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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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Breakfast

Oct. 18 - Strudel, yogurt, fresh fruit, juice, milk.

Oct. 19 - Breakfast pizza, cereal, yogurt, juice, milk.

Oct. 20 - Sausage biscuit saqndwich, fruit, juice, milk.

Oct. 21 - Blueberry bread, peach cup, yogurt, juice, milk

Oct. 22 - English muffin breakfast sandwich, fruit, juice, milk.

Lunch

Oct. 18 - Chicken teriyaki over rice vegetable medley, pinto beans, mixed fruit, tossed salad w/tomatoe/lettuce/cucumbers, egg roll, milk.

Oct. 19 - Scrambled eggs, sausage gravy biscuit, tomato slices, hash brown, mixed fruit, milk.

Oct. 20 - Cheeseburger w/lettuce/tomato/onion, oven fries, oatmeal cookie Mandarin oranges, milk.

Oct. 21 - Pizza, corn, tossed salad, chilled peaches, milk.

Oct. 22 - Spaghetti, cheese bread stick, spring mix salad, applesauce, milk.

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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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Oct. 11 - No School.

Oct. 12 - Blueberry muffin, chocolate chip granola bar bite, cheddar cheese cubes, applesauce cup, juice, milk.

Oct. 13 - Eggo bites confetti mini pancakes, pear cup, juice, milk.

Oct. 14 - Cherry frudel, yogurt, apple, juice, milk

Oct. 15 - Bagel egg sandwich, applesauce cup, juice, milk.

Lunch

Oct. 11 - No School.

Oct. 12 - Cook’s choice.

Oct. 13 - Mac & beef, green beans, whole wheat breadstick, fresh fruit, pepper sticks w/dressing, milk.

Oct. 14 - Pulled pork sandwich, oven fries, celery sticks w/dip, Great Northern beans, chilled peaches, w/w oatmeal cookie, milk.

Oct. 15 - Tomato soup, grilled cheese, peppers w/dip, tossed salad, canned or fresh fruit, milk.

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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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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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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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