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Polk Central second graders learn about following directions

Second grade students at Polk Central complete an activity with school counselor Ashley Blackwell on listening and following directions

Saluda fourth graders make use of scientific method

Stephanie Uhrich's fourth graders at Saluda Elementary recently learned about rocks using the scientific method.

Pellet dissection helps Saluda third graders study bones

Students in Cari Maneen's third grade class at Saluad Elementary dissected owl pellets to discover if human bones are similar to the animal bones found in the pellets

Saluda fifth graders find too much sugar not a good thing

Fifth grade scientists at Saluda Elementary School recently combined learning with fun while conducting an experiment to show the relationship of amount of sugar and amount of carbon dioxide gas given off during yeast metabolism

Lynch, Rodriguez selected for Governor’s School

Two Polk County high school juniors have been chosen to attend Governor's School of North Carolina this summer.

Career Day offers PCMS students glimpse into future

Local community members and college admissions representatives made learning about colleges and careers come to life March 10 in the Polk County Middle School gymnasium....

Columbus Lions Club provides historic booklet to Tryon students

The Columbus Lions Club recently provided each fourth grade student at Tryon Elementary School with a booklet containing the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America

Polk Central students get hands-on with geology study

Polk Central fourth graders recently used rocks and Legos during recess to create a rock quarry to go with their rocks and minerals unit

County schools sweep NCDOT regional bridge building competition

Polk County Middle School and Polk County Virtual Early College captured first place Friday in the North Carolina Department of Transportion Region 4 Model Bridge Building Competition in Morganton.

Pereira again claims Tryon Elementary Geography Bee title

Capping a process that began in individual classrooms, Tryon Elementary School held a National Geographic School Bee on March 3 in the school auditorium.