Polk Central Elementary

Polk Central students enjoy helping with Soup for Santa

Polk Central pre-kindergarten students in the classes of Patricia Stevens, Amy Helton and Amy Crowder learned the value of helping others by collecting food for a local organization prior to Christmas.

Polk Central students learning about empathy

Polk Central Elementary students have been learning about empathy during sessions with school counselor Ashley Blackwell.

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

Santa makes stop at Polk Central Elementary

Santa Claus took time out from his busy pre-Christmas schedule to visit the pre-kindergarten class of Amy Crowder and Mary Jackson at Polk Central Elementary.

Polk Central pre-K students celebrate holidays

Polk Central Elementary pre-kindergarten students have been busy celebrating the recent holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

PCS first graders carol at local nursing homes

Polk Central Elementary first graders visited several local nursing homes - Laurel Hurst, Laurel Woods and White Oak - this week and sang Christmas carols and delivered student-made cards.

Polk Central honors Terrific Kids for December

Polk Central Elementary has recognized its Terrific Kids for the month of December

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’s Blackwell earns master’s degree

Polk Central Elementary guidance counselor Ashley Blackwell graduated Saturday from Western Carolina University with her master's degree in school counseling.

Polk Central students get hands-on environmental lessons

Polk Central Elementary student Davion Simmons recently took a trip through the water cycle by rolling a large dice to see where water would go after being in a plant.