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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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Marshall County Social Studies Fair Held

The 8th annual Marshall County Schools Social Studies Fair took place on Monday at Cameron High School.  Students in third through eighth grade from Cameron Elementary, Center McMechen Elementary, Glen Dale Elementary, Hilltop Elementary, Sand Hill Elementary, Sherrard Middle School and Cameron High School competed in two divisions, each featuring nine different categories.  There were…

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2019 Marshall County Science Fair Winners Announced

Student “scientists” gathered at Moundsville Middle School Thursday to compete in the Marshall County Science Fair. More than 90 projects were presented by 100 participants. The annual competition featured projects from students in sixth through eighth grades at Cameron High School, Moundsville Middle School and Sherrard Middle School. Students who placed at their school’s Science…

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Sherrard Middle School Receives Praise for Performance Ranking

During Tuesday evening’s Marshall County Schools Board of Education meeting, representatives from the West Virginia Board and Department of Education recognized six schools from the district for showing academic growth and meeting annual targets during the 2017-2018 school year. The state’s new accountability system for schools measures student and school performance based on multiple factors…

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Marshall County Young Writers Earn Awards

The 2019 Marshall County Young Writers Contest winners have been announced. Each of the original stories will be printed in the 2019 Marshall County Young Writers Anthology. Students will read their one-of-a-kind narratives during the annual Young Writers Tea this spring. Grades 1-2: First Place Second Place Third Place Honorable Mention   Zane Gast Reagan…

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Sherrard Rams Headed to WV History Bowl

Sherrard Middle School will represent the northern panhandle at the West Virginia History Bowl Championships in Charleston this April. The Rams competed against eight other schools in the 10th annual Region VI WV History Bowl held at Independence Hall in Wheeling on Friday. In the finals, Sherrard defeated St. Joseph the Worker School. Cameron High…

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Mathletes Compute at Marshall County Math Day

Students in 4th through 12th grade 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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Students Compete at MMS Forensics Tournament

Speech teams from The Linsly School, Moundsville Middle School, Sherrard Middle School and Van Devender Middle School competed Saturday in the annual Moundsville Middle School Forensics Tournament. More than 60 students competed in 10 different categories including Prose, Poetry, Sales, Broadcasting and Duo. Each participant presented the same piece three times throughout the day.  Local…

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