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Eighth graders get hands-on look at Native American life

Eighth grade students in Eric Eaton's North Carolina History class had the opportunity to experience some hands-on activities as part of their study of early North Carolina Native Americans.

PCMS science students find sweet way to learn about the atom

Students in the Polk County Middle School science classes of Elisa Flynn and Stephanie Luedi recently found a tasty way to end a series of lessons about atomic structure.

PCHS students get high-tech introduction to Morse Code

Polk County High School students in Cindi Rhodes' class recently found a new use for their cell phones.

PCMS students enjoy festive afternoon of cage ball

Polk County Middle School students spent part of Friday, Oct. 16 playing a game of cage ball in the school gymnasium.

Animal teeth helping teach PCMS students

Polk County Middle School students have been busy learning about types of consumers (herbivores, omnivores, carnivores) by studying the teeth structures of skulls that represent these three groups.

Saluda students’ art works brightening school, community

Saluda Elementary School visual arts teacher Susan McRostie has been busy putting student works on display throughout the school and in the Saluda community.

McDonald’s opens doors for TES fundraiser

McDonald's in Columbus once again allowed Tryon Elementary School to take over its restaurant for part of an evening, the school holding its annual McTeacher's Night fundraiser.

PCMS sixth graders take part in 4-H Science Day Camp

Polk County Middle School sixth-grade students spent two days at the end of September attending the 2015 4-H Science Day Camp.

Saluda fifth graders get hands-on with economics, explorers and Native Americans

Students in Ginger Rackley's 5th grade class at Saluda Elementary have been busy learning about a number of new areas of late, including taking part in some exciting related activities.

Saluda fourth graders tackle problem with paper clips

Students in Stephanie Ulrich's fourth grade class at Saluda Elementary recently tackled a unique problem - how to stop Fred the worm from drowning using only four paper clips.