Tryon Elementary

Photos: Hunting words in a ‘bat cave’ at Tryon Elementary

Students in Shea White's first grade class at Tryon Elementary recently stepped into a "bat cave" to hunt for words

Studying apples, pumpkin leads to sweet rewards for Tryon first graders

First graders in the classes of Shea White, Wendi Owens and Kimberly Granville studied the lifecycle of apples and pumpkins through pumpkin investigations, making displays of apple trees throughout the seasons, reading books about apples and pumpkins and much more

Saluda, Tryon students sample Revolutionary War life at Overmountain Trail

Fourth and fifth graders from Tryon Elementary School and fourth graders from Saluda Elementary School visited Polk County's portion of the Overmountain National Historic Victory Trail, located at Alexander's Ford, on October 4 to learn about the American Revolution and Polk County's role in it

Tryon Elementary third graders tour Pearson’s Falls

Tryon Elementary third graders visited Pearson Falls on October 4, learning more about the falls and surrounding area from volunteer members of the Tryon Garden Club. The classes of Libby Justice, Anne Godley and Jennifer...

Tryon firefighters, police chief pay visit to Tryon Elementary

Tryon Fire Department members Geoffrey Tennant and James "Tank" Waters recently joined Tryon Elementary students for lunch and fire truck exploration. Tryon Police Chief Jeff Arrowood also joined in on the excitement.

Polk County Schools students celebrate Walk to School Day in different ways

Students at two Polk County Schools elementary schools celebrated National Walk to School Day on October 4 in two very different ways

Powell family, area businesses honored for Tryon Elementary playground project

The large United States map just behind Tryon Elementary School has long been a mainstay of daily campus life. Countless games of State Tag and Find the State have raged across its borders. Parents have...

Tryon Elementary honors Terrific Kids for May

Outstanding students at Tryon Elementary School have been recognized as Terrific Kids for the month of May

Tryon Elementary Battle of the Books team takes fourth in regional

Tryon Elementary School's Battle of the Books team placed fourth Tuesday in the Region 8 competition held in Asheville. The effort marked the first time that a Polk County school has taken part in a regional BOB competition.

Edible cars make annual return to Tryon Elementary

Tryon Elementary School held its annual Edible Car Contest on April 13, with students creating cars totally from food products

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