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Kesselring Crowned 2019 JM Queen of Queens

Jewell Kesselring was named the 2019 John Marshall High School Queen of Queens during the annual pageant Friday evening. Nine senior girls competed for the school’s crown on the stage of the Center for Performing Arts in Glen Dale. Claudia Callahan earned First Runner-Up while Kailey Filben was selected Second Runner-Up. Taylor Sessums was voted…

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Sherrard Rams Headed to WV History Bowl

Sherrard Middle School will represent the northern panhandle at the West Virginia History Bowl Championships in Charleston this April. The Rams competed against eight other schools in the 10th annual Region VI WV History Bowl held at Independence Hall in Wheeling on Friday. In the finals, Sherrard defeated St. Joseph the Worker School. Cameron High…

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Glen Dale Elementary Students Assemble First Aid Kits

Children are taught at a young age that in an emergency situation they need to dial 911 to get help, if an adult isn’t able to make the call. A child who knows basic first aid, in some cases, can use those skills to help save someone’s life while waiting for first responders to arrive.…

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JM Teacher Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

John Marshall High School business, marketing and accounting teacher Megan Pintus has been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Pintus was recognized as a LifeChanger for going above and beyond to create opportunities for students to succeed. She sees the value of achievement both in the classroom and in Career and…

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2019 JM Queen of Queens Pageant Planned

The annual John Marshall High School Queen of Queens Pageant is Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the school’s Center for Performing Arts. This year’s pageant features nine senior girls competing for the crown and the honor of representing the Monarchs in the OVAC Queen of Queens Pageant in July. Each contestant will…

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January JM CTE Students of the Month Named

Justin Hall and Roy Rayl have been selected the John Marshall High School Career & Technical Education Students of the Month. Hall is a senior enrolled in the Broadcasting Technology program and is the son of Dennis Sr. and Tina Hall.  He will attend college to major in Broadcasting and Photography. Rayl is a senior…

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Stewart Selected as Interim Superintendent of Schools

Retired educator and school administrator Stanley Stewart was recently chosen by the Marshall County Board of Education to serve as the school district’s temporary leader. He was sworn in Tuesday evening, during a special board meeting, as the interim Marshall County Schools Superintendent. Stewart began his career with Marshall County Schools in 1966 as an…

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Marshall County Schools Observes National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), is being celebrated this week by Marshall County Schools to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. National School Counseling Week highlights…

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JM Students Nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

John Marshall High School seniors Abi Vargo and Austin Williams have been selected as candidates for the prestigious United States Presidential Scholars Program. Established in 1964 by Executive Order of the President, the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program recognizes and honors distinguished graduating high school seniors. While students are automatically eligible for nomination during their senior…

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Mathletes Compute at Marshall County Math Day

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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Ohio River Sweep Poster Winner at MMS

Moundsville Middle School 8th grader JoLeigh Young was named the overall winner in the Ohio River Sweep Poster Contest T-Shirt division. She will receive a $500 prize for winning the category.  Her design will appear on all 2019 Ohio River Sweep t-shirts. More than 1,500 posters were submitted to the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation…

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Kindergarten Registration Schedule Released

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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JM Student Presents Logo Sketches to City Council

John Marshall High School student Tristan McKeag recently provided Moundsville City Council with illustrations to consider when choosing a new city logo. Tristan designed the logos by utilizing the CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software he learned to use as a student in the Career & Technical Education Drafting program at JM. Drafting is a part of…

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K of C JM Students of the Month

The Knights of Columbus John Marshall High School Students of the Month for December are Zoe Johnson and Noah Beckett. Zoe Johnson is confident that her efforts in the classroom allowed her to earn this award. “I feel as if the teachers saw me as a student who got relatively good grades and did exceptional…

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Cartoonist + Inspiration = “Toonspiration” at GDES

Duane M. Abel, the creator of the comic strip ZED, visited Glen Dale Elementary School Thursday afternoon. The cartoonist presented his “Draw Your Destiny” program that promotes the importance of goal setting, the power of literacy and the importance of education. During an assembly for the entire student body, Abel delivered an inspiring and motivating…

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