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Polk County Schools to hold preschool program enrollment event

Polk County Schools will hold a preschool program enrollment event for the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday, May 22 at the Polk County Schools building in Columbus

Noted landscape artist visits PCHS horticulture classes

Landscape artist Mark Byington of Tryon recently shared a presentation on Landscape Design with the Horticulture Landscape/Horticulture Landscape Honors classes at Polk County High School.

PCHS Interact Club members saluted at Rotary meeting

Eight members of the Polk County High School Interact Club attended last week’s Rotary Club of Tryon meeting with their sponsor, Lori Connet

Art, science blend in prism mobiles installed at Tryon Elementary

A pair of Tryon Elementary students spent part of May 9 helping "Mr. Skip" Williams install two Lead Crystal Prism Mobiles outside the entrance...

Community donors help provide books to Sunny View students

Every Sunny View Elementary student received a free book as part of the school's special Book Day, held May 2

Sunny View wraps up reading initiative with Hamster Hop

Sunny View Elementary recently wrapped up its One School One Book initiative with a Hamster Hop, co-sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization and the school's Title One program, led by teacher Ginger Turner

PCHS earns state recognition at Chinese speech competition

Polk County High School's Chinese program earned an Excellent Organization award during the 9th Annual Chinese Language Speech and Writing Contests held April 28 at North Carolina State University

Polk County High’s Haynes chosen for summer science trip to Belize

Polk County High School science teacher Shannon Haynes will join 11 other educators from across the state to experience the natural world like never before this summer as part of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Educators of Excellence Institutes

April Terrific Kids honored at Sunny View Elementary

Sunny View Elementary recently honored its Terrific Kids for the month of April

Polk County Schools celebrating Educator Appreciation Month

More than 2,500 students wake up each morning to continue their educational journey with Polk County Schools and each day there are more than 350 faculty and staff who commit a great portion of their day to providing a high quality experience for our students.