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Board recognizes 2015-16 Teachers of the Year

The Polk County Board of Education recognized Polk County Schools Teachers of the Year for 2015-16 at the board's regular monthly meeting on Monday.

PCMS’ Pettis receives TFAC grant to mix art, science

Polk County Middle School science teacher Dr. Robert Pettis has received a $500 grant from Tryon Fine Arts Center to use for projects blending art and science.

Polk Central fourth graders busy writing, learning

Students in Leann Wilson's fourth-grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been working on plansĀ for personal narratives. Other students have been using Chromebooks to do...

Model railroaders help Saluda celebrate Railroad Day

The Asheville Model Railroad Club set up a large railroad model display in the school gymnasium as part of Saluda Elementary School's Railroad Day.

Be Brave: Polk County Middle students focus on anti-bullying

During the month of October, Polk County Middle School students and staff participated in many activities for Anti-Bullying Month at PCMS.

Polk Central third graders get ‘happy’ on a rainy day

A rainy day recently provided a unique indoor recess opportunity for Polk Central Elememtary students in Sherrie Ford's third-grade class.

Polk County Middle science students debate consumers

Two students at Polk County Middle recently held a one-on-one debate during science class about consumers.

Polk Middle students design, build, race cars

Eighth grade students at Polk County Middle School, under the direction of Dr. Bob Pettis, designed, engineered and finished CO2-powered cars.

PCHS Foods I students get chance to try low-cost, healthy meals

A group of Polk County High School students recently got a firsthand look at how to cook low-budget, yet nutritious foods. Students in Lindsey Edwards'...

Teen Living students observe small children at play

Polk County High School students in Lindsey Edwards' Teen Living class recently observed children ages 0-3 while at play.