https://polkstudents.com Polk Central kindergarten students learn about Earth Day Kindergartners in Amber Styles’ class at Polk Central Elementary recently celebrated Earth Day https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-kindergarten-students-learn-about-earth-day/ Mon, 26 Apr 2021 11:04:48 GMT Solar energy captures attention of Polk Central fifth graders Polk Central Elementary School fifth graders recently compared the use of the sun’s energy to power solar panels with the photosynthesis process that plants use to convert the sun’s energy to sugar https://polkstudents.com/solar-energy-captures-attention-of-polk-central-fifth-graders/ Thu, 25 Mar 2021 11:03:51 GMT Polk Central fourth graders tackle Lego challenge to help increase heart health Students in J.J. Waddell’s fourth grade at Polk Central Elementary have accepted a unique challenge from First Lego League to engineer, build and code a play area that focuses on increasing the heart rate in kids https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fourth-graders-tackle-lego-challenge-to-help-increase-heart-health/ Thu, 25 Mar 2021 11:03:00 GMT Polk Central SRO fills many roles on campus School Resource Officer Dane Fox does more at Polk Central Elementary than just protect the physical wellbeing of students. https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-sro-fills-many-roles-on-campus/ Thu, 25 Mar 2021 11:03:00 GMT Force, motion and outdoor science: Polk Central fifth graders staying busy Polk Central fifth graders in Andrea Walter’s class have been busy studying forces and motion as well as getting outdoors through the Muddy Sneakers program https://polkstudents.com/force-motion-and-outdoor-science-polk-central-fifth-graders-staying-busy/ Mon, 15 Mar 2021 12:03:17 GMT