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Gibbs chosen to fill vacant seat on Board of Education

The Polk County Board of Education has approved the selection of Danielle Gibbs to fill the vacancy left by the recent passing of former board chairman Geoffrey M. Tennant.

Polk County Schools students post second-highest performance on state exams

Polk County Schools ranked second among the state's school districts for student performance on the annual exams in the 2018-19 school year. Across the district, 73.8 percent of all students met grade level proficiency on the state exams

Foundation grant helps fund student summer interns for PCHS farm

The Polk County Community Foundation provided funding this summer for two student interns to work at the Polk County High School Farm

PCHS slates informational Senior Parent Night for Sept. 10

Polk County High School will hold Senior Parent Night on Sept. 10, offering families of senior students a chance to learn more about preparing for life after high school

Polk Middle students examine water stewardship during summer seminar

A group of Polk County Middle School students studied the importance of water and taking care of our water resources during an AIG Summer Seminar offered by Polk County Schools

PCHS students broaden skills at Horticultural Science Summer Institute

Five Polk County High School FFA students attended the 2019 Horticultural Science Summer Institute in mid-July on the campus of North Carolina State University

PCHS students spend summer working with Steps to Hope

Steps to Hope recently received a Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation grant to hire two summer interns from Polk County High School

Polk County Middle slates JumpStart 2019 for rising sixth graders

JumpStart 2019 for rising sixth graders will be held August 15-16 at Polk County Middle School

Polk County FFA caps year with strong showing at state camp competition

Once again, members of the Polk County High School FFA Chapter had a strong showing in the North Carolina FFA Camp Program held in mid-June at White Lake

Saluda Elementary artwork celebrates Italian sister city

Saluda Elementary students participated in an art show on June 29 to celebrate Saluda's sister city of Carunchio, Italy.