Polk County High

PCHS AP Chemistry students visit schools to share knowledge

Each year, the AP Chemistry students at Polk County High School like to share what they have learned with younger students around the county, visiting middle and elementary school classrooms

PCHS National Honor Society inducts new members

Polk County High School's Chapter of National Honor Society inducted new members during a May 23 ceremony in the school auditorium

Polk County FFA plant teams qualify for state competition

The Polk County High School FFA participated May 2 in the Western Regional FFA Rally at Haywood Community College

Video: 2017 Polk County High School Undergraduate Awards

Watch Polk County High School's 2017 Undergraduate Awards ceremony via video from Polk County Schools

Polk County Schools to offer live video of end-of-year events at PCHS, PCEC

Polk County Schools will offer live online broadcasts of a number of events relating to the end of the school year, including graduation ceremonies at Polk County High School and Polk County Early College

PCHS students pack meals to help battle hunger

For two weeks in March, students and staff at Polk County High School came together and raised more than $3,000 to stop hunger throughout the world. On Saturday, students saw their money at work and had the opportunity to package meals that were purchased with their funds. More than 50 students spent two hours and put together packages that will serve more than 10,000 meals.

PCHS Senior Dairy Judging Team takes third in state competition

The Polk County High School Senior Dairy Judging Teams earned first in the Western Region and third in the state at the 2017 North Carolina FFA State Dairy Evaluation Career Development Event held April 8 in Iredell County.

Local students excel at state Chinese competition

A pair of Polk County students earned recognition Saturday in the 8th Annual Chinese Speech Contest Final, held on the campus of North Carolina...

PCHS students earn five medals at state Science Olympiad competition

Polk County High School students brought home a handful of medals Saturday from the North Carolina Science Olympiad, the annual test of science knowledge across a wide range of topics held on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh

Polk County High’s Allsbrook awarded Biogen grant to fund science courses

Polk County High School and science teacher Jennifer Allsbrook have been awarded a grant of $5000 from the Biogen Foundation’s Ignite the Power of STEM NC grant program