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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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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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Marquart Named WV Reading Teacher of the Year

Kersten Marquart, a 6th grade English-Language Arts teacher at Sherrard Middle School, was recently presented The Eddie C. Kennedy Reading Teacher of the Year honor at the West Virginia Reading Association Awards Ceremony. The award is named in honor of West Virginia University professor, Dr. Eddie C. Kennedy, who has been an inspiration to the…

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Annual Marshall County WV History Bowl Held

The 4th annual Marshall County Schools West Virginia History Bowl was held Monday at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville. Teams, made up of eighth grade students from all three county middle schools, competed in the tournament.  Games consisted of two rounds, 10 minutes each, with 30 questions. The first round featured toss-up…

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Students Earn Highest Girl Scout Awards

Pleasant Hill Girl Scout Cadette troop #5787 in Sherrard earned its Silver Award on November 5, 2018. This is the second highest award for a Girl Scout to earn. Each girl had to complete 50 hours on the project. The group’s project was about positive thinking. They researched the effects of positive thinking. They created…

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American Education Week Proclamation Signed in Marshall County

On Friday 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 12-16, 2018 as American Education Week in Marshall County. Also attending the signing were members of the Marshall County Board of Education,…

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Strings Honor Orchestra Performs

Students from the Marshall County Strings Program recently participated in the Region Honor Orchestra held at Wheeling Park High School on October 19 and 20, 2018. Marshall County students combined with students from Ohio County and Steubenville to form four separate ensembles. The 6th grade ensemble and one high school ensemble were conducted by teachers…

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