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.

Local students compete in 4-H/FFA Horse Judging

Pocahontas County sent two teams to Potomac State College in Keyser Saturday to compete in the State 4-H and FFA Horse Judging Competition. ...

FFA wins Soils Judging Competition

Pocahontas County High School FFA members won the Southeastern Regional Soils Judging Competition April 28.  The competition was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Simmons, of Hillsboro.  Students had to evaluate land class factors...

Jake Faris to attend GHA

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School junior Jake Faris will broaden his horizons this summer at the Governor’s Honors Academy at West Virginia University. The three-week camp will give Faris an opportunity to experience college-level...

A reading connection

Students in Kelli Tallman’s fifth grade class at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School recently participated in a fun book report activity. “All of the kids had to choose either a biography or an autobiography,” Tallman said....

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,...

Arts Council honors PCHS top artists

The Pocahontas County Arts Council presented awards to three top art students at Pocahontas County High School last week in recognition of their talents. PCAC president Cynthia Gurreri honored Dylan Workman, Grace Schebek and Laura...

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...