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Carrie Holloway is new Berkeley Springs High Assistant Principal

by Kate Evans Carrie Holloway was hired as a new Berkeley Springs High School Assistant Principal at the September 6 Morgan County School Board meeting. High school Assistant Principal Kevin Pittsnogle  recently resigned. Holloway’s effective start date for her position hasn’t been determined yet. Holloway joins Berkeley Springs High School[Read More…]

School board holds work session on LSIC goals, considers policies

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board held a work session at their September 6 meeting to discuss updating the goals of the local school improvement councils (LSICs) to effectively and comprehensively communicate each school’s path to success through their vision and strategic plan. School board president Aaron Close had asked the board to […]

Chip Shots – Going to take a step back

Going to take a step back by Jim Buzzerd Some mornings I’m up way too early. Monday morning it was around 3:30. Still bleary eyed, I scanned my phone, basically to see the score of Sunday night’s Tampa-Dallas game that I had a small wager on. On any given morning I may have four to […]

County school state exam proficiencies rise slightly with some decreases

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools students overall fared slightly better than in the previous year on the 2022 West Virginia General Summative Assessment exams that they took in May. Reading and math proficiencies rose in most county schools. The test results show overall student learning progress and ongoing recovery in student achievement from the […]

Jazmine Briscoe crowned Miss Indian 2022

Miss Indian contents from left to right, Kierra Miller, Jazmine Briscoe and Destiny Parsell.                                                             photo by Lori Younker                 […]

School board pursuing grant to add electric school buses

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools Transportation Director Tammy Painter told the Morgan County School Board at their August 16 meeting that they are working on getting a five-year grant to purchase five electric school buses every year over the course of five years. Painter said that while grants are given out in a lottery […]

From the Desk of the Superintendent: Preparing for School 2022

      Preparing for School 2022 by Morgan County Schools Superintendent Kristen Tuttle On Tuesday, August 23 we will welcome our Morgan County students back into our buildings. We are very excited to return to a more normal year after the past two and a half years of pandemic related challenges. There are many […]

Daniels is new Widmyer Elementary Assistant Principal

by Kate Evans A special education teacher with more than 17 years experience in Berkeley County has been hired as the Assistant Principal of Widmyer Elementary, the county’s largest primary school. Mylissa Daniels was hired and her tenure began July 26. The Morgan County School Board approved her hire at their August 2 meeting.  Longtime […]

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