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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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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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Kindergarten Registration Schedule Released

Marshall County Schools welcomes all new students entering kindergarten in August 2019.  If your child is not currently enrolled in a WV Pre-K, please call and make an appointment for kindergarten screening and registration.  Appointments will be arranged Monday through Thursday between 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. To enter…

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Cartoonist + Inspiration = “Toonspiration” at GDES

Duane M. Abel, the creator of the comic strip ZED, visited Glen Dale Elementary School Thursday afternoon. The cartoonist presented his “Draw Your Destiny” program that promotes the importance of goal setting, the power of literacy and the importance of education. During an assembly for the entire student body, Abel delivered an inspiring and motivating…

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