Announcements

14
May

Student Vaccines

The Polk County Health Department, with assistance from Polk County Schools, will be offering Pfizer COVID vaccines for students 12 years and up. Students may receive the first vaccine dose on May 21st from 8:00AM -10:00AM at Polk County High School or from 11:00AM-3:00PM at Polk County Middle School. The second dose will be offered...
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17
Mar

Spring 2021 SHAC Newsletter

Polk County Schools’ Student Health Advisory Committee has published their Spring 2021newsletter. You can view the newsletter at:  https://www.polkschools.org/shac/
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17
Mar

Considering Plan A for PCMS & PCHS

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. The bill was signed last Friday and contains...
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12
Mar

Public Participation Notice for State IDEA 2021 Grant

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR PARTICIPATION AND COMMENTSON THENORTH CAROLINA APPLICATION FOR GRANT AWARDUNDER PART B OF THEINDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACTAS AMENDED IN 2004FOR FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2021 The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) ismaking available its annual State Application for receiving grantaward under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities EducationAct (IDEA) as...
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25
Feb

Community Learning Center Registration

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.  These could be students who are learning remotely, or who need internet access or support on days when they are not at school.   The first center is being offered at...
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17
Feb

Pandemic – EBT

North Carolina announced it will continue to provide additional benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to help families purchase food for children whose access to free and reduced-priced meals at school has been impacted by virtual learning for the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19. Families do not need to apply for...
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09
Feb

Community Student Learning Site Survey

Polk County Schools is working to partner 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.  For example, community agencies like Steps to Hope or local churches might...
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09
Feb

Updated Calendars

At this month’s meeting, the Polk County Board of Education updated the 2020-2021 school calendars.  March 5, 2021 is now a regular school day for all students, except those attending Polk County Early College. Updated calendars can be found at:  https://polkschools.org/calendars/ If you have questions about these calendars, please call 828-894-3051.
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17
Dec

12/17/20 – Updated

Thursday – December 17, 2020 – Update Saluda Elementary School Closed – Optional Workday for Staff All  other Polk County schools are operating on a two hour delay.
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