Polk County Middle

Polk Middle students “escape” to learn more about U.S. history

If you were to visit Eric Eaton or Matthew Russell’s social studies classrooms at Polk County Middle School recently, you would think you had stepped into a movie about espionage and intrigue or one of the popular "escape rooms."

Audience helps decide the story in PCMS production of Big Bad Musical

Should the Big Bad Wolf pay the price? Or should he go scot free? You get to decide - if you join Polk County Middle School students for their production of the Big Bad Musical, set for Friday, Feb. 9

Polk Middle hikers visit Vaughn Creek Greenway

The Nature Navigators, Polk Count Middle School's hiking club, recently hiked the Vaughn Creek Greenway in Tryon

PCMS sixth graders get glimpse into world of Pakistan truck art

An ongoing study of poetry as well as the book I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai made for an educational trip to the media center for a group of Polk County Middle School sixth graders

PCMS seventh graders think selling products in Victorian times

A group of Polk County Middle School seventh graders recently put on their thinking caps to create products that would have been useful in a long-ago era

PCMS students get look at impact of engineering on NASCAR

Eliza Russell of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte recently visited the STEM (science, engineering, mathematics and technology) classes at Polk County Middle School to discuss STEM and the engineering design process

Polk Middle hiking group visits Walnut Creek Preserve

Members of Polk County Middle School's Nature Navigators recently headed to Walnut Creek Preserve in Mill Spring for a mid-December hike

Polk Library staff helps PCMS bring A Christmas Carol to life

Polk County Middle School and the Polk County Public Library recently collaborated on a project for students around the Charles Dickens classic book, A Christmas Carol

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

SECU program gives Polk Middle students a taste of managing finances

A group of Polk County Middle Schools students learned last week the reality of dealing with life's financial decisions - and maybe got some insight into what their parents cope with every day as well

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