Reading is fun at the MES Literary Fair

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Marlinton Elementary School students showed their literary prowess last Thursday at the school’s Literary Fair. Students selected a book to read and made a project board and did a presentation explaining the...

HES students present ‘A Medieval Eclipse’

Students in Pocahontas County were able to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21. The Board of Education purchased solar eclipse glasses for the students and, with parent’s permission, the children were able...

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...

Seniors honored at annual Awards Night

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The achievements of Pocahontas County High School Class of 2017 were honored Thursday at the senior awards night ceremony. Donors presented awards and scholarships to seniors, recognizing their academic prowess and to assist...

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,...