Senior athletes honored at Athletic Banquet

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Students, family, and faculty gathered at Pocahontas County High School May 17 to recognize the academic and athletic achievements of this year’s students. Everyone in attendance enjoyed a dinner prepared by the...

Students celebrate Spanish culture at Foreign Language Festival

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School hosted its annual Foreign Language Festival Sunday. There was a good turnout for the event, but attendance has gone down over the years. “We just aren’t as big as we...

GBEMS Student Council visits Pocahontas Center

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Green Bank Elementary-Middle School’s 2016-2017 Student Council visited residents and joined in activities at Pocahontas Center last week during National Nursing Home Week. GBMS teacher Amanda Ryder coordinated the trip. Ryder, who was a...

Author shares new children’s book with students at HES

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Hillsboro Elementary School students were treated to a special visit Monday from author Debbie Mowbray, who read her new children’s book, Roly Poly and the Ooey Gooey Play Date. Formerly from Pocahontas County,...

MES students get a hop on spring

Roseanne Zeni’s kindergarten class from Marlinton Elementary School enjoys the annual spring event of learning about bunnies and holding and petting them. This hands-on activity is presented to all classes, preschool through fifth grade, courtesy...

MES students win in conservation poster contest

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The National Conservation District Association sponsors an annual Stewardship Week which includes a poster contest in which students use their creativity to help spread awareness about conservation. The West Virginia Conservation District selects...

HES Students of the Month

Hillsboro Elementary School announced its Students of the Month for April. They are, l to r: Claire Keller, Cyle Kelk, George Shifflett and Hannah Beverage. Not pictured: Hayley Kincaid and Cherokee Barb.