Fractions are fun? Pizzas help Polk Central third graders think just that

Students in Lori Byars’ third grade class at Polk Central Elementary took a hands-on approach to learning more about fractions

Free book effort helps Saluda Elementary keeps students engaged in reading

Throughout the school year, Saluda Elementary families are provided opportunities to partner with the school on activities to ensure students become their absolute bes

Saluda Elementary announces honor rolls for third six weeks

Saluda Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the third six weeks of the 2020-2021 school year.

Greene: As second semester begins, it’s important to continue to follow COVID protocols

First, I want you to know we are grateful for your patience and support throughout the pandemic. You have continued to work with us as we strive to keep our students and staff safe and our schools open

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Photos: Polk County Middle gets in holiday spirit before break

Students and staff at Polk County Middle School celebrated the final day of classes before Christmas break by dressing in holiday attire

Science, gingerbread and marshmallows: A busy and fun time for Polk Central fourth graders

Polk Central Elementary fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class recently designed the structure of gingerbread houses and followed procedural text to create marshmallow catapults. The...

Photos: Polk Central fourth graders get in holiday spirit

Fourth graders in Marsha Davis' class at Polk Central Elementary have recently been getting into the holiday spirit.

Photos: Polk Central honors award winners for second six weeks

Polk Central Elementary recently honored its outstanding students for the second six weeks of the 2020-2021 school year. Honor Roll and Terrific Kids students were...

Saluda fifth graders explore nature with Muddy Sneakers

Fifth graders in Ginger Rackley's class at Saluda Elementary recently enjoyed a day outside in nature reviewing what they had learned about energy by participating in Muddy Sneakers

PCHS Foods 1 students finally get chance to finish gingerbread houses

Remote days due to the COVID-19 pandemic kept members of Polk County High School's Foods 1 class from finishing gingerbread houses prior to Christmas break

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Saluda first graders learn about Appalachian holiday traditions

Saluda Elemntary first graders in Ellen Rogers' class prepared for the holidays by learning about the history of Christmas in the Appalachian Mountains

Photos: Polk County Middle gets in holiday spirit before break

Students and staff at Polk County Middle School celebrated the final day of classes before Christmas break by dressing in holiday attire

Science, gingerbread and marshmallows: A busy and fun time for Polk Central fourth graders

Polk Central Elementary fourth graders in Leann Wilson's class recently designed the structure of gingerbread houses and followed procedural text to create marshmallow catapults. The...

Polk Central marks Bullying Awareness Week with colorful dress themes

Polk Central Elementary recently held Bullying Awareness Week, with students dressing up each day for a different theme

Food Lion, Outreach join effort to feed families during the holidays

Food Lion and Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry have joined the effort to help provide Polk County children with food during the holidays

Board of Education clarifies January 4 as standard school day

The Polk County Board of Education made a small change to the 2020-2021 calendar at its December monthly meeting, clarfiying that students will return to school on January 4, 2021, from holiday break

Polk County Schools to distribute holiday vacation meals on Thursday

There's often nothing more important to a child than having meals available when school is not in session.

Polk FFA delivers fruit to local elementary school students

Members of Polk County High School's FFA recently took time to deliver fruit to elementary school students throughout the county

Door decorating contest helps Polk Middle embrace holiday spirit

To spread some holiday cheer during the month of December, Polk County Middle School recently held a door decorating contest.

Hanukkah provides topic of study for Saluda first graders

A unit about the traditions of Hanukkah in Ellen Rogers' first grade class at Saluda Elementary culminated with a game of (socially distanced) dreidel.

Comfy, cozy Saluda fourth graders practice signing

Students at Saluda Elementary School are enjoying school in their comfy cozy clothes.

Saluda fifth graders focusing on helping others during holidays

The December Character Trait at Saluda Elementary School is Helping Others, and students in Ginger Rackley's fifth grade class have chosen some ways to help others this month