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Project FENCE brings wonders of galaxy to Polk Central third graders

Third grade students at Polk Central Elementary recently began their study of the solar system with a visit from Project FENCE

Polk Middle students “escape” to learn more about U.S. history

If you were to visit Eric Eaton or Matthew Russell’s social studies classrooms at Polk County Middle School recently, you would think you had stepped into a movie about espionage and intrigue or one of the popular "escape rooms."

Photos: Polk Central kindergarteners hold art gala

A Tryon Fine Arts Center grant helped kindergarten students at Polk Central Elementary recently hold their own art gala. Teacher Sarah Bennett reports that the students loved putting together the event

Tryon second graders put adjectives to use to help find snow people

During the recent bout of snowy and winter weather, the snow people from second grade classes at Tryon Elementary got a bit lost in the conditions

Saluda Elementary students total 132 pounds of food in Souper Bowl drive

The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots staged one of the best Super Bowls in the game's history on Sunday, the Eagles earning a 41-34 win in Super Bowl LII. Saluda Elementary School students may have delivered a performance equally as good.

Audience helps decide the story in PCMS production of Big Bad Musical

Should the Big Bad Wolf pay the price? Or should he go scot free? You get to decide - if you join Polk County Middle School students for their production of the Big Bad Musical, set for Friday, Feb. 9

Polk Middle hikers visit Vaughn Creek Greenway

The Nature Navigators, Polk Count Middle School's hiking club, recently hiked the Vaughn Creek Greenway in Tryon

Famed puppeteer shares shadowy day with Saluda fourth graders

Well-known puppeteer Hobey Ford helped Saluda Elementary fourth graders learn to create shadow puppets thanks to a grant from the WNC Community Foundation

PCMS sixth graders get glimpse into world of Pakistan truck art

An ongoing study of poetry as well as the book I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai made for an educational trip to the media center for a group of Polk County Middle School sixth graders

Project FENCE helps Polk Central third graders learn about matter

Polk Central third graders had a chance earlier this week to learn more about matter thanks to a visit from Project FENCE