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

Colleges, local business owners pack Polk Middle’s Career Day

As part of College and Career Week at Polk County Middle School, eighth graders get to participate in the annual Career Day. This year, 25 colleges and local community members represented a variety of educational career information for students.

Polk Middle students qualify for state Chinese competition

A pair of Polk County Middle School students have qualified to take part in the 2017 North Carolina Chinese Language Speech Contest, scheduled for April 29 at North Carolina State University

Middle school students learn financial skills from NCSECU

Seventh grade students from Polk County Middle School recently attended a problem-based financial literacy program presented by employees from North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union

Polk County racks up hardware at Science Olympiad regional

Of the numerous counties in the western section of the state represented at Saturday's Asheville Regional Science Olympiad at UNC Asheville, only one qualified two teams for April's state tournament in Raleigh. That would be Polk County.

Polk Middle project showcases Wolverines Around the World

One of three school counselors at Polk County Middle School, Langlee Garrett spends her days helping students manage the transition from elementary to middle school as well as help prepare them for the move to high school

Polk County teams continue model bridge building dominance

Perhaps the best honor for Polk County at Friday's regional model bridge building competition came well before the final winners were announced

Polk Middle holds One Book, One School activities

In the wake of the entire student body reading Touching Spirit Bear, Polk County Middle School held its One Book, One School event on March 10

Middle school students mix math, science to find volumes

Polk County Middle School sixth graders have recently been mingling lessons from their science and math classes to find volumes of chosen objects. Math teacher...

Polk Middle social studies class uses WWI data to mix math, history

​Students in Stephanie Gilbert's seventh grade social studies class at Polk County Middle School recently used textbooks to​ visually​ graph the number of casualties...