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PCMS students fashion, sell buttons as part of Anti-Bullying Month

As part of a team-building classroom project, Polk County Middle School students in Denise Kennedy's classes recently made buttons to go along with the Anti-Bullying Month theme of Be BRAVE.

Top Brave essay writers receive award, pizza at PCMS

During Anti-Bullying Month in October, all Polk County Middle School students participated in a Brave Writing Contest.

PCMS student body makes statement against bullying

Polk County Middle Students were invited Oct. 14 to sign a school-wide pledge in support of Anti-Bullying Month.

Polk Middle students, staff dress up to end Anti-Bullying Month

Students and staff at Polk County Middle School were invited to dress up as a brave or positive character to end the school's Anti-Bullying Month.

Tryon Elementary third graders visit FENCE, Pearson’s Falls

Jennifer Schweitzer's third-grade class at Tryon Elementary School recently enjoyed a bit of nature with two field trips to local destinations.

Polk Central pre-kindergarten class mixes things up in colorful way

Patricia Stevens' pre-kindergarten class at Polk Central Elementary recently learned how mixing colors can make a new color.

Composting bin latest project for Polk Central science area

Fifth grade students at Polk Central Elementary have established a composting bin adjacent to the newly-constructed arbor outside the science lab.

PCHS history students learn importance of sharing details

Polk County High School students in Dawn Forward's Honors U.S. History class recently took part in an activity of blind sandwich making to underscore the importance of clear instructions and specific detail sharing.

Natural attraction: Polk Central students learn about magnets

Students in the first-grade class of Kristy Cox at Polk Central Elementary recently learned about magnetism as part of a Force/Motion unit.

Polk Central first graders learn safety, perform theater

Students in Kristy Cox's first grade class at Polk Central learned about safety during the month of October.

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