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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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Breakfast

Jan. 31 - Bacon, egg & cheese wrap, apple wedges, yogurt, milk.

Feb. 1 - French Toast sticks, cereal, applesauce cup, juice, milk.

Feb. 2 - Breakfast pizza, yogurt, Strawberry cup, juice, milk.

Feb. 3 - Eggstravaganza w/bacon, cereal, fruit, juice, milk.

Feb. 4 - Scrambled egg/pork patty sandwich, yogurt, fruit, juice, milk.

Lunch

Jan. 31 - Nachos, Taco meat, cheese, sour cream, salsa, Pinto beans, tossed salad, mixed fruit, Vanilla/Chocolate pudding, milk.

Feb. 1 - Meatloaf, oven fires, steamed carrots, pears, milk.

Feb. 2 - Sausage gravy, biscuit, tomato slices, hash browns, hard boiled egg, mixed fruit, milk.

Feb. 3 - Chicken nuggets w/sauces, tossed salad, w/w roll, scalloped potatoes, applesauce, cheese stick, milk.  

Feb. 4 - Cook’s choice.

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KEYSER — The annual Mineral County Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival planning committee is now accepting proposals for presentations. 

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Augusta Elementary School students recently collected a total of 1,452 food items to donate to the Romney Food Pantry. This is an annual service project led by the school’s staff and students, we’re very proud of their dedication and generosity to our community.o 

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Middle school CTE students at WVSDB attended a virtual STEM Q&A session on Dec. 14 with Joshua Dobbs, one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks. He chatted with students about his career choice as an engineer, his experience working with NASA and how STEM helps with a successful footb…

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Volunteer judge David Omps evaluates social science fair projects at Augusta Elementary School last Thursday. Teacher Heather Feeney, who coordinated the event, says the pandemic and lack of time to work on projects resulted in fewer projects this year — just 8 from the Augusta students. o

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The following students were recognized at the Jan. 3 school board meeting for the “CAKE” awards (Catch a Kid Excelling): Camden Nicely (Augusta Elementary), Maya Lusby (Capon Bridge Elementary), Savannah Dent-Wieciech (John J. Cornwell Elementary), Daniel Crouse (Slanesville Elementary), Lor…

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The Romney Rotary recently visited Augusta Elementary School and presented dictionaries to our 3rd graders. Rotary members also gave a quick lesson on how to use the dictionary. We appreciate their visit and continued support of our students and community.

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Romney Middle School would like to highlight Lane Ray, Skyler Linaburg, Ana Mendoza (and also Lexus Whetzel and Nathaniel Hittafer, who were not available for the photo), who have demonstrated the quality of optimism in the month of December. These students would definitely be found on Santa…

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize Greyson Snyder, Brett Shoemaker, Andrew Miller, Micah Moreland, Draycin Combs and Makayla Orndorff as students of the month. These students have demonstrated responsibility with assignments and in helping others.o 

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The students at Augusta Elementary recently participated in a STEM pumpkin drop. The school’s business partner, Potomac Edison, assisted with the competition to see which packaged pumpkin would survive the fall. Students and staff encouraged each other’s classrooms and enjoyed an afternoon o…

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The children and their families at Romney Head Start made homemade Christmas ornaments to share with the community. The ornaments are displayed at Food Lion, Dairy Queen, Family Dollar, Subway and Burger King. Head Start hopes everyone can take some time and drop by each store to see the cre…

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Augusta Elementary School hosted its annual Veterans Day program to honor local veterans. The 1st and 5th grade classrooms performed musical selections and played the bells for the 18 attendees. Staff member Wendy Anderson sang the Star-Spangled Banner. Sue Van Meter and Gregory McBride play…

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Augusta Elementary School hosted a family fall activity evening held outdoors. Students, along with their parents, participated in a hayride, read aloud, participated in writing sessions and a light meal was served. Every student went home with a fall-themed book.

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The Hampshire County FFA chapter has been hard at work over the past month. The Halloween Country-Style was a big success, with a turnout of over 200 kids throughout the evening. Members were stationed at different carnival-style games, while others helped the kids paint pumpkins.

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To honor veterans, Slanesville Elementary School held a Veterans Day parade and assembly Friday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m., with about 25 veterans in attendance. The 5th graders were leading the event, and the halls of the school were decorated in red, white and blue for those who served our country. ❏

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Capon Bridge Middle School’s 8th grade students of the month are Ryleigh Frazier (left) and Lorelei “Jimmy” Chamnik, and (not pictured) Adam Racey and Trent Keiter.

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Augusta Elementary School recently paired with FNB Bank on a community project to collect socks for the nursing home. Together, students and staff collected 538 pairs of socks. Mrs. Cheshire’s kindergarten and Mrs. Ray’s 2nd grade class collected the most, and FNB rewarded the winning classr…

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize Josie Barr, Riley Gunter, Branson Watts, Jaime Loftus and Marissa Belford for exhibiting the quality of leadership in the month of October.  These students set a fantastic example of staying on top of whatever is going on in the classroom and in h…

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On Tuesday, Oct. 26, Capon Bridge Middle School held its student of the 9 weeks assembly. The 1st 9 weeks focused on students being kind. The students selected for the 1st 9 weeks were Madison Campbell, Trevor Frye, Levi Nisbit, and Savannah Hines.  These students were given a certificate an…

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ROMNEY — The West Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind brought dinner and a show to community stakeholders last Thursday, who were invited to engage with the newly unified program. 

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Thanks to a generous donation of apples from Eli and Misty Cook from Spring Valley Farm and Orchard, 2nd graders at Augusta Elementary School put their powers of observation to work this week. Students used their senses to explore the different varieties of apples. They recorded their findin…

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Second grade students at Augusta Elementary spent the last week of September collecting items for the Hampshire County Animal Shelter. Students have spent the entire month learning about empathy, and they wrapped up their Capturing Kids Hearts unit on empathy by making a donation to the shel…

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Augusta Elementary students have enjoyed a wonderful visit from the WV Mobile Ag Lab last month. The lab visit was postponed last year, but fortunately we were able to bring this wonderful resource to our students this year through generous donations from FNB Bank, Hampshire County Farm Cred…

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MOOREFIELD — The Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Foundation and WordPlay will be holding a Storytime and Signing event with Joe McGee and Jess Rinker, local children’s authors, and faculty at Eastern. 

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KEYSER — Potomac State College will host Homecoming 2021 activities on campus Saturday, Oct. 16, with members of the community invited to participate. 

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Thanks to a generous donation of apples from Eli and Misty Cook from Spring Valley Farm and Orchard, 2nd graders at Augusta Elementary School put their powers of observation to work this week. Students used their senses to explore the different varieties of apples. They recorded their findin…

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School officials practice flexibility as the 1st day of class approaches

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With the goal in the county being the safe return to normalcy, the board OK’d a Hampshire High School tradition at their meeting last Thursday: the concession stand fundraiser at WVU to raise money for athletics. 

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CHARLESTON — Twelve schools in the Mountain State have a shot to win big money from the state with the vaccination contest unveiled by State Superintendent Clayton Burch last Wednesday. 

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SLANESVILLE — Slanesville Elementary is taking STEAM education mobile, with the upcoming addition of a STEAM bus outside of the school.

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ROMNEY — Hampshire County Schools now have a plan to spend nearly $11 million over 3 years to right the problems Covid-19 have brought to education here.

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MOOREFIELD — Students at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College now have a seamless pathway to a bachelor’s or master’s degree from one of the nation’s largest accredited online schools.

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The Summer Learning Academy came to a close last Friday with a field day event at Romney Elementary School. Students from both elementary sites (Romney and Augusta) congregated for a day of outdoor fun and games. From cornhole to ping pong, face painting to bowling and a dance party, there w…

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West Virginia’s DEP Youth Environmental Program and WVU Agriculture Extension is holding an after-school garden club for elementary-aged students at the Slanesville School garden. Students meet once a week for an hour to learn about various garden topics. Students learned about water, soil, …

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Mr. Szabo’s 7th grade homeroom won the melon drop with the 1st drop coming in at 65-feet. The melon was smashed when it hit 100 feet. o

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AUGUSTA — Marty Pownall was presented with the 2021 Stacey Morgan Ambassador Eagle Award during the 5th-grade graduation ceremony at Augusta Elementary School on  May 27. 

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize students who have demonstrated creativity this school year. Students who stood out as creative individuals include Noah Riggleman, Destinee Scollick, Allison Fries, Courtney Sullivan, C.J. Reckline, Hunter See and Olivia Nichols. RMS would also li…

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