It was a cold morning on Thursday, Dec. 5, so Polk Central fifth graders had plenty to notice as gusts of wind chilled them, the sun hid above stratus clouds in the Southwest and the temperature was in the low 40s.
Keith Bamburger and Melissa Kennedy from the North Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Air Quality worked with Polk Central fifth graders on Friday, Dec. 6.
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 Central Elementary recently celebrated Anti-Bullying and Red Ribbon Week with a different theme each day of the week
Science was the order of the day as Polk Central Elementary held its annual Day of Discovery on November 8
Polk Central Elementary students and staff collected almost 1,400 food items during their recent Hunger Awareness Food Drive
Polk Central's second graders have been writing a scary lot about scarecrows
A recent workshop on the art of puppetry sparked an interest in the subject for Polk Central fourth grader Jillian Brown
Third grade students at Polk Central, with the help of Helen Blackwell from Polk County Cooperative Extension, studied force and motion with Hot Wheels cars.