PCHS Forestry ~ Champs again

Pocahontas County High School FFA Forestry put their knowledge to the test in the State Forestry Competition at Coopers Rock September 13, and brought home another State Championship. “The guys did a great job, and...

BOE discusses schedule change at PCHS

At the board of education Local School Improvement Council (LSIC) and faculty senate meeting Monday night at Pocahontas County High School, principal Francis LaBounty addressed the board with concerns about the school’s schedule. “Looking at...

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...

Senate Pages

Four seventh grade students from Marlinton Middle School served as Pages for Senator Greg Boso. The students traveled to Charleston March 9 and spent the day at the Senate. From l to r: Rachel Burns,...

PCHS students participate in WV Reads 150

As a way to celebrate West Virginia’s 150th birthday, students at Pocahontas County High School entered a friendly reading challenge. Three teams competed to see which could read at least 150 books in 2013. Boothe’s...

HES participates in MLK Day of Service

In honor of the man it is named for, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has become a Day of Service in which individuals are encouraged to give back to their communities. Area VISTA and AmeriCorps...

BOE says ‘yes’ to fifth grade move, again

At the board of education meeting Monday night, concerned parents and teachers voiced their opinions on the proposal to move fifth grade students out of Marlinton Middle School and into Hillsboro and Marlinton elementary...

Exchange students broaden horizons

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School has welcomed two new members to the student body – Seungju “Julia” Lee, of South Korea; and Juan Pinto, of Columbia. While the students come from very different backgrounds,...