Archive for May 2018

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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