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ProStart team prepares for Hospitality Cup

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When things get hot in the kitchen, the Pocahontas Coun-ty High School ProStart team doesn’t get out – instead, the five young ladies rise to the challenge and create something award winning. At least,...

Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Students shared their knowledge in the categories of anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, state, U.S. and world history, at the county socials studies fair March 8 at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory...

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...

Christmas magically arrives at Hillsboro Elementary School

Laura Pritt Contributing Writer Hillsboro Elementary School students have been busy while waiting for Christmas to arrive. They have spent time learning about Christmas around the world, learning how to sing and play Christmas songs, and...

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...

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...

A stitch in time at HES

Hillsboro Elementary School fifth grade students took a walking field trip to Deb-Ann’s Fabric at Burton’s Enterprises, where they selected the fabric they liked, and each one sewed an apron – with the help...

MES students travel the Oregon Trail

Two fifth grade classes at Marlinton Elementary School are taking an imaginary 2,100 mile trip in covered wagons. The journey begins in Arkansas with a plan to arrive in Oregon in six months. Each...