• 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

In Berkeley County, the Martinsburg High School cast of The Diary of Adam and Eve are all smiles after winning the state competition and receiving an invitation to perform at the International Thespian Conference.


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Student Successes

Walton Elementary/Middle School students in Roane County participate in a literacy parent -involvement project called Snuggle and Read in which they make no-sew blankets and receive the book Good Night Moon.