August 24, 2016 RSS feed / School News

School personnel changes

The Morgan County School Board approved the following personnel actions at their August 16 regular meeting and their August 19 special meeting: William Lauffer was hired as a Berkeley Springs High School biology and general science teacher starting More...

Awana Clubs meet Friday

Calvary Bible Church announces the first night of Awana Clubs Friday, August 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The club will meet most Friday nights throughout the school year. More...

State developing database of field trip destinations

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia encourages travel and tourism industry partners to submit field trip destinations to be considered as part of an initiative with the West Virginia Department of Education to promote the engaging and educational experienc More...

Back to school bash preps 300 students for start of class

What do you do with 278 binders, 250 packs of colored pencils, stacks of highlighters and mountains of loose-leaf paper? Throw a party and give it away, of course. More...

Pre-K/Head Start Center opening delayed

The opening of the RESA 8 Head Start/Pre-Kindergarten Center program at the Myers Street facility near Widmyer Elementary will be delayed until Tuesday, August 30 due to a water pipe bursting several weeks ago and causing water damage to the building More...

Incentives spurred rise in exam efforts, but prize car not awarded

Berkeley Springs High School Principal Mitchell Nida said that students’ efforts and attendance increased during this year’s West Virginia General Summative Assessment exams with a new test incentive program this spring at the school. More...

Team effort to tackle opioid use in high school athletics

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced his office has teamed with several groups to tackle the issue of opioid use in high school athletics. More...

Local kids put their best faces forward on the first day of school

R.J. McCoy And Desmond Bamber, both juniors at Berkeley Springs High School. More...

Ye Towne of Bath Chapter hosted 60 members from six Eastern District chapters

Ye Towne of Bath Chapter NSDAR hosted 60 members from six Eastern District chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution for the 69th annual meeting which was held at the Lodge at Cacapon State Park on Saturday, July 30. More...

WV Senate recognizes Banks for Superintendent award

West Virginia State Senators Charles Trump and Craig Blair presented Morgan County Schools Superintendent David Banks with a West Virginia Senate certificate of recognition for West Virginia Superintendent of the Year award. More...

Middle school “Healthy Habits” program showing impact, officials say

Warm Springs Middle School’s Healthy Habits of Wild and Wonderful Wolves (2HW3), a mascot-themed version of Elaine Parke’s 12 Habits of Wonderful People, has shown a positive influence on student behavior, attitude and engagement during t More...

High school juniors, seniors in Simulated Workplace classes will be drug-tested

Several new Simulated Workplace classrooms will be part of the Career and Technical Education program this year at Morgan County high schools. The program was successfully piloted in West Virginia last school year. More...

Wind Dance Farm & Earth Education Center

Wind Dance Farm and Earth Education Center provided five weeks of conservation camp for local and distant youth ages five through 17. Every camper worked on a conservation project. More...

Chasing away the back to school blues

The American Psychological Association (APA) reports that the fear of the unknown at the beginning of the school year causes anxiety and stress. More...

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