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SUNRISE SUMMIT– With the pandemic causing a snag in Hampshire High School scheduling, students might not know there are several new courses available, offering them a chance to explore their strengths and prepare for their futures.

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MOOREFIELD — The bulk of Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s classes will be online only this fall.

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KEYSER — Students seeking a career in exercise physiology, one of the nation’s fastest-growing job opportunities, can now begin their journey at Potomac State College.

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SUNRISE SUMMIT — Hampshire High School PTO has received a $500 grant from the Hampshire County Community Foundation’s William Brady and Jean Taylor Rannells Fund.

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Not all schools report perfect and faithful attendance. Here are those that did. 

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SUNRISE SUMMIT — Mountaineer Food Bank is having their Mobile Food Pantry at Hampshire High School on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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A staple of summer begins its 6-week run Monday with a decidedly new look to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Romney Middle School is proud to recognize Caden Davis for maintaining perfect attendance every day during his 6th, 7th, and 8th grade school years. 

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Romney Middle School is proud to give the Janet A. Keister Memorial Award to Logan Moreland and Stanley Golt for their outstanding service to RMS.  

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Mrs. Morgan began teaching in Hampshire County in 2000. She was a reading specialist at John J. Cornwell for 2 years, then spent the rest of her career at Augusta Elementary, teaching 5th Grade. She earned the title of Augusta’s Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year, and went on …

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CHARLESTON — Nearly 37,000 West Virginia children will see books arrive in the mail in the days ahead. The deliveries are part of the Blue Ribbon Selections Book Club, a collaboration of the West Virginia Department of Education, the Marshall University June Harless Center and the Dollywood …

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KEYSER — Potomac State College has enhanced its Equine Management major to be offered Fall 2020 through the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship 2-year Associate of Applied Science degree. 

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ROMNEY — As gathering restrictions continue to throw a wrench in the planning of graduation, Tuesday night’s school board meeting saw continued debate on the subject, as well as COVID-19’s effects on other traditional senior activities.

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize the following students who go the extra mile in showing perseverance in their daily efforts to do their best. Those students include Shelby Burrows, Braxton Billmeyer, Jaeden Edwards, Holly Barnes and Hope Heavner (not pictured).ο 

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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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