Polk Central Elementary

Slice, slice baby: Polk Central third graders explore fractions via pizza

Polk Central third graders in Lori Dotson's class recently mixed their love of pizza with their need to learn fractions, exploring mathematical concepts using slices of Italian goodness

Teachers are superheroes – just check Polk Central Elementary

Polk County Schools is full of superhero teachers, and no better example could be found recently than at Polk Central Elementary, where J.J. Waddell donned her best hero wear to take part in the school's Super Saturday program

Chocolate and fractions a winning combination at Polk Central

Polk Central Elementary third grade teacher J.J. Waddell has been using a sweet approach to teaching fractions

Civil War research keeps Polk Central fifth graders busy

The Civil War has been the topic of interest in recent days for students in Sherrie Ford's fifth grade class at Polk Central Elementary. During...

Polk Central preschoolers trek to see baby chicks

Polk Central preschool students, led by teachers Amy Crowder and Mary Jackson, paid a visit to the school's fourth grade classrooms to visit baby chicks being raised there

100 days: Polk Central kindergarten students celebrate

Polk Central Elementary kindergarten students celebrated the 100th day of the 2016-17 school year on Feb. 7

Polk Central fourth graders hatch eggs as part of project

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central Elementary have gotten a firsthand look at chickens and eggs during a recent project

FENCE brings hands-on science demo to Polk Central students

Students at Polk Central Elementary had the opportunity to perform experiments on density of liquids and chemical changes when FENCE visited and gave a presentation on states of matter

Polk Central fourth graders testing knowledge in online contests

Students in Leann Wilson's fourth grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been taking part in educational contests using the online site MobyMax

Early College senior helps grow science at Polk Central Elementary

Polk County Early College student Dakota Merrill helped share the wonders of science with Polk Central Elementary School students as part of his senior project