Fall Festival and Pumpkin Drop

Southwestern Energy and CFOV Award STEM Education Grants

Several area classrooms will soon feature enhanced STEM-based learning materials, opportunities and experiences thanks to Southwestern Energy (SWN) and the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley (CFOV). The grant opportunity demonstrates SWN’s ongoing commitment to STEM education and supports the energy company’s desire to be an active corporate citizen while enhancing elements of the educational…

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 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…

Marshall County Strings Winter Concert

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…

Central Elementary Students Examine Careers

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Students hear this question quite often.  Central Elementary Counselor Jenna Dompa hoped she could help students spark an interest in a profession by putting together the school’s annual Career Day Fair.  Students had the opportunity to explore different career paths as they rotated through 25…

2019 American Education Week Proclamation Signed in Marshall County

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,…

Moundsville Police Officers’ Beards Help Students

Moundsville Police Chief Tom Mitchell has announced, “We’re not shaving till December!” But why? It’s being done to bring awareness and raise funds for the “Weekend Meal Program” at Central Elementary School. Moundsville Police Officers will be accepting donations for their beard growth during the month of November. Central Elementary School Counselor Jenna Dompa estimates…

Kindness Club Collects Donations for Animal Shelter

Central Elementary School’s Kindness Club just finished its first community service project of the 2019-2020 academic year.   The group voted to help out their four-legged friends at the Marshall County Animal Shelter by collecting supplies such as food, treats, blankets, leashes, toys and money. Kindness Club members were responsible for manning the donation box,…

5th Graders Participate at Annual Ag Day

Roots run deep in the Moundsville community and the fruits of these roots have been feeding the minds of Marshall County fifth graders through the annual Hands-On Agriculture Day. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Northern Panhandle Conservation District hosted the 11th annual Hands-On Ag Day at the Marshall County Fairgrounds in Moundsville…

Walmart Funds Every WV Teacher’s Classroom Request on DonorsChoose.org

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…

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…

Our Mission

Our mission is that all Central Elementary students will be responsible and successful.  They will be prepared for productive membership in society through the collaborative efforts of the students, their parents, their teachers, and their community.