Central City Students to Learn about Snakes Wednesday, March 12
A special guest from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is coming to visit students and staff at Central City Elementary Wednesday, and he’s bringing some cold-blooded friends.
Jim Fregonara is a snake expert, and will be sharing his knowledge at assemblies for all grades. Assemblies begin 8:30 AM and will continue until 1:30 PM with a break for lunch. Members of the news media are welcome to attend.
For more information, please contact Patrick O’
Huntington High Art Students Honored at Ohio University’s Annual Tri-State Art Exhibition
Huntington High School Art students are getting a great deal of attention this year at Ohio University Southern Campus’ fourth annual Tri-State High School Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition, which began February 27 and runs through March 14, 2014, features original artwork from students submitted online. Each student can submit up to three works to be evaluated by a jury. That jury then selects 65 pieces from the tri state area to receive honors. Of those 65 pieces this year, 26 were su
Village of Barboursville Elementary Celebrates National Nutrition Month with Evening Breakfast Event March 11
March is National Nutrition Month and Village of Barboursville Elementary (VOBE), located at 718 Central Avenue, in Barboursville, West Virginia, is marking this special month by hosting a “Fueling My Brain: It Starts With Breakfast Night" Tuesday March 11th, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The purpose of the event is to educate and demonstrate healthy breakfast options students have at school. VOBE will be implementing the Cabell County Schools “Breakfast After First” program for the 2014-201
RESA II Social Studies Fair Moved to March 12
The RESA II Social Studies Fair originally scheduled to take place Wednesday, March 5, 2014 has been moved to Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Further information will be sent directly to participating students by county coordinators.
Release Sent By:
Jedd T. Flowers
Director of Communications
Cabell County Schools
Cabell Midland Students Nominated for National Scholarship Program
Jenna Adkins, Jaime Schussler, Amrita Valluri, Abigail Weible, and Parker Zopp, all Cabell Midland High School seniors and members of the Cabell Midland High School National Honor Society, have been nominated to compete in the National Honor Society scholarship program for this school year.
Kelly Daniels, principal of Cabell Midland High School, announced the nomination, which places Adkins, Schussler, Valluri, Weible, and Zopp in the national competition. This year, the program
Cabell Midland’s Tracy Brumfield Named Class AAA Baseball Coach of the Year
Tracy Brumfield, the head baseball coach at Cabell Midland High School, has been named the Class AAA Baseball Coach of the Year for 2013.
Brumfield’s Cabell Midland team finished as the Class AAA runner-up last year.
The Baseball Coach of the Year award is voted upon by the West Virginia Baseball Coaches Association. Brumfield will be recognized at the state tournament this year in Charleston at Appalachian Power Park.
Huntington East Middle School Wrestlers Win County Championship
The new Huntington East Middle School facility has only been open for less than two months, but students there are already reflecting a winning spirit.
The school’s wrestling team recently too first place in the Cabell County Middle School Wrestling Tournament.
The team’s coaches are Gary Carpenter, Dan Johnson, Shannon Jeffers, and Chris Brent.
Congratulations to the “Bears” of Huntington East!
For more information, pleas
Barboursville Rotary Club Honors Cabell Midland Students-of-the-Month
The following students from Cabell Midland High School were selected as Students-of-the-Month by the Rotary Club of Barboursville. They were recognized at the club's weekly luncheon meeting on, Wednesday, February 19, 2014:
Senior – Justin Hesson
Junior – Hannah Martin
Sophomore – Ryan Kingery
Freshman – Paige Dehart
Freshman – Brooke Dehart
For more information, please contact Jack Dilley, Secretary of the Rotary Club of Barbo
Geneva Kent Elementary Hosts Third Annual Community Day March 14
Geneva Kent Elementary will be hosting its Third Annual Community Day on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
This year’s theme is “Healthy Bodies, Active Citizens, Community Minded.” This theme was designed with a specific purpose: to find ways to engage students and their families in the community more. Teachers say they believe that families will be more active in the community if they know what is available and how they can participate.
Energy Management Program Saving Cabell School System Millions
Cabell County Schools’ Energy Management Program has saved the district in excess of $6 million during the last 11 years. The program, which works to reduce energy consumption in all Cabell County district facilities, is coordinated by a full-time Energy Manager. The manger works to monitor utility usage and to educate staff members and students about resource saving measures. By saving money on utilities, the district is able to divert funds to instructional programs.
Huntington High Students Support “Pennies from Heaven” with Flash Mob Performance
Students in the Huntington High School show choir and dance classes were invited to perform a flash mob as part of the "Pennies from Heaven" kickoff on Saturday February 8, 2014 at the Huntington Mall.
“Pennies from Heaven” is a fundraiser for the TEAM for West Virginia Children; a charitable organization founded in 1986 To Eliminate Abuse and Maltreatment (TEAM).
Since many Cabell County schools are currently collecting pennies for the fundraiser, the Huntingto
Cabell Midland’s Katie Cowie Selected as West Virginia’s Top High School Youth Volunteer
Cabell Midland Senior, Katie Cowie of Milton, has been selected as West Virginia’s top High School youth volunteer in the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.
Katie was nominated for this award by Cabell Midland High School. She has raised money for a variety of causes by making and selling “tie-knot” blankets though a nonprofit org
Cabell County Schools Adds May 29 to List of Make-Up Days: Cancels Late Start March 5
To make up for an additional day of school missed February 13, 2014 due to inclement weather, Cabell County Schools has added another makeup day to the school year calendar.
All Cabell County Schools will now be open on a regular schedule on the following dates:
- February 17, 2014 (ISE Day)* - Make up for January 29, 2014 (Code Red)
- March 7, 2014 (OSE) - Make up for December 10, 2013 (Code Red)
- April 4, 2014 (CE) - Make up for January 28
Huntington Junior College and Cabell County Schools Partner to Give High School Students Jump Start on a Career
The following was originally release by Huntington Junior College:
Huntington, W.Va. – A new partnership between Huntington Junior College, a comprehensive, open-admission private institution located in Huntington, West Virginia, and Cabell County Schools is now offering participating high school students the opportunity to complete up to 48 quarter hours of college credit before they graduate high school.
The new program is being actively piloted at Huntington
Cabell Midland Students Represent County in Greenbrier Farm to School Showcase
Recently, two Cabell Midland students were honored with an invitation to participate in the West Virginia Farm to School Showcase. The event, which is the pre-event to the Greenbrier’s Cast Iron Cook Off, took place Friday, January 17, 2014 at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Orin Jackson and Zachary Call are high school students who were recently announced as the two students selling the most fresh produce to schools in West Virginia. Jackson is the top
Cabell County Middle School Students to Participate in First-Ever “Great Middle School Read-Out”
While athletes from around the world compete in Sochi, middle school students across Cabell County will be participating in a grueling competition of their own. These skilled students will battle to win the rights to house a special trophy for the next year as part of Cabell County Schools’ first-ever “Great Middle School Read Out”.
Teachers are providing students in 6th through 8th grades a reading log/cover illustration sheet and challenging them to read 10-12 bo
Cabell County Schools Issues Plan for Addressing Calendar Changes for the 2014-2015 School Year
The 2013 West Virginia Legislative session ushered in major changes this school year including a new teacher evaluation system and new hiring practices. A third major change, the school calendar, was delayed one year by the Legislature. Now completed, that guidance must direct the work of our calendar committee as they develop three optional calendars for 2014-15.
Closings Due to Snow and Other Emergencies
The most significant changes in the school calendar