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Marshall County Back-to-School Fun Fair Date Set

The 19th annual Marshall County Back-to-School Fun Fair will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the former West Virginia State Penitentiary in Moundsville from 8:00 a.m. until noon. The “Fun Fair” is open to any Marshall County Schools student, Pre-K through 12th grade, who is accompanied by an adult.  Each child will receive…

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Schwertfeger Named WV Teacher of the Year Finalist

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has announced the six finalists for 2020 West Virginia Teacher of the Year. Finalists were selected among 2019 County Teachers of the Year from each school district. This year’s finalists represent elementary, middle and high school educators from all regions of the state and include Alexandria Amorim, Wayne…

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McCool and Knutsen Named Mr. and Ms. Monarch

Chas McCool and Lydia Knutsen have earned the title of Mr. and Ms. Monarch at John Marshall High School for the 2018-2019 school year. While at JM McCool lettered three times in football, three times in wrestling and four times in baseball. He secured a spot on the OVAC All-Conference football 1st team twice and…

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Instrumentalists Attend Marshall County Strings Camp

The annual Marshall County Strings Program Summer Camp is being held this week at John Marshall High School.  The camp is designed to motivate the young musicians to continue practicing during the summer break from school. Students are participating in daily sessions where they learn new music through small group and large ensemble instruction.  High…

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Marshall County Schools TASC Graduates Honored

Marshall County Schools recognized its 21 TASC graduates for the 2018-2019 academic year during the regular board meeting on Tuesday evening. TASC, which stands for Test Assessing Secondary Completion, replaced the GED in West Virginia in 2013.

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JM NHS Helps Local Animal Shelter

The John Marshall High School National Honor Society, along with performing community service for more than 30 different events this year, decided to spend the year helping the Marshall County Animal Shelter.  During the first semester, the group created and sold the 2019 John Marshall High School Pet Calendar, with all proceeds going to the…

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MMS Student Earns Good Samaritan Award

Moundsville City Manager Rick Healy presented Moundsville Middle School student Luke McCauley with a “Good Samaritan Award” for his actions following a recent accident involving his friend. Luke and Carl Cochran, a freshman at John Marshall High School, were mountain bike riding at Grand Vue Park in Marshall County this past April. During the excursion…

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STEM Student/Parent Seminars Held at CMES

Center McMechen Elementary has wrapped up its schoolwide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) parent/student workshops for the 2018-2019 academic year. The program was designed to allow students to invite their parents to participate in STEM activities during the school day. The final workshop of the year titled “Reading Under the Stars” aimed to encourage…

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JMHS Students Honored for Workforce Readiness

More than 400 Career Technical Education (CTE) students from across the state received the third annual Governor’s Workforce Credential (GWC), the highest honor within West Virginia’s CTE programs. Three John Marshall High School seniors were among the 404 students who earned this prestigious honor. Ryan Campbell from the Management and Administrative Support program, Abigail Vargo…

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Free Meals Provided in Marshall County During Summer Break

The Marshall County Board of Education announces its sponsorship of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Nutritional meals will be provided to any child 18 or younger. Free breakfast and/or lunch will be served at three different locations. For more information about the Marshall County Summer Food Program, please call Child Nutrition Director Debbie…

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