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Students Hold Court at Independence Hall

February 21, 2014 Bethlehem Elementary School students moved from the classroom to the courtroom Thursday in a lesson on the United States legal system. more »»

Football players learn sign language for student, receive award

January 23, 2014 For their efforts to help a friend with special needs, several Brooke High School football players have won $1,000 for their school. more »»

Federal Government Urges Schools to Relax Discipline Policies

January 8, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is urging schools to abandon overly zealous discipline policies that civil rights advocates have long said lead to a school-to-prison pipeline that... more »»

More lenient lice policies bug some parents

November 12, 2013 WASHINGTON (AP) — Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads. more »»

How to save on back-to-school stuff

August 7, 2013 As parents and students prepare to shop for everything they need for the coming school year, here are 10 money-saving tips, turning regular back-to-school shoppers into smart savvy consumers. more »»

Northern Panhandle After-School Program Seeks Volunteers

July 19, 2013 After-school programs in Marshall and Brooke counties are looking for volunteers to work with children ages 5-13 at several sites once school starts in August. more »»

Weirton businesses support anti-drug message

July 17, 2013 WEIRTON — Area fifth graders will be packing an anti-drug message when they head back to school this fall, courtesy of Never Alone WV and its community partners. more »»

Think Fast: Student ‘Bystanders’ Tested On Decision Making

April 8, 2013 Some local students will attend a "party" on Wednesday where they will be faced with a decision that potentially could change their lives and the lives of their fellow party-goers forever. more »»

Children can nominate school bus drivers for award

February 25, 2013 Every day, yellow school buses perform a heroic achievement: they provide access to education for millions of children across the United States. more »»

'Back' to the Basics

August 20, 2012 Choosing a backpack is a weighty issue. more »»

70 students found cheating at elite NY school

July 11, 2012 NEW YORK (AP) — Education officials say 70 students from New York City's most selective public school will lose privileges for cheating on a state Regents exam. more »»

New School Buses Have Improved Features

February 13, 2012 WHEELING - Ohio County Schools Transportation Director Gary Kestner said three new buses are equipped with features that will benefit the student passengers, as well as the driver. more »»

School System Audit Arrives

January 10, 2012 CHARLESTON - A wide-ranging review of West Virginia's public school system has arrived just as lawmakers prepare to launch their regular session for 2012. more »»

Madison School receives mental health grant

January 10, 2012 Madison Elementary School is utilizing state funding to create a mental health facility for its students, officials announced at the Ohio County Board of Education meeting Monday. more »»

Vargo named Ohio County Schools superintendent

January 10, 2012 Dianna Vargo laced up her running shoes early Saturday morning for her daily two-mile run. more »»

Student Athletes, Musicians Receive Scholarships

December 5, 2011 WHEELING — For excelling not just on the field but in the classroom, a few local high school athletes and band members each received $1,000 scholarships Saturday. more »»

Soldier surprises little brother at school

November 2, 2011 MOUNDSVILLE — After being stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, for the past 14 months, Justin Raymer is excited to spend the next month at home. more »»

Diocese shutters Wheeling Catholic Elementary

October 27, 2011 WHEELING — Parents of the 13 students at Wheeling Catholic Elementary School were informed this week that the school will close Dec. 1. more »»

Pre-K to get pop art experience

October 25, 2011 An exciting Ohio County preschool program will bring the work of Andy Warhol and other visual and musical artists into the classroom. more »»

Bellaire, Shadyside schools may share services

October 11, 2011 BELLAIRE — School officials in Shadyside and Bellaire want to pool their resources in an effort to cut costs. more »»

Seven N. Panhandle schools earn exemplary marks

October 6, 2011 Seven Northern Panhandle public schools - including five in Ohio County - have been named exemplary schools by the West Virginia Board of Education. more »»



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