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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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Pre-K Registration Announced

On Monday, January 28, 2019 Marshall County Schools will begin 2019-2020 Pre-K registration for children who turn 4 years old by July 1, 2019. If you wish to enroll your child in Pre-K, please call the school in your area to make an appointment and pick-up a registration packet or request an application packet be…

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GDES Group Helps with Holiday Project

Student Council members at Glen Dale Elementary School recently completed a community service project under the direction of advisor Ted Zervos. In conjunction with Appalachian Outreach, the students collected items, assembled and wrapped 20 boxes for the “Shoebox Santa” project. This program provides Christmas boxes for adults packed with personal hygiene items and winter necessities…

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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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Pumpkin Drop Held at Glen Dale Elementary

Leaves were not the only objects falling from the sky onto the Glen Dale Elementary School playground Wednesday afternoon. Pumpkins were also plunging to the ground. Glen Dale Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief II Greg Kibert took 32 different pumpkin filled, student designed containers more than 50 feet in the air via the bucket of…

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Special Olympics Event Debuts in Marshall County

Marshall County Special Olympians gathered at John Marshall High School Thursday to compete at the first-ever Fall Field Day. The friendly competition included basketball and soccer games for all ages. This inaugural sporting event gave the Special Olympics athletes the chance to showcase their skills by participating in fun contests. Special Olympians from all Marshall…

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Students Attend 10th Annual Ag Day

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Northern Panhandle Conservation District held the 10th annual Hands-On Ag Day Thursday and Friday at the Marshall County Fairgrounds in Moundsville for all Marshall County 5th graders.  Students rotated through 11 stations that cover a specific aspect of agriculture such as soil, water quality, forestry, livestock and…

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