Polk County High

Local high school students tour UNC Charlotte

Forty-one students from Polk County High School and Polk County Early College spent Wednesday touring the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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.

PCCF grant covers band fee for students, helps grow program

The Polk County High School Band got wonderful news in May that the band students would receive a grant to fund each student’s band fee of $450, a total of $25,000 in grant money, from the Polk County Community Foundation.

PCHS students gain certification through beef program

Twenty-eight students from Polk County High's Agricultural Production and Environmental Management II class recently became certified through the North Carolina Beef Quality Assurance Program.

Polk seniors have chance to get financial aid guidance in February

Every year the U.S. Department of Education offers more than 150 billion dollars in financial aid to help students go to college. In February, Polk County Schools will work hard to ensure that each senior receives all the funding for which they are eligible.

Polk County FCA students attend Rally in the Valley

Fellowship of Christian Athletes students from Polk County Middle and High schools traveled Nov. 21 to Clemson University to attend the Rally in the Valley hosted by the Clemson Area FCA Chapter.

PCHS chorus entertains Historical Society with holiday tunes

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.

Polk County FFA students take seventh in state competition

The Polk County High School FFA participated Nov. 24 in the 2015 North Carolina FFA State Dairy Evaluation Career Development Event in Wake County, placing 1st in the Pisgah View Federation, 4th in the Western Region and 7th in the state out of 80 teams.

PCHS hiking club tackles Wilder Forest

Climb, the hiking club at Polk County High School, took an afterschool trip Tuesday to Norman Wilder Forest near Tryon.

PCHS Operation Angel Tree collects gifts for local children

Polk County High School students recently collected Christmas gifts for local children as part of Student Council's Operation Angel Tree.

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