Left to Right Row 1 1. Jennifer Schwertfeger, Cameron High School 2. Debbie McKay, Wheeling Middle School 3. Julie Sturgill, Washington Lands Elementary School 4. Amy Dobkin, Southwestern Energy 5. Lori Healy, Washington Lands Elementary School 6. Bethani Tweedlie, Center McMechen Elementary School 7. Lara Himrod, Central Elementary School 8. Amanda Yates, Sherrard Middle School 9. Michelle Titus-Glover, Middle Creek Elementary Row 2 1. Diana Aston, Cameron High School 2. Jill Wilson, Washington Lands Elementary School 3. Shannon Young, Washington Lands Elementary School 4. Rob Chavanak, John Marshall High School 5. Josh Yost, Warwood Middle School 6. Allison Rine, Hilltop Elementary School 7. Joann VanHorn, Steenrod Elementary School 8. Brandy Lackie, West Liberty Elementary School 9. Ashley Wolfe, Middle Creek Elementary School 10. Melesa Swartz, West Liberty University

Several area classrooms will soon feature enhanced STEM-based learning materials, opportunities and experiences thanks to Southwestern Energy (SWN) and the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley (CFOV). The grant opportunity demonstrates SWN’s ongoing commitment to STEM education and supports the energy company’s desire to be an active corporate citizen while enhancing elements of the educational…

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Moundsville Middle School Strings student Annadra Dudley is preparing for the upcoming concert at JM.

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its elementary and middle school Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 6:30pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature combined performances involving nearly 200 students from Cameron, Center McMechen, Central, Glen Dale, Hilltop, Sand Hill and Washington Lands elementary…

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Close-up of the proclamation text. The complete proclamation is in the attached article.

On Thursday, Marshall County Commissioners as well as the mayors from the cities of Marshall County, members of the West Virginia Legislature along with the Sheriff gathered to sign a proclamation declaring November 18-22, 2019 as American Education Week in Marshall County.  Also attending the signing were members of the Marshall County Board of Education,…

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United States map marked by locations Sammy the Seagull has already visited.

In third grade students begin learning about geography. Topics covered include rivers, mountain ranges, communities and maps. To expand beyond what’s available in their geography textbook, one Hilltop Elementary teacher has started a unique project that she hopes will inspire her students to discover more about the 50 states from people who live there or…

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Students dissect owl pellets with tweezers.

Pam Gatts, a third grade teacher at Hilltop Elementary School, was recently awarded a West Lake/Blue Racer/Covestro Grant to buy supplies for a science lesson. Owl pellets were purchased so the third grade students could examine the eating habits of the birds. Many owl species are carnivores, eating mice, frogs, snakes, rabbits, squirrels or other…

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Chalkboard drawing of Marshall County Schools logo

Students in grades 1st through 12th returned to school in Marshall County today for the start of the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Half of the county’s kindergarten students and their parents spent today participating in orientation classes. The remaining kindergarten students, along with their parents, will attend orientation tomorrow. The first full day of…

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The Marshall County Board of Education will continue the availability of a daily, no cost breakfast and lunch at school for all students during the 2019- 2020 academic year regardless of income.  Under the Community Eligibility Option Provision, applications will not need to be completed to be eligible for the free meals. The price for…

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All Marshall County students, in grades K-12, are eligible to receive a new pair of shoes for the upcoming school year. The “Lace Up For Kids” program is sponsored by the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, WTOV-TV and Wendy’s. Call 304-232-4625 for more information. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, June 30, 2019.…

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The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The out-of-this-world performance will showcase music about space. Elementary concert selections will include Here Comes the Sun, Fly Me to the Moon, and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little…

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Mother Nature’s rain didn’t wash the smiles off the faces of the more than 130 student and adult athletes at the 31st annual Marshall County Special Olympics Track & Field event at John Marshall High School. Because showers were in the forecast, the games were moved inside.  JM Agriculture students figured out the layout for…

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