Hite Saunders Authors Moving their Yearly “Publishing Party” to Marshall Student Center
Each year, the students at Hite Saunders Elementary work to create original stories, then share their works and creative process with the public at a special “Publishing Party”. These Publishing Parties have become so popular that, this year, the young authors are hitting the road and taking their event to the Marshall University Student Center, Friday, May 2 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.
“Because Hite Saunders is a Professional Development School, we are inviting student teachers
Barboursville Middle School Students Take Top Spots in Money Smart Week Essay Contest
Several Talented and Gifted students at Barboursville Middle School have placed in a statewide essay competition. The Money Smart Week Essay Contest, hosted by Junior Achievement West Virginia, has announced its 2014 winners, and the following students from Barboursville Middle School have all placed:
- 8th Grade
1st Place Shamil Patel
2nd Place Madeline Merritt
- 7th Grade
1st Place Abigail Frazier
2nd Place Bile
Cabell Students Successful at West Virginia Social Studies Fair
Cabell County Schools is proud to announce the following students who earned top rankings at the recent West Virginia State Social Studies Fair, held April 11, 2014 at the Charleston Civic Center:
- First Place
Division II / Political Science / Individual - Your Robot Neighbors: Drones
- Second Place
Rachael Elkins, Ella Curtis
Division I / Anthropology / Group - Family Totem Poles
Take a “Leap of Faith” with Huntington High School Fine Arts Beginning May 1
High School theater musicals have a long track record of being composed of “safe” material, but this year Huntington High School Department of Fine Arts decided to literally take a Leap of Faith to present a new musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Janus Cercone and Slater. This musical is about a con man posing as a man of faith, who is redeemed by the love of a good woman. This musical, Leap of Faith, is based on the 1992 American movie of the same name,
Peyton Elementary Invites Community to Spaghetti Dinner Friday, May 2
Peyton Elementary, 199 Rotary Road in Huntington, West Virginia, will host a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser Friday, May 2, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM at the school.
There will be games for the children, a cakewalk, and prize drawings.
Spaghetti Dinner Tickets will be sold at the door at a cost of $5.50 per adult, $2.50 per child, or, you can feed a family of 4 for $15.00.
Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, hot roll, dessert and, a drink.
Guyandotte Elementary Brining Back School Carnival Saturday, May 3
Guyandotte Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is planning the school’s first carnival in 20 years. This day of family fun is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM on the school’s playground.
The event, which is open to the community, will feature inflatables from the local VFW, Heroes for Hire, games and other vendors. The school’s fifth grade class will be hosting a yard sale and will have food available for purchase.
Huntington High Seniors to Prepare for Careers with Mock Job Interviews April 30
Each spring at Huntington High School, seniors are taught about financial literacy, careers, and job opportunities. As part of this curriculum, the school conducts mock job interviews for all seniors.
This year’s job fair will be conducted Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 7:50 -10:30 AM in the auxiliary gym at the school.
Teachers, administrators, and other volunteers set up stations in the gym where they talk one on one with their prospective hires, asking them q
Central City Marks Earth Day with Family Conservation Event April 22
Central City Elementary will celebrate Earth Day with an event for the whole family Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. The school is inviting students and parents to engage in activities that will teach recycling and how to take better care of our neighborhoods and the earth.
Some of the free activities include making a usable object from wood scraps, tie-dyeing
T-shirts, planting a flower, making bracelets from pop tabs, and making hats from newspaper. Studen
Huntington High Honors Students to Showcase Work at Museum May 4
The Huntington High School Distinguished Scholars Academy Honors Program will be hosting its 2014 senior passion presentations at the Huntington Museum of Art at 1:30 PM, Sunday May 4, 2014.
The presentations will showcase the community-oriented capstone projects completed by the seniors as they prepare to graduate with honors program status. Projects this year included swim lessons for underprivileged children, a pen pal program with a local middle school, and the Rugrat Run comm
Huntington High School Teacher Helen Freeman Honored as Arts Person of the Year
The Herald-Dispatch, a daily newspaper published in Huntington, West Virginia, has honored Huntington High School Teacher Helen Freeman with the 2013 Herald-Dispatch Award for the Arts.
In an article published over the weekend, the newspaper cited “her tireless work and her 20-year-successful run as a co-founder of Huntington Outdoor Theatre…and her continued spirit-filled work as an award-winning speech and theater teacher at Huntington High School” as reasons she was sele
Cabell Midland Junior Chosen to Represent State at National Journalism Conference
Cabell Midland High School junior Heather Barker, has been chosen to represent West Virginia at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference in Washington, D.C., June 21-26, 2014.
This is an award given to one student in every state each year. For the second year in a row, a Cabell Midland student has been chosen as the West Virginia representative. The purpose of the conference is to promote the vital role of the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy and to ins
Cabell County Schools Sponsors Two Japanese Immersion Camps June 9-13 and 16-20
Cabell County Schools will once again be offering an opportunity for students to experience an immersion into Japanese culture. This year’s Japanese Immersion Camp is free and open to students who will be going into the first through fifth grades in 2014-2015 and are currently enrolled in a Cabell County public school.
Two camps will be offered. The first will be held June 9-13, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Altizer Elementary School. The second camp will be held June 16-20,
First Lady Tomblin Praises Cabell Midland Career Academies after Visit to School Facilities
The following was originally released by the Office of the First Lady of West Virginia, April 7, 2014:
ONA, W.Va. -First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin visited Cabell Midland High School Friday afternoon to tour the school's Career Academies and learn about the vocational training and career counseling offered through the school. She was escorted by members of the Cabell Midland JROTC and toured the facilities with the help of Academy Coordinator Dale Martin and Cabell County Superin
Cabell Midland’s Collegium musicum Showcases Choral Music at ARTS ALIVE
Cabell Midland High School's Collegium musicum, directed by Ed Harkless, was selected, for the second time, to represent choral music in the WV Department of Education's ARTS ALIVE celebration Friday, April 4, 2014.
The program is conducted each year at the Clay Center for the Performing Arts in Charleston.
Cabell Midland’s ensemble presented selections including Blessing Glory and Wisdom by J. S. Bach, the "Kyrie" from the Mass for Four Voices by William Byrd
Recent Cabell Midland Graduate Cassie Hill Featured by K-LOVE for Humanitarian Work
We at Cabell County Schools love to recognize our graduates for their outstanding accomplishments after they leave us. Once such graduate, 21-year old Cassandra “Cassie” Hill, has been working as a missionary in South Africa and recently was featured by the K-LOVE Radio Network. The entire story of Cassie’s work can be found on the K-LOVE website at the following link: http://www.klove.com/news/2014/03/04/cassandra-following-god-to-africa.aspx
Cabell Midland High School Student Awarded West Virginia Dance Festival Scholarship
Mary Anna Ball, a junior at Cabell Midland High School, has been awarded the 2014 West Virginia Dance Festival Scholarship.
Mary Anna competed with dancers from all over the state for this scholarship. Along with the $500 prize, she will perform her winning solo at The West Virginia Dance Festival, Friday April 25, 2014 beginning at 7:30 PM at The West Virginia Cultural Center.
Mary Anna plans to put the scholarship money toward a 2014 Summer Dance Intensive at The
Cabell County Schools Announces Regional Social Studies Fair Winners
Cabell County Schools would like to congratulate the following students on their success at the Regional Social Studies Fair, conducted March 12, 2014 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington:
Family Totem Poles-Rachael Elkins, Ella Curtis
Kids’ Fashions in the 1930s-Emily Akers
Division I/Economics/ Group
Cabell County “Mathletes” Big Winners at Regional Math Field Day
Cabell County Schools is proud to announce the following students have placed in the RESA 2 Regional Math Field Day and will be representing our region at the State Math Field Day tournament April 26, 2014 at Bethany College.
Cabell County also won First Place County for all three grade categories (4-6 grades, 7-9 grades, and 10-12 grades).
4th Grade Division-
1st Place- Maggie Piaskowski, Our Lady of Fatima
3rd Place- Grant Mullins, Culloden
Healthy Highlawn Neighborhood Walk Scheduled for Friday, April 25
Highlawn Elementary School’s “Healthy Highlawn Neighborhood Walk” will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 beginning at 12:15 PM. The event had originally been scheduled for April 4, but was moved back due to the number of school days missed due to inclement weather.
On the 25th the school will celebrate the opening of their new walking track, then parents, volunteers, staff and students who make up the “100 Mile Club” will walk through the Highlawn Neighborhood. After r
Cabell County Schools Excess Levy Included on May Primary Ballot
The Cabell County Schools Excess Levy will be considered by voters as part of the primary election ballot, Tuesday May 13, 2014.
The excess levy supplies Cabell County students, staff, and schools with additional resources not provided by the regular levy or state or federal funding. The excess levy has been continuously renewed by voters every five years since its inception in 1954.
Voting for the excess levy does not raise taxes. If approved, the levy will only
Cabell Midland Journalism Students Winners at United High School Media Conference
Journalism students from around the region recently gathered at Marshall University for the school's annual United High School Media Conference, sponsored by the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Cabell Midland High School’s journalism department submitted multiple entries for contest judging and won several significant prizes and categories.
The students took home Best Overall Newspaper, Best Overall Yearbook and 1st Runner-Up Broadcas