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Solar energy captures attention of Polk Central fifth graders

Polk Central Elementary School fifth graders recently compared the use of the sun's energy to power solar panels with the photosynthesis process that plants use to convert the sun's energy to sugar

Polk Central fourth graders tackle Lego challenge to help increase heart health

Students in J.J. Waddell's fourth grade at Polk Central Elementary have accepted a unique challenge from First Lego League to engineer, build and code a play area that focuses on increasing the heart rate in kids

Polk Central SRO fills many roles on campus

School Resource Officer Dane Fox does more at Polk Central Elementary than just protect the physical wellbeing of students.

Force, motion and outdoor science: Polk Central fifth graders staying busy

Polk Central fifth graders in Andrea Walter's class have been busy studying forces and motion as well as getting outdoors through the Muddy Sneakers program

Polk Central fourth graders rock mineral studies

Students in the fourth grade classes at Polk Central Elementary have been studying rocks and minerals and they properties they have

Gallon Man helps save the day for Polk Central third graders

To help students learn customary units of capacity, students in Lori Byars' third-grade class at Polk Central Elementary created a twin of themselves as Gallon Man

Polk Central fifth graders gearing up for Arbor Day

Polk Central fifth graders are partnering with Unity in the Community for Arbor Day, set for April 30

Polk Central to offer kindergarten registration for 2021-2022 academic year

Polk Central Elementary will hold kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 academic year during the week of March 9.

Polk Central to be closed Feb. 9-10 due to water line break

Polk Central Elementary will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 9-10, due to a water line break near the school

Fractions are fun? Pizzas help Polk Central third graders think just that

Students in Lori Byars’ third grade class at Polk Central Elementary took a hands-on approach to learning more about fractions