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Polk Middle Jump Start program offers students preview of school year

Getting an edge on the 2018-2019 school year is the goal of Polk County Middle School’s annual Jump Start program

PCCF funding allows Polk teachers to attend national science conference

Seven Polk County Science teachers attended the National Science Teachers Association Conference in Atlanta earlier this year thanks to a Priscilla and Ellis D. Slater Excellence in Teaching Fund grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

Gallery: PCHS Senior Awards Ceremony winners

Polk County High School seniors prepared for graduation with the school's annual Senior Awards Ceremony, held June 7 in the PCHS auditorium

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.

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.