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Saluda students use snow as theme of artwork

Saluda Elementary students recently showed their artistic talents with some snow-inspired artwork.

PCCF grant covers band fee for students, helps grow program

The Polk County High School Band got wonderful news in May that the band students would receive a grant to fund each student’s band fee of $450, a total of $25,000 in grant money, from the Polk County Community Foundation.

Saluda students learning joys – and struggles – of reading music

Third graders at Saluda Elementary School are learning to read chord symbols and play them on autoharps - and they are finding out that it is much more difficult than they realized.

PCHS students gain certification through beef program

Twenty-eight students from Polk County High's Agricultural Production and Environmental Management II class recently became certified through the North Carolina Beef Quality Assurance Program.

Math magic: PCS students have fun with fractions

Students in JJ Waddell's fourth grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been having fun ordering fractions on a number line.

Polk County superintendent Miller to retire in August

Polk County Schools Superintendent William J. Miller announced Tuesday night that he plans to retire prior to the start of the 2016-17 academic year

Polk seniors have chance to get financial aid guidance in February

Every year the U.S. Department of Education offers more than 150 billion dollars in financial aid to help students go to college. In February, Polk County Schools will work hard to ensure that each senior receives all the funding for which they are eligible.

Crackers help Sunny View third graders learn about moon phases

Students in Chip Cash's third grade class at Sunny View Elementary recently learned about the phases of the moon using crackers

Polk Central first graders enjoy brain break

First grade students at Polk Central Elementary recently enjoyed a brain break on a rainy day using GoNoodle.com

Attendance challenges, body listening part of recent PCS happenings

Polk Central Elementary students have been busy of late with a number of activities as shared by school guidance counselor Ashley Blackwell.