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Saluda Elementary gets science books with grant

Anna McFadden, Tana Harris, Amberly Arkell and Madalyn Williams (above) and Brandon Metcalf, Tukki Bounds and Isaac Kellar (below) are some of the fourth graders at in Mrs. Rackley’s class at Saluda Elementary enjoying new science books thanks to a grant from Polk County Community Foundation. The books cover fossils and other topics in North Carolina’s new Essential Standards for Science. These books will be used to supplement science lessons and activities and help students better understand the concepts presented in the new state standards. (photos submitted by Ronette Dill)