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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.

Polk Central students celebrate Easter

Students in Lyla Johnson's class at Polk Central Elementary celebrated Easter on Friday with Easter eggs and chicks.

Scavenger hunt part of Polk Central’s focus on leadership, anti-bullying

As part of a year-long effort to learn about leadership, as well as Anti-Bullying Month in October, fifth grade students at Polk Central took part in a scavenger hunt on Friday to learn about bullying and how to prevent it

Slice, slice baby: Polk Central third graders explore fractions via pizza

Polk Central third graders in Lori Dotson's class recently mixed their love of pizza with their need to learn fractions, exploring mathematical concepts using slices of Italian goodness

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 fourth graders visit Linville Caverns

Polk Central fourth graders recently got a unique look at life underground with a field trip to Linville Caverns near Marion.

FENCE helps Polk Central third graders dive into world of plants

Third graders at Polk Central Elementary recently had the chance to learn about plants as part of Project FENCE.

Lighthouses provide research focus for Polk Central fourth graders

Fourth graders at Polk Central Elementary did research on North Carolina lighthouses, created reports, fact cards, slideshows and models and presented them for their classes.

Polk Central second graders working on sentences

Students in Martha Halford's second grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been busy of late constructing different types of sentences during their reading centers

Polk Central fourth graders study state lighthouses

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central recently research North Carolina lighthouses, then created research papers, slideshows, fact cards and models