https://polkstudents.com Walter’s Kenan Fellowship helps Polk Central fifth graders explore sustainable community development After a year filled with learning about the interactions between matter, living organisms and the impact of humans on the planet, Polk Central Elementary School fifth graders explored an essential question: How can we develop communities that are environmentally and socially sustainable? https://polkstudents.com/walters-kenan-fellowship-helps-polk-central-fifth-graders-explore-sustainable-community-development/ Sat, 10 Jul 2021 11:07:42 GMT https://polkstudents.com/walters-kenan-fellowship-helps-polk-central-fifth-graders-explore-sustainable-community-development/ Polk Central fifth graders create biome dioramas Polk Central Elementary fifth graders created biome dioramas as part of a project that spanned both their art and regular classrooms https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-create-biome-dioramas/ Sun, 20 Jun 2021 07:06:55 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-create-biome-dioramas/ McMinn chosen as Polk Central Elementary’s next principal Polk County Middle School English Language Arts teacher Kim McMinn has been named the next principal of Polk Central Elementary School https://polkstudents.com/mcminn-chosen-as-polk-central-elementarys-next-principal/ Sun, 06 Jun 2021 10:06:31 GMT https://polkstudents.com/mcminn-chosen-as-polk-central-elementarys-next-principal/ Polk Central fourth graders honored for efforts in fifth six weeks Polk Central fourth grade teacher Leann Wilson recently honored some of her students with awards for the fifth six weeks of the 2020-21 academic year https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fourth-graders-honored-for-efforts-in-fifth-six-weeks/ Sun, 09 May 2021 05:05:46 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fourth-graders-honored-for-efforts-in-fifth-six-weeks/ Polk Central fifth graders talk trees with Tryon Garden Club members The participation in North Carolina Arbor Day by fifth grade students in Andrea Walter’s class at Polk Central Elementary caught the eye of a local group https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-talk-trees-with-tryon-garden-club-members/ Sun, 09 May 2021 04:05:17 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-central-fifth-graders-talk-trees-with-tryon-garden-club-members/