Students from Polk County High School recently toured Polk County government offices. They were addressed by several speakers who explained their various job functions in government operations.
Students from the Polk County High agriculture program recently toured the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Center in Mills River. The students are enrolled in the horticulture classes taught by Chauncey Barber.
Members of Polk County High School's Future Farmers of America chapter recently attended the Western Regional FFA Leadership Conference at Madison High School in Marshall
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.
Students in Pam Arrowood's Health Science I class at Polk County High School are excited about studying the human body
Members of the Polk County High School chorus had the opportunity Tuesday to perform for the Polk County Historical Society in the Isothermal Community College auditorium in Columbus.
Since 1975, the Polk County Community Foundation has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for all in our community. Assets managed by the Community Foundation now exceed well over $50 million. The Foundation receives charitable donations of all sizes from community members and then distributes grants to local nonprofits and educators, as well as scholarships to students.
Polk County High School football players, cheerleaders and coaches helped Tryon Elementary School celebrate the end of its anti-bullying month, visiting the school for a month-end celebration
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.
Polk County High School students under the guidance of science teacher Jennifer Allsbrook recently had an opportunity to be the first high schoolers in the nation to use cutting-edge DNA science in a classroom setting