PCHS students earn five medals at state Science Olympiad competition

Polk County High School students brought home a handful of medals Saturday from the North Carolina Science Olympiad, the annual test of science knowledge across a wide range of topics held on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh

Polk County High’s Allsbrook awarded Biogen grant to fund science courses

Polk County High School and science teacher Jennifer Allsbrook have been awarded a grant of $5000 from the Biogen Foundation’s Ignite the Power of STEM NC grant program

PCHS Drama Department to present Disney Revue

The Polk County High School Drama Department will present A Disney Revue: Classic Disney Songs on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium

PCHS concert band earns Superior rating from judges

Polk County High School's concert band earned a Superior rating during its performance on March 29 at the North Carolina Music Performance Assessment, held at Smoky Mountain High School in Sylva

PCHS horticulture students tour research center

A group of students from the Polk County High School Agriculture Program recently toured the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Center near Fletcher. The students are currently enrolled in horticulture classes taught by Chauncey Barber.

Video: PCHS students enjoy trip of a lifetime in China

Four students from Polk County High School's Chinese classes were offered the trip of a lifetime in July, immersing themselves with the culture and atmosphere of Beijing, China during a two-week trip.

PCHS Poultry Evaluation team fares well in state competition

The Polk County FFA Poultry Evaluation Team placed third in the Western Region in the North Carolina FFA State Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event, held March 16 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds

Capozzi awarded scholarship from Green Mountain College

Polk County High School senior Ashton Capozzi of Tryon has been awarded the Matthew Henson Outdoor Leader Award by Green Mountain College. The nation's leading...

Polk County High School FFA slates annual plant sale

The Polk County High School FFA will start its annual plant sale on Friday, March 31 at the school greenhouse on the high school campus

Polk County racks up hardware at Science Olympiad regional

Of the numerous counties in the western section of the state represented at Saturday's Asheville Regional Science Olympiad at UNC Asheville, only one qualified two teams for April's state tournament in Raleigh. That would be Polk County.