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Western Carolina professor talks robots with Polk Central students

Dr. Amber Thompson of the Department of Engineering and Technology at Western Carolina University recently demonstrated robot technology for Polk Central students Austin Williams, Toby Rouse and Clay Toney as well as their fifth grade classmates

Santa makes stop at Polk Central Elementary

Santa Claus took time out from his busy pre-Christmas schedule to visit the pre-kindergarten class of Amy Crowder and Mary Jackson at Polk Central Elementary.

Polk Central pre-K students celebrate holidays

Polk Central Elementary pre-kindergarten students have been busy celebrating the recent holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

PCS first graders carol at local nursing homes

Polk Central Elementary first graders visited several local nursing homes - Laurel Hurst, Laurel Woods and White Oak - this week and sang Christmas carols and delivered student-made cards.

Saluda students spreading holiday spirit in school, community

Saluda Elementary School students have been reveling in Christmas spirit, brightening their school and the lives of others during the holiday season.

Polk Central honors Terrific Kids for December

Polk Central Elementary has recognized its Terrific Kids for the month of December

Polk Central third graders craft Christmas cards

Polk Central Elementary third grade students in Lynn Carlson's class created Christmas cards with artwork in the style of author/illustrator Eric Carle.

FENCE’s Schmitte gets colorful with Sunny View first graders

Sunny View Elementary first graders received a visit this week from Amy Schmitte of the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center staff.

Polk Central’s Blackwell earns master’s degree

Polk Central Elementary guidance counselor Ashley Blackwell graduated Saturday from Western Carolina University with her master's degree in school counseling.

Holidays offer diverse learning opportunties for Saluda third graders

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.