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Polk FFA Dairy Judging teams earn spot among state’s best

Polk County High School's Senior and Junior Dairy Judging teams took part on April 14 in the 2018 North Carolina FFA State Dairy Evaluation...

Program helping Tryon Elementary students walk, listen and learn

Tryon Elementary School students have been taking part in a unique program that encourages them to 'walk, listen and learn.

Sunny View students use library skills to master Treasure Hunt

Several Sunny View students in grades 2-5 recently earned a fun reading reward by reaching a point goal in the school's Accelerated Reader program

State’s best: Polk Middle, Polk Early College win NC model bridge building competition

The best high school and middle school model bridge builders in North Carolina all hail from Polk County

Photos: Tryon third graders dig into Planet Earth

Students from Libby Justice's third grade classa at Tryon Elementary recently welcomed Michael McCue of Foothills Equestrian Nature Center for a presentation entitled "Planet Earth and Beyond."

Knights of Columbus donations to aid Polk County students

The Knights of Columbus Council 9492, St John’s Tryon, recently presented checks for $1,000 each to Tryon Elementary School and Polk County High School during a ceremony at Polk County Schools district office in Columbus

Saluda kindergarten students turn eyes to botanical photography

Saluda Elementary School kindergarten students tried their hand at botanical photography this spring with exquisite results

Tryon students test skills with egg drops

Just before the start of spring break, kindergarten and fourth grade classes at Tryon Elementary held egg drops at locations around the school

Polk County High senior devotes senior project to Thermal Belt Outreach

“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.” This anonymous quote speaks to how we feel about our volunteers here at Outreach.

Polk Central second grader honored for spring break effort

Reeve Carol was the spring break work winner in Martha Halford's second grade class at Polk Central Elementary School