Polk Central Elementary

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.

Sunny View, Polk Central students collect supplies to aid Tanzanian school

Former Sunny View Elementary student and 2015 Polk County High School graduate Madi Siegfried is volunteering at Good Hope Day School in Tanzania.

Rainy day doesn’t keep fun, learning away for Polk Central class

A rainy day Monday didn't stop students in Lyla Johnson's class at Polk Central Elementary from practicing their motor skills.

Ornaments offer math lesson for Polk Central kindergarteners

Students in Loretta Edwards' kindergarten class at Polk Central recently added gold and red ornaments to Christmas trees, then used their math skills to see how many ornaments were added in all.

Animals, music and science – a busy day for Polk Central students

Third graders at Polk Central Elementary had a presentation and visit from animals native to North Carolina, which included an owl, possum and snake, courtesy of Chimney Rock during the school's recent Science Day of Discovery.

Polk Central students reach Gold level in Classwords

A group of students in April Crowder's computer lab at Polk Central Elementary School have achieved Gold status in Classworks.

Polk Central students enjoy Day of Discovery

Polk Central Elementary students recently took part in the school's Day of Discovery, students seeing presentations from two local organizations designed to helped educate students about the world around them.

Polk Central honors Terrific Kids for November

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

Good attendance earns hat day for PCS kindergarteners

Students in Sarah Schladenhauffen's kindergarten class at Polk Central Elementary celebrated their recent attendance award by having a hat day.

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