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Marshall County Service Personnel Member of the Year and Teacher of the Year Named

Marshall County Board of Education members and county administrators recognized Service Personnel and Teacher of the Year candidates during the regular board meeting on Tuesday evening. Each year service personnel, teachers and administrators vote a faculty and staff member to represent their school as a county contender. Then a committee, consisting of county office officials…

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Mentorship Turned Friendship Leads Teachers to National Certification

One of the most important factors that ensures a student gets a good education is the quality of the teacher. An effective teacher can be described in many different ways: caring, respectful and kind, along with being a good listener and communicator.  However, those adjectives only describe a teacher’s character.  Skill and knowledge of the…

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McNinch Primary Students Jump to Fight Against Heart Disease

Jumping rope does wonders for your heart. It can also do wonders for raising life-saving funds for the American Heart Association. As a Jump Rope For Heart school, the students at McNinch Primary and their coordinator Ashley Doty hosted a special event to help the American Heart Association’s mission to fight the #1 and #5…

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Night of Excellence Honors Student Achievement

More than 500 Marshall County students were recognized for their academic accomplishments during the district’s annual Night of Excellence ceremony held last night at the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. Students from McNinch Primary, Cameron Elementary, Center McMechen Elementary, Central Elementary, Glen Dale Elementary, Hilltop Elementary, Sand Hill Elementary and Washington Lands…

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Revised Pre-K and Kindergarten Screening Schedules Released

The updated Marshall County Schools Pre-K and Kindergarten schedules have been released. The Pre-K schedule can be downloaded here: REVISED 2018 Pre K Screening Dates The Kindergarten schedule can be downloaded here: REVISED 2018 Kindergarten Screening Dates

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Students Send Valentine’s Day Cards to Veterans

McNinch Primary School students showed their appreciation for the sacrifices and achievements of United States Veterans by making them Valentine’s Day cards. At the request of McNinch Primary Pre-K teacher Shawna Zervos, each student in the school created a personal hand-crafted card which included a special message designed to put a smile on a Veteran’s…

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Marshall County Special Olympics Event a Slam Dunk

More than 140 Marshall County Special Olympians participated at the county’s 3rd annual basketball competition on Wednesday in John Marshall High School’s gymnasium. Students from all Marshall County elementary, middle and high schools hit the hardwood along with a few graduates to compete in dribbling, shooting and passing events. More than 80 peer tutors from…

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2017 American Education Week Proclamation Signed in Marshall County

On Wednesday members of the Marshall County Commission as well as the mayors of the cities of Marshall County, members of the Legislature along with the Sheriff and local business leaders gathered to sign the proclamation declaring November 13-17, 2017 as American Education Week in Marshall County. The theme this year is Great Public Schools: A…

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Special Olympics Swim Meet Held

Marshall County hosted its 30th annual Special Olympics Swim Meet on Thursday. This event was for students and adults.  The swim meet consisted of 75 peer tutors and 110 participants. The peer tutors were from John Marshall High School and Cameron High School. Teachers and peer students helped with the swim meet for the students.…

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Farmer’s Market Comes to McNinch Primary School

The WVU Extension Service Family Nutrition Program has supplemented the nutritional needs of more than 3,100 children in West Virginia through a “Pop-Up Farmer’s Market” program funded by the Eye Foundation of America. The program allows children to receive vouchers to spend on fresh, local fruits and vegetables at a farmer’s market that has been…

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