Marshall County Back-to-School Fun Fair Date Set

The 19th annual Marshall County Back-to-School Fun Fair will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the former West Virginia State Penitentiary in Moundsville from 8:00 a.m. until noon. The “Fun Fair” is open to any Marshall County Schools student, Pre-K through 12th grade, who is accompanied by an adult.  Each child will receive…

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Free Meals Provided in Marshall County During Summer Break

The Marshall County Board of Education announces its sponsorship of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Nutritional meals will be provided to any child 18 or younger. Free breakfast and/or lunch will be served at three different locations. For more information about the Marshall County Summer Food Program, please call Child Nutrition Director Debbie…

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Marshall County Students Eligible for Lace Up For Kids

All Marshall County students, in grades K-12, are eligible to receive a new pair of shoes for the upcoming school year. The “Lace Up For Kids” program is sponsored by the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, WTOV-TV and Wendy’s. Call 304-232-4625 for more information. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, June 30, 2019.…

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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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