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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Student Vocalists Perform in WV All-State Children’s Chorus

Nearly 20 students from Marshall County Schools were invited to sing at the West Virginia Music Educators Association’s All-State Children’s Concert this past Friday in Charleston.  The county is well represented in the children’s ensemble each year, thanks to devoted teachers who are willing to put in extra hours of rehearsal to prepare students. The…

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Marshall County Students Qualify for National Geographic State Bee

Three Marshall County students have been notified by the National Geographic Society to let them know they are semifinalists in the 2018 West Virginia National Geographic Bee. Fifth grader Landon Morgan from Washington Lands Elementary School, sixth grader Grace Gatts from Sherrard Middle School and seventh grader Aubrey Wyckoff from Moundsville Middle School have been…

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Young Writers Contest Winners Announced

The 2018 Marshall County Young Writers Contest winners list has been released. Congratulations to all of the students who placed in the competition.  Grades 1-2    First Place  Second Place  Third Place  Honorable Mention    Finnegan Gilbert  Camdyn Gregware  Emily Gatts   Jaxson Reese    Hilltop Elementary  Hilltop Elementary  Hilltop Elementary  Hilltop Elementary    Grades 3-4…

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2018 Marshall County Science Fair Held

Student “scientists” gathered at Sherrard Middle School Tuesday to compete in the Marshall County Science Fair. The annual competition featured projects from students in sixth through eighth grades at Moundsville Middle School, Sherrard Middle School and Cameron Middle School. Students who placed at their school’s Science Fair competed for first, second and third place in 12…

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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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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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