Saluda Elementary third graders in the classes of Melissa Gillespie and Cari Maneen have been participating this month in a variety of in-class stations designed to diversify the many ways students learn.
The Polk County Schools Board of Education recognized the district's 2015 Christmas Card Artists during its monthly meeting Monday at Stearns Education Center.
Polk Central Elementary student Davion Simmons recently took a trip through the water cycle by rolling a large dice to see where water would go after being in a plant.
Former Sunny View Elementary student and 2015 Polk County High School graduate Madi Siegfried is volunteering at Good Hope Day School in Tanzania.
A rainy day Monday didn't stop students in Lyla Johnson's class at Polk Central Elementary from practicing their motor skills.
Students in Loretta Edwards' kindergarten class at Polk Central recently added gold and red ornaments to Christmas trees, then used their math skills to see how many ornaments were added in all.
Sunny View Elementary third, fourth and fifth graders spent Wednesday on a field trip to Biltmore House in Asheville.
Third graders at Polk Central Elementary had a presentation and visit from animals native to North Carolina, which included an owl, possum and snake, courtesy of Chimney Rock during the school's recent Science Day of Discovery.
Third graders in Cari Maneen's science class at Saluda Elementary School have been learning about the structures of the Earth's surface.
Second grade students in Christine McGee's class at Saluda Elementary have been learning about sound waves.