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Class of 2022 to graduate this week

Morgan County high schools are having their graduation ceremonies this week for the Class of 2022. The Berkeley Springs High School Alternative Education Program graduation ceremony is this evening May 25 at 5:30 p.m. The Berkeley Springs High School graduation ceremony is set for Thursday, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. Paw Paw High School’s graduation…

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Public hearing set for $34.7 million school budget

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board approved their proposed Fiscal Year 2023 total budget of $34,752,708 for publication at their May 3 meeting.  School Treasurer Ann Bell gave her budget presentation at the meeting before the school board’s vote. The proposed total budget revenue consists of an estimated general current expense fund of…

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Litten, Spade & O’Brien are Golden Horseshoe winners

by Kate Evans Warm Springs Middle School eighth graders Landon Litten, Camden Spade, and Adam O’Brien are the three 2022 Morgan County winners of the Golden Horseshoe Award. The prestigious Golden Horseshoe award recognizes state students that excel in West Virginia history and culture and is given to the top-scoring eighth grade students on the…

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Summer program options taking shape for local youth

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools summer programs return this year with a variety of remediation and enrichment activities and fun for kindergarten through twelfth grade students. Summer programs include Camp MoCo at Warm Springs Intermediate School, Camp Alpha at Warm Springs Middle School and credit recovery at Berkeley Springs High School and Paw Paw…

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School board formally adopts levy rates approved by state auditor

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board formally adopted the same proposed regular school levy and special levy rates for Fiscal Year 2023 that they approved for the last eight fiscal years.  The levy rates were approved by the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office. The board’s action took place at a reconvened March 15…

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Students learn the joys of gardening at Morgan County school greenhouses

by Kate Evans As the beginning of spring turns minds to planting and gardening, Morgan County students are learning the joy of working with their hands, planting tiny seeds in soil and watching little green seedlings grow in several county school greenhouses. Intermediate school Amie Tutor, West Virginia University Extension Youth Health Educator, uses the…

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Partnership gets $1.5 million grant to break cycle of substance use impacts

by Kate Evans The Morgan County Partnership received a $1.5 million grant award from the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) for opioid and substance use disorder prevention in vulnerable children and families.  Their goal is breaking the cycle of intergenerational addiction and overdose.     Project Resilience: Addressing ACEs in Appalachia will provide a “new…

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Roof replacement grant for high school, school policies considered

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board authorized School Superintendent Kristen Tuttle at their March 15 meeting to submit the Major Improvement Project (MIP) grant application for the Berkeley Springs High School Building D roof replacement to the West Virginia School Building Authority. The roof replacement project has a total estimated cost of $422,732…

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Local 5th graders stand out at state Science Fair

Morgan County Schools’ Science Fair winners attended the State Science Fair at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston on Monday, March 7. Students were escorted to Charleston by their families and performed well at the competition. Three Morgan County students brought home awards for their projects. “We are looking forward to great Scientific adventures with…

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