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Polk Central fourth graders work through CogAT

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central Elementary are hard at work during CogAT testing.

Polk County FCA packs boxes for Operation Christmas Child

Polk County's Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted a shoebox packing party on Friday for Operation Christmas Child.

PCMS groups utilize media center for meetings

As part of the 21st Century Library initiative, media centers have become a meeting spot for various groups.

Polk Central fourth graders busy with history, science

Fourth graders at Polk Central Elementary have been busy of late, taking part in a number of educational activities across a range of subjects.

County juniors perform among state’s best on 2014-15 ACT

Polk County junior high school students performed among the state's best students on the ACT in the 2014-15 academic year.

Student-first focus drives new Polk Central principal

A student-first philosophy rooted in creating a positive atmosphere for students and staff. That is the approach that Jan Crump brought to her new role as principal at Polk County Elementary School.

PCHS band entertains at Veterans Day festivities

The Polk County High School band, under the direction of Cindy Gilbert, helped entertain the crowd Wednesday at the Veterans Day parade and celebration in Columbus.

Board recognizes 2015-16 Teachers of the Year

The Polk County Board of Education recognized Polk County Schools Teachers of the Year for 2015-16 at the board's regular monthly meeting on Monday.

PCMS’ Pettis receives TFAC grant to mix art, science

Polk County Middle School science teacher Dr. Robert Pettis has received a $500 grant from Tryon Fine Arts Center to use for projects blending art and science.

Polk Central fourth graders busy writing, learning

Students in Leann Wilson's fourth-grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been working on plansĀ for personal narratives. Other students have been using Chromebooks to do...