Polk County Middle

PCMS students use models to explore Earth’s rotation

Students in Rowann Hoy's science class at Polk County Middle School explored the rotation of the Earth through the use of models.

Suspense the theme for PCMS class videos

Students in Elizabeth Roesch's eighth grader English Language Arts class at Polk County Middle School have been busy creating suspense videos as part of activities in the second six-week marking period.

New Century Scholars take part in ICC leadership event

Seventh grade New Century Scholars from Polk County Middle School participated Wednesday in the fall Leadership Development Day at the Spindale campus of Isothermal Community College.

PCMS students practice naming planets

Students in Rowann Hoy's science class at Polk County Middle School used a mnemonic device to help remember the order of the eight planets from the sun.

PCMS groups utilize media center for meetings

As part of the 21st Century Library initiative, media centers have become a meeting spot for various groups.

PCMS’ Pettis receives TFAC grant to mix art, science

Polk County Middle School science teacher Dr. Robert Pettis has received a $500 grant from Tryon Fine Arts Center to use for projects blending art and science.

Be Brave: Polk County Middle students focus on anti-bullying

During the month of October, Polk County Middle School students and staff participated in many activities for Anti-Bullying Month at PCMS.

Polk County Middle science students debate consumers

Two students at Polk County Middle recently held a one-on-one debate during science class about consumers.

Polk Middle students design, build, race cars

Eighth grade students at Polk County Middle School, under the direction of Dr. Bob Pettis, designed, engineered and finished CO2-powered cars.

PCMS students fashion, sell buttons as part of Anti-Bullying Month

As part of a team-building classroom project, Polk County Middle School students in Denise Kennedy's classes recently made buttons to go along with the Anti-Bullying Month theme of Be BRAVE.