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Video: Polk County High School 2017 Senior Awards

Watch video of Polk County High School's 2017 Senior Awards ceremony.

Saluda students design, build, race gas-powered cars

Saluda Elementary fifth graders Savannah Barnwell and Maggie McCammon recently prepared and launched CO2 drag race cars in the Saluda gym

Polk County FFA Land Judging team excels at national competition

The 2017 Polk County FFA Land Judging team may not have won the National Land Judging Competition in Oklahoma City, Okla., but the team did maintain the Polk County FFA Chapter’s record for excellent finishes

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