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Photos: Families help Tryon Elementary students celebrate Thanksgiving

Tryon Elementary students, staff and family members gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving in the school cafeteria

Tryon Elementary second graders publish book of stories, art

During the summer, the new Toy Story 4 movie introduced a character named "Forky." This inspired an idea for a project for my students

Vaping, Internet safety, youth mental health focus of Parent Information Night at PCHS

In an effort to inform parents about significant issues and trends impacting students and young people, Polk County Schools is hosting a Parent Information Night on Dec. 3 with presentations on vaping and electronic cigarettes, social media and Internet safety, and youth mental health and wellness

Polk Central students talk about value of herbs during Day of Discovery

Almost 300 Polk Central students, ranging in age from 3-12, kept a trio of their classmates busy during the school's annual Day of Discovery

Polk County Cadets entertain Your Carolina audience

The Polk County High School Cadets spent the morning of Nov. 8 making an appearance on the Your Carolina television show on WSPA-TV

Honor Band Clinic to conclude with free concert on Saturday

Polk County High School is hosting the 2019 Foothills Honor Band Clinic on Friday and Saturday, two days of training for regional band students that will end with a public performance on Saturday

WSPA shines spotlight on PCEC dress giveaway set to begin Thursday

Students at Polk County Early College had a chance Wednesday to step into the spotlight on regional television

Polk Middle’s Flynn receives District Outstanding Science Teacher Award

Polk County Middle School's Elisa Flynn has been awarded the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) District Eight Outstanding Middle School Science Teaching Award for 2019

Photos: Saluda first graders dive into Whirlpools while learning numbers

Students in Ellen Rogers' first grade class at Saluda Elementary get more familiar with the numbers 1 - 50 with the help of the MC Escher print Whirlpools

Food webs weave their way into FENCE visit to Tryon Elementary

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center staff members paid a visit on Nov. 7 to Jennifer Schweitzer's third grade class at Tryon Elementary to talk about ecosystems and food webs