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Polk Middle sixth graders connect literature, life through masks

Sixth graders in Donna Hall's English Language Arts class at Polk County Middle School have been focusing recent studies around the theme "Not All Heroes Wear Super Powers."

Polk Central fourth graders study art of puppetry

Fourth grade students at Polk Central Elementary recently spent time learning about the art of puppetry. Students in the classes of Marsha Davis, J.J. Waddell and Leann Wilson enjoyed...

Grandparents return to Polk Central for annual celebration

More than 200 grandparents and family members visited Polk Central Elementary for the school's recent Grandparents Day Celebration

Polk County Cadets enjoying another successful fall competition season

The Polk County Cadets continued an outstanding fall season with a successful showing on October 12 at the Trojan Tournament of Bands at Chase High School.

Vining helps Tryon fourth graders with tree identification

etired Polk County Cooperative Extension Director John Vining recently helped Tryon Elementary fourth graders identify trees native to North Carolina

Puppeteer’s visit inspires Tryon fourth graders

In the wake of a visit from puppeteer Hobey Ford, Tryon Elementary fourth grade classes took part in an art exercise related to Ford's appearance.

PCMS Book Club opens year with Serafina and the Black Cloak

The Polk County Middle School Book Club held its first meeting of the year on October 8 to discuss Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Polk Middle eighth graders test archaeology skills in the field

No, Indiana Jones was not recently visiting classes at Polk County Middle School, but plenty of young archaeologists were busy unearthing artifacts from the 1700s.

Polk Middle eighth graders model parasites

Polk County Middle School eighth grade science students recently got their creative vibes going with a most unexpected topic

Polk County High science students become ‘experts’ for presentations

Students in Leslie Rhinehart's Chemistry I Honors class at Polk County High School recently worked in small "expert" groups to research and become experts on periodic table groups and families