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Western Carolina professor talks robots with Polk Central students

Dr. Amber Thompson of the Department of Engineering and Technology at Western Carolina University recently demonstrated robot technology for Polk Central students Austin Williams, Toby Rouse and Clay Toney as well as their fifth grade classmates

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

Polk Central preschoolers fashion turkeys

Polk Central preschool students, under the direction of teachers Amy Crowder and Mary Jackson, created turkeys for Thanksgiving.

Up, up and away: Polk Central principal launches rocket

Polk Central Elementary students recently had a chance to take part in a week-long program focused on science, and even school principal Jan Crump joined the hands-on learning.

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.

Prize-winning bunny helps PCS fourth graders with animal lessons

Zoey Alexander, a student in Leann Wilson's fourth grade at Polk Central Elementary, recently brought in her trophy winning albino lion head bunny named Sherlock as the class discussed animal adaptations and classifications

Composting bin latest project for Polk Central science area

Fifth grade students at Polk Central Elementary have established a composting bin adjacent to the newly-constructed arbor outside the science lab.

Polk Central celebrates Literacy Week with parade

Polk Central Elementary recently celebrated Literacy Week with a Character Dress Up Parade for all students

Coconut tale comes to life for Polk Central kindergarteners

What better way to bring a book about letters in a coconut tree to life than opening a real coconut? That is the experience that...

Polk Central students try hand at meteorology

Polk Central fifth graders have been using the school's Chromebooks to try their hand at meteorology.