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Mrs. Fletcher’s and Ms. McGee’s 2nd grade classes at Saluda Elementary released their butterflies last week. Students enjoyed this hands-on lesson about lifecycles. Each student watched their very own caterpillar for weeks as it grew larger and larger. Students were surprised after Spring Break when their caterpillars had formed chrysalises. In just a couple of...
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Title I Stakeholders Meeting Friday, May 14 at 8:30 am Email rdill@polkschools.org to obtain login information for this virtual Zoom meeting.
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Students in Ms. Rogers’s first grade class at Saluda Elementary School wrapped up a their celebration of color (which began with Holi) by experiementing with natural paints. That is to say rocks, flowers, and berries. Their people were colored with chalk and the backgrounds were decorated with botanicals gathered from school property and Little Park. 
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Thanks to a Be Inspired Grant from TFAC (Tryon Fine Arts Center), Mrs. Rackley’s fifth graders have been integrating some art projects into science this year. Pictured below are some of the body system projects the students completed. The students have to understand how human body systems perform functions necessary for life. They are learning...
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Officer Jeff Smith joined in the fun with Mrs. Marion’s Preschoolers. The kids had so much fun playing with him today, but if you ask me, I think he may have had more fun than the kiddos. We are so grateful for such a wonderful School Resource Officer.
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Holi Hai! (Meaning, “It’s Holi”.)Thanks to a generous Be Inspired Grant from the Tryon Fine Arts Center, first grade students in Ms. Rogers’s class enjoyed the Hindu celebration of Holi with a Color Run. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, marks the beginning of spring and was on March 29th this year. While...
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Saluda Staff members thank the Polk County Community Foundation for their generous donation of lunch.The staff feasted on delicious items from Green River Barbeque. 
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Calling all future Saluda School Wildcats! Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year has begun… WHO:  Children who live in Saluda and will be 5 years old, on or before August 31st, 2021. WHAT TO DO:  Call the school office at 828-894-1040 to receive a registration packet and to schedule an appointment to meet the...
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Students in first grade at Saluda Elementary immersed themselves in Chinese culture at the start of the Lunar New Year celebrations. The classroom was full of luck as students completed math problems with Chinese number symbols, created their own dragons, made lanterns, and answered questions using the Zodiac calendar.
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Friday was the 100th day of school this year! Classes celebrated this day in a variety of ways . . . Dressing up as a 100 year old person, wearing 100th day glasses, completing STEM challenges, making crowns, and counting out 100 stickers.
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