Students see the good and bad on Choice Bus

Mattie C. Stewart Foundation presenter Lynn Smelley talks to students at Marlinton Middle School on the Choice Bus. The program shows students what can happen if they choose to drop out of school. The back half of the bus is outfitted with a prison cell to show students the consequences of bad choices. S. Stewart photo The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

More than $2 million presented at Senior Awards Night

West Virginia Delegates Denise Campbell and Bill Hartman, and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin representative Lynn Phillips presented the Promise Scholarship to 12 seniors at the Senior Awards Night May 29. From left: Linzi More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

GBEMS students hold clothing drive

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School students display samples of clothing items they have collected for the clothing drive. Back row l-r: Kyle Cohenour, Matthew Queen, Justin Jackson, Hallie Kane, Bridget Carroll, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Students experience other cultures at Spanish Immersion Camp

AmeriCorp volunteer and Peru-native Grazia Apolinares prepares a Nicaraguan breakfast called chilaquiles as Spanish teacher Shirlene Groseclose, far left, explains the ingredients to her students during the Spanish More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

BOE says ‘yes’ to fifth grade move, again

At the board of education meeting Monday night, concerned parents and teachers voiced their opinions on the proposal to move fifth grade students out of Marlinton Middle School and into Hillsboro and Marlinton elementary More...

By Greg Hamons On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

School calendar options narrowed down to three

After two public meetings and several calendar committee meetings, the Pocahontas County Board of Education office has narrowed down next year’s calendar options to three. The three calendars were shared with More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Pocahontas County hosts Regional Social Studies Fair

Participants in the Regional Social Studies Fair, front row, from left: Tasia Davis, Mary Pauley, William Feury, Cage Burdette, Kiara Davis, Jennalee Meck, Sierra Bircher, Emily Wilfong, Gareth Ryder, Scout Tankersley More...