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SUNRISE SUMMIT — The gymnasium at Hampshire High School will be seeing a new set of bleachers, the school board decided at their meeting Monday.

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The WVSD Black Bears pose for a picture at the Youth Development Center in Winchester.

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LEVELS — The first piece of the now-closed John J. Cornwell school in Levels has been successfully auctioned off as of last Saturday.

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ROMNEY — School names and the Hampshire High School bleacher replacement were the big-ticket items at Monday night’s school board meeting, but the two-hour long meeting also saw two executive sessions, scholarship ideas and construction updates at the new school sites. 

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CHARLESTON– High school seniors in the class of 2023 planning to apply for West Virginia’s Promise Scholarship have until March 1 to complete both the Promise application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Through Promise, qualifying high school graduates receive annua…

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia has settled for $83 million with Walgreens for the pharmacy store chain’s role in perpetuating the opioid crisis in the state with the most per capita overdose deaths, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced last week.

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January is national soup month.  A hearty, healthy soup — made with meat and poultry, vegetables or dried beans can be nutritious, inexpensive and easy to prepare.  Soup can serve as the main dish for your meal, and can easily fit into a healthy eating plan.  Add some bread or crackers, perh…

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KEYSER — Hampshire County students made waves at Potomac State College during the Fall 2022 semester, landing themselves on both the Dean’s List and the President’s List at the college. 

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On Dec. 2, Hampshire High School recognized students for perfect attendance and outstanding performance in the classroom. Individual teachers honored students who have exemplary achievements in their classrooms

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Hampshire High School Career and Technical Education students were recently honored as students of the month for November and December. Amanda Dicks from FNB Bank presented 17 students with gift bags to celebrate their accomplishments. The students were selected by their instructors based on…

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Breakfast

Feb. 6 - Bagel w/cream cheese, yogurt, banana, juice, milk.

Feb. 7 - Extravaganza, yogurt, mixed fruit cup, juice, milk.

Feb. 8 - Muffin choice, banana split breakfast bar, juice, milk.

Feb. 9 - Oatmeal rounds, pancake yogurt parfait, mandarin orange cup, juice, milk.

Feb. 10 - Sausage/egg & cheese burrito, yogurt, mandarin orange cup, juice, milk.

Lunch

Feb. 6 - Jumbo cheese ravioli, green beans, cheesy garlic bread, pears, milk.

Feb. 7 - Lunchable (Pepperoni, Marinara, Cheese and Flatbread), baby carrots w/ranch, peaches, milk.

Feb. 8 - Popcorn  chicken, potatoes au gratin, WV natural cheddar cheese round, mixed fruit, milk.

Feb. 9 - Orange chicken, rice pilaf, steamed broccoli, egg roll, pineapple, milk.  

Feb. 10 - WV Sloppy Joe, mac & cheese, applesauce, milk.

Middle School Grab & Go Bento Box Lunch

Feb. 7 - Chips & salsa, hard boiled egg, Gold Fish crackers, apple slices, milk.

Feb.  9 - Club sandwich, pickle, celery sticks w/dip, Mandarin orange cup, banana, milk.

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Breakfast

Feb. 6 - Soft pretzel w/cheese, yogurt, strawberry cup, juice, milk.

Feb. 7 - Hot chocolate, French toast sticks, yogurt, pineapple cup, juice, milk.

Feb. 8 - Breakfast pizza, strawberry applesauce, juice, milk.

Feb. 9 - WV pancake & sausage sandwich, banana, juice, milk.

Feb. 10 - Snack’n waffle, yogurt, mix fruit cup, juice, milk.

Lunch

Feb. 6 - Pancakes w/sausage gravy over biscuits, tomato slices, pears, milk.

Feb. 7 - Boneless chicken wings or cheesy pull apart southwest queso, banana, milk.

Feb. 8 - WV chili w/cinnamon roll or WV pulled pork sandwich, corn, peaches, milk.

Feb. 9 - Tangerine chicken or ham & cheese croissant, fried rice, steamed broccoli, mandarin oranges, milk.  

Feb. 10 - Grilled cheese sandwich or hot dog w/WV chili sauce, sweet potato fries, mixed fruit, milk.

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ROMNEY — The Hampshire County Arts Council (HCAC) Art Club is starting the Spring Session for home-school and public-school students, as well as students from the WVSDB, grades 4 through 12. The Club will meet on the campus of the WVSDB, in the Brannon Building. 

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Not much to report this week, just a reminder that the Capon Valley Ruritan Club will be holding a senior holiday party on Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. There will be food, entertainment and gifts for all seniors. Everyone is welcome. 

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On December 2, 2022, Hampshire High School honored students who met the benchmark on the PSAT and SAT tests. Students who were recognized met the benchmark score in English Language Arts and/or Math. Some students were also honored for perfect attendance and exemplary student performance in …

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Hampshire High School held its annual National Honor Society induction on Nov. 28. Forty four juniors and seniors were inducted. New members completed a rigorous application process in order to be considered for membership. All members must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average and no …

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ROMNEY — Big things are brewing at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind, and they’ve barreled into the new year with plans to continue strengthening their connection with the community.

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In this season of hope, Romney Middle School would like to recognize Kaitlynn Cheshire, Mason Rayner, Tyler Bowen, Sarah Oak and Madison Didawick (unavailable for photo) for exemplifying the character trait of optimism. These students are frequently seen with a smile and cheerful words to th…

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The German classes at Hampshire High School created gingerbread houses for their annual Christmastime contest. Taking 1st place was German 3, taking 2nd was German 1, 3rd place tied German 3 and German 2, and German 3 also took “People’s Choice.” Teacher Rita Landtrachtinger-Hott thanked the…

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At their meeting on Dec. 5, the school board recognized 17 kids as a part of their monthly “CAKE” celebration – “Catch a Kid Excelling.” This month’s honorees were Brantlee Riggleman (AES), Paige Dillow-Huffman (CBES), Bentley Fauver, Delilah Elkins, Gabriella Swecker (RES), Daniel Crouse (S…

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FAIRMONT — Two students from Hampshire County have earned President’s List honors and 2 more were on the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University this fall.

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Author Claudia Fridell visited Augusta Elementary School on Nov. 3 to speak with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students about her book, “Road Trip.” She told them about the amazing adventures of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford who were best friends and avid campers. Afterwards, those students received…

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Augusta Elementary School honored 19 veterans at their annual Veteran’s Day program in November. The veterans were showered with gifts and refreshments along with special musical performances in their honor.  We appreciate their service to our country.

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Capon Bridge Elementary School children decorated their class trees in the public library pavilion with handmade ornaments Monday. The children’s Christmas tree forest opens to the public Saturday during a celebration that includes the annual Christmas parade.

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“Good things happen when you come to school”: Romney Elementary School celebrated November attendance with their monthly “Good Things Happen” day. Students made turkey crafts, played bingo and did teamwork activities.

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Romney Elementary School hosted a Veterans Day poster contest. The winning posters were created by Khloe Korzun and Ernest Mose

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Romney Middle School would like to recognize our students who have demonstrated what it is to be hard working and responsible.  If someone needs a hand, these fellows are always willing to go the extra mile to help out.  Our students of the month are Owen Whitacre, Bradley Watts, Nate Hitaff…

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The 2nd grade classes at Augusta Elementary School participated in a pirate treasure hunt as part of the Voya Unsung Heroes Award received by Mrs. Ray earlier in the year. Students worked in their pirate groups to follow a treasure map to the spot where “X” marked the spot. Students enjoyed …

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Hampshire High School Career and Technical Education students were recently honored as students of the month for October. FNB Bank provided gift bags to the students to recognize their hard work and dedication to their studies. (Front row, left to right) Katilynn Fee, Elisha Roksandich, Kati…

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Capon Bridge Elementary School children decorated their class trees in the public library pavilion with handmade ornaments Monday. The children’s Christmas tree forest opens to the public Saturday during a celebration that includes the annual Capon Bridge Christmas parade. 

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Hampshire Hoofbeats 4H Club collects donation items for several community service organizations throughout the year. This month they donated supplies to the Hampshire County Animal Shelter.

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The students at Romney Elementary School honored local veterans last week with a parade.

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