School News

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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School board elects officers and chooses committee representatives

by Kate Evans At their July 2 regular meeting, Morgan County School Board vice-president Aaron Close was elected to a two-year term as board president from July 1, 2016 through June 30. Board member Laura Smith nominated Close for the position and Pete Gordon seconded it. Close abstained from the 4-0 vote. School board members…

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McClintock is county’s Teacher of the Year

by Kate Evans Pleasant View Elementary fourth grade teacher Summer McClintock was chosen as the Morgan County Schools Teacher of the Year at a June 5 school board meeting awards ceremony. McClintock is finishing her twelfth year of teaching fourth grade at Pleasant View Elementary. McClintock received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education…

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Road conditions main concern for schools

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools closed their doors on Monday and opened after a two-hour delay on Tuesday due to   transportation and safety concerns related to the area flooding. School Superintendent Erich May said on Monday the school schedule was not because of any school buildings and grounds issues but out of an abundance…

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Berkeley Springs grads share lessons, memories during class speeches

by Colin McLaughlin Co-Salutatorians Katey Banks and Stephanie Golden as well as Valedictorian Violet Hott spoke at the Berkeley Springs High School’s class of 2018 graduation last Thursday May 24. Banks started with a thought that she had that morning. “On Nov. 5, 2004 [the Incredibles] movie was released and almost everyone has seen it,”…

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