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PCHS Cadets earn superior rating at Cedar Cliffs Classic

The Polk County High School Cadets earned a superior rating during the Cedar Cliffs Classic Tournament of Bands, held Saturday at A.C. Reynolds High School

Polk Central fifth graders organize donations to help hurricane victims

A group of Polk Central fifth grade students recently took the initiative to organize a Donation Collection drive for victims of the recent hurricanes that affected the United States and Puerto Rico

Polk County group seeks to build chain to help raise funds for Special Olympics

Polk County High School's Unified Champions group plans to build a Chain of Unity to help support the Special Olmypics program at the school

Polk County Schools students celebrate Walk to School Day in different ways

Students at two Polk County Schools elementary schools celebrated National Walk to School Day on October 4 in two very different ways

Polk Central recognizes Terrific Kids for September

Polk Central Elementary recently honored its Terrific Kids for the month of September

Early College freshman helps organize relief drive for hurricane victims

Polk County Early College freshman Shanea Tingling organized an effort to help victims of the recent hurricanes that affected the United States and Puerto Rico

Storm damage forces cancellation of four bus routes on Tuesday morning

Polk County Schools will not run several bus routes on Tuesday due to damage done by Sunday's storm that swept through the Tryon area

PCHS students perform among state’s best on 2017 AP exams

Polk County High School students ranked among the top 10 schools in the state in scoring a three or higher on Advanced Placement examinations during the 2016-17 school year

State grant helps Polk County buses reduce emissions, aid environment

Keeping Polk County Schools students safe on their way to and from school is the daily goal for transportation director Lambert Ridings. With the county positioned as one of the entrances to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ridings is also sensitive to environmental concerns and maintaining the beautiful area that those students call home.

PCMS counselor taking a minute to meet with every seventh grader

Polk County Middle School counselor Sherrie Huffman is taking time this school year to meet each of her 176 students one-on-one through quick interviews called "Minute Meetings."