Polk County High

Polk County students aid Humane Society

Polk County Humane Society and a group of caring Polk County students from the Humane Society Club raised money in March and April to cure Madison, one of the dogs at the Society's shelter.

PCHS students get overview of college mechatronics program

Polk County High School students recently learned about mechatronics, robotics and student life at UNC Asheville during a presentation by Joshua Walker and Darby Hudnall, two students from the mechatronics program at UNCA.

Polk FFA students continue tomato plant tradition

Polk County FFA students have been spreading goodwill and tomato plants throughout county elementary schools since 2004

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.

McFarland to provide free lunch for all PCHS students

McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon will provide free lunch on Friday for all Polk County High School students

Polk County high schoolers get firsthand look at App State

Almost four dozen Polk County sophomores and juniors ascended into the North Carolina high country on Wednesday to tour Appalachian State

Lynch, Rodriguez selected for Governor’s School

Two Polk County high school juniors have been chosen to attend Governor's School of North Carolina this summer.

County schools sweep NCDOT regional bridge building competition

Polk County Middle School and Polk County Virtual Early College captured first place Friday in the North Carolina Department of Transportion Region 4 Model Bridge Building Competition in Morganton.

Gundersen chosen for Goodnight Scholars Program

Polk County senior Anamarie Gundersen has been chosen to join the prestigious Goodnight Scholars Program at North Carolina State University

Polk trio earns spot with WNC All-District Clinic Band

Three Polk County band students - Ellie Booth, Jacob Grigg and Taylor Warren - have earned the honor of performing in the Western North Carolina All District Clinic Band