Polk County High

Chinese New Year’s Celebration just part of Lou’s dedication to sharing culture

February 16 is the beginning of the Chinese New Year, notes Polk County High School Chinese teacher Qiaoying Lou. Lou also enthusiastically mentions that the day is her 51st birthday in the Lunar-solar Chinese calendar.

PCHS students work in lab, learn about opportunities at UNCA Chemistry Day

Polk County High School students Dietrich Jackson and Amber Hall recently attended Chemistry First Day at the University of North Carolina Asheville

Polk County sisters take part in Pearl Harbor memorial ceremonies

A pair of Polk County students recently had the opportunity of a lifetime - a chance to be part of memorial celebrations at the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii

PCHS Key Club raises money for UNICEF

Members of Polk County High School's Key Club collected $760 for UNICEF's Eliminate Project

Polk FFA teams shine once again at state land judging competition

Owen High School agriculture teacher Tim Paseour knows well the impact of seeing Polk County's FFA team arrive at a competition

Community Foundation grant helps Polk Cadets enjoy successful fall

The Polk County Cadets are celebrating yet another successful marching season thanks to the Polk County Community Foundation’s All Thrive 365 Grant. This generous grant enables students to participate in the band without any associated fees, allowing any and all interested students to join without financial burden

PCHS Interact Club helps fill shelves at Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry

The Polk County High School Interact Club, under the leadership of club sponsor Lori Connet, recently donated approximately 100 food items to Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry

Polk County High blood drive nets 132 units

Polk County High School HOSA and Health Science classes hosted a blood drive at the school on Thursday, collecting 132 units of blood

PCHS’ Rhinehart named state finalist for Presidential STEM award

Polk County High School science teacher Leslie Rhinehart has been selected as a North Carolina finalist for the Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

College Fair helps students gain insights for post-graduate planning

Polk County high school students had a unique opportunity Wednesday to learn more about area colleges and universities without leaving campus