https://polkstudents.com Polk Central celebrates reopening of nature trail A year-long effort by Polk Central Elementary fifth graders, faculty, friends and families to restore the school’s nature trail has completed – and received a celebration and state recognition to honor that work. https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-celebrates-reopening-of-nature-trail/ Thu, 18 May 2023 12:05:31 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-celebrates-reopening-of-nature-trail/ Photos: Polk Central takes Muddy Sneakers to Harmon Field Fifth graders at Polk Central Elementary recently visited Harmon Field for an aquatic ecosystems Muddy Sneakers learning expedition https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-takes-muddy-sneakers-to-harmon-field/ Thu, 27 Apr 2023 10:04:44 GMT https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-takes-muddy-sneakers-to-harmon-field/ Photos: Polk Central fifth graders hatch eggs Polk Central Elementary fourth graders recently hatched eggs as part of their animal studies unit. https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-fifth-graders-hatch-eggs/ Sun, 16 Apr 2023 07:04:40 GMT https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-fifth-graders-hatch-eggs/ Photos: Polk Central fifth graders visit Walnut Creek Preserve Polk Central Elementary fifth graders trekked March 30 to Walnut Creek Nature Preserve in Sunny View. https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-fifth-graders-visit-walnut-creek-preserve/ Tue, 04 Apr 2023 11:04:20 GMT https://polkstudents.com/photos-polk-central-fifth-graders-visit-walnut-creek-preserve/ Polk Central fifth graders fashion school for Fairy Festival Polk Central Elementary fifth graders Addy Blackwell and Ava Racelis led Andrea¬†Walter’s homeroom class in designing and creating a Fairy School for the Polk County Parks & Recreation Department’s Fairy Festival, held on Saturday at Stearns Park in Columbus https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-fashion-school-for-fairy-festival/ Mon, 27 Mar 2023 12:03:00 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-fashion-school-for-fairy-festival/