Polk County High

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.

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

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