Polk County High

Health Science students learning value of infection control

As flu season approaches, students in Pam Arrowood's Health Science II class at Polk County High School are learning how to protect themselves and others.

PCHS HOSA students enliven Halloween for Tryon Estates residents

Polk County HOSA-Future Health Professionals students recently helped residents at Tryon Estates celebrate Halloween.

Polk County HOSA students claim regional awards

Polk County High School's HOSA-Future Health Professionals students competed Nov. 20 at the HOSA Regional Competition in Sylva and returned home with several awards.

PCHS Bridge Building Club holds annual breaking event

The Polk County High School Bridge Building Club conducted its annual "Breaking of the Bridges" on Monday.

Local seniors stay busy during College Application Week

One hundred seniors from Polk County High School and Polk County Early College applied to college during the College Foundation of North Carolina’s annual College Application Week, held Nov. 2-6.

Polk County FCA packs boxes for Operation Christmas Child

Polk County's Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted a shoebox packing party on Friday for Operation Christmas Child.
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PCHS band entertains at Veterans Day festivities

The Polk County High School band, under the direction of Cindy Gilbert, helped entertain the crowd Wednesday at the Veterans Day parade and celebration in Columbus.

PCHS Foods I students get chance to try low-cost, healthy meals

A group of Polk County High School students recently got a firsthand look at how to cook low-budget, yet nutritious foods. Students in Lindsey Edwards'...

Teen Living students observe small children at play

Polk County High School students in Lindsey Edwards' Teen Living class recently observed children ages 0-3 while at play.

PCHS history students learn importance of sharing details

Polk County High School students in Dawn Forward's Honors U.S. History class recently took part in an activity of blind sandwich making to underscore the importance of clear instructions and specific detail sharing.

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