Sew much need: Local residents donate time, materials to make protective masks for CAMC employees
Two Ashland Sales & Services workers volunteer their own time to help sew masks for Charleston Area Medical Center. / Photo courtesy Misty Post

Sew much need: Local residents donate time, materials to make protective masks for CAMC employees

BUCKHANNON – With the growing number of positive results in West Virginia for the COVID-19 virus, folks are practicing social distancing and are making fewer trips outside of their homes…

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Navigating ‘uncharted territory’: Upshur County Schools’ staff rallies to provide food, a sense of normalcy for students

BUCKHANNON – When Upshur County School officials learned the schools would be closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they did not panic. Instead, they tried to put into place all…

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RCES students learn about personal finance at Citizens Bank
B-UHS Personal Finance students help Rock Cave Elementary Students learn about banking and finance Wednesday during a joint visit to the high school and Citizens Bank of West Virginia in Buckhannon. Students in Christy Dean’s personal finance class toured the facility as they learned what happens behind the scenes at a bank and some banking careers.

RCES students learn about personal finance at Citizens Bank

BUCKHANNON – On Wednesday, fifth-grade students from Rock Cave Elementary School traveled to Buckhannon-Upshur High School to meet with students in Christy Dean’s Personal Finance Class – then both groups…

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A day on the Underground Railroad: Harriet Tubman comes to life for BAES students
Buckhannon Academy Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students learn of the life of Harriet Tubman Monday as portrayed by Ilene Evans. The event was sponsored by the Alpha Beta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society of Key Women Educators and was organized in coordination with History Alive! and Voices from the Earth.

A day on the Underground Railroad: Harriet Tubman comes to life for BAES students

BUCKHANNON – Students in fourth and fifth grades at Buckhannon Academy Elementary School on Monday learned about Harriet Tubman, who escaped from slavery before the American Civil War – and…

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Upshur County Schools to test drive Reggio Emilia approach in some pre-K, K classrooms
Formal education begins for students when they turn four years old and registration for those students who plan to attend pre-K or kindergarten in Upshur County Schools is Friday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Event Center at Brushy Fork. Some pre-K and kindergarten classrooms in Upshur County will be piloting a new program for the upcoming school year called the Reggio Emilia Approach.

Upshur County Schools to test drive Reggio Emilia approach in some pre-K, K classrooms

BUCKHANNON – It’s that time of year again when young students will need to be enrolled to attend Upshur County Schools pre-K and kindergarten for the upcoming school year. The…

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Upshur Schools’ constellation of ‘Stars’ include teachers, air rifle team and Virtual Enterprise participants
Hodgesville Elementary School third-grade teacher Marlena Reed accepts an Upshur Star for being a stellar teacher and colleague.

Upshur Schools’ constellation of ‘Stars’ include teachers, air rifle team and Virtual Enterprise participants

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Board of Education continued its tradition of recognizing students, teachers, school personnel and community members who shine bright as Upshur Stars during their Tuesday meeting…

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Upshur BOE votes to continue funding WVU Extension Service programs for 2020-2021
Craig Presar, 4-H Youth Development Agent, and Tasha Harris, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, address the BOE, giving an update on the program in Upshur County.

Upshur BOE votes to continue funding WVU Extension Service programs for 2020-2021

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members voted unanimously on Tuesday to continue to provide funding to the West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Service for the 2020-2021 year. Craig…

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