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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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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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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Wednesday December 16, 2020 Saluda Elementary School Closed All Polk County Schools are operating on a two hour delay.
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Despite many unknowns created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Polk County Schools has been working diligently to prepare for the 2020-2021 school year. I wanted to provide a brief update to our students and families about what we know at this point and how we are planning for students to return on August 17.  There is...
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June 23, 2020 All Call: We are working to get feedback from our students on the remote learning that took place during recent school closings.  We appreciate all of you who made the effort to respond to our family surveys and those results are helping us as we work to improve.  This survey is a...
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At their June 15th meeting, the Polk County Board of Education adoptedupdated calendars for the 2020-2021 school year. These new calendars fulfill the requirements recently added by theNorth Carolina General Assembly. Click the link below to view the calendar. https://polkschools.org/calendars
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Polk County Schools is working on improving its ability to provide learning opportunities for students outside the classroom walls. We need your feedback and input on what did and did not work during school closure so we can learn from this experience. Your input will also help us be better prepared if we are forced...
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Polk County Schools will be continuing meal pickup at our elementary schools three days a week through June 26th. Meals will be available for pickup on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Each daily pickup will contain food for at least two days. Meals can be picked up from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Polk Central,...
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