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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your April 8 update. We have prepared and will be posting and distributing a new set of recommended learning activities for students for the upcoming week tomorrow, Thursday, April 9.   I remind you that it is important for us to encourage all students to do...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your April 7 update.  There is no new information in this call.  Dr. Schweitzer will be sending out a separate call to PCHS students tonight. We thank you again for submitting your questions to us via the link on our COVID19 website.  As we receive...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community! This is Aaron Greene with your April 6 update. I hope everyone is well and having a great start to the week. To those of you picking up meals at our elementary schools you may encounter some minor changes in how we get those meals to your car. We are...
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Hello!  This is an automated message from Aaron Greene regarding our daily food distribution.  We are still going to be distributing meals at all four elementary sites from 11 am to 1 pm each day but we will be making some minor changes to our pick-up procedures at each school.  We will be taking further...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your April 3 update. We are continuing to ask our teachers and staff to call and check on students and families, and to offer support and assistance with student work.  I realize that some of our families with multiple students in the home are likely...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your April 1 update. We have prepared and will be posting and distributing a new set of learning activities for students for the upcoming week tomorrow, Thursday, April 2.  These activities will be posted online at our www.polkschools.org/learning site by 11:00 am tomorrow.  We will have paper...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your March 31 update. Tonight I want to remind you about where you can access information and student learning resources.  I hope everyone knows about our www.polkschools.org/coronavirus site with links to the latest updates and lots of community and COVID19 resources.  That site also has a link...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  Happy Monday to you all.  This is Aaron Greene with your March 30 update. Tonight’s message is not long or involved as there is not much new information to give you at this time.  As you probably know by now, Governor Cooper has issued a “Stay at Home” order for...
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Polk County just received information about additional Internet Access provided by AT&T. For families of students: AT&T is offering a device for as low as $44.99 that could be used by students with 2 months free of unlimited data. For employees: AT&T is offering a hotspot devices for .99 cents with a monthly reoccurring of...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your March 27 update.  You made it through the second week of COVID19 so a big “Happy Friday” to all.  Thank you for your support and patience, and for taking care of your families and each other. As I take time to reflect on what...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your March 25 update.  You made it to the middle of the week – Happy Wednesday!  Again, thank you for all you are doing to take care of your own families and each other. (This paragraph is email only) Tonight’s message will be focused on...
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To subscribe to the Polk County COVID-19 Event Announcements: Text: COVID19PC to 888777 You can also contact the Polk County Message Line at 828-722-5086
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your March 24 update.  Happy Tuesday and as always, thank you for all you are doing to take care of your own families and each other. Tonight’s message will be brief.  I want to apologize for not having the answers to student and family questions...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your March 23 update.  Happy Monday to you all, and thank you for all you are doing to take care of your own families and each other.  Again, thank you for your patience with us as we deal with this new reality.In case you did...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is Aaron Greene with your March 20 update.  Happy Friday to you all, and thank you for all you are doing to take care of your families and each other.  I hope you can all enjoy this beautiful weather. Our schools and staff have started family wellness checks and...
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Hello, Polk Schools Family!  This is Superintendent Aaron Greene with a quick message to let you know our teachers and staff are starting their “family wellness check” calls to students and homes today, even now.  Please note these calls will come in as “restricted”, “unknown”, or “caller ID not available.”  If you miss the call...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is an automated message from Superintendent Aaron Greene with your March 19 update on COVID19 and our schools.  I want to again thank everyone for their patience, understanding, and support of each other. I want to make you aware that our teachers and staff will be reaching out by...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is an automated message from Superintendent Aaron Greene with the March 18 update you on COVID19 and our school district status.  First I want to thank everyone for their patience, understanding, and support of each other.  I am continuously impressed by our Polk community and how folks are working...
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is an automated message from Superintendent Aaron Greene updating you on COVID19 and our school status.  First, I would ask for your patience and understanding as we deal with this unprecedented situation.  I also want to reassure folks that we will all be working together to serve students in...
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Polk County Schools is beginning food Distribution on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Locations for Pickup Polk Central Elementary SchoolSaluda Elementary SchoolSunny View Elementary SchoolTryon Elementary School Time for Pickup 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Eligibility Any child up to age 18 is eligible for food. This will be an outside, drive-through distribution.
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CHARTER TO OFFER FREE ACCESS TO SPECTRUM BROADBAND & WI-FI FOR 60-DAYS FOR NEW K-12 AND COLLEGE STUDENT HOUSEHOLDS AND MORE Stamford, CT. – March 13, 2020 – In the coming weeks, many Americans will be affected either directly or indirectly by COVID-19 and Charter is focused on serving and supporting our 29 million customers. Americans rely...
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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has ordered the closing of all schools in North Carolina through March 30. Cooper made the announcement Saturday afternoon. The closing is in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, which at present has affected more than 155,000 people worldwide, with more than 5,800 deaths, according to data compiled by Johns...
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Polk County Schools was recently ranked as the 2nd highest performing school system for 2018-2019 based upon our student’s academic performance. The State Board of Education released test results for all school districts in NC.  The results ranked Polk County as the 2nd highest performing school district in NC.  For more information on Polk County’s...
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Polk County High School recorded the Senior Awards Night and 2019 Graduation ceremonies. Click the links below to view the events. Polk County High School Senior Awards 2019 Polk County High School Graduation 2019
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