Superintendent ready for a new year

Board office to host open house Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With a short summer vacation behind him, Pocahontas County Schools Superintendent Terrence Beam is looking forward to the new year and excited about what is to come...

MMS hosts NJHS induction ceremony

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer By the glow of five candles – representing scholarship, service, leadership, character and citizenship – the Marlinton Middle School National Junior Honor Society inducted 10 new members last Wednesday evening in a...

Learning the way of service

Students in the Animal Science class at Pocahontas County High School recently learned about the role of service dogs, and how they support individuals in our county.  The students received instruction in the difference...

GBEMS Student Council winners

By Ashley Bussard Student Reporting and Yearbook Class   Last week, six students were elected to be a part of Student Council at Green Bank Elementary/Middle School for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  Students who ran for president...

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...

FFA members will compete at national convention

Jennalee Meck FFA Reporter Pocahontas County High School FFA chapter will send members to the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo to compete in the Equine Evaluation Event. The convention will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, October...

Tegtmeyer named National Merit Semifinalist

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The highest achieving high schools students in America are classified as National Merit Scholars. A few weeks ago, Pocahontas County High School senior Taylor Tegtmeyer was notified that he is a National Merit...

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...