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Students in 4th through 12th grade put their “mathletic” skills to the test during the annual Marshall County Math Field Day competition at Sherrard Middle School on Saturday. Approximately 150 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…

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Moundsville Middle School Strings student Annadra Dudley is preparing for the upcoming concert at JM.

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its elementary and middle school Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 6:30pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature combined performances involving nearly 200 students from Cameron, Center McMechen, Central, Glen Dale, Hilltop, Sand Hill and Washington Lands elementary…

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Batman talks to a large group of students about not being a bully.

Pictured from left with Batman: Leana Roberts, Gabby Dantrassy, Dylan Burgy, Colton Scherich and Liam Nickerson. Batman traveled to several different schools in Marshall County to talk to students about how they can be a superhero against bullying. Thursday, the Caped Crusader made stops at Center McMechen Elementary, McNinch Primary and Sand Hill Elementary. Students…

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On Thursday, 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 18-22, 2019 as American Education Week in Marshall County.  Also attending the signing were members of the Marshall County Board of Education,…

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Student drawings of dogs and cats on display in the school gymnasium.

The artistic skills of Center McMechen Elementary students are being used to benefit a local animal shelter. During the month of October, fourth and fifth graders came up with original creations to be “sold” during the school’s first-ever “Shelter Pet Art Show.” Family members, faculty, staff and local community leaders gathered in the school’s gymnasium…

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Pencils with the DonorsChoose.org logo in the center.

More than 340 teachers across West Virginia received a back-to-school surprise as Walmart announced it had funded all of their classroom requests on the education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org. The donation totaled over $260,000 and supported requests for items including books, classroom supplies such as notebooks and organizational tools, technology, robotics kits, art supplies and more. The donation from Walmart…

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Chalkboard drawing of Marshall County Schools logo

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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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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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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All Marshall County students, in grades K-12, are eligible to receive a new pair of shoes for the upcoming school year. The “Lace Up For Kids” program is sponsored by the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, WTOV-TV and Wendy’s. Call 304-232-4625 for more information. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, June 30, 2019.…

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