Polk Central Elementary

Polk Central recognizes Terrific Kids for September

Polk Central Elementary recently honored its Terrific Kids for the month of September

Polk Central welcomes large crowd for annual Grandparents Day

Polk Central Elementary hosted recently hosted its annual Grandparents Day celebration. The event welcomed grandparents, the honored guests, and other family members to join students...

Fourth grade leaders keep Polk Central’s U.S. flag flying fit and proper

The United States flag at Polk Central Elementary raises and lowers daily due to the efforts of fourth grade student leaders

AmeriCorps Project’s Brice brings helping hand to Polk Central

A grant from the Polk County Community Foundation helped bring a much-needed extra set of hands to Polk Central Elementary during the 2016-17 school year

Polk Central third graders share cookies with local cops

As part of Matthew Loman's senior project at Polk County Early College, third grade students at Polk Central got to spend Friday morning having "Cookies with Cops."

Polk Central teachers attend NCCAT programs

Kristy G. Cox and Kelleigh A. Powell of Polk Central Elementary recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers, in Cullowhee

Polk Central student’s artwork to be featured in state calendar

The artwork of Polk Central third grader Emmalyn Rathbone has been chosen as one of 13 illustrations to be featured in a calendar offered by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Polk Central fourth graders test laws of motion

Fourth graders in Marsha Davis' class at Polk Central Elementary recently tested the laws of motion as part of a seminar offered by staff from the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center

Polk Central fourth graders study state lighthouses

Fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class at Polk Central recently research North Carolina lighthouses, then created research papers, slideshows, fact cards and models

Polk Central staff create college board to help inspire students

In conjunction with its Career Day, Polk Central Elementary staff created a college board that displayed the different colleges and universities where staff members attended