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New School Year Begins in Marshall County

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

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

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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Glen Dale Elementary Students “Tour” WV

Glen Dale Elementary School 4th graders have been busy learning about their home state and all it has to offer. As part of their “Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Tourism Challenge,” students worked in groups to complete a problem-based learning experience. Their challenge? To develop promotional materials to persuade kids, and their families, to explore and…

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GDES Presents “Stone Soup”

On Monday, May 20, 2019, Glen Dale Elementary will present an end-of the year musical celebration at the Strand Theatre at 6:30 PM.  The second grade class will be featured in the musical “Stone Soup,” an inspiring story about the strength people possess when they work together.  The Chorus will close the program with a…

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Strings Spring Concert “Out of This World”

The Marshall County Strings Program will present its annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. The out-of-this-world performance will showcase music about space. Elementary concert selections will include Here Comes the Sun, Fly Me to the Moon, and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little…

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Marshall County Special Olympics Track & Field Event Held

Mother Nature’s rain didn’t wash the smiles off the faces of the more than 130 student and adult athletes at the 31st annual Marshall County Special Olympics Track & Field event at John Marshall High School. Because showers were in the forecast, the games were moved inside.  JM Agriculture students figured out the layout for…

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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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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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Glen Dale Elementary Students Assemble First Aid Kits

Children are taught at a young age that in an emergency situation they need to dial 911 to get help, if an adult isn’t able to make the call. A child who knows basic first aid, in some cases, can use those skills to help save someone’s life while waiting for first responders to arrive.…

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