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Saluda students take part in “Souper Bowl” for Thermal Belt Outreach

Saluda Elementary students are using the upcoming Super Bowl as inspiration for a can drive for Thermal Belt Outreach. By placing can goods in a ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk County Schools, PCCF team on volunteer mentor program

Polk County Schools and Polk County Community Foundation are working together on a new program to offer volunteer mentor opportunities to students in the district. ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk Central fourth-graders studying animal adaptions

Fourth-graders in Leann Wilson’s class at Polk Central have been studying animals and adaptations, beginning with earthworm observations, measurements and experiments. (Submitted by PolkStudents.com) Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk Central fourth-graders study area, perimeter

Fourth-grade students in Leann Wilson’s class at Polk Central Elementary have been studying area and perimeter using yarn and the floor tiles in their classroom. ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Tryon Elementary students stage annual pageant

Tryon Elementary School held its annual fourth and fifth-grade pageant a little earlier than usual this year. The performance was held just before winter break, ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Sunny View students receive ‘just desserts’ for reading

The New Year found several Sunny View School fifth-graders enjoying their “just desserts.” In order to keep her students reading during the busy fall/winter holiday seasons, ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Community celebrates opening of new middle school health center

Polk County Schools, Polk County Local Government and Blue Ridge Health officials gathered at Polk County Middle School Monday night to celebrate the newly opened ... Read more

2 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Community Foundation provides fruit to more than 1,000 Polk County students

Students at all Polk County elementary schools and Polk County Early College received small bags of citrus fruit for the holidays, thanks to a grant ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Candies help Saluda fourth-graders study rock cycle

The rocks that make up the Earth are constantly being recycled. One form of rock is often changed into another form of rock through certain ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk Teacher of the Year wants students to achieve beyond classroom

Leslie Rhinehart sees her job as a chemistry and engineering teacher at Polk County High School as being about much more than helping students master ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

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