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PCHS students get firsthand look at Polk County government

Students from Polk County High School recently toured Polk County government offices. They were addressed by several speakers who explained their various job functions in government operations.

Edwards rocks her award-winning Fair entry

Tryon Elementary School fifth grader Gracie Edwards won a pair of awards at the Mountain State Fair held at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher

Sunny View, Polk Central students collect supplies to aid Tanzanian school

Former Sunny View Elementary student and 2015 Polk County High School graduate Madi Siegfried is volunteering at Good Hope Day School in Tanzania.

Cooperative Extension helping Polk Central students grow ‘fast plants’

In collaboration with Helen Blackwell from Polk County Cooperative Extension, third grade students at Polk Central Elementary are getting a hands-on opportunity to study plants

Saluda Elementary, Tryon Elementary among state’s top Title I schools

Saluda Elementary and Tryon Elementary were two of only 14 schools across the state chosen as finalists for the state's Title I Distinguished School award

Sunny View students tour Strawberry Hill

Sunny View students from kindergarten through second grade spent Oct. 6 on an educational field trip to Strawberry Hill near Chesnee, S.C.

Tryon Elementary celebrates Seuss Day with guest readers

To celebrate Dr. Seuss Day on March 2, Shea White's first grade class at Tryon Elementary invited parents, grandparents, cousins and others to come read some of Seuss' works to the class

Sunny View students get high-tech visit from Lucky’s Plott author

Debbie Chapman's fourth-grade class had an informative and enjoyable visit from an author on April 5. But it was an unusual visit, though, as the...

Tryon third graders working on balancing equations

Third graders in Susie Walker’s class at Tryon Elementary are discovering how to balance equations using Hands on Equations materials