School News

School board approves GPS tracking system for buses

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board approved a contract with Unite GPS for the Crosswalk K-12 School Transportation Safety Solution for 38 buses for the 2018-2019 school year. The cost of the total implementation and integration of the Crosswalk system is $7,600 plus a total monthly $950 subscription cost for the software. Transportation…

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McClintock is state finalist

by Kate Evans Pleasant View Elementary fourth grade teacher Summer McClintock has been chosen as a West Virginia state finalist for the Presidential Awards for excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). McClintock is also a finalist for the 2019 West Virginia Teacher of the Year award and is a National Board Certified teacher. McClintock,…

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Faulty smoke alarm to blame for fire call at middle school

by KATE EVANS Warm Springs Middle School students and staff were evacuated from the school for around 45 minutes this afternoon after a faulty smoke alarm went off in the ceiling tile between the walls of the band room and the faculty room, said middle school Principal Gene Brock. The alarm was tripped at 12:48…

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Tennis association asks school board to approve location for four new courts

by Kate Evans Morgan County Tennis Association Chairman Ryan Fincham asked the Morgan County School Board last month to approve a location for four regulation-sized courts. That will allow the group to seek additional funding for court construction. Fincham updated school board members on the effort at the school board’s July 31 meeting with a…

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High school gym renovations will impact fall sports, PE

by Kate Evans Berkeley Springs High School Building C (gymnasium building) and Building D (vocational building) renovations are still moving along, but key closeout dates for some of the work have been revised and pushed back. Completion of the gym and storage is still targeted for the end of October, said Morgan County   Schools Maintenance…

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Back to school events

Berkeley Springs High School 149 Concord Avenue, 304-258-2871, Thursday, August 16, 5 -7 p.m. – all grades. Freshman orientation is at 5 p.m. in the auditorium. Warm Springs Middle School, 271 Warm Springs Way,  304-258-1500, Thursday, August 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Warm Springs Intermediate, 575 Warm Springs Way, 304-258-0031, Open House, Thursday, August 16, 3:30-5 p.m.…

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Back To School Events

Back To School Bash Friday, August 10 5-7 p.m. at Warm Springs Middle School 271 Warm Springs Way Berkeley Springs Free school supplies for grades pre-K-12. Fun activities for kids of all ages. Pop-up Farmer’s Market & Informational exhibits.   Berkeley Springs High School 149 Concord Avenue Berkeley Springs (304-258-2871) Thursday, August 16 5 -7…

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Back To School Bash set for Aug. 10

by Kate Evans Morgan County students and their families can have fun while they receive free school supplies at the community Back To School Bash on Friday, August 10. The event will take place from 5-7 p.m. at Warm Springs Middle School, which is located at 271 Warm Springs Way in Berkeley Springs. The event…

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School employees retire

Morgan County School retirees for the 2017-2018 school year were honored at a June 7 retirement dinner at Cacapon State Park.  Seen with Superintendent Erich May at the celebration (third from right) are from left to right retirees Pleasant View Elementary cook Connie Wilson, Widmyer Elementary pre-K special needs teacher Mary Vivian Hornbaker, Pleasant View…

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