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Tuttle hired as interim school superintendent

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board unanimously approved Kristen Tuttle as Morgan County Schools Interim Superintendent beginning July 1 through June 30, 2020 at their June 4 meeting. School Superintendent Dr. Erich May accepted a superintendent position in Pennsylvania and is leaving June 30. He has been the county’s school chief for two…

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Tuttle up for interim school superintendent post

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board was scheduled to approve Kristen Tuttle as Morgan County Schools Interim Superintendent beginning July 1 through June 30, 2020 at last night’s board meeting. School Superintendent Dr. Erich May will leave the post June 30 to take a job in Pennsylvania. He has served as superintendent for…

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Paw Paw High School Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Delia Maguire is the Valedictorian of the class of   2019 at Paw Paw High School. She is graduating with a 4.3 GPA and maintains a place on Allegany College of Maryland’s Honor Roll. She was a member of Paw Paw’s Leo Club, Hero Club and Pirate Pride Club. She will be pursuing an Associates degree…

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Berkeley Springs High School Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Kayley Paige Brinegar  is the 2019 Berkeley Springs High School Valedictorian. She is the daughter of Chad and Charity Brinegar. She will be attending West Virginia University in the fall as a Bucklew Scholar to study biochemistry with a possible minor in philosophy. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, she would like to either attend medical…

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School board adopts $30.6 million budget

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board unanimously adopted their proposed total $30,559,331 Fiscal Year 2020 budget at their Tuesday, May 21 meeting, pending approval by the West Virginia Board of Education.  A public hearing on the budget was held at the meeting before its adoption.  No members of the public offered any comments.…

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School board seeks interim superintendent

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board will not advertise for a new superintendent at this time, but will instead opted to take letters of interest for an interim superintendent position. Their discussion and unanimous vote on the action came at their May 7 meeting. Morgan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Erich May recently resigned…

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State school board meets here

by Kate Evans The West Virginia Board of Education held its May 8 meeting at Berkeley Springs High School. Local, regional and state school personnel, government officials, agency and organizational leaders, high school students and community members attended the morning meeting. A ceremonial oath of office was administered to state school board member Daniel Snavely…

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Leasure, Christie and Ao are Golden Horseshoe winners

by Kate Evans Warm Springs Middle School eighth graders Matthew Leasure, Emma Christie and Trent Ao are the 2019 Morgan County winners of the Golden Horseshoe Award. The prestigious award recognizes state students that excel in West Virginia history and culture and is given to the top-scoring students on the Golden Horseshoe exam in each…

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Indians Baseball regular season ends with pair of losses

        by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs Indians baseball team saw their record fall to 13-10 with a pair of losses to close out the 2019 regular season. On Tuesday, April 30 the Indians traveled to Frankfort to play the state ranked Falcons. Berkeley Springs jumped out to a 1-0 lead in…

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