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Local Knights of Columbus help raise funds for Tryon Elementary, PCHS teachers

The efforts of the Knights of Columbus at St. James Catholic Church in Tryon will help Exceptional Children teachers at Tryon Elementary and Polk County High School meet the needs of their students

Polk County Schools preschool program accepting registrations for 2021-2022

Polk County Schools is now accepting enrollment for its preschool program for the 2021-2022 academic year

Board of Education approves expansion of in-person learning at PCHS, PCMS

Students at Polk County High School will be able to attend school for four days per week, with more students allowed in classes at Polk County Middle School, under a new model approved Thursday by the Polk County Board of Education

Greene: Board of Education to consider moving Polk Middle, PCHS to Plan A

The North Carolina Legislature, in cooperation with Governor Roy Cooper, recently authored and ratified Senate Bill 220 that allows schools to return to Plan A instruction. The bill still requires a remote learning option for those students and families who do not feel safe returning in person

Polk County Schools set to debut Community Learning Centers

Polk County Schools is partnering with local nonprofit Higher Academia to provide learning spaces, or Community Learning Centers, for students in middle or high school.

Sheriff’s Office donation to help keep Polk County Schools safer

The law enforcement efforts of Polk County's Sheriff Office will help keep Polk County students safer in the future.

District Pre-Kindergarten program to hold annual meeting

Polk County Schools Pre-Kindergarten program will hold its annual meeting on Monday, Feb. 22, at 11:30 a.m.

NCDHHS releases information on Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program

The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program helps families purchase food for children whose access to free or reduced-priced meals at school has been impacted by COVID-19 because students are learning virtually, outside of brick-and-mortar schools

Polk County Schools surveying community on local learning spaces

Polk County Schools is partnering with local community agencies to potentially provide local learning spaces for students in middle or high school who are learning remotely or who need internet access or support on days when they are not at school

Polk County Middle School to shift to remote learning for Jan. 14-15

Polk County Middle School students will move to remote learning on Thursday, Jan. 14 and Friday, Jan. 15