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         The Hampshire County Board of Education held a special meeting, their ninth (9th) meeting of the 2019-2020 school year, on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at the Offices of the Hampshire County Board of Education.

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The 8th-grade students at Capon Bridge Middle School were given a challenge of preventing a total nuclear meltdown to save the world. The students used information taught and discussed in class to complete 8 puzzles that revealed a digit or alphabetic code. Once discovering all the codes, th…

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Romney Elementary School students are piloting the use of the Iready meaning and math curriculum and online instruction program. Through the program, classes set goals to complete 100 Iready reading or math online lessons. Jody Barnes’ 4th-grade class completed 124 math lessons and 104 readi…

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The month of October is known for being breast cancer awareness month, and the athletes of HHS have taken upon themselves to support the cause.

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It has been quite busy up at Hampshire High School during the week of Sept. 30 through Oct. 5. because of spirit week and homecoming festivities.

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Capon Bridge Middle School is showing its Bobcat pride for being recognized by the state for overall school improvement for meeting its annual target for English-language arts and mathematics performance on the West Virginia Schools Balanced Scorecard.

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Romney Middle School is focusing on positive character traits.  In the month of September (left to right) Riley Gunter, Olivia Bohrer, Caden Richardson, and Shelby Burrows did a super job demonstrating responsibility.  Their “can do” attitude has been an example to their classmates in the ar…

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This year at Hampshire High School, new lunch options for students have been added.

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Romney Elementary School celebrated Grandparents Day Sept. 11-13. Grandparents visited classes in every grade and participated in a variety of activities. 5th-graders enjoyed refreshments with their grandparents, took pictures and created family trees.

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Vice Principal Orie Pancione said goodbye to Hampshire High School on Sept. 13. He will be continuing the rest of the school year as vice principal at Frankfort High School.

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This year, Hampshire High School has implemented new security measures to improve school safety.

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ROMNEY — Romney Middle School announced recently that the 1st phase of the outdoor classroom is in full swing with the arrival of the all weather tables.  Students worked last spring to raise funds for the project.  Over the summer Walter Fields donated his time and labor to excavate, level …

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The Hampshire County Board of Education held a regular meeting, their fifth (5th) meeting of the 2019-2020 school year, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at the Offices of the Hampshire County Board of Education.

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AUGUSTA — FNB Bank employees rolled up their sleeves and got to work at Augusta Elementary and Frankfort High School recently.  A committee of employees joined together to give back to the area after soliciting ideas from the community earlier this year.

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ROMNEY — After the strong windstorms we received last winter a patch of trees growing between Romney Middle School and the Hampshire High were damaged.

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AUGUSTA — Students returning to Augusta Elementary may notice the cafeteria got new lights over the summer.  According to Al Foster, Director of Maintenance for Hampshire County Schools, the cafeteria and the largest classroom (a kindergarten room) were retrofitted with brand new LED bulbs.

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AUGUSTA — As summer winds down students are preparing to head back to the classroom and local volunteers are once again gearing up the BackPack Program, which helps children facing food insecurity.

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LEVELS — John J. Cornwell Elementary School’s kitchen is getting a massive upgrade thanks to a state grant to replace old kitchen equipment and surfaces. “The kitchen was entirely original,” said Al Foster, Director of Maintenance for Hampshire County Schools.

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ROMNEY — Hampshire County Schools are gearing up for their annual “Stuff The Bus” campaign.  The school year is just weeks away and for some families it can be difficult to buy all the necessary supplies needed for the classroom.

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The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to renovate the  Hampshire High School library.

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the Hampshire County Board of Education held a special meeting, their thirty-fourth (34th) meeting of the 2018-2019 school year, on Monday, May 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the Offices of the Hampshire County Board of Education.

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The Hampshire County Board of Education held a regular meeting, their first (1st) meeting of the 2019-2020 school year, on Monday, July 1, 2019, at the Offices of the Hampshire County Board of Education.

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Students in Julie Wilson’s pre-k at Romney Elementary completed a mystery science computer lesson about how flowers bloom. Afterward, students made paper flowers that bloom, placed in water and then gave them to residents at a local nursing home to brighten their day. o

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Students of Julie Wilson’s pre-k class at Romney Elementary School were all sporting new aprons at the end of school. The crew from Gina’ Soft Cloth Shop in Romney – Gina, Victoria, Jeanette and Tonya – came to class to help students with the sewing project. Each child had the chance to push…

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You’ve probably heard about other backpack programs throughout Hampshire County, but many people aren’t aware that Hampshire High School also has a backpack program. Students can select the food they want to take home with them from a pantry set up in the Ag Building.

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ROMNEY — Students at Romney Middle School ended the year with a summer blast event. During the event, students rotated between 4 stations.

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The Hampshire County Board of Education held a regular meeting, their fortieth (40th) meeting of the 2018-2019 school year, on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Offices of the Hampshire County Board of Education.

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Romney Middle School 6th-grader Paige Voit won gold at the Middle School  Health Occupation Student Association, or HOSA, state competition in Huntington.  The program and competition are designed to encourage school age young people who are interested in pursuing a job in a health or medica…

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The Trump administration last week announced a $16 billion trade aid program for American farmers that includes a 3-pronged aid package for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China.

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SUNRISE SUMMIT — A total of $929,000 over 4 years was awarded to the hardworking members of the 2019 graduating class of Hampshire High School last Wednesday night during the senior awards ceremony.

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KEYSER — Beginning in fall 2019, West Virginia University Potomac State College will offer accelerated online prep courses in Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+, Network+ and Security+.

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CAPON BRIDGE — A Capon Bridge Middle School student is 1 of 6 students from the Eastern Panhandle who are regional winners in the state attorney general office’s 3rd Kids Kick Opioids contest.

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John J. Cornwell Elementary School is proud to announce our April Students of the Month: Adrian Martin, Coraline Connolly, Georgianna Bolyard, Tyler Bowen, Thomas Hawk, and Dezdyn Dougherty. o

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About 700 Capon Bridge elementary and middle school students and teachers enjoyed an end-of-the-school-year picnic Friday at American Legion Post 137, a tradition for the past 25 years. o

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Romney Middle School is pleased with the students who are striving to put on the steam as we enter into the last few weeks of school. Our April Students of the Month were recognized for the following all-star qualities.

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Students in Hampshire County will have the opportunity to participate in the state and national award-winning educational program, Energy Express, again this summer.

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Tiger Pride! Springfield-Green Spring Elementary School is proud to announce our April Students of the Month: Allianna Wotring (Pre-K), Evan Burkett (Kindergarten), Bradley Deurr (First Grade), Bristal Messick (Second Grade), Joseph Lahman (Third Grade), Gracie Gonzales (Fourth Grade), and C…

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Thanks to the Layman Scholarship Fund, students at Hampshire High School have the opportunity to be rewarded for excelling in community service.

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John J. Cornwell Elementary School was awarded a grant to plant trees through the Cacapon Institute’s CommuniTree program. One hundred and two students planted 12 evergreens for shade around the playground and 4 apple trees. Students learned all the important steps about planting trees and l…

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