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Preston BOE discusses organization of school district

Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 5:22 PM

KINGWOOD — The future of the statewide school district organization was discussed during the Preston County Board of Education’s June 27 meeting.During his meeting report, Superintendent Steve Wotring said West Virginia’s 55 school district...

MHS graduate to represent Mountain State at camp

Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:00 PM

MORGANTOWN — One of the 109 recent high school graduates attending the National Youth Science Camp is a Mohigan.Isabel Mirfakhraie, a 2017 graduate of Morgantown High School, was selected by the governor to represent the Mountain State duri...

Girls State focuses on key points of democracy

Posted: Jun 21 2017 - 4:37 PM

MORGANTOWN — Participants from Monongalia County joined others across West Virginia last week for West Virginia Rhododendron Girls State 2017 at Wheeling Jesuit University.Girls State is an opportunity for nearly 400 school girls to learn...

WVU Upward Bound gets $1M from the Department of Education

Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 5:05 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU’s Upward Bound program has been awarded more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Education over the next five years to prepare high school students for postsecondary education.The federally funded TRIO program will...

Mon, Preston schools receive $40K in grants

Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 11:18 AM

MORGANTOWN— Schools in Monongalia and Preston counties are among those benefiting from numerous education grants to West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Recently, Chevron and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation recently awarded $196,200 wo...

Preston BOE to discuss special levy

Posted: Jun 17 2017 - 10:30 PM

KINGWOOD — The Preston County Board of Education will discuss placing a special levy before voters again, when it meets July 24. Board Member Pam Feathers noted near the end of the board’s most recent meeting that, “The ‘L’ word has come...