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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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CAPON BRIDGE — Adam Booth, local legend and award-winning national and worldwide storyteller, has been working with one of Miss McCormick’s 7th grade ELA classes virtually through Teams for several weeks to highlight a wide variety of effective and creative storytelling techniques, as well a…

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Breakfast

May 31 - No School.

June 1 - Cook’s Choice.

June 2 - Cook’s Choice.

June 3 - Cook’s Choice.

Lunch

May 31 - No School.

June 1 - Cook’s Choice.

June 2 - Cook’s Choice.

June 3 - Cook’s Choice.

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ROMNEY — The school board approved the calendar for the 2021-22 school year at last Monday’s meeting, and everyone’s fingers are crossed that the year can begin and continue as scheduled without any Covid-tinged complications.

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The Hampshire County Envirothon Team competed in the virtual state competition on April 15-16 and placed 4th overall, earning the team $1,750.00 in scholarship money. They also placed in 1st at the soils station, which garnered them additional funds. They acquired natural resource knowledge …

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CAPON BRIDGE — Adam Booth, local legend and award-winning national and worldwide storyteller, has been working with one of Miss McCormick’s 7th grade ELA classes virtually through Teams for several weeks to highlight a wide variety of effective and creative storytelling techniques, as well a…

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Students inducted into Hampshire High’s National Honor Society April 25 are (front row, left to right) Taylor Kirk, Colin Hott, Alex Hott, Amelia Hicks, Cailin Goad, Hailey Evans, Meadow Edgecomb, Madison Corbin, Gabrielle Clower, River Boward, Euphoria Bourne and Grace Bond; and (back) Emil…

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Romney Middle School recognizes students who have demonstrated the trait of being humble. They strive to do their best without putting others down. Our humble students of the month are Kadence Ganoe, Nicholas Jennings, Olivia Bohrer, Morgan Fields and Emily Kisamore. Not pictured (but ever-h…

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Romney Middle School appreciates the students who have demonstrated the trait of being respectful to their classmates and staff. Students who displayed this trait are Eli Richardson, Jillian Thomas, Lydia Moreland, Memphis Price-Hartlove and Ross Hicks.

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Our school-wide plastic collection for Capon Bridge Middle School has been a huge success. As a school and community, we have collected 32 55-gallon bags of plastic for a total of 320 pounds of plastic. This plastic was taken to Trex in Winchester and will be repurposed for building material…

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize a wonderful group of students who have been positive role models for their classmates during an extremely challenging year.  These shining examples are Colleen Hott, Sam Shugars, Braxton Billmeyer, Lydia Teter and Maddison Howell.

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The WVSDB Tapestry/Mountaineer Melodies choral performance groups weren't able to perform for the West Virginia Legislature this year as they have in years past due to the pandemic. Instead, the school put together a video with the students singing the “WVSDB Song” and “The West Virginia Hil…

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The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen finalists who will gather on an ESPN campus at Walt Disney World in Florida, Scripps announced Monday.

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After the Civil War ended in 1865, Americans turned back to the matters at hand, which included education. While the rights of the African-American population were far from equal to the whites, there was much effort creating opportunities within their race.

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Two days after the Hampshire school board voted to return to in-person learning 4 days a week, the state board passed a motion Tuesday afternoon requiring pre-K through 8th grade students to return to 5-day in-person instruction.

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ROMNEY — The Agency, the school-based enterprise at Hampshire High School was among 246 school-based enterprises and 1 of 2 in the state of WV achieving GOLD for the 2020-2021 school year.  The Agency will be recognized during DECA’s Virtual International Career Development Conference this A…

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ROMNEY — When Child Nutrition Director Amy Haines spoke to the board at their meeting last Friday, she wasn’t following a script.

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Pending Hampshire County school board approval, county schools will transition to an A/B model when in-person learning resumes on Jan. 19, Superintendent Jeff Pancione revealed in his Thursday update.

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CAPON BRIDGE — During such an unusual and challenging year, CBMS wants to make sure to end 2020 with our students with encouragement, spirit and heart. Tapping into our wide array of trainings, strengths and passion for learning, the CBMS team strives to help our students thrive in the midst…

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The Slanesville Elementary School staff wants to thank all veterans for their service this Veterans Day. The stars on this flag are made up of their thumbprints and the white stripes are made of their hands. Happy Veterans Day to all veterans from Slanesville Elementary School. 

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Last week, several Capon Bridge Middle School teachers painted the rock in front of the school to show care and support of Anthony Voit and Chloe Myers, former CBMS Bobcats. The rock was donated by Gary Carpenter and Gary’s Excavating last year, and has stood to symbolize strength and stamin…

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Romney Middle School would like to celebrate Candice Epperly, Nathaniel Hitaffer, Bryson Richardson, Ethan Richman and Riley Gunter for demonstrating the character trait of responsibility. In an unusual year full of unknowns, these students have done an excellent job of keeping on top of the…

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