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Teacher raises funds for flexible classroom seating

Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 12:19 PM

MORGANTOWN — A Cheat Lake fourth-grade teacher used crowdfunding to buy a little more than $1,000 in flexible seating for her classroom. Rather than sitting at traditional desks assigned to each student, the flexible-seating concept allows...

Mobile classroom visits Aurora School

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 11:20 PM

AURORA — Preston County School’s Learning in Motion classroom had its maiden voyage Oct. 20. at Aurora School. Preston County Schools Curriculum Director Michelle Berry said there were age-appropriate activities for stude...

Dinner aids Morgantown girl with rare illness

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 8:04 PM

MORGANTOWN — Members of Mountaineer Middle School’s community came together to support a fellow student in need, by hosting a pasta dinner fundraiser. “It was great to see the community support my daughter as much a...

Suncrest school hosts Appalachian Heritage fest

Posted: Oct 20 2017 - 11:57 PM

MORGANTOWN — Fred Powers almost mined his own grave.Powers, a coal miner-turned author and storyteller, now travels the state, recounting stories of life underground and in the coal camps. He grew up in McDowell County.He was at Suncrest Mi...

St. Francis school takes top spot in summer reading challenge

Posted: Oct 20 2017 - 5:16 PM

MORGANTOWN — Students at St. Francis Central Catholic School were honored with an award ceremony, Oct. 20, for their part in helping the school reach the top spot in the state in The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.The school collective...

Skyview Principal Jennifer Cox honored in D.C.

Posted: Oct 20 2017 - 5:14 PM

WESTOVER — Recently, Principal Jennifer Cox, of Skyview Elementary, visited Washington, D.C., with other Nationally Distinguished Principals from around the globe.Cox was named 2017 West Virginia Principal of the Year by The West Virginia...