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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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...

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 employees, all of...

Pocahontas County hosts Regional Social Studies Fair

Students from Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas and Webster counties joined Pocahontas County students in competing at the Regional Social Studies Fair at Pocahontas County High School Saturday. Third through eighth grade students participated in the social...

Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Students in grades four through eight presented projects in a variety of categories at the county Social Studies Fair March 14 at Pocahontas County High School. Projects with a first place win and a score...

Board of Education hires Bechtel as superintendent of schools

Tritapoe named new board member After serving as interim superintendent of schools for five months, Dr. Donald Bechtel was officially hired as superintendent at the board of education meeting Monday night. The board hired Bechtel to...

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...

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 county...