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…

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2018-2019 Bus Schedules

Information is now available about the transportation routes for the 2018-2019 academic year. The updated lists can be found at this link: http://marshall-k12.wvnet.edu/boe/marshall-county-schools-bus-routes/ or in the Links tab under Transportation at the top of this page. Please note there are time changes. If you’re not sure what bus your child should ride, please contact the Transportation…

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2018 Marshall County Reading Teacher of the Year Awarded

Kersten Marquart, a 6th grade teacher at Sherrard Middle School, has been named the Rita Takach Reading Teacher of the Year for Marshall County Schools because of her commitment to literacy. “Literacy begins at home,” explained Marquart. “Young children are sponges, truly soaking in everything around them.  They must be exposed to all forms of…

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Marshall County Special Olympians Compete in Track & Field

More than 130 student and adult athletes participated at the 30th annual Marshall County Special Olympics Track & Field event at John Marshall High School. Athletes were assisted by the 160 peer tutors from both Marshall County high schools, Cameron and John Marshall, while competing in various track and field events.  Participants could also make…

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Student-Grown Flowers for Sale at SMS

Students in the Sherrard Middle School Vocational Agriculture classes are preparing to sell hanging baskets, vegetable plants and a variety of flowers they grew in the school’s greenhouse. In late January students began germinating seeds for tomatoes, peppers and cabbage.  Then at the end of February they purchased and transplanted plugs for various types of other…

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Marshall County Young Writers Honored

It’s rare you have the chance to hear the author of a story read to you. However, parents and educators who gathered in the Moundsville Middle School cafeteria Monday evening had the chance to hear the voices of award-winning young writers who attend a school in Marshall County. Students who placed in the annual county…

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Marshall County Service Personnel Member of the Year and Teacher of the Year Named

Marshall County Board of Education members and county administrators recognized Service Personnel and Teacher of the Year candidates during the regular board meeting on Tuesday evening. Each year service personnel, teachers and administrators vote a faculty and staff member to represent their school as a county contender. Then a committee, consisting of county office officials…

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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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Annual Student Art Show Underway at Local Museum

Marshall County students once again have the opportunity to showcase their artistic talent at the 36th annual Marshall County Student Art Show, currently on display at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville. The exhibit features a variety of artwork from Marshall County students who attend Cameron High School, John Marshall High School, Sherrard…

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