School News

High school adds fluffy friend to staff

Skye, therapy dog buddy, arrives at Berkeley Springs High School by Kate Evans A female Brown Labradoodle called Skye is a new four-legged friend for students at Berkeley Springs High School.  Skye was welcomed at a pup rally assembly on Tuesday, October 31 along with representatives of West Virginia’s First[Read More…]

James Rumsey Technical Institute to host Fall Open House

James Rumsey Technical Institute (JRTI) will host an Open House from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7. Visit classrooms and meet instructors. No appointments are necessary. James Rumsey is located at 274 Hedgesville Road in Martinsburg. JRTI has been serving the community for over 50 years by providing quality[Read More…]

Berkeley Springs team takes third in WVU Pumpkin Drop

Berkeley Springs High School’s team of engineers were one of three groups to drop a pumpkin in the target zone during West Virginia University’s annual Pumpkin Drop competition in Morgantown on October 27. Plummeting pumpkins paved the way for future engineers at the 34th Pumpkin Drop event hosted by the[Read More…]

County schools fall short of multiple state standards on Balanced Scorecard

by Kate Evans Morgan County’s “scorecard” on state-mandated assessments from last year show a lot of red for county schools, highlighting multiple areas where student knowledge does not meet state standards for their grade level. West Virginia’s “Balance Scorecard” lists academic standards, progress, English learners and Student Success as factors[Read More…]