• State Board Welcomes Dr. Michael Martirano, Soon-to-be Superintendent

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    The West Virginia Board of Education and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin officially welcomed Dr. Michael Martirano, the soon-to-be state superintendent of schools, to the Mountain State.

  • Ambassador Camp

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    Students from across the state attending the West Virginia Ambassadors Camp met with Board of Education President Gayle Manchin at the Culture Center to discuss the importance of education, technology, the arts and civic leadership.

  • Summer Food Service Program

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    The Summer Food Service Program ensures that West Virginia children continue to receive free, nutritious meals during summer break.

  • Fifty-five W.Va. Teachers Earn National Board Certification

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    Fifty-five West Virginia teachers, who earned National Board Certification for 2013, the highest credential in the teaching profession, were honored Wednesday for their achievement.

  • Summer Challenge

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    The West Virginia Department of Education is challenging students to keep learning this summer by reading and doing math.

  • Education Alliance Receives Toyota Award for bornlearning Academies®

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    Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced that three West Virginia schools will pilot Toyota bornlearning Academies® this fall.

  • Social Studies Fair

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    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

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

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

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    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.

School Snapshots

Two middle school students observe a cosmetology representative demonstrate tricks of the trade at the annual Monongalia County Schools’ Eighth Grader Career Fair held on April 9 at the Mylan Park Community Center. About 700 middle school students and representatives from over 80 area professions and trades attended the event hosted by the Monongalia County Technical Education Center.


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Student Successes

Melyn Bachinski and Emily DiPaolo are the lead scientists in the Hooverson Heights Primary SchoolTitle 1 Science Night in Brooke County.