SMS Choir Summer Camp Planned

From Monday, July 22 to Thursday, July 25, 2019, Sherrard Middle School will be hosting the 3rd annual choir camp FOR INCOMING 6th GRADERS to Sherrard who are interested in chorus. This is a great opportunity for choir members from different elementary schools to meet each other and begin bonding before the start of the…

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2019 Marshall County WV Golden Horseshoe Winners Honored

Moundsville Middle School students Roman Gray and Sybil Willis along with Sherrard Middle School student Katrina Perry were recognized for their outstanding knowledge of West Virginia history by being named the 2019 West Virginia Golden Horseshoe winners in Marshall County. The three Marshall County students joined 220 additional 8th graders from across the Mountain State…

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SMS Places at WV History Bowl

The Sherrard Middle School History Bowl team grabbed the school’s first West Virginia History Bowl accolade Tuesday. The team of Pearl Chambers, Maria Evans, Tora McNeil and Paige Messner earned 3rd place at the 10th annual state competition. The Sherrard Rams team is coached by Dan Gatts and Jeffrey Stephens.

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Strings Spring Concert “Out of This World”

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The out-of-this-world performance will showcase music about space. Elementary concert selections will include Here Comes the Sun, Fly Me to the Moon, and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little…

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Chevron Hosts Students for Annual Stocking the Streams Educational Event

Friday, Chevron partnered with Cabela’s and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) to host students from Marshall and Ohio County Schools at Bear Rock Lake to promote environmental stewardship and conservation at the fifth annual ‘Stocking the Streams Day.’ More than 20 volunteers from Chevron spent part of the day with about 100…

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Marshall County Special Olympics Track & Field Event Held

Mother Nature’s rain didn’t wash the smiles off the faces of the more than 130 student and adult athletes at the 31st annual Marshall County Special Olympics Track & Field event at John Marshall High School. Because showers were in the forecast, the games were moved inside.  JM Agriculture students figured out the layout for…

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Student-Grown Flowers for Sale at Three Marshall County Schools

Students at Cameron High School, John Marshall High School and Sherrard Middle School are preparing to sell hanging baskets, vegetable plants, herbs and a variety of flowers they grew in their school’s greenhouse. At each school in late January students began germinating seeds for tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, lettuce, cabbage and herbs. Then at the end…

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Marshall County Students Qualify for WV GeoBee

Three Marshall County students have been notified by the National Geographic Society to let them know they are semifinalists in the 2019 West Virginia National Geographic GeoBee.  Fifth grader Riley Polsinelli from Washington Lands Elementary School, seventh grader Bailey Sebroski from Moundsville Middle School and seventh grader Grace Gatts from Sherrard Middle School have been…

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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, relatives and educators who gathered in the John Marshall High School Commons Tuesday 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…

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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 37th 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 such as paintings, drawings, photography and sculptures. Students participating in the annual event attend…

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