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Polk County Schools to offer free daily food distribution for students

Polk County Schools will begin daily food distribution on Wednesday at all elementary schools in the district

Governor Cooper closes all K-12 public schools through March 30

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has ordered the closing of all schools in North Carolina through March 30

Polk County Schools to make up missed day on March 9

The Polk County Board of Education has approved March 9 as a makeup day for Polk County Schools in the wake of the day lost to inclement weather on February 20

Community’s love for students on display at Polk Cares 4 Kids celebration

Polk County Schools Superintendent Aaron Greene perhaps best summarized the response to the district's first Polk Cares 4 Kids fundraiser. "What an amazing community and what an incredible night," Greene said.

Valuable packages, items await guests in Polk Cares 4 Kids auctions

Restaurant packages. Day trips to local attractions. Gift certificates. Sides of beef. Exquisite perfume. A car

Stott’s Ford provides car for Polk Cares 4 Kids auction

A number of valuable items will be available for guests to bid on during the Feb. 1 Polk Cares 4 Kids event at Tryon International Equestrian Center

Polk Cares 4 Kids fundraising celebration set for Feb. 1 at TIEC

Polk County Schools, in partnership with the Polk Schools Fund through the Polk County Community Foundation, will host Polk Cares 4 Kids (PC4K), a fundraising celebration, on February 1 at Tryon International Equestrian Center

Sheriff’s Office teams with Polk County Schools to present updated drug education program

School Resource Officers (SRO) with the Polk County Sheriff’s Department will be presenting an updated D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse and Resistance Education) curriculum to Polk County elementary students beginning in January

PCCF grant allows school counselors to attend state conference

School counselors from throughout Polk County recently had an opportunity to attend the North Carolina School Counselor Association Conference in Concord thanks to a grant from the Polk Conty Community Foundation

PCCF grant helps district teachers attend national social studies conference

Through a generous grant provided by the Polk County Community Foundation, five Polk County social studies and history teachers traveled in late November to Austin, Tex. to participate in the 99th annual National Council for the Social Studies Conference