Upshur BOE approves COVID-19 employee paid leave program

TENNERTON – The Upshur County Board of Education on Tuesday approved a COVID-19 leave program, which will provide school system employees who cannot attend work due to contracting the virus or having to quarantine due to virus exposure with up […]

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B-UHS’s new Communities in Schools facilitator Amy McMillan: ‘We are all connected’

BUCKHANNON – She’s a West Virginia native who’s worked in education systems in Colorado, Washington state and even Hawaii. But earlier this month, she found her place in one in her home state, right here in Upshur County. During the […]

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More than 60% of the personnel at Upshur County schools plan to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Most faculty and staff surveyed by Upshur County Schools recently said they plan to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Board of Education learning at their meeting last Wednesday. Dr. Jeffery Harvey, Upshur County Schools Director of School Safety and Emergency […]

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Upshur County students set to return to the classroom two days per week starting Jan. 19

TENNERTON – Hours after the West Virginia State Board of Education met virtually to mandate that classrooms across the Mountain State reopen to in-person learning regardless of the levels of COVID-19 spread, the Upshur County school board gathered at Buckhannon-Upshur […]

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Upshur BOE set to decide how Jan. 19 school re-entry will look at Wednesday meeting

BUCKHANNON – On Wednesday evening, the Upshur County Board of Education will be meeting in a special session where a topic great interest – school re-entry – will be the topic of discussion. And this time, the BOE could take […]

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TES Upshur student Stars’ dedication to learning amid pandemic gleams brightly

TENNERTON – Tennerton Elementary School students, teachers and volunteers were in the limelight Tuesday as they were recognized and received Upshur Stars for their many accomplishments. TES Principal Tristen Gray introduced BOE members and attendees to the Upshur Stars from his school. First, Gray recognized staff at TES, adding that the school has a wonderful, […]

Upshur Schools approved for remote instruction after Jan. 19, four-day school week, but no decisions have been made

TENNERTON – Upshur County teachers will be available to provide full-time remote instruction to students who choose to learn from home after elementary and middle school students return to in-person school as planned Jan. 19. At Tuesday’s Upshur County Board […]

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