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Members of Polk County High School's FFA chapter once again had an outstanding performance at the North Carolina FFA Camp Program, held in June at White Lake.
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Polk County High School honored members of its senior class during the school's traditional Senior Awards Night on May 23.
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Polk County High School rising junior Curtis Simmons has been selected as the 2024 recipient of the Jason Fox Award.
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Polk County High School held its annual Underclassman Awards Ceremony on May 9 in the school auditorium.
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Polk County High School students recently had an opportunity to peer into the skies and learn more about the celestial objects found there.
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Graduation dates and times have been set for Polk County High School and Polk County Early College.
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Polk County Schools recently hosted a Career Fair and Hiring Expo aimed at juniors and seniors from Polk County High School and Polk County Early College.
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Area residents flocked to Polk County High School on Saturday to support well-known local resident John Vining in his fight against cancer.
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A Polk County High School program is seeking to help fill the need for child care professionals in the area.
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What do you think when you hear someone say FFA? Tractors, animals, working outside, country folk, farming?
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My name is Jessica (Pullara) Frazier, and I am the owner and founder of All Good Things Bakery in Tryon, North Carolina!
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A fundraiser for well-known local resident John Vining is planned for March 30 at Polk County High School.
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The Polk County Cadets had a busy fall semester, taking part in more than 65 practices, parades, football games, competitions and concerts. “This has been such a successful season for the band program at Polk County High School,”said Cadets Director Kimberly Benson. “We have grown musically and competitively, and the kids have been so positive...
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Students from Polk County High School and Polk County Middle School performed in the 2023-24 Foothills Honor Band on Nov. 18 at R-S Central High School in Rutherfordton.
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The tradition of success continues for Polk County High School’s Land Judging Teams.
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The Polk County High School Theater Club will present its first performance on Thursday, Nov. 2 with the show Graveyard Manor.
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The Polk County High School Cadets have some new hardware for the band room at PCHS.
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Students in Shannon Haynes' physical science class at Polk County High School recently took part in a short demonstration to understand various states of solubility.
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The Polk County High School FFA Chapter will once again host Halloween at The Farm on October 31 at Polk County High School.
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Professionals from the World Champions Rodeo Alliance recently visited agricultural classes at Polk County High School.
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Students from Polk County FFA participated in the recent North Carolina State FFA Veterinary Science Career Development Event at Lee County High School in Sanford.
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Students in Shannon Haynes' astronomy classes at Polk County High School recently created models of moons of the solar system.
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Polk County High School faculty member Eric Morlino, who also serves as the school's SkillsUSA advisor, recently accompanied a group of students to the Camp Dixie Leadership workshop in Fayetteville.
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Polk County Early College science teacher Kathleen Abraham partnered this past summer with Henderson County teachers to bring students on educational tours to Europe and Japan.
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Polk County High School and Polk County Middle School students had an exciting few days experiencing the Be Pro Be Proud NC Mobile Unit.
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The Polk County High School Farm received a bit of help this summer thanks to a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.
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Polk County High School agriculture teacher Chauncey Barber and his Ag Production 2 class recently lent a helping hand to the Wolverine boys soccer program.
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Polk County High School junior Banks Barber took top honors on the end-of-session exam held during the recent Resource Conservation Workshop sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Raleigh.
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Polk County High School students, faculty and guests will enjoy smooth driving when they next return to the school campus.
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Polk County High School's Ashley Gilbert has been named the West Regional Teacher of the Year by the North Carolina Agriculture Teachers Association.
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Polk County FFA capped another outstanding school year with its annual trip to the North Carolina FFA Camp Program at White Lake.
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Polk County High School recognized a number of graduates at its annual Senior Awards Night in early June
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Honor speaker Samantha Collins had a simple message Friday for her fellow graduates in Polk County High School's Class of 2023.
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Tryon Elementary students and staff are enjoying a new gazebo on the school playground thanks to the efforts of Polk County High School's Construction Technology students.
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Polk County High School will hold its baccalaureate service for the Class of 2023 on Sunday, June 4 at Midway Baptist Church in Columbus.
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Seven Polk County High School Band students have received a $2600 scholarship to a three-week music camp at Appalachian State University.
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Polk County High School students in Billy Alm's physical education class recently took on their own version of the Murph Challenge.
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Recent trips to national land judging competition in Oklahoma did not end quite as well as teams from Polk County FFA would have preferred.
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The Polk County High School Humane Society Club has done it again!
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Polk County High School FFA students recently earned a number of awards at the North Carolina FFA West Region Rally at Blue Ridge Community College. A handful of PCHS teams placed second in events at the rally, which earned qualification for state competition this summer. Those teams included Intro to Horticulture, Floriculture, Nursery Landscape, Tool...
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The Polk County High School Exceptional Children’s Department and the Polk County Department of Health and Human Services will hold a Transition Fair on Friday at PCHS as part of #StandbymePolk anti-stigma Mental Health & Substance Mis-use Event.
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Excellence is a constant within the Agricultural Education program at Polk County High School. When the Polk County High School FFA Land Judging Team leaves Sunday morning for Oklahoma, bound for national competition, students Banks Barber, Annslee Kilgore, Dakota Searcy and Davis Young will know that they have done their part to maintain that tradition....
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St Luke’s Hospital has donated five hospital beds and two patient recliners to Polk County High School for use in health science education. This donation benefits healthcare students, specifically those pursuing a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certification. “We appreciate our ongoing partnership with St. Luke’s Hospital,” said Polk County Schools Superintendent Aaron Greene. “This donation...
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Just prior to spring break, Polk County High School FFA members participated in one of the club's favorite traditions.
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The Polk County High School 2023 prom will be held May 6 from 7 p.m. until midnight at Caitlyn Farms in Mill Spring.
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Polk County High School FFA's annual plant sale is always a popular event for the community.
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A group of band students from Polk County High and Polk County Middle performed in February with the Foothills Honor Band in concert in Polk County High School Auditorium.
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Students in the Horticulture 2/Honors class at Polk County High School recently participated in a class greenhouse construction competition.
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Polk County High clarinet student Zetta Anderson recently earned one of the top acoomplishments available for state band students, a spot on the All State Honors Band.
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A trio of Polk County band students earned selection to the Western Carolina All-District Clinic Band.
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Polk County High FFA will hold its annual Pizza With Polk FFA fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Spartanburg.
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Polk County High School FFA teams are again among the state’s best in land judging competition. The PCHS FFA Junior Land Judging team recently competed in The 68th Annual North Carolina FFA Association Land Judging Career Development Event, held at Louisburg High School in Franklin County. Polk’s Junior Land Judging Team was named the NCFFA...
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The Polk County FFA Veterinary Science Team placed second in the West Region during the North Carolina FFA State Veterinary Science Competition held Nov. 19 at Lee County High School in Sanford.
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Students in Jeff Micchelli’s classroom at Polk County High School decided to do something different this year for a fundraiser - sell heirloom pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving.
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Polk County High School FFA continued its competition dominance on Wednesday, winning the 2022 Western Regional FFA Invitational Land Judging Contest in Waynesville.
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The Polk County High School FFA Junior and Senior Land Judging Teams each won first place at the Swain County Invitational.
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Polk County High School FFA will hold its annual Halloween at The Farm celebration on Monday, Oct. 31.
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Polk County High School agrilcultural teacher Chauncey Barber has been named one of 24 finalists for the first North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) 2022 Career Technical Education Teacher of the Year Award.
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After spending three weeks studying Edgar Allan Poe's writings and his life, students in Nikki Parker's English 1 class at Polk County High School held a funeral for the famous poet.
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Polk County Schools has announced a series of administrative hires at the district and school levels.
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A familiar face is assuming the top leadership position at Polk County High School.
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Members of the Polk County High School FFA Chapter delivered their usual strong showing at the North Carolina FFA Camp Program held in mid-June at White Lake
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A number of Polk County High School seniors received scholarships and recognition at the school's annual Senior Awards Night, held on June 9 in the school auditorium.
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Polk County High School rising junior Carmello Javon Young is the 2021-2022 recipient of the Jason Fox Award.
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Polk County High School capped the 2021-22 academic year by recognizing students at its annual Underclassmen Awards held in the school auditorium.
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Polk County High School Principal Dr. Brandon Schweitzer is moving into a new role with Polk County Schools.
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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.
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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.
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A group of Polk County High School seniors has learned much during their time on campus in agriculture classes and FFA activities.
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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.
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Eighteen students from the Polk County High Agriculture Program recently toured the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Center in Mills River.
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Students from seven area high schools were honored on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Tryon Fine Arts Center for their incredible artistic abilities during the Showcase of Excellence reception.  
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Polk County High physical education students recently took part in the FitnessGram PACER Test, assessing their aerobic capacity.
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A group of Polk County residents honored faculty and staff at Polk County High School with a covered dish luncheon on Friday, Feb. 18 in appreciation of their ongoing work and efforts with students.
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The Polk County FFA will hold Pizza With Polk FFA on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Hillcrest Pizza Inn in Spartanburg.
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In the days prior to the holiday break, Polk County High School’s FFA sponsored a Christmas Spirit Week.
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The Polk County High School FFA Junior Land Judging Team placed first in the Western Region and third overall at the 67th Annual NCFFA Land Judging Career Development Event.
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The Polk County FFA Junior Land Judging Team placed first at the Western Regional Invitational Land Judging competition, held Nov. 4th at the North Carolina State University Agriculture Research Station in Waynesville.
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Polk County High School's FFA held its annual Halloween at The Farm celebration on October 29, greeting the largest crowd ever for the celebration.
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The second week of band camp in August for Polk County's Cadets offered challenges both in and out of the band room.
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The first week of August saw the return of the Polk County Cadets in preparation for the 2021 marching season.
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Trying to hit all of the hottest spots this year for your trick-or-treating and Halloween festivities?
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None of Molly Hill's students were alive in 2001 when terrorists hijacked four planes and crashed them into locations in New York City, Washington, D.C. and the Pennsylvania countryside
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The Polk County Community Foundation provided funding for a summer intern to work at the Polk County High School Farm
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Polk County High School senior Chan Barber took part in the South Carolina Commissioners School for Agricultre, held July 28-30 at Clemson University
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Polk County High School held its annual Senior Awards Program on June 9 in G.M. Tennant Stadium. The setting allowed families to gather to see seniors recognized with scholarships and awards
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Polk County Schools has partnered for several years with Jean Preston and family to sponsor the Buck Preston Future Writer Award Program for Polk County High School students
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Polk County High School students Timothy Lee Simmons and Damitrius Kanye Staley have been named the 2021 recipients of the Jason Fox Award
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A gallery of photos from Polk County High School's 2021 graduation, held at Tryon International Equestrian Center.
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Watch video of Polk County High School’s 2021 graduation ceremony, held at Tryon International Equestrian Center.
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When Polk County High's senior class of 2021 walks across the graduation stage on Friday, several of the newly-minted graduates will have some extra fans cheering their accomplishment
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A trio of Horticulture 2 Honors students at Polk County High School recently earned recognition in a greenhouse design competition at the school
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Polk County High School FFA will open its annual plant sale on Friday, April 2, at the PCHS greenhouse.
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Remote days due to the COVID-19 pandemic kept members of Polk County High School's Foods 1 class from finishing gingerbread houses prior to Christmas break
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Members of Polk County High School's FFA recently took time to deliver fruit to elementary school students throughout the county
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All Polk County High School students will move to remote learning during the week of December 14-18.
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Polk County High School senior Sara Muse has received one of Isothermal Community College's Learning College Student of the Semester Awards for the fall 2020 semester
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Polk County High School will be moving to remote-only classes for students through the start of the Thanksgiving break.
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Members of Polk County High School's Student Council decided to bring some extra festive spirit to the recent Halloween season
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Polk County High School junior Chan Barber has been elected to the Western North Carolina Regional FFA Officer Team, the school's first regional officer since 2004
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