Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Social Studies Fair projects filled the gymnasium at Pocahontas County High School March 14. Students in grades four through eight presented their projects to judges in anticipation of a win and a chance to compete in the Regional Social Studies Fair. Student Jaryd Friel, above, presents his project, “Economics: Impact on Beef,” to judges Cheryl Jonese and Nathan Hamons. S. Stewart photo

Social Studies Fair projects filled the gymnasium at Pocahontas County High School March 14. Students in grades four through eight presented their projects to judges in anticipation of a win and a chance to compete in the Regional Social Studies Fair. Student Jaryd Friel, above, presents his project, “Economics: Impact on Beef,” to judges Cheryl More...

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Central office executive secretary Kristin Kinnison administers the oath of office to Superintendent Dr. Donald Bechtel at the board of education meeting Monday night. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Board of Education hires Bechtel as superintendent of schools

Central office executive secretary Kristin Kinnison administers the oath of office to Superintendent Dr. Donald Bechtel at the board of education meeting Monday night. S. Stewart photo Tritapoe named new board member After More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

BOE discusses proposed levy

As one of only 11 counties in the state without a levy, the Pocahontas County board of education discussed a proposed levy at the board meeting Monday night. The proposed levy, if passed, will provide $1.8 million More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

BOE bands with commission for better bandwidth

At the board of education meeting Monday night, board member Hannah Sizemore and county commission president David Fleming discussed the formation of a committee to focus on improving Internet service in the county. The More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Dropout Prevention and LINKS programs extending into summer

Innovation Zone Dropout Prevention director Laura Young addressed the board of education Monday night with plans to extend programs into the summer for the benefit of the students. Currently, Jean Srodes is an interventionist More...

Pocahontas County High School senior Makeia Jonese, center, signed with Davis & Elkins College to play soccer next year. Jonese is joined by, from left: physical education teacher Jason Pyles, Cheryl Jonese, Sheriff David Jonese and PCHS principal Francis LaBounty. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

PCHS senior will join D&E soccer team

Pocahontas County High School senior Makeia Jonese, center, signed with Davis & Elkins College to play soccer next year. Jonese is joined by, from left: physical education teacher Jason Pyles, Cheryl Jonese, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

BOE discusses schedule change at PCHS

At the board of education Local School Improvement Council (LSIC) and faculty senate meeting Monday night at Pocahontas County High School, principal Francis LaBounty addressed the board with concerns about the More...