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CHS Baseball Team Wins 2nd ABCA Academic Excellence Award

The 2019 Cameron High School Baseball team was awarded the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2nd straight year. The award honors high school and college programs coached by ABCA members that post a Grade Point Average over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the current academic year. This year,…

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Untraditional Start to School for Cameron Elementary Students

Cameron Elementary students returned to school in a unique way Thursday. Instead of being in the classroom, the 1st through 5th graders participated in the inaugural Cameron Elementary STEM and Leadership Workshop at Grand Vue Park. Hands-on lessons focused on team building and strengthening leadership skills along with exploring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).…

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New School Year Begins in Marshall County

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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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 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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2019 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 the link below. Courses 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 tuition and/or fees.  There…

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Another Back-to-School Fun Fair in the Books

More than 1,300 students attended the 19th 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 15, 2019.  Nearly 50 different agencies provided free assistance to students including haircuts…

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New JM Scoreboards Purchased with Grant

The John Marshall High School Athletic Department was recently awarded a grant from the Evan G. Roberts Charitable Trust, administered by BB&T Trustees. The little more than $16,000 donation will be used to purchase two new scoreboards for the John Marshall Field House. The new LED multi-sport scoreboards will display time and score information as…

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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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McCool and Knutsen Named Mr. and Ms. Monarch

Chas McCool and Lydia Knutsen have earned the title of Mr. and Ms. Monarch at John Marshall High School for the 2018-2019 school year. While at JM McCool lettered three times in football, three times in wrestling and four times in baseball. He secured a spot on the OVAC All-Conference football 1st team twice and…

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Instrumentalists 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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Marshall County Schools TASC Graduates Honored

Marshall County Schools recognized its 21 TASC graduates for the 2018-2019 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.

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JM NHS Helps Local Animal Shelter

The John Marshall High School National Honor Society, along with performing community service for more than 30 different events this year, decided to spend the year helping the Marshall County Animal Shelter.  During the first semester, the group created and sold the 2019 John Marshall High School Pet Calendar, with all proceeds going to the…

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MMS Student Earns Good Samaritan Award

Moundsville City Manager Rick Healy presented Moundsville Middle School student Luke McCauley with a “Good Samaritan Award” for his actions following a recent accident involving his friend. Luke and Carl Cochran, a freshman at John Marshall High School, were mountain bike riding at Grand Vue Park in Marshall County this past April. During the excursion…

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STEM Student/Parent Seminars Held at CMES

Center McMechen Elementary has wrapped up its schoolwide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) parent/student workshops for the 2018-2019 academic year. The program was designed to allow students to invite their parents to participate in STEM activities during the school day. The final workshop of the year titled “Reading Under the Stars” aimed to encourage…

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JMHS Students Honored for Workforce Readiness

More than 400 Career Technical Education (CTE) students from across the state received the third annual Governor’s Workforce Credential (GWC), the highest honor within West Virginia’s CTE programs. Three John Marshall High School seniors were among the 404 students who earned this prestigious honor. Ryan Campbell from the Management and Administrative Support program, Abigail Vargo…

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