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A veteran educator with classroom and administrative experience has been chosen as the next principal at Tryon Elementary School.
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Tryon Elementary School recently concluded a heartfelt observance of Military Appreciation Week, an initiative aimed at honoring military-connected students and their families.
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Third grade students at Tryon Elementary recently embarked on an excursion to the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville
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Students and staff at Tryon Elementary School collected more than 2,400 pounds of food to be donated to Outreach during a food drive just before Thanksgiving.
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A veteran elementary school administrator will serve as Tryon Elementary School's principal for the remainder of the 2023-24 academic year.
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Tryon Elementary students in the first grade class of Wendi Owens and Laura Fry recently took advantage of cooler temperatures and did their phonemic awareness lessons in their outdoor classroom.
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Summer reading paid off with a sweet reward for a group of Tryon Elementary School students.
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Tryon Elementary faculty and students recently collected 63 pounds of cans for Outreach during their August Meet the Teacher event, and also donated fresh vegetables from the school’s garden to the organization's pantry.
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You may not be familiar with oobleck, especially if you haven't read much Dr. Seuss of late.
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First graders in Shea White and Debbie Bailey's first grade class at Tryon Elementary School recently tackled a special engineering challenge.
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The first day of classes had extra meaning Monday at Tryon Elementary School.
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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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For the fourth straight year, Tryon Elementary has been recognized for its support of students and families connected to our nation's military.
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Members of the Polk County Board of Education learned a few new things at their most recent meeting thanks to a group of local fifth graders.
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Third graders at Tryon Elementary School recently participated in an Idiom Parade, with students dressing up as the literal meaning of a well-known idiom.
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The future of preschool education at Tryon Elementary School began to take shape with a nod to its past.
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Third grade students in Kelly Welch's class at Tryon Elementary School recently completed a study of the Tryon community.
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Exciting things are happening in Kelly Welch's third grade classroom at Tryon Elementary School.
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Thanks to funding from the Tryon Garden Club’s Community Grant program, fifth graders at Tryon Elementary School recently learned about single-use plastic and what to do about its impact on our environment.
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Great things are happening in Kelly Welch's third grade class at Tryon Elementary.
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Tryon Elementary School will host registration on March 7-8 for students entering kindergarten in the 2023-24 school year.
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Kelly Welch focuses on a new "3 R's" of education each day in her Tryon Elementary classroom.
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The arrival of the Thanksgiving holiday offered a perfect opportunity for Tryon Elementary students to express gratitude to military service members.
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Fourth graders at Tryon Elementary School have been studying the Native Americans of North Carolina.
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Third graders at Tryon Elementary School recently enjoyed a special presentation by Loti Woods, Dale Weiler and Karen Dacey to learn more about critically endangered red wolves.
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Students in Kelly Welch's third grade class at Tryon Elementary recently completed the states of matter unit by making slime in the classroom.
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Student in Kelly Welch's third grade class at Tryon Elementary recently made transportation Legos.
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Third graders at Tryon Elementary School in Jennifer Schweitzer and Lindsay Lewis' class spent time during the opening week of classes creating Lego creations and inventions.
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A veteran educator and a familiar face in Polk County Schools is the new principal at Tryon Elementary School.
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Third graders at Tryon Elementary School have been putting their art talents to use during a project titled "Picasso on Canvas."
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Special education teacher Sarah Reid at Tryon Elementary recently adopted two "Fancy Rats" named Cheese and Crackers and launched a round of student projects in the process.
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Tryon Elementary School students recently enjoyed a visit from Polk County Sheriff's Office Deputy Patrick Damato and Drug K9 Rudik.
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Tryon Elementary School has once again been honored for its support of military students and families with a Purple Star Award.
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Jennifer Schweitzer's third grade class at Tryon Elementary School recently celebrated Constitution Day
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Teachers at Saluda Elementary and Tryon Elementary braved a rainy afternoon to meet students a few days before the start of classes on August 23
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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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Whether the chicken or egg came first, Tryon Elementary School fourth graders have a new understanding of the process involved
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Fourth graders at Tryon Elementary School have been learning from the engineering module, "How Can We Provide Energy to People's Homes?"
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Tryon Elementary School recently hosted a military recognition event, Purple Up! Day
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Tryon Elementary School has again received Purple Star recognition from the Department of Public Instruction for its support of military students and families
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Tryon Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 academic year from March 29-April 1
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Tryon Elementary School has a rich history of outstanding events that highlight the performing arts talents of their students
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In August, shortly before the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Tryon Elementary staff member Jamie Weathers approached school administrators with a question
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Students and families throughout Polk County had an opportunity Thursday to meet their teachers - in pandemic-inspired fashion - for the upcoming academic year
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Polk County Schools announced Tuesday that Kevin Weis has been named the new principal at Tryon Elementary School, pending confirmation by the Polk County Board of Education
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North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson will honor Tryon Elementary and other public schools in nine districts and four charter schools that earned the 2019-20 Purple Star Award during a ceremony on Friday that will be broadcast live via the Internet
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Tryon Elementary School has earned a Purple Star Award for demonstrating military-friendly practices and a commitment to military students and families
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Third graders at Tryon Elementary studied the life and works of Pablo Picasso during the month of February
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Tryon Elementary held Awards Day on Nov. 26 to recognize student excellence during the second six weeks of the school year
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Tryon Elementary students took part in a Pumpkin Character Contest just before Thanksgiving, with each class creating a pumpkin with a book character or Thanksgiving theme
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Tryon Elementary students, staff and family members gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving in the school cafeteria
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During the summer, the new Toy Story 4 movie introduced a character named "Forky." This inspired an idea for a project for my students
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Foothills Equestrian Nature Center staff members paid a visit on Nov. 7 to Jennifer Schweitzer's third grade class at Tryon Elementary to talk about ecosystems and food webs
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Tryon Elementary School marked the end of its Anti-Bullying Month with the help of basketball players from Polk County High School
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As part of its Anti-Bullying Month in October, Tryon Elementary School celebrated Super Hero Day, with students and staff dressing up to remind everyone to help and respect others.
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Third grade students at Tryon Elementary paid a visit on October 25 to Pearson's Falls in Saluda
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As part of the school's Anti-Bullying Week, Tryon Elementary held Tacky Day, encouraging students to dress in any manner desired to understand that it's OK to be different.
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Tryon Elementary School got into the spirit of autumn on October 24 with the Tryon Elementary 2019 Fall Festival on the school playground
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etired Polk County Cooperative Extension Director John Vining recently helped Tryon Elementary fourth graders identify trees native to North Carolina
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In the wake of a visit from puppeteer Hobey Ford, Tryon Elementary fourth grade classes took part in an art exercise related to Ford's appearance.
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Tryon Elementary School students and parents were welcomed to school on Tuesday by teachers and staff moving and grooving to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off," helping kick off the start of Anti-Bullying Month
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