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Polk Central second graders learn about Pilgrims, Native Americans

Second grade students from Polk Central Elementary have been learning about Pilgrims and Native Americans

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders use pies for text practice

Students in the fourth grade classes of Leann Wilson and Marsha Davis at Polk Central Elementary recently found a unique way to practice procedural text - making pumpkin cheesecake pies

Polk Central kindergarten students embrace Thanksgiving spirit

Loretta Edwards' kindergarten class at Polk Central Elementary has been taking part in a number of fun Thanksgiving activities.

No recount needed: Polk Central second graders vote for pajama day

Students in Michelle Richardson's second grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been learning about the election process

Polk Central fourth graders study government, rights, voting

Fourth grade students at Polk Central Elementary have been studying government and the rights granted by the Constitutions of the United States and North Carolina

Polk Central fifth graders build board game as part of learning personal economics

As the culminating project for their social studies unit on personal economics, Polk Central fifth graders in Andrea Walter's class designed a board game during art class

Polk Central third graders studying body systems

Third graders in Lori Byars' class at Polk Central Elementary are currently studying body systems

Polk Central’s Howald named 2021 Polk County Schools Teacher of the Year

Laura Jane Howald's efforts to educate Polk Central pre-kindergarten students begin before any of those children set foot in Howald's classroom

Polk Central’s Walter receives Kenan Fellowship for Teacher Leadership

Andrea Walter, a fifth-grade science and social studies teacher at Polk Central Elementary School, has been named a 2020-21 Kenan Fellow for Teacher Leadership

“Old-school” approach lets Polk Central second graders chat from a distance

Students in Michelle Richardson's second grade class at Polk Central Elementary have been learning a tried-and-true method of communicating with friends from a distance