Polk Central Elementary

Need a H.E.R.O.? Polk Central has plenty

Polk Central students show off their H.E.R.O. superpowers of being safe and healthy students.

Polk Central staff offers students tips on being a H.E.R.O.

As part of Polk Central Elementary's H.E.R.O. program, school counselor Ashley Blackwell encouraged students to be a H.E.R.O. by having respect for yourself and others, encouraging others to do the right thing, remembering to make good choices and offering to help.

Polk Central Terrific Kids for October honored

Polk Central Elementary recognized its Terrific Kids students for the month of October.

Polk Central food drive nets 731 items for local ministry

Polk Central Elementary collected 731 items for a food drive hosted by kindergarten students.

Polk Central honors September Terrific Kids

Polk Central Elementary recognized its Terrific Kid students for the month of September with Kiwanis representative Kim Karaman.

Polk Central second graders celebrate end of period with subs

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.

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.

Trip helps Polk Central students learn about area career options

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.

Mother/Mentor Daughter Book Group holds first meeting

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.

Program gives Polk Central students deep dive into science

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.