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...

School calendar options narrowed down to three

After two public meetings and several calendar committee meetings, the Pocahontas County Board of Education office has narrowed down next year’s calendar options to three. The three calendars were shared with employees, all of...

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

When Greg Ball, formerly of North Carolina, decided it was time to leave the classroom to take an administration position, the first place he looked was West Virginia. He found the principal job he...

BOE discusses proposed levy

As one of only 11 counties in the state without a levy, the Pocahontas County board of education discussed a proposed levy at the board meeting Monday night. The proposed levy, if passed, will provide...

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...

Warrior Band ends marching season on a high note

Christmas Concert set for December 12 Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With only four months at Pocahontas County High School under his belt, band director Bob Mann is walking on air with excitement for the season the Pride...

HES Students of the Month

Hillsboro Elementary School announced its Students of the Month for April. They are, l to r: Claire Keller, Cyle Kelk, George Shifflett and Hannah Beverage. Not pictured: Hayley Kincaid and Cherokee Barb.

BOE to hold public meetings about new school calendar

In response to the State Department of Education’s requirements, the board of education will hold two public meetings to discuss the new changes to the school calendar. As part of the new school calendar policy,...