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...

PCHS senior will join D&E soccer team

Pocahontas County High School senior Makeia Jonese recently received an academic scholarship to attend Davis & Elkins College and play soccer as a Lady Senator. Trading her maroon and gold for the red and white...

More than $2 million presented at Senior Awards Night

The Pocahontas County High School class of 2014 was the center of attention at the Senior Awards Night Thursday evening. Members of the class were presented scholarships and awards for their academic, athletic and...

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...

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...

Mother’s Day performance of ‘Zoo Babies’

Hillsboro Elementary School’s Kindergarten and second grade classes will present a Mother’s Day performance titled “Zoo Babies” Friday, May 12, at 1 p.m. The play is roughly based around the story of April the...

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...

Dropout Prevention and LINKS programs extending into summer

Innovation Zone Dropout Prevention director Laura Young addressed the board of education Monday night with plans to extend programs into the summer for the benefit of the students. Currently, Jean Srodes is an interventionist at...