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Family Science Night at WLES Planned

Washington Lands Elementary School will host a free Family Science Night in the school’s gymnasium on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The workshop is open to all Marshall County Schools students; however, each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Students who attend will have an opportunity to…

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Student-Grown Flowers for Sale at Three Marshall County Schools

Students at John Marshall High School, Cameron High School and Sherrard Middle School are preparing to sell hanging baskets, vegetable plants, herbs and a variety of flowers they grew in their school’s greenhouse. At each school in late January students began germinating seeds for tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, lettuce, cabbage and herbs.  Then at the end…

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CHS Auditorium Named in Honor of Wayne Simms

Cameron High School’s auditorium has been named in memory of former Marshall County Schools Assistant Superintendent Wayne Simms. The Marshall County Board of Education and the Cameron High School administration decided it would be fitting to dedicate the auditorium at Cameron High School to Simms because of his commitment, not only to Marshall County Schools, but especially to the…

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Lions, Tigers and Strings Oh My!

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will showcase music about animals. Concert selections include familiar folk songs such as Old MacDonald and Bingo performed by elementary strings students and unique…

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CHS Career & College Fair Held

Cameron High School once again hosted its annual Career and College Fair on Tuesday in the school’s gymnasium. Forty-five vendors which included colleges, universities, branches of the Military, local trade unions, the Division of Rehabilitation and the YWCA set up displays so students could meet with representatives and gather information. Students were able to sign…

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Dragon Players to Perform Murder Mystery

Cameron High School’s Dragon Players will present Who Killed Vernon Malone?: A Mystery in Three Acts on April 28th, April 29th and April 30th. Written by director Whitney Healy, an English teacher at CHS, the show is a spin-off of a scene from last year’s production of Channel Surfing, written by Healy and the Dragon…

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Students Explore Nature at LIFE Camp

More than 60 sixth grade students from Marshall County Schools gathered at Grand Vue Park to learn first-hand what nature has to offer. Learning-In-Field-Experience or LIFE Camp was a science-based workshop put together by instructors from Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center.  Science teachers from each school accompanied their students and assisted with the lessons…

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Starcher Named CHS CTE Student of the Quarter

Senior Michael Starcher has been selected as Cameron High School’s Career & Technical Education Student of the Quarter. An active member in the FFA, Michael has enjoyed his time in Mrs. DeBolt’s Horticulture program.  He plans to major in Aviation Technology after graduating high school. Michael is the son of Bill and Christie Starcher of…

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Group Makes Donation to Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) has partnered with the Marshall County Childhood Cancer Awareness Corporation (MCCCAC) to fund Marie Bleakley, MD/PhD of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. ALSF and the MCCCAC share a vision of funding childhood cancer research to ultimately find cures for all children with cancer. This is the first time the two…

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Marshall County Young Writers Honored

Parents and educators gathered in the Moundsville Middle School cafeteria for a chance to hear the voices of award-winning young writers who attend a school in Marshall County. Students who placed in the annual county contest read their original stories, which are printed in the 2017 Marshall County Young Writers Anthology, to the audience. Entries…

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2017 Marshall County Golden Horseshoe Winners Announced

Walter Heitz and Zara Zervos from Sherrard Middle School, Reagan Gray from Cameron High School and Elizabeth Murrin from Our Lady of Peace School are being recognized for their outstanding knowledge of West Virginia history by being named the 2017 Marshall County Golden Horseshoe winners. Given every year since 1931, the Golden Horseshoe test assesses…

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Sherrard Middle School’s STEM Program Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Sherrard Middle School Principal Jason Marling appeared on an episode of Comcast Newsmakers, hosted by Sheila Hyland, to talk about the school’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program. Marling’s appearance can be seen at this link:  http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2017/03/28/wheeling-remaking-learning-engage-kids/

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JM Students Participate in Mock Crash Before Annual Prom

The John Marshall High School administration teamed up with first responders, law enforcement and local businesses to put on a mock car accident Wednesday afternoon in the school’s parking lot. The fictitious crash aimed to send a hard-hitting message to students about the dangers of choosing to drink and drive on prom night. Boso &…

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Trojans Win Middle School Speech Competition

The Moundsville Middle School Speech Team competed in the Linsly/Sherrard Forensics Tournament and earned the team award. MMS captured 6 first place finishes, including a tie for first in one category.  The Trojans also collected 7 second place, 5 third place, 4 fourth place, 4 fifth place and 2 sixth place finishes. Team members competed…

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MMS Set to Present Dear Edwina Jr.

The talented students at Moundsville Middle School will be performing the heartwarming musical titled Dear Edwina Jr. at the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm. From the creators of Junie B. Jones, The Musical, Dear Edwina Jr. follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple (played by…

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