Polk County Early College academic approach, community helps campus grow, thrive

For Sydney Burnett, Polk County Early College has offered a taste of what awaits at the university level. For Sheila Rodriguez, PCEC has offered a community-like learning environment that has helped her thrive while also preparing for college.

Sunny View recognizes Honor Roll students for fifth six weeks

Sunny View Elementary School proudly announces its Honor Roll for the fifth six weeks of the 2016-2017 school year

Sunny View students don hats to aid cancer research

Students at Sunny View Elementary have been donating $1 on the first Friday of each month this academic year in order to be able to wear a hat to school
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PCHS students pack meals to help battle hunger

For two weeks in March, students and staff at Polk County High School came together and raised more than $3,000 to stop hunger throughout the world. On Saturday, students saw their money at work and had the opportunity to package meals that were purchased with their funds. More than 50 students spent two hours and put together packages that will serve more than 10,000 meals.

PCHS Senior Dairy Judging Team takes third in state competition

The Polk County High School Senior Dairy Judging Teams earned first in the Western Region and third in the state at the 2017 North Carolina FFA State Dairy Evaluation Career Development Event held April 8 in Iredell County.

Sixth graders get real-world geology prep for science exam

Sixth grade students at Polk County Middle School undertook a geology adventure in early May to have a bit of fun while reviewing for the Science Final Exam they will take next month

Tryon Elementary honors Terrific Kids for May

Outstanding students at Tryon Elementary School have been recognized as Terrific Kids for the month of May

Senior Walk gives students chance to relive educational experience

Seniors at Polk County High School and Polk County Early College took part Friday in a new pre-graduation celebration that school officials hope to make an annual event

Polk Central fourth graders study state lighthouses

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central recently research North Carolina lighthouses, then created research papers, slideshows, fact cards and models

Study of Greek, Roman cultures provides inspiration to PCMS students

Studying Greek and Roman cultures helped inspire Polk County Middle School students to create works of art echoing those civilizations