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Community Foundation provides fruit to more than 1,000 Polk County students

Students at all Polk County elementary schools and Polk County Early College received small bags of citrus fruit for the holidays thanks to a grant from Polk County Community Foundation

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders study area, perimeter

Fourth grade students in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central Elementary have been studying area and perimeter using yarn and the floor tiles in their classroom

Blue Ridge Health, Polk County Schools team to open new health center at PCMS

Blue Ridge Health, in collaboration with Polk County Schools, will open a new school based health center at Polk County Middle School beginning January 14.

Candies help Saluda fourth graders study rock cycle

Fourth graders in Stephanie Uhrich's class at Saluda Elementary enjoyed learning about the rock cycle by recreating it with Starburst Candies

Helping students achieve beyond classroom goal for 2019 Teacher of the Year

Leslie Rhinehart sees her job as a chemistry and engineering teacher at Polk County High School as being about much more than helping students master those subjects

Beulah Baptist gifts blankets to Polk Central students, staff

Members of Beulah Baptist Church in Mill Spring visited Polk Central Elementary just before the holiday break to deliver a new blanket to every student and staff member.

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders launch marshmallows – for science!

Fourth grade students in Marsha Davis' class at Polk Central Elementary recently put their STEM skills to use by building catapults

Buchanan working for all students in role as college advisor

A fortunate choice of seats helped bring Regan Buchanan to Polk County to serve as a college advisor

Local students shine in Lego robotics competition

Some of the brightest young minds in Polk County recently matched wits with students from Rutherford and Spartanburg counties in the 3rd Annual Carolina Isobots Regional Competition at R-S Central High School.

Photos: Christmas days at Sunny View Elementary

Sunny View Elementary staff and students had a busy few days leading up to the start of Christmas break, mixing school work with fun activities to celebrate the pending arrival of the holidays

Sunny View students stage Coin War to help local student

Sunny View Elementary students came up with a unique idea to help a fellow Polk County student with a pressing need

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