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Landon Whitacre, Ethan Ferris and Peyton Milleson (left to right) were dubbed Knights of the Golden Horseshoe in June 14 ceremony at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. The program included remarks from State Superintendent Clayton Burch and greetings from Gov. Jim Justice. The 9…

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AUGUSTA — Two elementary school teachers here have brought $220 to their school from Sonic Drive-Ins in its Limeades for Learning initiative. 

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WASHINGTON — Seven Hampshire County FFA members were given the opportunity to go to the FFA Washington Leadership Conference the week of June 7. 

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Augusta Elementary School once again honored teacher Stacy Morgan, who passed away in 2019, by honoring rising 5th-graders Addisyn Pyles and Levi Richman for their  excellent moral character, faithful citizenship and academic excelllence throughout their entire elementary school career. The …

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At their meeting Monday night, the school board took a few moments to praise students who went above and beyond at the Social Studies Fair earlier this spring. 

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CAPON BRIDGE — The town of Capon Bridge celebrated the accomplishments of this year’s Capon Bridge Middle School sports teams Monday evening in a ceremony held in the banquet room at the firehouse. 

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For the month of May, Romney Middle School recognizes students who have shown school spirit throughout the year. Whether the students are always doing their best or cheering on others, they make the school a great place. The students noted for their school spirit were (left to right) Brookly…

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FNB Bank’s Travis Clower presented gift bags to Hampshire High School Career and Technical Education students of the month for April and May: (front row, left to right) Jessica Chavez, Jalyssa Smith, Alexis Hawkins and Taylor Kirk and (back) Douglas MacArthur, Nathan Mallery, Olivia Barnes, …

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Detectives Norm Launi and Steven Haines returned to Augusta Elementary School to meet with 2nd-graders on May 11. The detectives are working with the classes on an ongoing forensic science lesson. This time the detectives demonstrated how to make a casting of a footprint found at a crime sce…

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Tom Tucker of The Bank of Romney presents a computer monitor from the bank for the Career and Technical Education program to CTE Director Julie Landis.

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The Bank of Romney delivered goodies to Augusta Elementary staff for Teacher Appreciation Day.  All staff enjoyed the sweet treat as well as the kind words of appreciation from the bank.

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Title 1, along with several staff at Augusta Elementary sponsored a POP IT Math Family Involvement Night.  Students received 100 bubble POP ITS and spent the evening using them to complete various math activities of different levels. 

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ROMNEY — WVSDB students brought their glitz and glamor to the Bottling Works last weekend for their “casino night” prom celebration.

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The Hampshire County Envirothon Team tied for 1st in soils and placed 6th overall at the state Envirothon contest April 21-22 at Cacapon State Park. 

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ROMNEY — On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, Romney Elementary School officially inducted their 1st members of the Romney Elementary School Chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society.

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Romney Middle School recognizes Maysa Nichols, Camren Roy, Alessa Unruh and Ethan Dow for their creativity. Whether it’s fantastic artwork or just thinking outside the box, these students always do their best.

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Hampshire High School Career and Technical Education students were recently honored as students of the month for March. FNB Bank gave out gift bags to celebrate these outstanding students. Sixteen students were selected by their instructors based on their hard work and dedication to their CT…

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Hampshire 5th-graders take 1st in state social studies 

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Detectives Norm Launi and Steve Haines, from the Hampshire County Sheriff’s office paid a visit to Augusta Elementary 2nd graders on April 6. The classes are completing a study of forensic science and the detectives shared some of their knowledge regarding crime scene investigations with the…

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The Hampshire County FFA partnered with the state Department of Environmental protection on April 2 to mulch 75 trees on the Hampshire High campus. The trees were planted in 2015 with the help of HHS students through the CommuniTree project. Thirteen students and 4 adult volunteers helped wi…

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Delegate Ruth Rowan visited Augusta Elementary School’s 2nd-grade classes to read and present a new West Virginia flag to the school. She also shared her knowledge of the West Virginia state symbols to aid in a research project the students are working on.

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Romney Middle School is pleased to announce that Marley Savage, Michael Omps, Sean Bowman, Payton Thorne and Peyton VanMeter were recognized as Students of the Month for embodying “perseverance.” Whether the task is great or small, these students go out of their way to give it their all. o 

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KEYSER — Romney’s own Lexi Orndorff has been honored with Potomac State College’s “Climb Higher” award for her inspiring attitude during a challenging journey. 

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Jacob McNelis, a Slanesville Elementary School 5th grader, is the state social studies fair winner. 

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Hampshire High cross country athletes stopped by Romney Elementary School earlier this month to participate in Dr. Seuss Day with the younger students. Athletes dressed in their best Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2 attire to celebrate reading Dr. Seuss Day, also known as Read Across A…

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Students at Augusta Elementary School welcomed community members to their school for Dr. Seuss Day earlier this month to celebrate the importance of reading. o

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Baily Barnes, Breslyn Shaffer and Izabel Wright were the Young Writer winners from Augusta Elementary School. These students competed with other elementary students in the county. We are very proud of our students.o 

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Augusta Elementary School is proud of its Math Field Day team. Jaxen Gray, 4th grade team member, placed 3rd in the county fair. He will go on to compete at the regional level this month. A special thank-you to the Bank of Romney for purchasing t-shirts for our students to wear to the compet…

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KEYSER — The underground world will be brought to the surface through the Soil Tunnel Trailer, an exhibit to be featured at the 10th annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival on March 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at Potomac State College.

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Six students in the Hampshire High School Harmony Show Choir have made all-state chorus due to their dedication and committed preparation for their audition. The students who are setting their sights on Charleston are Elleigh Coleman, Katie Dice, Victoria Swisher, Evie Groves and Ryan and Ro…

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At Augusta Elementary School, Miss Shriver’s kindergarten class studied about Chinese New Year’s. They learned about Chinese culture through reading, writing and art, and enjoyed learning how to eat with chopsticks.

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CAPON BRIDGE — On Friday, Feb. 11, Capon Bridge Middle School held an assembly to honor the students of the 9 weeks. The students are chosen based on the criteria of working hard. In 6th grade, Brandon Hodge, Gracie Shifflett and Cody White were selected. The 7th grade students chosen were S…

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At Augusta Elementary School, Mrs. Simpson’s 1st grade class celebrated 100 days of school with building objects with 100 items. The students enjoyed using different materials while using their imagination.

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize Branson Kline, Alice Arnold, Dakota Matthews, Ariel Smith and Kade Suddath as students of the month. The students were noted for being self-motivated; regardless of whether the job is great or small, these students will tackle the task with gusto.

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SUNRISE SUMMIT — Hampshire High School Career and Technical Education students were recently honored as students of the month for January.

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Seventeen Hampshire County students were recognized at last Monday evening’s school board meeting as a part of the monthly “CAKE” award program (Catch a Kid Excelling). January’s student winners were Levi Richman (Augusta Elementary), Delilah Knight (Capon Bridge Elementary), Elijah Lopez (J…

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On Sunday evening, superintendent Jeff Pancione announced there will be no school for students on Monday, Feb. 21. In addition, Pancione stated that Monday, Feb. 21 will be a full day of training for staff. 

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SUNRISE SUMMIT — Hampshire High School’s DECA program collected yet another honor for the 2021-22 school year: they were awarded the Membership Campaign, Promotion Campaign and Community Service Campaign. 

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