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The “Super Bowl Book Challenge” was successful at Romney Elementary School during the month of February. The challenge went down to the wire for the Delaplain Sharks, Pancione Pythons and Walker’s Warriors. The Pancione Pythons emerged victorious. During February, the school challenge was to…

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CHARLESTON — On Tuesday, March 3, Hampshire High School students in the ProStart class participated in the Hospitality Cup in Charleston. Students from programs across the state competed in the culinary arts competition.

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Romney Middle School hosted the LEGO Expo for the elementary schools in the county, with this year’s theme being Boomtown Build. Teams of students who put together LEGO communities presented their creations to a team of judges, explaining how they made their LEGO cities more accessible and e…

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On March 11, Hampshire County Detectives Norm Launi and Steve Haines paid a visit to Mrs. Ray’s 2nd grade classroom at Augusta Elementary. The students are working on an ongoing investigation in forensic science. The detectives were there to answer students’ questions about how to investigat…

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Dr. Dolly from Capon Bridge Family Dentistry paid a visit to Augusta Elementary K-2 students on March 5. Dr. Dolly discussed the importance of daily brushing and regular dental visits. The students enjoyed the program and even took part in an activity where they got to make their own toothpaste. o

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John Dan Sitar’s story is being featured on the West Virginia Department of Education’s website in its “I(heart)MyWVSchool” section. You can find it at wvde.us.

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The Hampshire County Social Studies Fair was held on Jan. 10, and students from the county’s elementary and middle schools put their best foot forward, displaying informative, creative projects from categories such as economics, geography, world history and more.

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The students of the 2nd 9 Weeks assembly was held at Capon Bridge Middle School on Jan. 31.

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Delays/CancellationsHampshire High School will WILL BE CLOSED tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, but ALL OTHER Hampshire County Schools WILL BE OPEN as usual. The high school is closed due to a water issue. HHS staff are to report as usual.     .  Road Conditions For real-time traffic informat…

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Mulledy Jane Cook of Capon Bridge Middle School won 1st place in the 8th grade division of Hampshire County's math field day. 

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There have been many upgrades to Hampshire High School in the 2019-2020 school year, starting with the gate and cameras installed in the beginning of the year to now adding student art murals around the school.

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Fifteen members of the Hampshire County FFA Chapter traveled to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and then on to the National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis from Oct. 27– Nov. 2, 2019. 

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Since the West Virginia School for the Blind was closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, Anita Adkins, who works there, decided to be a kid and built a snowman on campus. o

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On Friday, January 10, Hampshire High School’s FFA club traveled to Harrisburg, Pa., for the annual farm show.

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The Hampshire County Board of Education held a special meeting, their seventeenth (17th) meeting of the 2019-2020 school year, on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. This was a re-scheduled meeting from Monday, Dec. 16. The meeting had to be re-scheduled due to inclement weather.

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After doing their research, creating visually appealing display boards, and polishing their speeches, Romney Middle School students presented their findings to the Social Studies Fair judging teams.  The following students will be competing in the county Social Studies Fair which will be hel…

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Carnegie Science Center visited Slanesville Elementary on Dec. 10 and 11. During the 2-day visit, students were given the opportunity to participate in a Mobile Fab Lab (Fabrication Laboratory). This lab brings in-depth digital fabrication to the school.

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Students in Ms. Price’s class had the opportunity to enjoy a holiday-themed lesson on tin soldiers.  Students learned about the properties of metals and the states of matter.  Students also learned historical facts about the soldiers.  

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Mrs. Barnes’ 4th-grade class at Romney Elementary scooted their way to another goal in Iready Math. They needed to complete 200 math lessons as a class to earn a scooter race in the hallway. Each student needed to pass at least 5 individual math lesson in the online module to participate. Th…

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SUNRISE SUMMIT — Hampshire High School held its annual National Honor Society induction on Nov. 14. Forty-six juniors and seniors were inducted. New members completed a rigorous application process in order to be considered for membership. All members must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point…

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Students at Romney Elementary School celebrated Thanksgiving with a meal including mashed potatoes, green beans, dinner rolls and pie. The younger students wore hats fitting to the occasion: some wore turkey hats, while others did their best pilgrim impressions with matching headgear.o 

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Romney Middle School students Jacob Ault, Jillian Hagan, Brennan Brinker, Alicyn Eversole and Kiley Marple are recognized for their trustworthiness.  These students are to be commended for setting a great example for their peers.o 

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A group of Hampshire High School students recently traveled to Italy for an exchange trip. During the 18-day trip, they experienced the Italian lifestyle. 

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Students at Romney Elementary School met members of the community on their first Career Day on Nov. 15. Some of the careers represented were dentists, firefighters and farmers, as well as a minister and a local artist. Students had the opportunity to go around to each career’s table, ask que…

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Hampshire High School DECA members traveled to Washington, D.C., for a huge DECA conference this past weekend. At the event, students learned leadership skills and how to build a business from the ground up.

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Romney Elementary School’s future Trojans cheered on Hampshire High School’s cross country teams on their way to the state championships. Students made signs for the team to take with them on the road and cheered, “Let’s Go, Trojans,” as they gave out lots of hugs and high fives. 

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Mrs. Keplinger’s second and third grade split classroom performed a play titled, “Squanto’s Squash” for family and friends at Slanesville Elementary. The play was about Squanto and how he was a “superhero” for the pilgrims when they arrived in the New World. Students and audience cheered eac…

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Students at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind hosted for their 4th year the FIRST LEGO League Regional Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 16. The team from the School of the Blind had a great time preparing for the tournament, and they learned a lot under the direction of co-coaches…

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MOOREFIELD — Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College is now offering online delivery of its associate’s degree in business management, which will make it easier for residents across the college’s rural 6-county district to earn a college degree.

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize Lydia Teeter, RandiJo Wolford, Karley Mothershead, Sarah Pownell and Aiden Clary for demonstrating respectfulness in their daily interactions with peers and staff. o

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Students from Capon Bridge Elementary participated in their Hawk Challenge on Friday, Oct. 18. Students had specific running goals based on their grade level, and then they had obstacle course events. At the end of the day they were able to enjoy ice cream and kettle corn that were all compl…

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A group of 25 Hampshire County homeschoolers met a Fayetteville County representative as well as a local Water Resources Coordinator, Alana Hartman, at Edwards Run as part of the Save Our Streams project. They observed wildlife such as dragonflies, crawfish, trout and more, and conducted wat…

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Romney Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week during the week of Oct. 28. Students dressed up each day based on different themes to promote the choice to live a drug-free life. They wore pajamas on Monday, dressed as nerds or for their future careers on Tuesday, wore mis-matched clothe…

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Slanesville’s 5th-grade boys won their division of the Great Pumpkin Race 2019 earlier this month at Hampshire High School. Fourth-graders Kaydence Chapman and Rufinalynn Haines (both in white) finished 8th and 7th, respectively in their race. The pumpkin run is a 1-mile cross-country race t…

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