August 9, 2017 RSS feed / School News

Marte and Williams offer free concert titled Bach and Beyond August 13

Bach and Beyond is a free concert of classical music on Sunday, August 13 at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.  This program of Chamber Music features Alexander Marte on violin, Walker Williams on oboe and Dr. Daniel Lau on piano.  More...

Experts share what kids and parents should know about apps & online safety

With the potential dangers that could await children and teens on the internet, parents are being urged to monitor their children’s devices, apps and online activity.  More...

School personnel changes

The Morgan County School Board approved the following personnel actions at its August 1 meeting:  Morgan County Schools Superintendent David Banks’ resignation was approved effective at the end of August 1.  More...

Annual School Homecoming

For the 40th time, local graduates and their guests will assemble at Cacapon State Park Lodge for the annual School Homecoming on September 30. More...

BSHS Class of 1947

Berkeley Springs High School Class of 1947 - First row, left to right: Esther Lea McBee Trazkovich, Clifford Lee Bowers, Rosemary Niner Estes, Sara Ellen Ditto, Robert Lee Hawermale, Herbert Yost, Sa More...

Shaun Spielman runs his way into the Berkeley Springs High School Athletic Hall of Fame

In the fall of 1999 the members of the Berkeley Springs High School Boys Cross Country Team did not have enough members to be considered a full team. More...

School board approves policies, contracts

The school board unanimously approved a new testing out policy at their July 18 meeting after the policy’s second reading. The policy establishes procedures and qualifying criteria for testing out of a class. More...

Public comment sought on new West Virginia’s school rating system

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announced on August 1 that a draft of the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan is now available for review and public comment on their website until August 30. More...

C&O Canal welcomes West Virginia teachers to Williamsport workshop

West Virginia fourth grade teachers who are interested in taking students to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal), are to attend a teacher workshop next Wednesday, August 16 in Williamsport, Md. More...

National Parks Senior Pass in high demand as August 28 price hike looms

The America the Beautiful Lifetime Senior Pass has been available to buyers 62 and older for $10 for the past two decades.  On August 28, the cost of the lifetime passes will rise to $80, due to legislation passed last year.  Word has sprea More...