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Cooperative Extension helping Polk Central students grow ‘fast plants’

In collaboration with Helen Blackwell from Polk County Cooperative Extension, third grade students at Polk Central Elementary are getting a hands-on opportunity to study plants

Polk Central salutes November Terrific Kids

Polk Central Elementary has honored its Terrific Kids for the month of November

Polk Central third graders step back in time at Vance Birthplace

Polk Central Elementary third graders recently had a chance to step back in time thanks to a visit to the Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace Historic Site in Weaverville

Yummy treats help brings concepts to life for Polk Central fourth graders

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central Elementary recently found a delicious way to prepare for the holidays and build on the concepts they've been studying in class

Day of Discovery brings new approach to Three Little Pigs at Polk Central

As part of Polk Central Elementary's Day of Discovery, a full day devoted to science-related instruction, kindergarten students took a new approach to the well-known Three Little Pigs story

FENCE brings Force and Motion lesson to Polk Central

Polk Central third graders received a physics lesson on Monday as FENCE's Michael McClure visited to present Force and Motion, an educational program offered through Project FENCE

Day of Discovery gives Polk Central third graders chance to hone STEM skills

Day of Discovery is a tradition at Polk Central Elementary, a time devoted to promoting scientific inquiry to help further students' knowledge and curiosity in the field of science

Polk Central salutes Terrific Kids for October

Polk Central Elementary recently honored its Terrific Kids for the month of October

Polk Central second graders visit county government, businesses

Second grade students from Polk Central Elementary visited the town of Columbus last week as part of their Communities and Government unit

Photos: Polk Central fifth graders study volume in lab, classroom

Fifth graders in Andrea Walter's class at Polk Central Elementary compare the volume of different size containers using sand while in the school's outdoor science lab area

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