print Whirlpools

Food webs weave their way into FENCE visit to Tryon Elementary

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center staff members paid a visit on Nov. 7 to Jennifer Schweitzer's third grade class at Tryon Elementary to talk about ecosystems and food webs

FENCE staff helps Saluda fifth graders learn about body systems

Staff members from FENCE (Foothills Equestrian Nature Center) visited Ginger Rackley's 5th grade classes at Saluda Elementary on Nov. 12 to present a program on body systems.

Polk Central does a theme a day for Red Ribbon Week

Polk Central Elementary recently celebrated Anti-Bullying and Red Ribbon Week with a different theme each day of the week

Polk County Schools honors Rimer as district’s Teacher of the Year

Polk County Schools honored Keith Rimer as the district's Teacher of the Year during the Polk County Board of Education's regular monthly meeting on Monday at Stearns Education Center.

Healthy foods the focus at Polk Central’s Day of Discovery

Science was the order of the day as Polk Central Elementary held its annual Day of Discovery on November 8

Tryon Elementary “blocks out” bullying with basketball fun

Tryon Elementary School marked the end of its Anti-Bullying Month with the help of basketball players from Polk County High School

Photos: 2019 Super Hero Day at Tryon Elementary

As part of its Anti-Bullying Month in October, Tryon Elementary School celebrated Super Hero Day, with students and staff dressing up to...

Polk County High FFA taking orders for fruit sale

Polk County FFA is holding its annual fruit sale for the holiday season

Polk Middle students think compassion every day during Kindness Month

Polk County Middle School spent the month of October thinking about and doing acts of compassion toward others as part of Kindness Month, sponsored by the school's counselors

PCHS World History class take part in traditional Chinese tea ceremony

Susanna Ashworth and the Honors World History class at Polk County High School recently participated in a Chinese tea ceremony

Polk Central almost doubles goal for Hunger Awareness Food Drive

Polk Central Elementary students and staff collected almost 1,400 food items during their recent Hunger Awareness Food Drive