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 at Pocahontas County High School and Cheryl Jonese is the LINKS coordinator for PCHS and the middle schools. Young said she has More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 7 months ago
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...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

BOE to hold public meetings about new school calendar

In response to the State Department of Education’s requirements, the board of education will hold two public meetings to discuss the new changes to the school calendar. As part of the new school calendar policy, More...

SS HES MLK Day
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

HES participates in MLK Day of Service

In honor of the man it is named for, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has become a Day of Service in which individuals are encouraged to give back to their communities. Area VISTA and AmeriCorps volunteers chose to More...

The top three readers in the Pocahontas County High School WV Reads 150 challenge were, from left: second place, Ida Moyers; first place, Morgan Leyzorek; and third place, Marilyn Creager. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

PCHS students participate in WV Reads 150

The top three readers in the Pocahontas County High School WV Reads 150 challenge were, from left: second place, Ida Moyers; first place, Morgan Leyzorek; and third place, Marilyn Creager. S. Stewart photo As a More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

MES suffers major water damage after breakage

At the board of education meeting Monday night, super- intendent Dr. Donald Bechtel sang the praises of school employees and outside contractors who worked diligently to clean up Marlinton Elementary School after More...