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Marshall County Strings Spring Concert Will Make a Big Splash

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will showcase music about water. Concert selections include familiar songs such as the fiddle tune Cripple Creek and Banana Boat Song performed by elementary…

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Night of Excellence Honors Student Achievement

More than 500 Marshall County students were recognized for their academic accomplishments during the district’s annual Night of Excellence ceremony held last night at the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. Students from McNinch Primary, Cameron Elementary, Center McMechen Elementary, Central Elementary, Glen Dale Elementary, Hilltop Elementary, Sand Hill Elementary and Washington Lands…

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Marshall County Special Olympics Event a Slam Dunk

More than 140 Marshall County Special Olympians participated at the county’s 3rd annual basketball competition on Wednesday in John Marshall High School’s gymnasium. Students from all Marshall County elementary, middle and high schools hit the hardwood along with a few graduates to compete in dribbling, shooting and passing events. More than 80 peer tutors from…

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Mathletes Compute at Marshall County Event

Students in 4th through 8th grades 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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Marshall County Strings Winter Concert Planned

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its elementary and middle school winter concert on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The Marshall County Strings Program winter concert will feature combined performances of students from Cameron, Center McMechen, Central, Glen Dale, Hilltop, Sand Hill…

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Central Elementary Student Council Holds Collection

Central Elementary School Student Council held a canned food drive for local community agencies, including the Moundsville Salvation Army. The 5th grade Student Council members decided on the project, collected the cans, and ran the drive with assistance from school counselor Jenna Dompa. The drive ran for two weeks. Story by: Gavin Bankey, JM Senior…

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Central Elementary Students Examine Careers

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is often asked of students. Central Elementary School Counselor Jenna Dompa hoped she could help students spark an interest in a profession by putting together the annual Career Day. Students had the opportunity to explore different career paths as they rotated through 25 different vocation…

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2017 American Education Week Proclamation Signed in Marshall County

On Wednesday members of the Marshall County Commission as well as the mayors of the cities of Marshall County, members of the Legislature along with the Sheriff and local business leaders gathered to sign the proclamation declaring November 13-17, 2017 as American Education Week in Marshall County. The theme this year is Great Public Schools: A…

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Special Olympics Swim Meet Held

Marshall County hosted its 30th annual Special Olympics Swim Meet on Thursday. This event was for students and adults.  The swim meet consisted of 75 peer tutors and 110 participants. The peer tutors were from John Marshall High School and Cameron High School. Teachers and peer students helped with the swim meet for the students.…

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Students Attend Annual Hands-on Ag Day

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Northern Panhandle Conservation District held the 9th annual Hands on Ag Day at the Marshall County Fairgrounds in Moundsville for all Marshall County 5th grade students from both public and private schools. Students rotated through 11 stations that cover a specific aspect of agriculture such as soil,…

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