OUR MISSION:  
WORKING TOGETHER WITH PARENTS, STAFF AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS,
  POLK CENTRAL STRIVES TO BE A SAFE AND INVITING PLACE WHERE ALL
 STUDENTS CAN LEARN AND GROW.
 




READING IS FUNDAMENTAL (RIF)

Mrs. Kinlaw is presenting a certificate of appreciation to Carolyn Jones of Rotary for 10 years sponsoring RIF at Polk Central.
First graders reading a poem to Rotary members.





The Green Team from Polk County High School came to Polk Central and gave our third graders pine trees!!! What an Earth Day!!!






"Literacy Week"
(April 7-11)

Performers from "Poetry Alive!" in Asheville visited Polk Central Monday to read and perform poetry for our students. Several poems required student participation. It was a great kick-off to our celebration of poetry during our annual Literacy Week!


                          
Ronald McDonald visited PreK - 2nd grade students at Polk Central today to help celebrate Literacy Week. He presented a program of jokes, magic and reading as part of the McDonalds "Book Time" show. Several of our students assisted Ronald with his magic tricks!

 
 
 
 



3rd Grade "Poetry Cafe"
Parents and family members enjoyed refreshments and listening to Polk Central 3rd graders read both original and well-known poetry this morning at the Open Mic Morning Poetry Cafe. The Cafe was funded by a B.I.G. grant from the Tryon Fine Arts Center which helps to promote the performing arts in Polk County.





GO CADETS!!!

The Polk County High School Band performed a concert of musical selections

 for our students at Polk Central Thursday, Arpril 10. Special recognition 

was given to the band members who previously attended Polk Central. We 

are so proud of them and their accomplishments. Great job PCHS Band!
 

     






Polk Central students rehearse their performance "Sing Me a Story" to be presented at the Spring PTO

 Meeting on Thursday, April 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the Polk County High School Auditorium. All are invited

 to enjoy this musical performance!






Madison Towne, a fifth grader, models the new 

Polk Central Rockets T-shirt that she designed. 

Her design was chosen by a student vote. The new 

shirts are on sale in the office now!




















Click on the above link and check out the video clip from WLOS-TV and see Mrs. Davis and her students. We are so proud of you Mrs. Davis!!!







Lots of fun on "Dress Up As Your Favorite Dr. Seuss Character" Day...even after a 2-hour delay!!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
  






Fourth graders at Polk Central are studying different types of rocks in Science. These "chefs" are busy preparing metamorphic rock cookies for their classmates.