School News

Clark, Stallard and Botticher are Golden Horseshoe winners

by Kate Evans Warm Springs Middle School eighth graders Jeremiah Clark, Rhaina Botticher and Zachary Stallard have been chosen as the three Morgan County winners of the 2023 Golden Horseshoe Award. The prestigious Golden Horseshoe award recognizes state students that excel in West Virginia history and culture.  It is given[Read More…]

Powell, Shives & Lyda place at State Social Studies Fair

Emery Shives, Elias Lyda, and Estella Powell, fourth-grade students at Warm Springs Intermediate School, returned from the West Virginia State Social Studies Fair in Charleston with high honors. The State Social Studies Fair was held on April 14 at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. This year’s fair hosted the[Read More…]

Ailor wins business plan contest & scholarship

Two high school students, one from Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, and the other from Eldersburg, Maryland, were awarded scholarships by the Shepherd University College of Business for their  participation in the College’s Financial Plan and Entrepreneurship Scholarship Contest. Austin Ailor of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, a senior at Berkeley Springs[Read More…]

Next school year calendar adopted, attendance improving

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board adopted the 2023-2024 Morgan County Schools calendar at its April 4 meeting after a second public hearing.  School Treasurer Ann Bell said there were no new public comments on the calendar.  Their calendar survey had 477 responses and 60 comments. The school[Read More…]

Stormie Alverson receives county’s First Year Teacher award

by Kate Evans Paw Paw Elementary kindergarten teacher Stormie Alverson received the Mary Linn Fox Memorial First Year Teacher Award at the March 21 Morgan County School Board meeting. Alverson graduated from Glenville State University with  a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education K-6.  She also achieved an additional certification in[Read More…]