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PCHS Health Science students learn best way to don equipment

Students in Susan Lail's Health Science II class at Polk County High School have been learning how to don and remove personal protective equipment

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

Local events geared toward helping students, families with financial aid application

The federal government will hand out some $50 billion in financial aid to high school seniors this year. Peter Vogel wants to make certain that Polk County students are in position to get as much of that money as possible.

Richardson attends health care program at Johns Hopkins

Polk County High School rising senior Brianna Richardson recently attended a 10-day National Youth Leadership Forum on Advanced Medicine and Health Care at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

Longtime educator talks Lincoln assassination with PCHS history classes

Veteran educator Norman Link was recently a guest speaker in the American History classes of Cindi Rhodes and Jamie Thompson at Polk County High School

Polk County seniors lead state in FAFSA completion rate

Polk County Schools have the highest rate of completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) of any school district in the state, according to data from the United States Department of Education

Polk County High FFA Plant Sale begins Friday

The annual Polk FFA Plant Sale will begin Friday and ends when all plants are sold, usually by May 5.

PCHS Engineering 101 students construct, compete with catapults

Polk County High School's Engineering 101 class finished its first build of the semester on Thursday, constructing catapults. The building process concluded with a day...

Polk County High students selected for regional art show

Four students at Polk County High School have been selected for Showcase of Excellence, a juried art show and exhibition at Tryon Fine Arts Center. Their work will be featured during the Evening of Excellence reception on April 23 at 4 p.m.

Summer interns help keep PCHS school farm going and growing

Two interns funded through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation helped keep Polk County High School's campus farm growing this summer