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Marshall County Strings Winter Concert

Moundsville Middle School Strings student Annadra Dudley is preparing for the upcoming concert at JM.

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its elementary and middle school Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 6:30pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature combined performances involving nearly 200 students from Cameron, Center McMechen, Central, Glen Dale, Hilltop, Sand Hill and Washington Lands elementary…

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2019 American Education Week Proclamation Signed in Marshall County

Close-up of the proclamation text. The complete proclamation is in the attached article.

On Thursday, Marshall County Commissioners as well as the mayors from the cities of Marshall County, members of the West Virginia Legislature along with the Sheriff gathered to sign a proclamation declaring November 18-22, 2019 as American Education Week in Marshall County.  Also attending the signing were members of the Marshall County Board of Education,…

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Students Compete at Annual Marshall County WV History Bowl

The 5th annual Marshall County Schools West Virginia History Bowl was held Thursday at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville. Teams, made up of eighth grade students, from Cameron High School, Moundsville Middle School and Sherrard Middle School competed in the tournament.  Games consisted of two rounds, 10 minutes each, with 30 questions. …

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Strings Autumn Concert Announced

Concert flyer: Colored leaves (red and orange) on branches with Fall Concert, October 8, 2019, 7:00 pm, John Marshall Center for Performing Arts written in white.

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual fall concert on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will feature 180 middle and high school students, all dressed in festive costumes, performing a variety of music including Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and themes…

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Walmart Funds Every WV Teacher’s Classroom Request on DonorsChoose.org

Pencils with the DonorsChoose.org logo in the center.

More than 340 teachers across West Virginia received a back-to-school surprise as Walmart announced it had funded all of their classroom requests on the education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org. The donation totaled over $260,000 and supported requests for items including books, classroom supplies such as notebooks and organizational tools, technology, robotics kits, art supplies and more. The donation from Walmart…

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New School Year Begins in Marshall County

Chalkboard drawing of Marshall County Schools logo

Students in grades 1st through 12th returned to school in Marshall County today for the start of the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Half of the county’s kindergarten students and their parents spent today participating in orientation classes. The remaining kindergarten students, along with their parents, will attend orientation tomorrow. The first full day of…

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Marshall County Schools Continues No Cost Meal Program

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The Marshall County Board of Education will continue the availability of a daily, no cost breakfast and lunch at school for all students during the 2019- 2020 academic year regardless of income.  Under the Community Eligibility Option Provision, applications will not need to be completed to be eligible for the free meals. The price for…

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Marshall County Students Eligible for Lace Up For Kids

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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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MOLU Stops at Sherrard Middle School

Sherrard Middle School students saw science and technology come alive Thursday thanks to the Oilfield Energy Center’s Mobile Oilfield Learning Unit (MOLU). The MOLU is a traveling exhibit that features 24 hands-on activities about energy and the technologies and sciences involved with the oil and gas industry. Several of the MOLU displays also showed the…

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