Polk County High

PCHS Chinese students honored at state ceremony

A group of Polk County High School students were honored May 14 at the Global Pathways Awards Ceremony in Winston-Salem for their proficiency in learning the Chinese language.

Chemistry is element-ary: PCHS students share lessons at local schools

AP Chemistry students at Polk County High School recently created lessons to share with local elementary students at Sunny View, Polk Central, Tryon and Saluda Elementary schools

Community Foundation awards more than $200,000 in scholarships to Class of 2016

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.

PCHS Foods 2 students visit Tryon Estates

Foods 2 students from Polk County High School recently enjoyed a tour of the Tryon Estates facility.

Polk County FFA teams qualify for state finals

The Polk County High School FFA participated in the Western Regional FFA Rally at Haywood Community College on April 26

Toshiba grant to help PCHS science students with data analysis

Polk County High School science teacher Leslie Rhinehart recently received a grant from the Toshiba America Foundation to purchase Vernier Sensors and Labquest2 for her chemistry classes

PCHS students take trip back in time at Tryon Estates

Polk County High School students in Cindi Rhodes' American history honors class spent time last week helping residents at Tryon Estates celebrate a long-ago era

Special Olympians, volunteers enjoy day of competition, celebration

A day of celebration and competition for an outstanding group of athletes - perhaps the best way to describe Friday's Special Olympics held in Wolverine Stadium.

Polk students pay campus visit to UNC Chapel Hill

A group of 32 sophomores and juniors from Polk County Early College and Polk County High School toured on April 20 the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Under a Carolina blue sky, the group visited campus landmarks, spotted future NBA stars, enjoyed two dining halls and spoke with admissions counselors.

PCHS agriculture students tour research center

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.