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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SMS Band Earns WVSSAC Awards

The Sherrard Middle School Band won the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission “Academic Achievement Award” and was presented with a plaque and banner at the AAA State Championship football game on Wheeling Island.  The WVSSAC recognizes one high school band and one middle school band in the state each year. This award is based…

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SMS Competes at Forensics Tournament

Speech teams from The Linsly School, Moundsville Middle School and Sherrard Middle School competed Saturday in the annual MMS Forensics Tournament. More than 60 students competed in 10 different categories.  Each participant presented the same piece three times throughout the day.  Local educators and community members served as judges. Trophies were awarded to the top…

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Holocaust Survivor Addresses Students

Howard Chandler, a Holocaust survivor, shared his life story with John Marshall High School freshmen and 8th graders from Moundsville Middle School and Sherrard Middle School. Chandler’s visit was made possible through the Wheeling Classrooms Without Borders program.

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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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Marshall County WV History Bowl Held

The 3rd annual Marshall County Schools West Virginia History Bowl was held Tuesday 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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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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Schools Teaming Up for Choral Concert

The Sherrard Middle School and John Marshall High School choral departments will be having a concert on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Sherrard Middle School in the school gymnasium 6:30 pm. The concert will feature the 6th, 7th and 8th grade choirs from Sherrard Middle School under the direction of Michael Murphy and the Concert…

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