It’s rare you have the chance to hear the author of a story read to you. However, parents, relatives and educators who gathered in the John Marshall High School Commons Tuesday evening had the chance to hear the voices of award-winning young writers who attend a school in Marshall County. Students who placed in the…

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The 2019 Marshall County Young Writers Contest winners have been announced. Each of the original stories will be printed in the 2019 Marshall County Young Writers Anthology. Students will read their one-of-a-kind narratives during the annual Young Writers Tea this spring. Grades 1-2: First Place Second Place Third Place Honorable Mention   Zane Gast Reagan…

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Students in 4th through 12th grade put their “mathletic” skills to the test during the annual Marshall County Math Day competition at Sherrard Middle School on Saturday. Approximately 130 students competed in categories ranging from mental math, mental estimation, measurement estimation and short answer. Participants also took a written test. Students who placed 1st through…

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Marshall County Schools welcomes all new students entering kindergarten in August 2019.  If your child is not currently enrolled in a WV Pre-K, please call and make an appointment for kindergarten screening and registration.  Appointments will be arranged Monday through Thursday between 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. To enter…

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On Monday, January 28, 2019 Marshall County Schools will begin 2019-2020 Pre-K registration for children who turn 4 years old by July 1, 2019. If you wish to enroll your child in Pre-K, please call the school in your area to make an appointment and pick-up a registration packet or request an application packet be…

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Pleasant Hill Girl Scout Cadette troop #5787 in Sherrard earned its Silver Award on November 5, 2018. This is the second highest award for a Girl Scout to earn. Each girl had to complete 50 hours on the project. The group’s project was about positive thinking. They researched the effects of positive thinking. They created…

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On Friday 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 12-16, 2018 as American Education Week in Marshall County. Also attending the signing were members of the Marshall County Board of Education,…

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Marshall County Special Olympians gathered at John Marshall High School Thursday to compete at the first-ever Fall Field Day. The friendly competition included basketball and soccer games for all ages. This inaugural sporting event gave the Special Olympics athletes the chance to showcase their skills by participating in fun contests. Special Olympians from all Marshall…

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On Thursday morning, the law firm of Gold, Khourey & Turak visited Hilltop Elementary School to help motivate and nurture young students’ excitement for reading.  The local law firm made a special delivery of nearly 700 books!  The generous delivery of many kid-favorite titles was made possible by Scholastic Book Clubs, a division of Scholastic,…

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Hilltop Elementary School recently received a generous donation of much needed supplies from United Bank, one of the school’s Partners in Education. The items will be used to replenish classroom supplies throughout the school year.  In addition to using the supplies in their classrooms, the students will use the school supplies during their time in…

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