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Please note these important back-to-school dates in August:

16: First day for students in grades 1-12

16-17:  Kindergarten orientation days (contact school for schedule)
20:  Kindergarten day 1 of full class

Pre-Kindergarten (PreK)
22-24:  PreK plan and parent/student orientation (teachers will contact parents)
27:  PreK first day for 1/2 of group
28:  PreK first day for 1/2 of group
29:  PreK (ALL students)

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2018-2019 School Year Begins

Students in grades 1st through 12th returned to school in Marshall County today for the start of the 2018 – 2019 academic year. The first day of instruction for all kindergarten students is Monday, August 20, 2018. Parents with a student attending WV Universal Pre-K will be notified about the orientation which takes place on…

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Child Nutrition Program Information

Marshall County Schools Continues No Cost Meal Program 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 2018- 2019 academic year regardless of income. Under the Community Eligibility Option Provision, applications will not need to be completed to be…

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2018-2019 Bus Schedules

Information is now available about the transportation routes for the 2018-2019 academic year. The updated lists can be found at this link: or in the Links tab under Transportation at the top of this page. Please note there are time changes. If you’re not sure what bus your child should ride, please contact the Transportation…

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Marshall County Schools to Offer Students New Menu Options

Persuading children to try different food can be challenging. The new recipe must tantalize their taste buds in order for them to want to eat it again. That’s why Marshall County Schools Nutrition Director Debbie Derico and school cooks gathered at John Marshall High School with quite a few ingredients in hand. They transformed the…

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Adult Education Fall Schedule Announced

Reservations are being taken for the Marshall County Schools Fall Adult Education classes. Classes being offered can be seen at this link: Adult Ed Schedule Fall 2018 Information Classes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.  Class size is limited. No refunds will be given after the first class.  Registration is complete only after payment of…

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MMS Teacher Named Edmentum Educator of the Year

Edmentum, a global education leader and a pioneer in online teaching and learning solutions, has announced the winners of its third annual Educator of the Year Award. The winner, Kristen Espina, is a Math teacher at Moundsville Middle School. She was recognized as an innovative technologist and committed educator by her school’s Math Department Head,…

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Another Back-to-School Fun Fair in the Books

More than 1,300 students attended the 18th annual Marshall County Back-to-School Fun Fair Wednesday at the former West Virginia State Penitentiary in Moundsville. Marshall County students, Pre-K through 12th grade, received free school supplies for their return to school on Thursday, August 16, 2018.  Nearly 50 different agencies provided free assistance to students including haircuts…

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Musicians 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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JM Students Place at National TSA Conference

Approximately 8,000 middle and high school student members from across the country attended the 2018 National Technology Student Association (TSA) Conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, the same location where TSA held its first national conference in 1978. This year’s conference theme was “A Celebration of Success,” as TSA marked its 40th…

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JMHS Recognized with Top Honors at FBLA National Conference

More than 9,600 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to Maryland to Elevate Their Futures as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $175,000 in cash awards. The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference was held June 28 through July 1 in Baltimore. Participants from across the…

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Hess and Garcia Named Mr. and Ms. Monarch

Dereck Hess and Lauren Garcia have earned the title of Mr. and Ms. Monarch at John Marshall High School for the 2017-2018 school year. While at JM Hess lettered three times in football, twice in basketball and once in baseball. He secured a spot on the OVAC All-Conference football 1st team twice and the All-State…

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VanScyoc Named WV Teacher of the Year Finalist

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has announced five finalists for the coveted West Virginia Teacher of the Year Award. The educators were selected from the 2018 county teacher of the year winners and represent excellence in the profession and dedication to students. This year’s finalists are: Adrin Fisher, Fairmont Senior High School, Marion…

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McNinch Primary Students Achieve Perfect Attendance

Being at school every day is sometimes impossible. An illness, a doctor’s appointment or a family trip can happen during the academic year, which means a student may miss a day of school once in a while. However, four students at McNinch Primary School were able to overcome the many obstacles that might have prevented…

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Marshall County TASC Graduates Honored

Marshall County Schools recognized its 19 TASC graduates for the 2017-2018 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. The three graduates who attended the ceremony are pictured from left: Emily Phillips, Nika Wood and Whittany Hillberry.

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JMHS Cook Earns 2nd State Honor

John Marshall High School Cook Lynn Czerwinski is once again the West Virginia School Nutrition Association (SNA) Employee of the Year. This is the second time, in the past four years, she has won this statewide award. Czerwinski is recognized for her dedication to the field of Child Nutrition since being hired by Marshall County…

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