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State officials visit Polk bearing gifts of school supplies

Gifts being opened. Smiles and laughs ringing out. Thank yous being exchanged. Stearns Education Center had a bit of a Christmas feel at times Friday afternoon.

Middle schoolers learn the chemistry of chocolate at AIG summer seminar

Some Polk County Middle School students decided to learn a little bit about chemistry and chocolate in a week-long camp taught by Polk County High School chemistry teacher Leslie Rhinehart

Students get chance to expand video skills during AIG summer seminar

A group of area students had a chance to work on stop motion projects and similar efforts as part of the Learn, Explore, Create AIG Summer Seminar at Polk County Middle School

Tennant family: Thank you to Polk County and beyond

A note to the citizens of Polk County and beyond from the family of Geoffrey M. Tennant

Tennant service planned for Tuesday at Polk County High School

A memorial service for Polk County Board of Education chairman and Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey M. Tennant will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Polk County High School's auditorium

Community benefactor, champion of education Tennant passes away at 79

Polk County Schools is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Polk County Board of Education Chairman Geoffrey M. Tennant

Polk preschool program accepting students for 2019-2020 school year

Enrollment for four-year-olds to join Polk County Schools Preschool Program is currently open for the 2019-2019 school year.

Community Foundation awards more than $270,000 in scholarships to local students

The college dreams of many local students got a helping hand recently as the Polk County Community Foundation announced its 2019 scholarships

New venue, same feel for Polk County High School’s 2019 graduation

The venue changed. The emotions and traditions always part of Polk County High School graduation ceremonies did not

Polk County Schools recommends families register for kindergarten, pre-k for upcoming school year

Polk County Schools is urging all local families who have not already done so to register their rising preschool and kindergarten students for the 2019-2020 academic year