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Pennies for Patients from GBEMS

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School’s annual Pennies for Patients fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is in the history books for this year. The students raised – drum roll, please – a total of $1,075.54,...

MES suffers major water damage after breakage

At the board of education meeting Monday night, super- intendent Dr. Donald Bechtel sang the praises of school employees and outside contractors who worked diligently to clean up Marlinton Elementary School after it suffered...

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 approached to support educator pay raises

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Advocating for her fellow educators at the Pocahontas County board of education meeting Monday night, science teacher Kathy White asked the board to give its support in lobbying the state legislature and...

GBEMS students get firsthand history lesson at Huntersville

Melinda Beverage and Isabella Bauserman Eighth Grade GBEMS Student Reporters On October 5, 2018, the Green Bank Elementary-Middle school eighth grade class went to Huntersville to learn about Pocahontas County Civil War history. Mrs. Ryder, social...

More than $2 million presented at Senior Awards Night

The Pocahontas County High School class of 2014 was the center of attention at the Senior Awards Night Thursday evening. Members of the class were presented scholarships and awards for their academic, athletic and...

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...

MES students work together for a better education

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education Local School Improvement Council meeting Monday afternoon at Marlinton Elementary School, students shared information about the progress they have made in the school year, as...