2021 Young Writers Contest Winners Announced

A blue book with a red pencil with red lines representing words on the white pages.

The 2021 Marshall County Young Writers Contest winners list has been released. Each of the original stories will be printed in the 2021 Marshall County Young Writers Anthology. Marshall County Literacy Council will host a virtual Young Writers Tea this year.   The stories of students who placed first in the county were submitted to the…

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Students to Begin School Year at Level 3

Marshall County Schools will operate on a hybrid schedule when schools in the district reopen on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Students will begin the new school year at Level 3, as long as Marshall County remains green or yellow on the governor’s colored-coded map. This means all kids will report for in-person instruction two days…

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Kasey Connor Named Rita Takach Reading Teacher of the Year

The Marshall County Literacy Council is honored to announce its Rita Takach Reading Teacher of the Year for 2020. Kasey Connor, Reading and English teacher at Cameron Middle School, is this year’s award recipient. Kasey promotes literacy through many activities. She started a Cameron Middle School Book Club. She had a children’s author talk with…

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P-EBT Program to Help WV Families in Need

The following article was released by the West Virginia Department of Education: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved West Virginia’s application for Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) cards to support child nutrition needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the direction of Governor Jim Justice, the joint request was recently submitted by the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Department of Health and…

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Proof of Enrollment Forms Available at BOE Office

UPDATED: Monday, April 6, 2020 Access to the West Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is currently limited to online transactions. If you called the BOE office and left a message to get a proof of enrollment form, Ms. Mercer has your name. Once the DMV reopens, the requests will be processed. You will receive a…

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Students Compete at Annual Marshall County WV History Bowl

The 5th annual Marshall County Schools West Virginia History Bowl was held Thursday at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville. Teams, made up of eighth grade students, from Cameron High School, Moundsville Middle School and Sherrard Middle School competed in the tournament.  Games consisted of two rounds, 10 minutes each, with 30 questions. …

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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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Strings Spring Concert “Out of This World”

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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Chevron Hosts Students for Annual Stocking the Streams Educational Event

Friday, Chevron partnered with Cabela’s and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) to host students from Marshall and Ohio County Schools at Bear Rock Lake to promote environmental stewardship and conservation at the fifth annual ‘Stocking the Streams Day.’ More than 20 volunteers from Chevron spent part of the day with about 100…

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Marshall County Special Olympics Track & Field Event Held

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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