Polk Central Elementary collected 731 items for a food drive hosted by kindergarten students.
Polk Central Elementary recognized its Terrific Kid students for the month of September with Kiwanis representative Kim Karaman.
Students in Debbie Fowler's second-grade class at Polk Central Elementary enjoyed their celebration of the end of the first six weeks of school with a friendship sub.
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 Elementary fifth graders visited Asheville-Buncombe Technical College on Oct. 22, the field trip funded by the Polk County Community Foundation Youth Enrichment Fund.
Polk Central Elementary's Mother/Mentor Daughter Book Group held its first meeting of the year on October 22 in the Polk Central Media Center.
Polk Central fifth grade students had an opportunity in late September to get firsthand experience with a number of scientific principles via the North Carolina STARBASE program.