Beth Christian Broschart

Beth Christian Broschart

Series of forums planned to provide info, answer questions about proposed new high school

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Board of Education is sponsoring a spate of public meetings to share their ‘Vision of the Future’ for the proposed construction of a new Buckhannon-Upshur High School. The meetings are open, and members of the […]

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Beth Christian Broschart

Befriend the Upshur County Public Library and you could win a basketful of local goodies

TENNERTON – Because of the pandemic and the inability to gather in large groups, lots of nonprofit organizations were forced to cancel their fundraising activities. Fortunately, the Friends of the Upshur County Library have put together a socially-distanced project to […]

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Walk it out: French Creek Elementary School officials psyched for paved trail project to get underway

FRENCH CREEK – One day, the West Virginia Wildlife Center won’t be the only safe place for residents in French Creek and Rock Cave to get their steps in safely. The grant writing team at French Creek Elementary School has […]

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Modified drive-thru Children’s Fest 2.1 slated for Sept. 18

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council on Thursday gave a tentative nod to two upcoming events in September – a modified drive-thru-style Children’s Fest and the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Homecoming Parade. At their meeting Thursday, Sept. 2, council members asked to […]

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Upshur Stars dazzle, as 2021-2022 school year gets underway

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Board of Education met many bright stars last week during their Aug. 24 meeting, which includes students, teachers and faculty members. Upshur County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus said the students and staff […]

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Blueprint for a new B-UHS: Architect outlines steps to achieve construction of new high school

TENNERTON – Upshur County Board of Education members learned about plans for a possible new Buckhannon-Upshur High School at their most recent meeting last week. At the BOE’s Tuesday, Aug. 24 meeting in Buckhannon-Upshur High School Auditorium, Tim Derico, Upshur […]

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Upshur Schools and the great mask debate: Students, parents, teachers and medical experts weigh in on a weighty issue

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members voted to require face coverings for all students, teachers and staff while indoors when Upshur County is listed as orange or red on the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources […]

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WVWC outlines COVID-19 mitigation strategies, including updated mask, testing policies

BUCKHANNON – More than 1,000 students headed to class at West Virginia Wesleyan College Monday as the Fall 2021 semester got underway, and college officials said they have worked hard on mitigation strategies to tamp down the potential spread of […]

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Council appoints Lewis-Sines to fill vacancy left by Albaugh

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council on Thursday appointed Shelia Lewis-Sines to fill the vacated city council seat left by Mary Albaugh, who tendered her letter of resignation earlier this month. Council members said they chose Sines after hearing from constituents […]

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Revised policy regarding salaries, supplemental compensation passes Upshur BOE 4-1

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members finally approved revisions to Policy 8006 during their most recent meeting, Aug. 10, where it passed by a 4-1 vote. The revisions to the original policy outlining salary schedules and other supplemental […]

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