Water break forces early dismissal for Polk high schools

Students at Polk County High School and Polk County Early College will be dismissed Monday at 11:30 a.m. due to a water line break in the Town of Columbus.

Polk County racks up hardware at Science Olympiad regional

Of the numerous counties in the western section of the state represented at Saturday's Asheville Regional Science Olympiad at UNC Asheville, only one qualified two teams for April's state tournament in Raleigh. That would be Polk County.

Polk County’s Hall selected to attend Governor’s School

Polk County High School junior Kendall Hall has been selected to attend the 2017 session of North Carolina Governor's School in Winston-Salem

Polk Middle project showcases Wolverines Around the World

One of three school counselors at Polk County Middle School, Langlee Garrett spends her days helping students manage the transition from elementary to middle school as well as help prepare them for the move to high school

Wolverines Around The World: Polk County alums share advice for current students

As part of Langlee Garrett's Wolverines Around The World project at Polk County Middle School, a number of Polk County Schools graduates shared information about their career as well as advice for current students

Elementary schools to hold kindergarten registration for 2017-18 school year

Polk County elementary schools have scheduled registration for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year

Polk County High students selected for regional art show

Four students at Polk County High School have been selected for Showcase of Excellence, a juried art show and exhibition at Tryon Fine Arts Center. Their work will be featured during the Evening of Excellence reception on April 23 at 4 p.m.

Polk County teams continue model bridge building dominance

Perhaps the best honor for Polk County at Friday's regional model bridge building competition came well before the final winners were announced

Polk Middle holds One Book, One School activities

In the wake of the entire student body reading Touching Spirit Bear, Polk County Middle School held its One Book, One School event on March 10

Tryon Elementary Terrific Kids recognized for March

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