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Summer Reading Camp students all smiles as they blend art with book

Students in Polk County Schools' K-5 Summer Reading Camp are all smiles as they "create" mouths and teeth to make connections to their read-aloud book, Molly and the Slow Teeth.

Schweitzer to become Polk County Schools’ Director of Operations

Polk County High School Principal Dr. Brandon Schweitzer is moving into a new role with Polk County Schools.

Hammond returning to Polk County Schools as Accountability Coordinator

A familiar face is returning to Polk County Schools to help oversee testing and student data.

Polk County Schools to offer summer meals program

Polk County Schools will offer a summer meals program beginning June 20 for any Polk County resident age 18 or younger.

Polk Central, Tryon land grants to help boost STEM education

Two Polk County Schools elementary schools have been awarded Community Action Grants by Meta's Forest City Data Center.

Polk Middle’s Taylor named 2022-23 Kenan Fellow

Polk County Middle School Career and Technical Education teacher Jennifer Taylor is one of two Western North Carolina educators who have been named 2022-23 Kenan Fellows.

Polk County Schools receives $1.3 million grant for Tryon Elementary PreK building

Polk County Schools has received a state lottery-funded grant award of $1.3 million to help construct a new pre-kindergarten building at Tryon Elementary School.

Polk County Preschool students celebrate Week of the Young Child

Polk County Schools’ youngest students recently participated in special activities as part of National Association for the Education of Young Children's Week of the Young Child.

Dental bus to visit elementary schools

Polk County Schools and Blue Ridge Health have partnered to provide an opportunity for dental services for our elementary students. The dental bus will be coming to your child’s school campus soon and seeing any children that are in need of dental care during the school day.

Greene honored as Chamber’s Citizen of the Year

Polk County Schools Superintendent Aaron Greene has spent the past two years shepherding the district through the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic.