PCHS students earn five medals at state Science Olympiad competition

Polk County High School students brought home a handful of medals Saturday from the North Carolina Science Olympiad, the annual test of science knowledge across a wide range of topics held on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh

Polk County High’s Allsbrook awarded Biogen grant to fund science courses

Polk County High School and science teacher Jennifer Allsbrook have been awarded a grant of $5000 from the Biogen Foundation’s Ignite the Power of STEM NC grant program

Saluda Elementary artists recognized at reception

An artists' reception was held at the Saluda Center on Greenville Street for all pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students of Saluda Elementary School on March 30

Edible cars make annual return to Tryon Elementary

Tryon Elementary School held its annual Edible Car Contest on April 13, with students creating cars totally from food products

Polk Central fifth graders creating art for UNITY Project

Fifth grade students in Michael Darpino's art class at Polk Central Elementary are creating art for the UNITY Project

Duke Energy grant helps power Saluda Elementary Science Fair

Saluda Elementary students recently staged a Science Fair at the school, using kits provided by Duke Energy as part of a grant received by fifth grade teacher Ginger Rackley

Tradition continues as Tryon students perform at annual pageant

Tryon Elementary School's fourth and fifth grade classes held their annual pageant on April 6 in the school auditorium

Colleges, local business owners pack Polk Middle’s Career Day

As part of College and Career Week at Polk County Middle School, eighth graders get to participate in the annual Career Day. This year, 25 colleges and local community members represented a variety of educational career information for students.

Parents share details about jobs at Polk Central Career Day

Parents from a wide range of professions took part this year for the first time in Career Day at Polk Central Elementary

Tryon Elementary student wins PACRun 5K

Tryon Elementary student Ben Thompson, a member of the school's running club, took part in the 6th annual PACRun 5K Trail Run on April 8 at Foothills Equestrian Nature Center