https://polkstudents.com Polk Middle STEM classes study chocolate, household substances Students in Leslie Rhinehart’s eighth grade Exploratory STEM classes at Polk County Middle School got to experience cacao pods from the Caribbean as part of their six-week exploration into the “Chemistry of Chocolate.” https://polkstudents.com/polk-middle-stem-classes-study-chocolate-household-substances/ Mon, 05 Sep 2022 10:09:03 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-middle-stem-classes-study-chocolate-household-substances/ Polk County Schools announces administrative promotions, hire Polk County Schools has announced a series of administrative hires at the district and school levels. https://polkstudents.com/polk-county-schools-announces-administrative-promotions-hire/ Thu, 28 Jul 2022 02:07:17 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-county-schools-announces-administrative-promotions-hire/ Polk Middle student delivers heartfelt donation for Special Olympics Pixie Moore may have the largest heart in Polk County. https://polkstudents.com/polk-middle-student-delivers-heartfelt-donation-for-special-olympics/ Sun, 17 Jul 2022 07:07:52 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-middle-student-delivers-heartfelt-donation-for-special-olympics/ Polk Middle eighth graders take agricultural step back in time with garden project Building, digging, planting, and watering. These are not the typical activities in an eighth grade history class, but they have been in Eric Eaton and Matt Russell’s Ag in the Classroom class at Polk County Middle School. https://polkstudents.com/polk-middle-eighth-graders-take-agricultural-step-back-in-time-with-garden-project/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 04:06:37 GMT https://polkstudents.com/polk-middle-eighth-graders-take-agricultural-step-back-in-time-with-garden-project/ PCMS receives award for Student Food Drive creativity Polk County Middle School recently competed in the 13th Annual Student Food Drive with MANNA Food Bank, helping to fight hunger in Western North Carolina. https://polkstudents.com/pcms-receives-aware-for-student-food-drive-creativity/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 12:06:18 GMT https://polkstudents.com/pcms-receives-aware-for-student-food-drive-creativity/