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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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SMS Math Teacher Earns 2016 Presidential Award

Bridget Jordan, a Sherrard Middle School math teacher, has been chosen by the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics as a 2016 Presidential Award finalist. The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors given by the United States government for K-12 mathematics and science teaching.  The award…

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Student-Grown Flowers for Sale

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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Lions, Tigers and Strings Oh My!

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The concert will showcase music about animals. Concert selections include familiar folk songs such as Old MacDonald and Bingo performed by elementary strings students and unique…

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Students Explore Nature at LIFE Camp

More than 60 sixth grade students from Marshall County Schools gathered at Grand Vue Park to learn first-hand what nature has to offer. Learning-In-Field-Experience or LIFE Camp was a science-based workshop put together by instructors from Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center.  Science teachers from each school accompanied their students and assisted with the lessons…

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Marshall County Young Writers Honored

Parents and educators gathered in the Moundsville Middle School cafeteria for a chance to hear the voices of award-winning young writers who attend a school in Marshall County. Students who placed in the annual county contest read their original stories, which are printed in the 2017 Marshall County Young Writers Anthology, to the audience. Entries…

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2017 Marshall County Golden Horseshoe Winners Announced

Walter Heitz and Zara Zervos from Sherrard Middle School, Reagan Gray from Cameron High School and Elizabeth Murrin from Our Lady of Peace School are being recognized for their outstanding knowledge of West Virginia history by being named the 2017 Marshall County Golden Horseshoe winners. Given every year since 1931, the Golden Horseshoe test assesses…

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Sherrard Middle School’s STEM Program Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Sherrard Middle School Principal Jason Marling appeared on an episode of Comcast Newsmakers, hosted by Sheila Hyland, to talk about the school’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program. Marling’s appearance can be seen at this link:  http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2017/03/28/wheeling-remaking-learning-engage-kids/

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Students Participate in Stocking & Cleaning the Streams Educational Event

Employees of Appalachian oil and natural gas producer Noble Energy (NYSE: NBL) on Friday joined with partners from Sherrard Middle School, Cameron High School, the Wheeling Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Cabela’s and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) to promote conservation and education during the 3rd annual Stocking and Cleaning the Streams…

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Local Whitetails Unlimited Chapter Helps Local Archery Programs

Whitetails Unlimited President Kevin Quinn presented both the Marshall County Archery Team (serving JMHS, MMS and SMS) and the Cameron High Archery Team with checks for $1,000 at the county’s archery tournament recently. Coach Howard of the Marshall County Archery Team is grateful for the donations as they directly help the students.  “Donations like these…

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