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 a year for five years for school programs and school facilities. A levy committee has been organized to focus on priorities of the funding. “I More...

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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...

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...

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