• Social Studies Fair


    Participants in the 2014 West Virginia Social Studies Fair at the Charleston Civic Center take their turn to present their research project to judges as part of the nation's only statewide social studies fair.

  • High School Business Plan Competition


    Sierra Cook from John Marshall High School won a $10,000 college scholarship in the first West Virginia High School Business Plan Competition.

  • Leaders of Literacy


    These Leaders of Literacy and others show their commitment to grade-level reading by the end of third grade at the Inaugural Leaders of Literacy Meeting.

  • W.Va. Universal Pre-K Outstanding Teacher Named


    On Thursday during the Celebrating Connection Pre-K Conference the West Virginia Department of Education, West Virginia Head Start and the West Virginia Department and Health and Human Resources announced Amber Myers as the 2014 Universal Pre-K Outstanding Teacher.

  • Simulated Workplace


    Students from Tolsia High School in Wayne County featured the school's Simulated Workplace project during the February West Virginia Board of Education meeting.

  • PAEMST Recipients


    Gabrielle Rhodes, a second grade teacher from Union Elementary School in Upshur County, and Barbara "Tootie" Black, a principal at Hometown Elementary School in Putnam County, were recognized by the state board for receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation's highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science.

  • West Virginia Digital Learning Day 2014


    2014 West Virginia Teacher of the Year Erin Sponaugle leads a virtual learning demonstration with 2nd graders around the state.

  • Farm to School Showcase


    Cabell County students Orin Jackson and Zachary Call talk with media at the first ever Farm to School Showcase.

  • 2014 Teacher of the Year


    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined State Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Phares to present the 2014 West Virginia Teacher of the Year, Erin Sponaugle, with $5,000 and a new Toyota.

  • National Blue Ribbon School


    The West Virginia Board of Education recognized Panther Creek Elementary School in Nicholas County for being chosen as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School. Panther Creek Elementary was one of only two named in West Virginia.

  • National Blue Ribbon School


    The West Virginia Board of Education recognized Monongah Middle School in Marion County for being chosen as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School. Monongah Middle was one of only two named in West Virginia.

  • National FFA Recognition


    Wes Davis, a Mason County native and WVU student, was recognized by his West Virginia FFA family for his new role as the vice president of the National FFA Organization Eastern Region. It has been 39 years since a WV FFA student member has held such a high level position in the organization.

  • Leadership Day


    West Virginia Board of Education President Gayle Manchin visits with students at Pinch Elementary in Kanawha County as part of the school's Leadership Day celebration.

  • VGo Robot


    Summers County Board of Education is recognized by the state Board of Education for being the first in West Virginia to implement the VGo Robot, allowing a student to virtually attend school.

  • Citizenship Day


    More than 250 eighth graders from Roane, Raleigh and Cabell counties celebrated Citizenship Day at the West Virginia Culture Center with activities focusing on civics education, patriotism and history.

  • Common Ground


    Students, educators, military leaders and community groups recommit to the Common Ground: Education and Military Partnership. The Common Ground Partnership, established in 2011, focuses on promoting mentoring, training and providing scholarship opportunities to all students and creating networks of people, organizations and other resources to help support military children.

  • 2013 Science Camp


    About 100 West Virginia students attended the Third Annual West Virginia Youth Science Camp at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center near Ripley.

  • 2013 Spanish Language Immersion Camp


    Students take a moment for a photo during the week-long West Virginia Spanish Language Immersion Camp, where they have been putting their language skills to the test.

  • Educator Evaluation


    Find out how the new Educator Evaluation System works. All West Virginia teachers will use this system starting in August.

  • Sixty-one W.Va. Teachers Earn National Board Certification


    Sixty-one West Virginia teachers, who earned National Board Certification for 2012, the highest credential in the teaching profession, were honored Wednesday for their achievement.

  • West Virginia History Whiz Kids Become Knights of the Golden Horseshoe


    More than 200 eighth grade students from across West Virginia on Friday received the prestigious Golden Horseshoe award for outstanding knowledge of West Virginia history and culture.

  • Introducing in|site


    The West Virginia Department of Education introduces in|site, an online learning resource for teachers, students and administrators.

School Snapshots

The kindergarten classes from Divide Elementary in Fayette County, present a musical program taken from the book, "The Crayon Box That Talked."

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Student Successes

Man Elementary in Logan County celebrates 100 days of student success in February 2014.