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PCHS students pack meals to help battle hunger

For two weeks in March, students and staff at Polk County High School came together and raised more than $3,000 to stop hunger throughout the world. On Saturday, students saw their money at work and had the opportunity to package meals that were purchased with their funds. More than 50 students spent two hours and put together packages that will serve more than 10,000 meals.

PCHS Senior Dairy Judging Team takes third in state competition

The Polk County High School Senior Dairy Judging Teams earned first in the Western Region and third in the state at the 2017 North Carolina FFA State Dairy Evaluation Career Development Event held April 8 in Iredell County.

Local students excel at state Chinese competition

A pair of Polk County students earned recognition Saturday in the 8th Annual Chinese Speech Contest Final, held on the campus of North Carolina...

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.
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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