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Polk Central honors Terrific Kids for January

Polk Central Elementary has honored its Terrific Kids for the month of January

Polk Central fifth graders engineer knee braces

Fifth grade students at Polk Central Elementary have been studying the engineering design process - and put that knowledge to good use. Under the guidance...

PCMS seventh graders think selling products in Victorian times

A group of Polk County Middle School seventh graders recently put on their thinking caps to create products that would have been useful in a long-ago era

Saluda second graders author stop motion videos

Second grade students in Christine McGee's class at Saluda Elementary are proving to be quite tech savvy

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

PCMS students get look at impact of engineering on NASCAR

Eliza Russell of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte recently visited the STEM (science, engineering, mathematics and technology) classes at Polk County Middle School to discuss STEM and the engineering design process

Tryon fifth graders use STEM techniques to study human body

Students in Donna Godley’s fifth grade class at Tryon Elementary School have been doing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities to learn about different systems of the human body

Community Foundation offering scholarships for Duke TIP camps

The Polk County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that full scholarships will be available for qualifying students in Polk County and Landrum to attend Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) Summer Studies camps in 2018 and 2019

PCHS students work in lab, learn about opportunities at UNCA Chemistry Day

Polk County High School students Dietrich Jackson and Amber Hall recently attended Chemistry First Day at the University of North Carolina Asheville

Saluda students have electric lesson thanks to museum visit

Fourth graders at Saluda Elementary enjoyed learning about circuits with a visit from The Children's Museum of the Upstate