SchoolNews-CEN

Central Elementary School Receives Praise for Performance Ranking

During Tuesday evening’s Marshall County Schools Board of Education meeting, representatives from the West Virginia Board and Department of Education recognized six schools from the district for showing academic growth and meeting annual targets during the 2017-2018 school year. The state’s new accountability system for schools measures student and school performance based on multiple factors…

Read More

Kindness Club Collects Donations for Webark Estates

Central Elementary School’s newly formed Kindness Club just finished its first community service project. The group voted to help out their four-legged friends at Webark Estates, the no-kill animal sanctuary dedicated to rescuing and placing homeless pets, by collecting supplies for the shelter. Kindness Club members were responsible for manning the donation box, promoting the…

Read More

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…

Read More

Southwestern Energy and CFOV Award STEM Education Grants

There will be more coding robots, construction kits, hands-on field trips and virtual reality experiences in 18 area classrooms thanks to STEM grants made possible through 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…

Read More

American Education Week Proclamation Signed in Marshall County

On Friday 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 12-16, 2018 as American Education Week in Marshall County. Also attending the signing were members of the Marshall County Board of Education,…

Read More

Variety & Southwestern Energy Give Adaptive Equipment to Kids

Variety- the Children’s Charity and Southwest Energy teamed up to help transform the lives of local kids with disabilities. During a special presentation on Thursday afternoon, Variety presented five adaptive bikes, two adaptive strollers and one communication device to eight different Ohio Valley children. In total, this was $13,200 worth of adaptive equipment given to…

Read More

Special Olympics Event Debuts in Marshall County

Marshall County Special Olympians gathered at John Marshall High School Thursday to compete at the first-ever Fall Field Day. The friendly competition included basketball and soccer games for all ages. This inaugural sporting event gave the Special Olympics athletes the chance to showcase their skills by participating in fun contests. Special Olympians from all Marshall…

Read More

Students Attend 10th Annual Ag Day

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Northern Panhandle Conservation District held the 10th annual Hands-On Ag Day Thursday and Friday at the Marshall County Fairgrounds in Moundsville for all Marshall County 5th graders.  Students rotated through 11 stations that cover a specific aspect of agriculture such as soil, water quality, forestry, livestock and…

Read More

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…

Read More