Students Compete at MMS Forensics Tournament

Speech teams from The Linsly School, Moundsville Middle School, Sherrard Middle School and Van Devender Middle School competed Saturday in the annual Moundsville Middle School Forensics Tournament. More than 60 students competed in 10 different categories including Prose, Poetry, Sales, Broadcasting and Duo. Each participant presented the same piece three times throughout the day.  Local…

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Marquart Named WV Reading Teacher of the Year

Kersten Marquart, a 6th grade English-Language Arts teacher at Sherrard Middle School, was recently presented The Eddie C. Kennedy Reading Teacher of the Year honor at the West Virginia Reading Association Awards Ceremony. The award is named in honor of West Virginia University professor, Dr. Eddie C. Kennedy, who has been an inspiration to the…

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Annual Marshall County WV History Bowl Held

The 4th annual Marshall County Schools West Virginia History Bowl was held Monday at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville. Teams, made up of eighth grade students from all three county middle schools, competed in the tournament.  Games consisted of two rounds, 10 minutes each, with 30 questions. The first round featured toss-up…

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Students Earn Highest Girl Scout Awards

Pleasant Hill Girl Scout Cadette troop #5787 in Sherrard earned its Silver Award on November 5, 2018. This is the second highest award for a Girl Scout to earn. Each girl had to complete 50 hours on the project. The group’s project was about positive thinking. They researched the effects of positive thinking. They created…

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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,…

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Strings Honor Orchestra Performs

Students from the Marshall County Strings Program recently participated in the Region Honor Orchestra held at Wheeling Park High School on October 19 and 20, 2018. Marshall County students combined with students from Ohio County and Steubenville to form four separate ensembles. The 6th grade ensemble and one high school ensemble were conducted by teachers…

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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…

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Marshall County Schools Unveils First-Ever Honors Choir

The choir directors of Marshall County Schools are pleased to announce the inaugural Marshall County Honors Choir. This choir consists of 85 singers representing auditioned choristers from John Marshall High School, Cameron High School, Moundsville Middle School and Sherrard Middle School. The directors are thrilled Marshall County is able to offer this wonderful opportunity to…

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Former NFL & WVU Player Talks Bully Prevention at SMS

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. This worldwide campaign, founded by PACER’s National Bully Prevention Center in 2006, offers information and education to people about how they can help stop bullying. The group’s goal is to motivate everyone to band together for kindness, acceptance and inclusion at a global level. Locally, students at Sherrard Middle…

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Marshall County Strings Fall Concert Announced

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual fall concert on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the John Marshall High School Gymnasium. The concert will feature 180 middle and high school students performing a variety of fall music in festive costumes for the performance.  The concert is free and open to…

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