Polk Middle students make Utz garden vision a reality

Polk County Middle School's Student Leadership Council, with the support of Tim Edwards Landscaping, worked June 3 to create the Hank Utz Memory Garden at Polk County Middle School

Saluda Elementary students tackle STEM challenge

Saluda Elementary School student Gabe Mills carefully loads a paper structure during a recent STEM challenge in the school media center

Polk County seniors lead state in FAFSA completion rate

Polk County Schools have the highest rate of completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) of any school district in the state, according to data from the United States Department of Education

Arts Grant helps bring creative storytelling artists to Polk County

Polk County Schools received a North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Grant through Tryon Fine Arts Center to bring Susana and Timmy Abell’s culturally rich, curriculum-based performances and hands-on workshops to all four elementary schools

Polk Central student’s artwork to be featured in state calendar

The artwork of Polk Central third grader Emmalyn Rathbone has been chosen as one of 13 illustrations to be featured in a calendar offered by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Powell family, area businesses honored for Tryon Elementary playground project

The large United States map just behind Tryon Elementary School has long been a mainstay of daily campus life. Countless games of State Tag and...

PCHS engineering class builds, programs robots to mark end of year

As the school year comes to an end, the Honors Engineering class at Polk County High School has been busy building and programming different types of robots

PCHS AP Chemistry students visit schools to share knowledge

Each year, the AP Chemistry students at Polk County High School like to share what they have learned with younger students around the county, visiting middle and elementary school classrooms

Photos: Polk County Early College 2017 graduation

Polk County Early College seniors took their final walk as high school students on May 27, taking part in graduation ceremonies at Tryon Fine Arts Center

PCHS National Honor Society inducts new members

Polk County High School's Chapter of National Honor Society inducted new members during a May 23 ceremony in the school auditorium