Ham radio coming to PCHS

By M. Gayle Boyette You could feel the excitement in the room as Pocahontas County High School students gathered recently to learn about an exciting project being launched at their school. Eight Rivers Ham Radio...

MES hosts first Harvest Day

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The sounds of learning could be heard Tuesday as Marlinton Elementary School hosted its first ever Harvest Day. MES traditionally participated in a Halloween Parade through town, but this year the script...

Kathy White defies rural educational resource limitations

The Birthplace of Rivers and Future Scientists Posted October 20, 2017 Shape of Life – the animal kingdom Nestled in one of the most remote areas of West Virginia known as the Birthplace of West Virginia, you’ll...

MES students take part in Project WET WV

Shenda Smith Water Resource Coordinator Marlinton Elementary School’s fifth grade students shared a fun-filled day of water education activities with the West Virginia Department of Enviornmental Protection (WVDEP) October 25. Tomi Bergstrom, the Project WET WV State...

PCHS Tourism Club takes tours around county, state

The Tourism Club kicked off the new school year with a day trip to Watoga State Park where students had the opportunity to learn the history of the park and the CCC camps, as...

Reading is fun at the MES Literary Fair

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Marlinton Elementary School students showed their literary prowess last Thursday at the school’s Literary Fair. Students selected a book to read and made a project board and did a presentation explaining the...

HES students present ‘A Medieval Eclipse’

Students in Pocahontas County were able to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21. The Board of Education purchased solar eclipse glasses for the students and, with parent’s permission, the children were able...

MES students have a Yew Mountain adventure

Erica Marks Contributing Writer It may be difficult to hold students’ attention as the school year draws to a close, especially if you are asking them to do an in-depth, collaborative social studies project. But...