https://polkstudents.com Polk Central students join RootED effort to study, improve Laughter Pond Polk Central fifth graders participated in the RootED program during the 2021-22 school year, studying Laughter Pond and considering the ways it could be improved. https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-students-join-rooted-effort-to-study-improve-laughter-pond/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 03:06:39 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-students-join-rooted-effort-to-study-improve-laughter-pond/ Polk Central fifth graders merge art, science while studying biomes Polk Central Elementary School art teacher Michael Darpino and fifth grade science teacher Andrea Walter collaborated during April and May to teach their fifth grade students about biomes in the United States and beyond. https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-merge-art-science-while-studying-biomes/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 03:06:47 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-merge-art-science-while-studying-biomes/ Polk Central fourth graders display lighthouse research Polk Central Elementary fourth graders in Leann Wilson’s class recently completed a research unit on North Carolina lighthouses. https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fourth-graders-display-lighthouse-research/ Sun, 29 May 2022 03:05:58 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fourth-graders-display-lighthouse-research/ Muddy Sneakers instructor helps Polk Central fifth graders prep for EOGs Polk Central Elementary School fifth graders recently held a Zoom session with Muddy Sneakers Lead Instructor Shannon Lally. https://polkstudents.com/muddy-sneakers-instructor-helps-polk-central-fifth-graders-prep-for-eogs/ Sun, 29 May 2022 02:05:40 GMT https://polkstudents.com/muddy-sneakers-instructor-helps-polk-central-fifth-graders-prep-for-eogs/ Photos: Polk Central fourth graders visit Arboretum Fourth grade students at Polk Central Elementary recently visited the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville for the location’s Amazing Arthropods program. https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-fourth-graders-visit-arboretum/ Sun, 29 May 2022 02:05:52 GMT https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-fourth-graders-visit-arboretum/