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Polk Central students rewarded for poster designs

Unity in the Community board member David Staley recently delivered a surprise to three Polk Central Elementary award-winning students.

Polk County Middle captures state model bridge building title

The North Carolina Department of Transportation's Model Bridge Building Competition returned in April after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Project Renewal: Polk County students plan the future of natural areas near schools 

Polk County Middle students have been working in groups on proposals to improve locations near the school in order to provide more benefit to the community

Powderpuff, Dodgeball make for fun, but busy, week at PCHS

Polk County High School students stayed busy during the week of April 25 with the annual Powderpuff game on April 27 and a Dodgeball tournament throughout the week.

PCHS students explore workforce options at Manufacturing and Engineering Fair

Polk County High School 11th and 12th grade Career and Technical Education students took part April 27 in the "Making it Work" Manufacturing and Engineering Fair held in Cleveland County.

PCHS land judging team set – finally – to compete for national title

A group of Polk County High School seniors has learned much during their time on campus in agriculture classes and FFA activities.

Polk Middle wins honor for creative efforts supporting MANNA Food Drive

Polk County Middle School's innovative effort to help collect food for MANNA FoodBank did not go unnoticed

Saluda first graders study crawling, flying, hopping things

Stephanie Fletcher’s first grade class at Saluda Elementary recently enjoyed learning about and observing the lifecycles and needs of butterflies, tadpoles and praying mantises.

PCHS students take tour of historic Columbus sites

Students in Jenny Lail's Civics and Economics Class at Polk County High School recently capped an educational unit on local government, history and civic involvement by visiting several sites in Columbus.

Saluda students put Science Night Kit to good use

A recent grant enabled Saluda Elementary School to receive a Duke Energy Science Night Kit.