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Education

Local students shine in Lego robotics competition

Some of the brightest young minds in Polk County recently matched wits with students from Rutherford and Spartanburg counties in the third annual Carolina Isobots ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk County Schools employee working for all students in role as college advisor

A fortunate choice of seats helped bring Regan Buchanan to Polk County to serve as a college advisor. Last February, Buchanan was undergoing the four-hour ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

A beard fit for a superhero

The world’s biggest Batman fan? Maybe, or maybe not — Polk County High Principal Brandon Schweitzer shaved his beard into the Batman symbol after an ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk Central third-graders find tasty way to study matter

Third-graders at Polk Central Elementary recently had a tasty introduction to the study of matter. The students made homemade ice cream to investigate matter, learning ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Steps to HOPE encouraging students to not be a Grinch this month

For the month of December, Steps to HOPE placed bulletin boards at Polk County High School, Polk County Middle School and Landrum Middle School to ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

O.P. Earle Elementary honor roll

A HONOR ROLL Second grade Eleida Dann Ethan Czech Kash Otis Kayden Heinen Mollie Thompson Wriley Padilla Andrew Shanesy Baylee Arledge Ben Tydings David Teslo ... Read more

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ICC practical nursing students pinned during special ceremony

Five Isothermal Community College practical nursing students were awarded their caps and pins at a special ceremony recently. The Capping and Pinning Ceremony, held at ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Santa visits Sunny View

Sunny View Elementary staff and students had a busy few days leading up to the start of Christmas break, mixing school work with fun activities ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Sunny View students wage Coin War to help fellow child in need

Sunny View Elementary School recently waged a Coin War between classes to raise money for a very worthy cause, teachers said. A student at a ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Saluda Elementary School hosts holiday bazaar

Saluda Elementary School students enjoyed holiday shopping at their annual Christmas Bazaar, held in the school gymnasium. Each student visited the bazaar and purchased up to ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

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